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August 4, 2013

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Kokomo native returns to practice

BeGentle Dentistry and Dr. Ed Mamaril welcomed new dentist Dr. Allison Gibson, a Kokomo native, as a new partner recently.

Born and raised in Kokomo, Gibson graduated from Western High School in 2005, from Indiana State University in 2009 with a major in biology and minor in chemistry, and from IU School of Dentistry on May 11.

She will practice from two offices: 2302 S. Dixon Road, Suite 125, 765-453-9389; and in Logansport at 1107 E. Broadway St., 574-739-1060

She will be in Kokomo on Mondays and Fridays and in Logansport on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

“I am really excited that I have the opportunity to come back to Kokomo and serve the community that I was raised in,” Gibson said. “I can’t wait to get my career started in the dental field and acquire new patients”

Swindler joins Eye Physicians staff

Shaun F Swindler, M.D., an ophthalmologist specializing in refractive, oculoplastic, and small incision cataract surgeries, has joined the staff of Eye Physicians, Inc. He joins Michael R. Wild, M.D., and Robert B. Dinn M.D., and will be accepting new appointments beginning Monday.

Swindler received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School in 2009. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Indiana University in 2013 and was Chief Resident at St Vincent from 2009 to 2010.

In addition to refractive, oculoplastic, and small incision cataract surgeries, his special interests include macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic eye care. He is now board eligible.

Eye Physicians, Inc. specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of eye conditions and diseases and has been serving the patients of Central Indiana for over 40 years with offices in Kokomo, Peru, and Logansport.

Summers Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Inc. wins award

Summers Plumbing Heating & Cooling Inc., Noblesville, has been recognized as one of the 2013 Indiana Companies to Watch, an awards program presented by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, its Small Business Development Center and the Edward Lowe Foundation.

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