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Class of 1981

Class Secretary: Katherine Baker Lovell, 6 Elston Dr., Downingtown PA 19335, cklovell@comcast.net

Class President: TBA

Hank Howie is president of Blue Fang Games of Waltham, Mass., a computer game development company that has grown from a home basement to a firm that expects to do $6 million in revenue this year. Its marquee game is Zoo Tycoon, which allows players to build and manage their own zoo. Hank has an M.B.A. from Boston College and lives in Hingham with wife Kathy (Burke) and two daughters, 16 and 4…. Ed O’Neil has founded Omnimed, www.omnimed.org, whose mission is to reduce global disparities in health care, primarily through volunteers. The program has initiatives in Belize, where volunteer physicians travel for two-week teaching tours at six sites; in Nairobi, Kenya, at St. Mary’s Mission Hospital, where the focus is health education, equipment coordination and donation, and support of the hospital’s efforts to serve the indigent; and in Nakhon Phanom, Thailand, where the focus is on teaching the rural health care providers in the community. Besides serving as Omnimed president, O’Neil works part-time clinically as a practicing emergency physician at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Boston, and is an assistant clinical professor of emergency medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine…. In only her second race at the marathon distance, the LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon in 2003, Nina Saliba Caron qualified for the 2004 U.S. Women’s Olympic Marathon Trials. Two weeks later, she won the Cape Cod Marathon in Falmouth in 2:57:26. Nina is a personal trainer and fitness instructor, reports Runner’s World. She and twin sister Evie were winners of a 10K road race on July 4 in North Andover in consecutive years, married the brothers Gerry and Steve Caron, and each has four children.

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