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Burlco to offer services at Moorestown Mall Burlington County will offer a variety of services this month at the County Store in the Moorestown Mall.

Burlco to offer services at Moorestown Mall

Burlington County will offer a variety of services this month at the County Store in the Moorestown Mall.

Officials from Burlington County Consumer Affairs will offer information from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and June 24.

Representatives of Burlington County Veterans Services will be there from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday and June 25. An appointment is necessary. Call 609-265-5008.

The Burlington County Office on Aging will offer information from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and June 25.

Moorestown Visiting Nurses and Hospice will perform free blood-pressure screenings and offer information from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Representatives of Buttonwood Hospital of Burlington County will be at the store from 1:15 to 4:15 p.m. June 27.

The store is collecting books, CDs, DVDs and puzzle magazines for troops deployed from McGuire Air Force Base; used phones for the Sheriff's Department 911 program; and pet supplies for the county's animal shelter.

Virtua's Miller named CEO of the year

Richard P. Miller, president and chief executive officer of Virtua Health, was named the 2008 Lean Six Sigma CEO of the year at the fourth annual Worldwide Conventions and Business Forums summit last month in Chicago.

The award goes to a leader who has achieved outstanding organizational advancement through the application of Lean and Six Sigma business models.

Miller was one of the first health-care leaders to adopt Six Sigma, a statistical problem-solving approach driven by patient expectations; and Lean, a process designed to drive rapid change and deliver quantifiable improvement in an organization by streamlining workflow and addressing potential safety issues.

Miller was chosen for the award by an independent panel of Lean and Six Sigma experts.

Evesham sewer manager honored for excellence

Joseph Rizzuto, manager of the sewer department of Evesham Township's Municipal Utilities Authority, recently was honored with the Robert Rowe Award for Laboratory Analyst Excellence.

Rizzuto received the award at the New Jersey Water Environment Association President's Award luncheon last month in Atlantic City.

The award recognizes individuals for outstanding professionalism, performance and overall contributions to the water quality analysis laboratory profession.

Rizzuto, of Woodbury, joined Evesham's MUA as a laboratory technician in 1993. He advanced to laboratory manager before being promoted to his current position as sewer department manager in 2007.

Comcast sales executive recognized as a leader

Marge Jackson of Evesham, vice president of marketing and sales for Comcast's New Jersey region, recently was among the recipients of the National Association for Multiethnicity in Communications' Next Generation Leaders Award.

The award honors emerging business leaders who embody the professionalism that reflects NAMIC's mission to educate, advocate and empower for multiethnicity in the communications industry.

The Next Generation Leaders Awards are selected by NAMIC and editors of Multichannel News. Executives of color age 45 and younger are eligible for nomination.

Drexel alumni named entrepreneurs of the year

Jeff Backal and Merrick Rosenberg, cofounders of Cherry Hill-based Team Builders Plus, were honored last month with Drexel University's Entrepreneurs of the Year Award at an Alumni Association awards reception.

The award recognizes the achievements of Drexel alumni who created a business or venture, or expanded an existing business, through the use of their Drexel education, innovation and initiative.

Backal, of Voorhees, and Rosenberg, of Marlton, met in their Drexel MBA program and developed their entire business plan through their courses.

The partners founded Team Builders Plus in 1991 to create positive and productive work environments through team building, individual, team and organizational assessments, performance coaching and leadership training.