Dr. Dominic Cardelli
? Golden Sands Resource Conservation & Development Council, Stevens Point, was recognized Oct. 25 with two awards at the annual meeting of the Wisconsin Association of RC&D Councils. The Wisconsin Association represents seven of Wisconsin's RC&D Councils and partners with the National Association of RC&D Councils, which represents 375 RC&D Councils nationwide.
Al Barden, vice president, accepted Golden Sands RC&D Council's award for Outstanding Performance by a Council for 2012. The council and staff members reviewed the organization's fiscal stability and reorganized internal structures. A new marketing plan was developed to rebrand and promote the organization.
Kaycie Stushek, Golden Sands RC&D's Regional Aquatic Invasive Species specialist, received the 2012 award for Outstanding Program Assistant. An excellent networker, Stushek built up a wide base of volunteers for tasks ranging from pulling Eurasian water milfoil to rearing beetles for the biological control of purple loosestrife.
The Wisconsin Association of RC&D Councils also presented the 2012 award for Outstanding Supporting Organization to the Department of Natural Resources Division of Water, Water Quality.
The RC&D program, created by the USDA in 1962, is celebrating 50 years of protecting and promoting the nation's natural resources.
? Kristin Weidman, Wisconsin Rapids, has accepted the position of human resources assistant at Mid-State Technical College. In her new position, she is responsible for managing the Wisconsin Technical College System certification process for college employees as well as assisting with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources functions and duties.
Weidman joined MSTC in August 2011 as an office assistant in the campus office and in February transferred to the Service & Health Division as a division assistant. Before joining MSTC, she was employed with Nekoosa Coated Products as a scheduling coordinator and Golden Eagle Homes as a cabinetry designer.
? Riverview Family Clinic has welcomed neurologist Dr. Dominic Cardelli, MD, to its Wisconsin Rapids office. As a neurologist, Cardelli is experienced in treating patients with Parkinson's disease, neuropathy, headaches, Alzheimer's disease, torticollis, multiple sclerosis, ALS and other conditions of the brain and central nervous system.
A native of Minnesota, Cardelli earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He completed his residency in neurology at the University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics in Madison, where he served as neurology chief resident. He is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
? Reinke Manufacturing Co. Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanized irrigation systems, has announced that Roberts Irrigation, of Plover, has been recognized as one of the top 10 selling dealerships throughout the United States and Canada, in acknowledgment of the company's 2011-12 marketing year success.
Roberts Irrigation also was recognized as the No. 1 highest selling dealer in the north central territory; a top five highest selling parts dealer; a top five sprinkler retro dealer; the company also received a Gold Reinke Pride award.
The dealership was honored during Reinke's recent annual convention held Oct. 21-23 in Hershey, Pa.
? Whitetail Properties, an industry-leading recreational real estate company, has named Luke Gliniecki of Wausau as its new agent and land specialist serving the counties of Marathon, Lincoln, Langlade, Taylor, Shawano and Waupaca.
Gliniecki offers a comprehensive understanding of recreational real estate sales and marketing.
? Fred Heider, AICP, a community planner with the North Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, received the United Way's Luminary Award at the Emerging Leaders Fall Kick-Off event Sept. 27 at The Grand theater in Wausau. The Luminary Award honors a person each quarter for "brilliantly lighting a path of excellence through personal leadership, superior performance and making a difference." Heider was recognized for his volunteer coordination efforts that brought other members together to redecorate children's spaces at community locations throughout Marathon County.