Business digest

| 22 Feb 2012 | 02:10

    Steven Milligram named to magazine’s super lawyer list Monroe — Monroe resident Steven I. Milligram, an attorney whose practice is based in Newburgh, was chosen to be featured in the September 2010 edition of New York Super Lawyers—Upstate Edition magazine, featuring the top five percent of attorneys in the upstate New York in the personal injury defense category. This is the fourth straight year Milligram has made this list. He was also one of two Hudson Valley area attorneys listed in the personal injury defense/medical malpractice areas. Milligram is a past president of the Orange County Bar Association. St. Anthony hospital hosts free varicose vein screenings on Oct. 26 Warwick — St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick will offer free varicose vein screenings by its vascular surgeons in its ambulatory surgery center on Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. Varicose veins are enlarged, gnarled veins typically found in the legs and feet and are caused as standing and walking creates increased pressure on the veins in the lower portion of the body. For many, varicose veins and spider veins, a common and mild variation of varicose veins, are a cosmetic issue. For others, varicose veins may cause aching pain and discomfort. Sometimes varicose veins may signal a higher risk of other circulatory problems, which is why officials said it is a good idea to have them checked by a physician. Appointments are required. Call 888-606-2255. Realtor news Monroe — Angelo Acierno of Weichert Realtors and its Monroe office were recognized for outstanding performance in September. Acierno and the Monroe sales team led the region for new home dollar volume while the Monroe sales team also led for resale listings. The region consists of offices serving Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland and Ulster counties. Autism workshop at Anderson Center slated forOct. 26 STAATSBURG — The Anderson Center for Autism will present “In My Voice,” an educational workshop featuring speakers living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), on Tuesday, Oct. 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. Registration will be at 5:30 p.m. Those whose lives are impacted will have an opportunity to listen and learn from the personal perspectives of challenges these individuals have experienced at school, at home and in relationships; and the accomplishments achieved despite the hurdles. The Anderson Center for Autism is located at 4885 Route 9 in Staatsburg. Reservations are required for attendance and refreshments will be served. For more information or to RSVP, please call Tina Payeur at/889-9204. Alario speaks to Tuxedo Park alumni mother’s group Warwick — Marina Case Alario, principal designer of The Red Shutters in Warwick, a national interior design firm, recently staged a decorating workshop, “Your Home: The Story of Your Life,” at the Tuxedo Club in Tuxedo Park. Alario provided examples showcasing how design can reflect an individual’s life story -- whether displaying artifacts from travels, antiques, furniture pieces or a specific collection built over a lifetime. She also spoke about how this approach inspires discussions among clients and their guests, creating meaningful and memorable connections. During the workshop, Alario encouraged “green decorating” strategies, such as updating good pieces clients may already own that would more accurately tell their personal story and help them stay within budget. The workshop was presented at The Tuxedo Park “Alumni Mothers Luncheon.” Go Red for Women at luncheon Central Valley — The American Heart Association Tri-County Go Red For Women Luncheon will be held The Falkirk Estate Country Club in Central Valley on Friday, Nov. 5. Featuring nationally known psychotherapist and reporter Dr. Robi Ludwig as the keynote speaker, extensive networking portions, elegant lunch, educational programs featuring renowned health presenters and moving female survivor stories, the luncheon is open to the public. Last year’s luncheon attracted women from throughout Orange, Rockland and Sullivan Counties from business, health, education, local and state government, as well as women from all walks of life. The luncheon is nationally sponsored by Macy’s and Merck. Local sponsors include Frontier Communications and Bon Secours Charity Health System. Media sponsors include Fox 96.7 and 103.1 and WNBC-TV. Individual tickets are $75. For more information about tickets and sponsorship opportunities call the American Heart Association at 342-1115 or visit