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Lebanon, Enfield Residents Join Second Growth Board

White River Junction — Jim Damren, of Lebanon, and Amber Torrey, of Enfield, have been elected to the Second Growth board of directors.

The nonprofit, which works reduce the risk for adolescent substance abuse and violence, offers support services for young people and leadership development programs for athletes.

Barbara Farnsworth, executive director of Second Growth, said the nonprofit is excited to welcome the new board members.

“An enthusiastic and engaged board is essential to the success of Second Growth,” Farnsworth said in a recent news release. “Jim and Amber bring a wealth of experience with their respective business backgrounds, as well as strong connections to the Upper Valley.”

Damren, a lifelong Lebanon resident, is an insurance agent with A.B. Gile, Inc. in Hanover. He has coached youth sports for more than 30 years and serves as a corporator for Mascoma Savings Bank. He is a member and past president of the Lebanon-Riverside Rotary Club, and a multiple Paul Harris Fellow, as recognized by Rotary International. He formerly served as vice president of Hanover Hockey Association and president of Greater Lebanon Youth Hockey Association and Upper Valley Hockey Association.

Amber Torrey, a CPA, is a supervisor at Tyler, Simms & St. Sauveur in Lebanon. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bryant University. — Staff report