Traverse City Record-Eagle


September 24, 2012

Newsmakers: 09/24/2012

The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors honored Linda M. Fisher, owner of Fisher Agency Inc., in Acme, for 10 years of successfully maintaining the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation, denoting significant commitment to advanced knowledge and customer service.


Former National Cherry Festival President Gary Kaberle has received a distinguished service award from the Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Center in Leelanau County.

Kaberle became Cherry Festival President in 1999, the same year his daughter, Kelly, was crowned Cherry Queen. He continued to volunteer with the National Cherry Festival, taking thousands of photos over the years and promoting the Cherry Queens and agriculture each year.


James Christopherson of Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty area of Arbitration and Mediation for the third consecutive year.

Selection to Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer review survey comprising more than 4 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country. Less than one percent of practicing attorneys nationwide receive this award in any year.

Christopherson practices primarily in the areas of alternative dispute resolution, healthcare law, construction law, commercial law, and oil and gas law.

Text Only