Amy S Bishop is the wife of John D Bishop and the mother of two boys, Joshua and Robby.
Amy earned a degree at Salem State worked as an environmental scientist and as a dental assistant.
The Bishops bought a house on 10 Polly Road in Wales in 2001, and are residents of our neighboring town of Wales.
Amy Bishop is the founder and Foundation Director of MECP2 Foundation http://www.MeCP2Foundation.org. The organization was founded to make people aware of a rare disorder.
Karen Tavernier is the President of the none profit orgnaization.
MECP2 Foundation is also on facebook!
Amy’s son Joshua who is 3-1/2 years old has a rare chromosomal disorder called MECP2 Duplication Syndrome.
Christopher Tanguay wrote a piece about this topic with the title:
“A family builds a foundation for hope.” His piece is published in the Sturbridge Villager issue of Friday, April 23, 2010, (page 6):
Amy is very concerned about the environment and wrote a column a few times for Stonebridge Press to educate people on environmental and health issues.
In one of her columns Amy wrote:
“It is time to become more aware of what we are spraying in and around our homes. From cleaning our windows to scrubbing our toilets, we are continuing to spray more harsh chemicals around our home to have a super clean germ free place to live.”Amy’s piece had the title, “Economical ways to clean without damaging the environment.” The article was published in the Friday, September 19, 2008, issue of the Sturbridge Villager, (page 4):
Another article had the title, “Tips to green things up in the kitchen,” and was published in the Friday, November 21, 2008, issue of the Sturbridge Villager, (page 6):
Here is another piece written by Amy: “Take notice of labeling on food;”, published in the Friday, March 27, 2009, issue of the Sturbridge Villager, (page 2):
The Holland Blog welcomes Amy to Holland and hopes that she will stay for a long time. The Holland Blog also wishes little Joshua and the rest of the family all the best in coping with his unfortunate condition.
March 17, 2011, Peter Frei
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Comments:Posted on 17 Mar 2011, 19:26 by info
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Karen J Tavernier is Amy S Bishop’s sister. Karen and Amy grew up in Wilkinsonville, MA, as Amy J and Karen S Horne.
Karen Tavernier is a neighbor of James Wettlaufer, Chairman of the Board of Selectman for the town of Holland, she is Jack Keough’s, the building inspector’s assistant and was also holding other positions in town, such as inspector of animals.
There is also a connection to Joanne Higgins, her husband Peter Higgins, Jack Keough, and Karen Tavernier, are all involved in the Tantasqua Soccer program.
One of James Wettlaufer’s sons is a neighbor to the Bishops on 8 Polly Road, in Wales; John and Amy Bishop live next door on 10 Polly Road.