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John Davis, a Certified Public Accountant and resident of South Burlington, has been tapped by Gov. Peter Shumlin as the newest member of the Vermont Economic Progress Council. The Council is an 11 member board that authorizes job creation incentives and oversees the Tax Increment Financing District program and the Windham County Economic Development Program.

Toby Sadkin, MD, a family medicine physician practicing in St. Albans, is the recipient of the 2014 Physician Executive of the Year Award from the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), a national association for medical practice executives and leaders.

Jvillage Network, a provider of synagogue websites and online membership solutions for Jewish communities, has hired Geoffrey Pizzutillo as lead web designer and developer.

The Brattleboro Retreat will present the hospital’s 2014 Anna Marsh Award to Vermont State Representative Bill Lippert of Hinesburg at the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus event to be held on Saturday, November 1 at the Latchis Theatre in Brattleboro. 

Woodstock Farmers’ Market’s owner Patrick Crowl was selected by his peers to join a national trade organization’s retailer council for a two-year term.
The Specialty Food Association recently announced the election of four members, which included Crowl, to its Retailer Network Committee. 

Fran Bisselle, the head of the Maple Street School in Manchester, Vermont has been elected head of the Vermont Independent Schools Association (VISA). VISA represents Vermont’s community of 127 independent elementary and secondary schools. Independent schools educate eleven percent of all students attending kindergarten through grade 12 in Vermont.

Wendy Briscoe has joined Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs as the receptionist.  Wendy joins the Firm with 25 years of administrative and customer service experience primarily within the medical and insurance industries where her positions ranged from Human Resources to Office Management.  She currently resides in Colchester, VT.

Herrick Ltd., CPAs has announced that Ashley Vencatagadoo has joined the firm as a staff accountant.  Mr.

Herrick Ltd., CPAs has announced that John C. Borch has joined the firm as a senior tax associate.  Mr. Borch is a graduate of Champlain College and is a member of the Vermont Board of Public Accountants.  He previously worked in the captive insurance industry and will focus on U.S.

The University of Vermont Alumni Association and UVM Foundation honored outstanding graduates, faculty, and Vermont philanthropist Lois McClure at its annual Reunion & Homecoming weekend celebration on Friday, October 10, 2014.

While the weather outside was cold and gloomy, the mood inside the Thompson Senior Center was cheerful as the Woodstock Community Trust, Twin Pines Housing Trust, and Housing Vermont joined funders and supporters of Safford Commons to celebrate the start of construction of the affordable housing development at the site of the former Grange Hall and church on Route 4 across from the Woodstock Hi

Nicole Malon a real estate professional joins KW Vermont Realty. With over 30 years of sales and marketing experience, Nicole brings her skills, professionalism, and integrity to  work with home buyers and sellers. Recognized by past clients for her tireless efforts and negotiation skills,  Nicole attributes her success to listening intently to her clients’ needs.