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City Market’s General Manager, John Tashiro, announced several new hires at the leadership team level recently. City Market plans to open their second location in the South End of Burlington in the fall of 2017.

Thierry Uwilingiyimana, was recently hired as Product Director of SchoolHack Solutions of Bristol, VT. “Thierry’s strong technical background combined with his deep understanding of learner-centered education and design thinking will add tremendous value to our team”, says David Lipkin, CEO of SchoolHack Solutions.

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) and Anthony Donaldson, MD, are pleased to announce that Andrew Cowder, MD, has joined Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Medical Group and SVMC Urology. The two will practice in Suite 100 of the Medical Office Building at 140 Hospital Drive in Bennington.

Melissa Murray, Outright Vermont's Executive Director for the last seven years, announced her resignation last week. Melissa is leaving to take a position at the University of Vermont. Melissa has led Outright through a period of incredible growth.

Mt Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has named James Newhall, who works in the Hospital’s Housekeeping Department, as Employee of the Month for January, 2017. “James is great at his job,” says John Frisbee, II, Multi-Service General Manager for Mt Ascutney Hospital. “He’s kind, enthusiastic and is always ready to help.

Executive Director Sarah Carpenter announced Heather Kvasnak joined the Agency in the position of Manager of Business Development - Homeownership. Heather has a background in mortgage lending as well as regulatory and compliance requirements. Her previous positions with Wells Fargo and Bank of America required Heather to conduct trainings for diverse audiences.

The Cancer Patient Support Foundation (CPSF) has elected Ben Gould, Esq Board President and Barbara Wessel as Vice President.

An abundance of snow and chilly temperatures could not keep Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) veterans away from the slopes of Pico Mountain recently. Participants skied, rode snowboards, and enjoyed the benefits of getting out of the house and connecting with fellow service members. Warriors and guests arrived at the mountain early, eager to obtain their equipment and conquer the snowy peaks.

Kathy Underwood, President and CEO of Ledyard National Bank, was honored as the recipient of the 2017 Crystal Heart Award at the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 4th annual Upper Valley Go Red for Women Luncheon on February 10th, 2017.

Mark Perry, a financial advisor in the Montpelier office of the financial services firm Edward Jones, announced the beginning of his retirement transition plan after twenty-two years of service with the firm.

One of Vermont’s Rising Stars is about to start marketing one of Vermont’s rising regions.

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) represents America’s network of 622 organizations, helping to serve older adults and people with disabilities. Ten years ago, they developed the Leadership Institute, an acclaimed program that provides skill-building and guidance to professionals in the field of aging.

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