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Daniel Emanuele, Senior Vice President and Private Banking Manager, and Timothy Draper, Private Banking Relationship Manager, of Ledyard National Bank are among an elite group of financial professionals obtaining the Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS) designation, administered by Cannon Financial Institute. This designation is awarded to those individuals completing a comprehensive program of st

Ted Mable, EdD, the Executive Director of Northwestern Counseling & Support Services (NCSS) has announced his retirement for June 2017. His near 20 year role at NCSS is the culmination of a career spent in service to the people of Vermont. Mable took the helm of the Franklin-Grand Isle Mental Health Agency in late 1997.

The Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging (V4A) is pleased to announce the hiring of Janet Hunt as Executive Director. In this role, Ms Hunt works in conjunction with the five area agencies on aging to enhance the public understanding of the area agencies’ role, resources and expertise.

Four new members have joined the leadership team of Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Partners for Community Wellness (PCW).

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt) Wednesday named two additional Vermonters to serve in key positions on the Senate Appropriations Committee as Leahy assumes his new role as Vice Chair.

Hark Inc, Vermont’s leading digital agency, announced Meagan Bronson of Exeter, New Hampshire as their newest member of the team. Bronson, who has a background in digital marketing and media relations joined Hark as a Project Manager. "We were fortunate to get someone who's so skilled on the marketing side of the house,” said Jeffrey Harkness, president.

Mt Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has named Lori Perron Employee of the Month for November, 2016. Perron is the lead switchboard operator at the Hospital, and was nominated in recognition of her work excellence. According to her supervisor, Melissa Hale, “Lori is wonderful with callers. She is always professional, but you can hear the warmth and friendliness in her voice.

Community Bancorp, the parent company of Community National Bank, has announced that Kathryn M Austin, President and Chief Operating Officer of Community Bancorp and Community National Bank, has been named as the Chief Executive Officer of both corporations as of January 11, 2017.

Cx Associates, a leading energy engineering consulting firm is pleased to announce that Eveline Killian, CEM, has been promoted to Associate Principal. Ms Killian joined Cx Associates as a Senior Engineer in 2010 and has over 20 years of experience in energy efficiency and project management in the commercial and industrial sector.

Kathie Desautels of Team Desautels at RE/MAX North Professionals ranked #6 team overall in the RE/MAX New England Region for November 2016. Kathie has more than 30 years of experience in sales, marketing and customer service and has earned her reputation of dedication and excellence in real estate.

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Mayor Miro Weinberger today announced the appointment of Mary Danko as the new director of the Fletcher Free Library in the City of Burlington. Mary brings over 14 years of library experience, including three years as director of the Weathersfield Proctor Library and four years as director of the Hartland Public Library in Vermont.

Community Capital of Vermont (CCVT), a statewide, nonprofit community-based lending organization that provides loans to underserved businesspeople and new entrepreneurs, has selected officer and members of the board of directors for Fiscal Year 2017. Peggy Henry of VSECU has been appointed President, and Dave Keenan of Yankee Farm Credit is Vice President.