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Norwich University will host documentary filmmaker Ben Kalina and screen his 2014 Sundance Film Festival winning documentary on climate change and coastal communities, “Shored Up: When Human Nature and the Force of Nature Collide,” on Monday, April 20 at 7 p.m.

Jan K. Carney, M.D., M.P.H., FACP, professor of medicine and associate dean for public health at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, will take on two new leadership roles in the next several months.

Jessica MacLeod, MSN, BSN, BA, adult and gerontology nurse practitioner and Barbara (Bobbie) Grothe-Penney, APRN recently joined nurse practitioner Amy Brewer, at University of Vermont Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center’s Woodridge Rehabilitation and Nursing in Berlin, Vermont. 

Okemo Mountain School welcomes Julia Ford, member of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Alpine Ski Team, to its Board of Directors. Ford’s roots are grounded in Vermont and Okemo Mountain Resort where she learned to ski and later attended Okemo Mountain School. 

More than 100 Gifford Medical Center employees raised $505 for the March of Dimes by wearing “Blue Jeans for Babies” to work on Friday, March 20, 2015.

Kevin Meilleur, Account Executive in Kinney Pike Insurance’s Williston Office, was recently selected by The Hanover Insurance Group to participate in an advanced two-day workshop on insurance for human

Norwich University’s graduating future officers will hear remarks from a fellow alum at this spring’s joint services commissioning ceremony.  Brigadier General Raymond R.

Doug Nedde, owner of 19 Thompson Drive in Essex, has recently sold the property containing 2 buildings totaling 100,000 SF on 20 acres to Pat Malone of Malone Properties. The building is occupied by Blodgett Oven/Market Forge.

Photo (left to right): Pat Malone (Malone Properties) and Doug Nedde (Nedde Real Estate).

KeyBank has hired Jeremiah “Jay”  Vallieres as a Mortgage Account  Officer. He is responsible for residential mortgage origination in Chittenden County.  

Vallieres has more than 12 years of experience as a mortgage loan officer. Prior to KeyBank, he most recently served as a mortgage loan officer for People’s United Bank and Mortgage Financial, Inc. in Colchester, Vermont.

Workers' compensation specialist The MEMIC Group has announced the promotion of Jeff Funk to President, Northeast Region.

Southern Vermont College (SVC) student Jaelyn Marshall of New York, N.Y., has been named a Newman Civic Fellow this year by Campus Compact, the national coalition of college and university presidents. She is one of 201 students from across the country including four others from Vermont colleges to receive this recognition.

Sylvester & Brow, a civil litigation firm located in Burlington, Vermont, announces that Attorney Michael S. Brow has received the highest rating of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability. Lawyers who receive the AV Preeminent status have been awarded the highest peer review rating in Martindale-Hubbell for professional excellence.