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Central Vermont Medical Center volunteers were recognized for their service at a luncheon prepared by the CVMC Nutrition and Food Services Department on April 12, 2013.

New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) recently named the three winners of the 2013 NEFCU Nursing Scholarships. Each year, NEFCU’s Nursing Scholarship Program provides three scholarships of $3000 each to qualified applicants.

CCTV Center for Media & Democracy, a community media and free speech organization that operates Channel 17/Town Meeting Television, CCTV Productions and Common Good Vermont announces that Executive Director, Lauren-Glenn Davitian received the Nonprofit Technology Network's (NTEN) Lifetime Achievement Award at their April 2013 NTC Conference in Minneapolis.

The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD), a non-partisan policy institute headquartered in Washington, D.C., announced that Travis Morris, a Norwich University assistant professor of justice studies and sociology, has been named an Academic Fellow for 2013-14.

Waterfront Diving Center, a well-known fixture on Burlington’s waterfront, celebrates 25 years in business this year. Founded in 1988 at 196 Battery Street, the store moved to its current location on the corner of Battery and Maple in 1991.

The Montpelier governmental relations firm of MacLean, Meehan & Rice, LLC, announced today that Warren Coleman has become a partner in the firm. In addition, Coleman will be a name partner in the associated law firm, now MacLean, Rice & Coleman, LLC.

People’s United Bank announced today that Chris Martin has joined People’s United as Senior Vice President, Government Banking.

Karen Gross, President of Southern Vermont College, has been reappointed to the New England Board of Higher Education by Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin for a six-year term. Gross was a member of the Board prior to spending last year in Washington, D.C., as a senior policy advisor at the U.S. Department of Education.

Scott Giles, a vice president of Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) since joining the organization in 2003, has been chosen to succeed longtime President and CEO Don Vickers. Giles will take the reins on July 1, when Vickers retires after 42 years with the organization.

Kelly Barry joined VHB’s North Ferrisburgh, Vermont team as a civil engineer in January 2013. Barry received her bachelor’s degree in 2011 from the University of New Hampshire (UNH) in Durham and is continuing to work toward her master’s degree from UNH, expected May 2013. At VHB, Barry will be working on roadway, bridge, and site/civil engineering projects throughout Vermont.

Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., University of Vermont Professor of Medicine and medical director of the Thrombosis and Hemostasis program at Fletcher Allen Health Care, was elected a member of the national Board of Directors of the American Heart Association (AHA), effective May 1, 2013.

Governor Shumlin appointed Mark Perrin, a resident of Middlebury, to the State Board of Education on April 12, 2013 to serve a six year term (2013-2019).

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