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Gretchen Bailey, who heads the constituent casework team for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), was honored today with a prestigious award for exemplary public service. The award was presented during a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston.

“I’m honored and humbled,” Bailey said. “I work with an incredible team of people.”

Nurses celebrated National Nurses Week May 6-12 (May 12 is the birthdate of nurse icon, Florence Nightingale) all over the globe, as well as at North Country Hospital.

Sean Markey has been named the new senior web editor for Norwich University.

S. W. Cole Engineering, Inc. (S.W.COLE) is proud to announce that Robert E. Chaput, Jr., PE, has been named the firm’s new President and CEO. A senior geotechnical engineer with the firm and manager of the Augusta, Maine office, Bob has worked for S.W.COLE for over 20 years and has been an integral part of the growth of the firm.

The DoubleTree Hotel Burlington by Hilton has announced Chef Aaron Matthews as Employee of the Year. He joined the hotel in 2012 and is responsible for food preparation in Trader Duke’s restaurant including lunch and room service for guests, staff meals, and implementing offsite catering orders and banquet functions. He is a graduate of St.

Northern Power Systems Corp. (TSX: NPS), a next generation renewable energy technology provider, announced today the appointment of Mr. David W. Cornhill to the company's board of directors.

Champlain College sent nearly 150 members of its staff and faculty out into the community on Wednesday, May 7 to participate in a range of community service projects as part of the College’s annual year-end retreat and awards day.

An enrolled agent is a person who has earned the privilege of representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service by either passing a three-part comprehensive IRS test covering individual and business tax returns, or through experience as a former IRS employee. Enrolled agent status is the highest credential the IRS awards.

Three members were re-elected to New England Federal Credit Union’s (NEFCU) Board of Directors at the credit union’s annual meeting on March 26th, 2014.

Glenn S. Morgan from the Rutland, Vermont law firm of Ryan Smith & Carbine, Ltd. was inducted as a Fellow in the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers on March 15, 2014 at the College’s annual induction dinner in Chicago, IL. The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers is composed of attorneys who have distinguished themselves in the field of workers’ compensation. Mr.

The Board of Directors of Navicate, Inc., a Vermont non-profit organization founded in 1998 is pleased to announce Andrea Silva McManus, Ed.D.  will be the new Executive Director starting on May 5. Dr. Silva McManus takes the reins from Founding Executive Director Rich Tulikangas who will be leaving the organization after 16 years to pursue new opportunities.

WoodBine Senior Living of Marriottsville, Maryland has recognized Benjamin Avery, VP of Development at BlackRock Construction, with the 2013 Board of Directors Award as the lead development partner for WoodBine’s upcoming expansion.