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TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, has promoted Peter A. Turley to Store Manager of the Waterbury store located at 14 South Main St. in Waterbury, Vt. He is responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing personnel and overseeing the day-to-day operations at the store serving customers in Waterbury, Waterbury Center, Duxbury, Moretown and Bolton.

Paul Frank + Collins P.C. is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized in the 2014 edition of Benchmark Litigation as being one of the six most highly recommended law firms in the state of Vermont for litigation work.
In addition, five directors of the firm received individual recognition as being “local litigation stars” in practice areas as follows:

CENTURY 21 Jack Associates is pleased to announce that Lisa Meyer, Broker and Manager of the Waterbury branch office, has earned the CENTURY 21 Masters Ruby Award for 2013 in addition to the CENTURY 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award for the fourth consecutive year.

Ross Environmental Associates, Inc. (R.E.A.) is pleased to announce that Justin Whipple and Mike Pinard have been certified by the Eastern Regional Radon Training Center for Radon Measurement and Radon Mitigation. Both certifications were issued by the National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP) and are recognized by the US Environmental Protection Agency.

The Rock of Ages Granite Quarry Visitors Center in Barre is celebrating Valentine’s Day with granite rings, pendants, and pins made on site as well as a host of cheese boards, mortar & pestles, lazy susans, clocks and other eclectic rock and mineral gifts from around the world. The jewelry is handcrafted at the Visitors Center by Barre native Marcelle Moran, who turns 84 this year.

Elmore Mountain Bread owners Blair Marvin and Andrew Heyn will share their story as part of Johnson State College’s 2014 Vermont Business Speakers Series at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20. Their talk, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Johnson State’s 207 Bentley Hall.

Artist Lois Eby started out in life earning a BA in English Literature at Duke University followed by an MA in twentieth century literature and religion at Columbia University. Since the early 80s she has been drawn to the empty yet evocative spaces of Asian paintings and to the energies of African American improvised music. Now living in northern Vermont, Lois’ studio is attached to her home.

When Tom Milnamow and his wife Judy decided to keep moving north, they finally stopped at the Canadian border, falling in love with the northern most point of the Northeast Kingdom. Having visited southern Vermont since the mid-80’s and having a second home in the Stratton Mountain area, more recently they knew they wanted to make a change. Mr.

NBT Bank New England Regional President Matthew Durkee announced that Peter O’Brien has been hired as assistant vice president and business development officer.
In this position, O’Brien is responsible for developing and managing relationships with the Bank’s consumer and commercial customers in Rutland County, Vermont, and Washington County, New York.

Vermont Works for Women has promoted Annie Crawford, of Williston, to its director of operations, managing internal systems of accounting, technology and human resources for the nonprofit organization based in Winooski.

United Counseling Service is proud to announce the promotion of Anna Mattison to emergency services manager. Mattison has over 25 years of experience at UCS helping people in crisis situations, and recently served as the interim emergency services manager.

Eastman Benz is pleased to announce the addition of Norm St. Onge to our staff as a Strategic Account Manager. In this newly created position St.Onge will be responsible for identifying and cultivating new customers, sharpening the marketing message, and enhancing our internal processes and procedures to provide focused account management from quote to product delivery.