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The Law Offices of Fred V. Peet, P.C. have announced that Katy Kennedy has become associated with the firm as a real estate paralegal. Located in South Burlington, the real estate attorneys of The Law Offices of Fred V. Peet, P.C., provide real estate legal services throughout all of Vermont, offering comprehensive information on buying, selling and refinancing Vermont homes. 

A Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) customer service representative was named Customer Service Representative of the Year by a national quality review organization.

Marshfield resident Susan Abbott received her MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art and has worked as a professional artist since that time. Her show in the Central Vermont Medical Center lobby gallery represents work done in Paris and in Provence.

The RehabGYM is excited to announce the addition of Mike Anderson, M.Ed. to its Colchester team as Business Manager and Site Director. Mike graduated from CSU-Sacramento with a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation Administration followed by a Master’s degree in Education from Monmouth University.

More than 200 fundraising professionals from Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire gathered to celebrate National Philanthropy Day on November 15, 2012 during the Association of Fundraising Professionals Northern New England (AFP-NNE) Conference at the Stoweflake Mountain Resort in Stowe, VT.

Elizabeth Métraux, a Virginia native with more than ten years of experience in communications and international development, was recently announced as the new vice president of the National Gardening Association, based in Burlington, Vermont.

Travel Leaders~ Child Travel/Albany Travel recently hired Jason Houle to lead the corporate sales department. Houle will be corporate travel business manager. Houle comes to Child Travel/Albany Travel from the automobile rental industry where he successfully managed the airport-based Enterprise Rent-A-Car division in the Albany, NY region.

Chip Edson, Adria Schozer and Ben Weiss have been named to the Board of Directors of the Northshire Civic Center, the non-profit organization for Hunter Park and Riley Rink in Manchester Center.

Team Leader, Brian Armstrong is pleased to announce that Tauty Shalna of Williston has joined The Nate Malley Team at Keller Williams Realty Green Mountain Properties.

The Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties (VNA) held its 106th Dinner and Staff and Volunteer Recognition event on November 8th at the Doubletree Hotel in South Burlington. 195 staff, volunteers and friends of the VNA gathered to honor their colleagues and friends at the yearly celebration

John Anderson Drawings: 2006-2012 Constructed Conceptual will be on display at Burlington City Arts. Opening reception and artist talk is scheduled for Friday, November 30th, 5-8 PM at BCA Center.

On November 29th, 2012, Burlington School Food Project Director Doug Davis will participate in the first roundtable discussion of the Department of Education monthly series "Education – Join the Conversation". The title of the discussion, to start at 2:15 p.m. at the Department of Education, 120 State Street, 4th Floor, Montpelier, VT, will be "Let's Talk About Nutrition".