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Kaylee Robison of the Hannaford Supermarket in Middlebury, bested other competitors to become the 2012 Vermont “Best Bagger.” The competition took place September 14 during the Vermont Food Industry’s annual convention and expo at the Miller Expo Centre at the Champlain Valley Exposition.

In November of 2011 Kristin Meeker joined Vermont Teddy Bear Company as a seasonal Universal Gift Counselor. In August of this year Meeker transitioned into a core employee.

The Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS) has welcomed five new members to its Board of Directors: Debra Royce, Beth Anderson, James J. Fogler, Marc H. Monheimer and Michael H. Lipson.

Company: Fletcher Allen Health CareFletcher Allen Health Care has selected Adam P. Buckley, MD to be Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO), a newly-created position. 

Company: Milne Travel American ExpressMarion Milne, founder of Milne Travel American Express today announced the return of her esteemed colleague, Melinda Johnson of Waitsfield, Vermont, home from a fabulous and exciting twelve day earning experience in Morocco.  

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc., (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and coffee makers, today announced that Michael Jacobs has been named Chief Logistics Officer and an Executive Officer of GMCR and that Michael Cunningham has joined the Company as its Chief Information Officer. Both report directly to President and CEO, Larry Blanford.

VHFA’s Chief of Program Operations, David Adams, has been inducted into the New England Mortgage Bankers Hall of Fame at its recent annual conference in Newport, Rhode Island.

John Lomas is pleased to announce the forming of his new business John Lomas Custom Furniture. John Lomas Custom Furniture (JLCF) offers high quality, hand made furniture and designs. The Vermont Company's work is a blend of traditional craftsmanship with a focus on developing high quality products and custom designs using sustainable hardwood and blend of exotic materials and woods.

The Nancy Jenkins Team was recently named one of America’s top real estate sales teams by The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends. The South Burlington based group, led by Vermont’s top-selling realtor Nancy Jenkins of Shelburne, is now a member of the ‘Top 250 Teams by Transaction Volume,’ a national distinction conferred by the two publications.

Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew announces that sixteen of its attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.) in sixteen different practice areas. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

The Vermont Bankers Association honored Elaine Letourneau with the 2012 Outstanding Community Service Banker Award at their annual meeting on September 8. This was the 28th Anniversary of the award being presented to deserving bankers who exemplify real and tangible dedication to the communities in which they live.

Seth Blanchard, a Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial, qualified for and attended the 2012 Ameriprise National Conference that was held in Denver, Colorado.