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Mercy Connections has been nurturing self-sufficiency through education, mentoring, entrepreneurship and community since it was founded in 2001 by the Sisters of Mercy

Ledyard National Bank has announced 2 promotions.

The Vermont Community Foundation has announced that Martha Trombley Oakes has been hired as a senior philanthropic advisor.

PRIMMER’S L. Jonathan Ross was recently reappointed by American Bar Association President-Elect William C. Hubbard of South Carolina as a member of the ABA Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts Commission for his third one-year term.


Building Bright Futures State Advisory Council Inc. (BBF), Vermont’s early childhood resource and policy center, has announced 10 new Regional Coordinators located across the state to improve the quality, affordability and equal access to early care, health and education for young children and their families.

CVMC welcomes back Belle McDougall, PA to Central Vermont Orthopaedics, where she will be working part-time in Dr. Mahlon Bradley’s Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine clinic. McDougal will also provide surgical assistance to Dr. Bradley and to Central Vermont Orthopaedics’ spine surgeon, Dr. John Braun.

Representative Peter Welch of Vermont, was chosen as the recipient of the American Association of University Professors' 2014 Henry T. Yost Congressional Recognition Award, given annually to a member of Congress who has championed the causes of higher education.

The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) today announced 10 emergency nurses will be inducted into the Academy of Emergency Nursing (AEN). AEN honors nurses who have made enduring, substantial contributions to emergency nursing, and who continue to advance the profession. The Academy provides visionary leadership to ENA.

Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice (RAVNAH), a
Medicare-certified, non-profit home care agency that provides the highest
quality home health and nursing care, hospice, private duty, and community
health services to people throughout Rutland County, Dorset, and Rupert
Vermont areas, announced today that two new members have been selected to

JMM & Associates announces the retirement on June 30, 2014 of former managing partner, Sherry Prehoda, CPA. Sherry joined the firm in 1986 and became a shareholder in 1990 with a focus on individuals and small business that included tax, advisory, development, and financial statement services.

Paul Frank + Collins P.C. is pleased to announce the expansion of its Intellectual Property practice with the addition of patent attorney Michael J. Wasco.  Mr.

Burak Anderson & Melloni, PLC is pleased to announce that Alexander J. LaRosa was appointed by Burlington’s City Council to serve on Burlington’s Development Review Board.  Mr. LaRosa looks forward to using his substantial experience in land use law and land use planning to serve the City of Burlington. His term takes effect July 1, 2014 and runs until 2018. Mr.