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Cheyenne Holland, Central Vermont Medical Center Chief Financial Officer recently announced that Jason D. Irwin, CPA has been hired as Controller.
- St Michael’s College Senior, Emily Dec is awarded top English prize from U.S. District of Vermont Court Chief
Emily Dec, a Saint Michael's College senior majoring in both English and political science, was awarded a special gift as the top literature student for 2013, at a ceremony held on campus May 3. Every year U.S. District Court of Vermont Chief Judge Christina Reiss, herself a 1984 graduate of Saint Michael's College, awards a clock and a cash gift to a literature student, in honor of her father, the late Dr. John Reiss, a long-time professor of English at Saint Michael’s.
On Saturday, May 4th, a team of seven current and former employees of the Brattleboro Retreat ran in support of returning Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families as part of the 4th Annual Run-Walk to Home Base Presented by New Balance.
The event raises funds for the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program, which serves returning Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and families affected by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) through clinical care, community education, and research.
Allison D. Mills, of Colchester, recently joined the Vermont Symphony Orchestra as Development and Marketing Assistant. Mills has worked in administrative capacities
in arts administration and is an active vocal performer. Besides her work in the development and marketing efforts, she will be responsible for small ensemble booking and volunteer co-ordination.
The ribbon is cut at the Chamber Ribbon Cutting Celebration at Small Dog Electronics in Downtown Rutland by Don Mayer, Co-owner & CEO; Hapy Mayer, Co-owner, CFO & COO and Rutland Mayor Chris Louras.
Producers of four Vermont Public Television programs were notified April 30 that they received EMMY® Award nominations in the 36th annual competition. The Boston/New England chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences sponsors the awards, which honor programs made in 2012. Four nominations is a record for VPT, which has received multiple nominations and awards in past years. The awards will be given in Boston on June 1.
Norwich University officials announced Lt. Gen. Mark Bowman, Director of Command, Control, Communications and Computers/Cyber (C4) for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will be the honored speaker for the university’s 2013 Joint Commissioning Ceremony on Sunday, May 12, at 1 p.m. in Shapiro Field House.
Sandy McGuire was recently selected as HowardCenter’s new Director of Finance and Administration. She succeeds Charles Stringer who will retire in June. McGuire came to HowardCenter in 1999 and is currently the Financial Manager for HowardCenter’s Child, Youth, and Family Services. Prior to coming to HowardCenter, she worked in the private business sector.
McGuire, a South Burlington resident, holds an undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech University and will complete her MBA from Champlain College this fall.
The new director of Global Learning Partners, Inc (GLP) consulting branch is Vermonter Kate Larose. GLP is an international training and consulting firm based virtually in Vermont, Toronto, New Orleans, Boston, Raleigh, Portland, ME and Atlanta.
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) has welcomed Roxanne Vought as internship and special projects manager. Vought will manage VBSR’s intern program, which links students approaching graduation from Vermont colleges and universities to exciting job opportunities with Vermont businesses. With a grant from the Vermont Department of Labor, VBSR creates paid internships that benefit both the students and the companies.