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Vermont Tech’s Office of Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD) is proud to announce two recent hires to their staff. Lyle Jepson of Rutland has joined CEWD as the Director of the Vermont Career and Technical Teacher Education Program.

Community College of Vermont (CCV) will receive a 30% increase in philanthropic support from the J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation for academic year 2018-19. The College is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a total of $235,000 to support its work in four critical areas.

Wake Robin, Vermont’s first lifecare community, announced recently that Amy Caldwell has been hired as Director of Marketing and Resident Services. “We’re very fortunate to have Amy join our team,” says Wake Robin President and CEO Patrick McKee.

New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) has announced the winners of its 2018 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarships. Three scholarships of $3,000 each were awarded.

James J. Williams, CEO/CIO of Williams Financial, LLC, is pleased to announce that Tyler Cinelli, QPFC, MBA, has joined the firm as an Associate Financial Planner/Retirement Plan Specialist and will be working in the Albany, NY and Bennington, VT offices.

Berkshire Bank is excited to announce that they have awarded forty high school seniors with a record $100,000 in scholarship funds through the Berkshire Bank Foundation Scholarship Awards Program. Each of these recipients will receive $2,500 to further their education.

Vermont PBS had a great night at the New England Emmy Awards, bringing home two of the coveted statuettes- one for environmental programming for Saving our Waters and a second in the interstitial category for MLT375: Cité Mémoire.  Saving Our Waters tackles the urgent need to protect our waterways from pollution and climate change through the lens of the Lake Champlain Basin.

Holly Baker was recently promoted to QA Analyst and works in the Inntopia Stowe office. Over her 11-year tenure at Inntopia, she has worn a few different hats including Strategic Account Manager and Support and Training Manager. In her new position, Holly is responsible for the CE Commerce team’s certification testing for new integrations and onboarding.

The Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center announces Bianca Roa as the newest member of its team, coming onboard as Coordinator of Communications and Development. Roa’s new role will include strengthening the Center’s long-term fundraising capabilities, implementing new marketing strategies and producing media content.

Tom Torti, President of the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, announced the promotion of Tori Colarusso to the role of Program Manager of Leadership Champlain. Prior to joining the Chamber, Tori worked in a marketing role for the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation in upstate New York, a nonprofit dedicated to local community and business development.

Merritt & Merritt is pleased to announce that Andrew D Grosvenor, Esq, who joined the firm as an Associate in 2016, was recently admitted to the Vermont Bar. Andrew began his career at a mid-sized New Hampshire law firm after graduating magna cum laude from Vermont Law School, where he served as the Technology Editor of the Vermont Law Review.

Tom Bazzano of OneDigital Health and Benefits has recently earned the Group Benefits Disability Specialist (GBDS) designation. The GBDS marks identify those who have a strong knowledge and understanding of the group benefits disability arena, providing sound and comprehensive advice to their clients.