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Billie Lynn Allard, MS, RN, Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) administrative director of Population Health and Transitions of Care, will receive one of the nursing profession’s highest honors when she is inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) at the Academy’s annual policy conference in Washington, D.C., in October.

The Family Firm Institute (FFI) has announced the recipients of the 2019 Academic and Family Business Review (FBR) Awards. These awards will be presented at the FFI Global Conference at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay on Friday, October 25, 2019.

Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to announce that Steve Stettler has joined the company’s Bromley Vermont, office as a Sales Associate.

Paul Schulick shifted the paradigm on dietary supplements with New Chapter, leveraging his platform to inspire change throughout the industry that all started with New Chapter’s whole food probiotic nutrients integrated with holistic herbal extracts. His commitment to organic and non-GMO certifications blazed a trail for others to follow.

The Center for the Advancement of Public Action (CAPA) at Bennington College is pleased to announce the 2019-20 candidates for its two-year

Licensed Acupuncturists, Jonathan Fleming and Kerry Boyle from Integrative Acupuncture in Montpelier attended a legislative advocacy event in Washington D.C., June 1-3 to gain support to mandate acupuncture access for all veterans and military personnel.

23 Southern Vermont Emerging Leaders were recognized at the 3rd Annual Southern Vermont Economy Summit on May 23rd. Southern Vermont Young Professionals and the Shires Young Professionals co-hosted the third annual recognition event which celebrates young people from the Bennington and Windham regions.

Shelburne Farms is pleased to announce that John Patterson, former Executive Chef at Fork, in Philadelphia, PA has joined the Farm as its new Executive Chef. In this position, he will be responsible for managing Shelburne Farms’ farm-to-table restaurant at the Inn. Jim McCarthy, now Executive Chef Emeritus, will continue on during this transition season.

The Vermont Technology Alliance, the business association representing Vermont’s tech sector, announces the recent addition of new board members  New members joining the Vermont Technology Alliance Board of Directors are:

Camp Thorpe (, now in its 92nd season of providing a fun and safe summer camp experience for children and adults with special needs from throughout Vermont, has hired a new Executive Director, Heather Moore of Burlington, starting June 17th.

The Journalism Education Foundation of New England, a division of the New England Newspaper & Press Association, has announced the recipients of their 2019 scholarships. This year, $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to four collegiate students and one high school student. The Vermont winners are Alexandre Silberman of Burlington and Sarah Asch of Middlebury.

The Robert Frost Stone House Museum, which recently reopened for its second season under Bennington College’s stewardship, has appointed Erin McKenny as