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Trisha L. Hunt, BHS, RT(T) has been hired to join the team at Central Vermont Medical Center as the Radiation Oncology Manager at CVMC’s National Life Cancer Treatment Center.

Sometimes it takes traveling to other, less developed regions of the world to see how good life and medicine is in the United States.
During the past year Jennifer Stanton has traveled to far corners of the world providing healthcare to people who might otherwise not receive it.

Fletcher Allen Health Care has announced that Glen Wright has been elected Chair of the hospital's Foundation board. Wright, a native Vermonter and former managing partner of KPMG LLP's Burlington office, succeeds Edwin I. Colodny as chair of Fletcher Allen's fundraising board.

Ledyard National Bank is pleased to announce that Mary E. White has joined their Hanover office at 38 South Main Street as Assistant Vice President and Office Manager. She will have direct responsibility of both the 38 South Main Street and Lebanon Street offices.

Dr. John O’Meara, Saint Michael's College assistant professor of physics, learned last week that he and five colleagues from around the country have received a $474,617 grant from NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, to carry out a study of galaxies and their halos. Professor O’Meara’s portion of the grant is $46,983.

College of St. Joseph is pleased to announce the appointment of Kristie Johnson as the New Business Manager at the College. Kristie began her career with the College of St. Joseph in September 1993 as the Student Financial Services Coordinator.

Former Boston chef John Delpha and wife Caitlin Bilodeau have opened a new restaurant, The Belted Cow Bistro, to much fanfare in Vermont.

Toastmasters of Greater Burlington announces the election of the following members as officers of the chapter’s board of directors:
President - Jamie Magowan of Winooski is a tour development specialist for Notch Above Tours of Colchester. He is also a weekend announcer for 98.9 WOKO, KOOL 105, and WJOY.

Rick Campeau is pleased to announce the opening of his new salon at Hair Network at 31 Court Street in Middlebury. Rick returns to the area with 28 years of experience and knowledge in the salon industry. Rick trained extensively in different cutting techniques for two years in Italy and spent five years as a Schwarzkopf Platform Artist.

Also Jonathan M. Pratt has recently joined the company as a Field Support Engineer in the Network Operations Center.

Barbara Brody of Underhill, a driver education teacher at Peoples Academy in Morrisville, recently received the nation’s highest award for excellence in driver and traffic safety education, the Richard Kaywood Memorial Award.

The National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) has awarded Vermont State Treasurer Jeb Spaulding the Jessie M. Unruh Award. The award recognizes an active state treasurer’s outstanding service to the profession, the association, and service to his or her state.