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Six lawyers from Paul Frank + Collins P.C. were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers® in their fields as follows:

The Winooski City Council has appointed Paul Frank + Collins attorney Evan Meenan as the City's Commissioner to the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission ("CCRPC"). The CCRPC meets monthly and works to coordinate the planning and development efforts of its 19 member-municipalities.

A new professional business firm, Worth Mountain Consulting, was formally launched today with a special emphasis on providing businesses and non-profit organizations fresh perspectives, and access to capital at a time when all organizations are striving to recover from difficult economic times.

The best of Vermont's high school woodworking students should be very proud of their entries into the Vermont Student Woodworking Design Competition.
That's why the industry exhibited the entries on the weekend of the 6th Annual Vermont Woodworking Festival held in Woodstock on September 26-27, 2009.

The Five Town Business Council, a division of the Addison County Chamber of Commerce, and the Bristol Recreation Department hosted the Better L8 than Never Car Show in late September. The event featured more than 100 vehicles—from hot rods to 80-year old classics. In addition, there were several antique snowmobiles displayed. The show featured 27 different categories.

CENTURY 21 Jack Associates has announced that Robbi Handy Homes has earned her Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) Designation. The Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation.

Richard Cassidy, a founding partner at Hoff Curtis, will present at the Vermont Bar Association’s 2009 Employment Law Seminar on November 19th in White River Junction. This year’s seminar, which allows participants to earn MCLE credits, will be in the form of a summary mock trial, with Cassidy as one of two attorneys for the plaintiff.

The Coaching Center of Vermont, Inc (CCVT) of Winooski, and the University of Vermont's Vermont Business Center (UVM/VBC) have announced that the following people have successfully completed the Business Coaching Certificate Program for Leaders and Managers:

Alison J. Bell, an employment and business attorney with Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP in Burlington, was elected President of the Housing Foundation, Inc. HFI is a non-profit corporation that owns and manages affordable housing for elderly, disabled and low-income individuals and families in dozens of locations throughout Vermont.

Organizing for America (OFA), a project of the Democratic National Committee committed to building on and strengthening the historic grassroots network created during the Obama campaign and helping advance the president's agenda, today announced Jesse Bragg as the Vermont State Director.

Executive Director Sarah Carpenter announced that Sara Hoehn of Colchester has joined Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) as Staff Accountant. Hoehn is responsible for the Agency's accounts payable and daily cash receipts functions. A native Vermonter, she was most recently Staff Accountant at Anderson, Johns & Yao CPAs PC in San Antonio, Texas.

Larry Sudbay, President and Chief Executive Officer of SymQuest Group, Inc. has announced that Erik Murphy, Director of Business Development has achieved the Hewlett-Packard (HP) Certification for Enterprise Solutions as part of the HP Certified Professional Program.