Town takes bronze in wellness

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:00am -- ayla

Members of the Town of Bennington staff were in Burlington earlier this month being recognized by the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sport for Bennington’s workplace wellness initiatives. One of 99 businesses considered for the award, the Town touted its annual employee wellness challenge, staff awards for wellness and free flu shot clinics paid for by past wellness awards, along with other efforts. In the end the Town received the bronze award along with other businesses such as Johnson State College, Essex Town School District and the City of Burlington.

Parent of Lake Sunapee Bank reports Q1 2014 net income

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 6:35am -- tim

New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc (NASDAQ: NHTB), the holding company for Lake Sunapee Bank, fsb, has reported consolidated net income for the three months ended March 31, 2014, of $2.1 million, or $0.25 per common share, assuming dilution, compared to $2.1 million, or $0.27 per common share, assuming dilution, for same period in 2013, an increase of $92 thousand, or 4.49%.

CVMC Pharmacy Tech wins Vermont award

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 6:00am -- ayla

Central Vermont Medical Center Pharmacy Technician Linda Eastman was named Pharmacy Technician of the Year by the Vermont Society of Health-System Pharmacists (VtSHP) at their annual meeting in Colchester.
The VtSHP Board chose Linda from a group of nominees. She was recognized for her strong work on the 340B prescription program and for kick starting the Community Health Pharmacy Prescription Assistance program at CVMC.

Gifford mammography, nuclear medicine programs earn national accreditation

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:00am -- ayla

Gifford Medical Center’s mammography and nuclear medicine departments have both been awarded three-year reaccreditations by the American College of Radiology. The American College of Radiology calls their recognition the “gold seal of accreditation” and notes it represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety.