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EastView at Middlebury, the senior living community, held its annual board meeting on June 16th. A large group of residents, staff, and friends enjoyed a breakfast reception and presentations from the Board of Directors, the Management Team, and the Resident Council in EastView’s Terrace Dining Room. The Board elected the following officers for the upcoming year.

Gifford Retirement Community has named Diane Way as the director of the Morgan Orchards Independent Living program. The new 49-apartment independent living facility is scheduled to open on August 15th. It is the newest addition to a senior living community in Randolph Center that includes the Menig Nursing Home and a planned assisted living section.

Pam Mackenzie joins the Inntopia Management team as Senior Vice President, Employee and Partner Engagement. Her role includes employee recruitment and retention across the entire organization, working directly with employees and their managers to evaluate skill sets, their “living culture,” and creating a learning culture.

Berkshire Bank has recognized 31 employees for their volunteerism in the community, and has named two "top volunteers" through their Volunteer Service X-ellence Awards Program. These annual awards celebrate bank employees who have made outstanding contributions to their communities.

The board of the J Warren & Lois McClure Foundation, a supporting organization of the Vermont Community Foundation, announced that it has elected Lois McClure as president emerita, Barbara Benedict as president, and Rebecca Henry as vice president.

The Vermont International Film Festival is very pleased to announce the first VTIFF Community Champion Award. The first recipient of the award is Mariah Riggs, Director of Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. The Award ceremony will take place at a private reception in the home of VTIFF Board member Kevin Meehan in South Burlington.

Bluehouse Group, a digital marketing and web design firm, has hired Michelle Massa as the company’s marketing director. Michelle brings nearly 20 years of marketing and business development experience in local and global markets.

C2 (Competitive Computing), a Colchester-based technology consulting firm, announced that Jennifer Graham has graduated from 2017 Leadership Champlain program. Leadership Champlain is a community leadership development program run by the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce. Graham is Marketing Communications Manager at C2.

Boyne Resorts, the Michigan-based ski and summer resort group, has announced a partnership with Inntopia that will enable them to offer their many lodging and activity options in a single, easy-to-use interface on their resorts’ websites.

Licensed Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Counselor Jeff Nowlan has joined Gifford’s Behavioral Health team. He is managing the Behavioral Health program, helping to further the integration of Gifford’s Behavior Health and Addiction Medicine programs into the primary care practices. He will also be counseling patients.

The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is excited to welcome Stephen Barraclough, General Manager, Burlington Telecom, Kyle Bostwick, Vice President, Vermont Lake Monsters, Chelsea Condos, Senior Manager, Gallagher, Flynn & Co. and Justin Heilenbach, President of Citizen Cider as new members of the BBA Board of Directors.

Spring has sprung in the Green Mountains of Southern Vermont, bringing with it hues of the state’s namesake and a new crop of employees to Mack Molding’s headquarters ready to deliver on the Company’s mission of total customer satisfaction.