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One of Vermont’s Rising Stars is about to start marketing one of Vermont’s rising regions.

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) represents America’s network of 622 organizations, helping to serve older adults and people with disabilities. Ten years ago, they developed the Leadership Institute, an acclaimed program that provides skill-building and guidance to professionals in the field of aging.

Gloria Chien has been named Co-Artistic Director of the Burlington-based Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival, Roger Foster, President of the LCCMF board, announced today.

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) Northshire Campus is pleased to welcome M Martha Cornwell-Khan, PA, to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians. Cornwell-Khan is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.  Cornwell-Khan received her master’s degree from the University of New England, Portland, ME, in 2016.

Christopher Snow, PA-C has joined the staff at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) and brings a holistic approach to his practice with an emphasis on patient health and well-being. Chris will be working with the internal medicine team to improve patient access.

The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) has announced the election of new officers and board members, including David Rees Evans, PhD, President of Southern Vermont College (SVC).

AM Peisch & Company, LLP is pleased to announce the admission of Andrew P Simonds, CPA as a partner in the Firm. Andrew works out of AM Peisch’s office in Rutland, VT and is a 2008 graduate of Castleton University.

Katharine Shepherd, EdD, a professor and interim associate dean in the College of Education and Social Services (CESS) at the University of Vermont, was endowed in a formal investiture ceremony on February 7 as the inaugural Levitt Family Green and Gold Professor.

The University of Vermont Health Network announces five new Board of Trustees appointments, whose four-year terms became effective January 1, 2017. They replace five members of the 17-member board whose terms ended at the close of 2016.

The US Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced today the second cohort of participants in its Talent Pipeline Management Academy, a program supported by a $2.5 million grant from USA Funds.

Please join The Manor in congratulating our Administrator and Executive Director, Lynn Smith, on being chosen "Business Leader of the Year" by the Lamoille Region Chamber of Commerce. Lynn will be honored at the Chamber's Annual Dinner, Wednesday, March 1st at the Stoweflake Resort and Spa in Stowe, VT.

Hark founder Jeffrey Harkness is pleased to accept an invitation by The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS) to judge this year’s entries for the 21st Annual Webby Awards scheduled in May 2017.