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The Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont (CVRI-VT) at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care has announced the naming of six inaugural Distinguished Investigators. The recipients were recognized at a celebration event held April 17, 2014 at the Marble Court at UVM’s Fleming Museum.

NBT Financial Group Market Manager Christopher Quintin  announces the Sean P. Grattan, an LPL financial advisor at NBT Financial Services in  Burlington, VT, was recognized as a top financial advisor and named to the LPL Financial Freedom Club.

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Monday netted two more awards for his use of the Internet in his Senate work.

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was one of only seven senators recognized today with a Gold Mouse Award from the Congressional Management Foundation for his outreach to constituents using Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube.

Jane Lindholm will deliver the address at Lyndon State College’s 102nd commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 18, 2014. Lindholm, host of the award-winning Vermont Public Radio program Vermont Edition, has been recognized with regional and national awards for interviewing and use of sound.

Vermont Supreme Court Justice Beth Robinson, widely regarded for her work on LGBT civil rights, will deliver the 39th Commencement address at Vermont Law School on Saturday, May 17, President and Dean Marc Mihaly announced today.

V/T Commercial announces the addition of Chris Sherman to the V/T Commercial sales team.  Chris brings 15 years of sales and finance experience to the firm with a strong business and finance background. Chris was most recently with Burton Snowboards as National Sales Director, and Credit Director.

Nearly 100 National Life Group employees took time away from work on Friday to clean up trash, plant gardens, and spruce up trails.

The work was part of the company’s Volunteer Day, planned in conjunction with the Vermont’s annual Green Up Day to beautify roadsides each spring.

The Youth Safety Council of Vermont (YSCVT) welcomes Bill Merrylees of East Montpelier to its staff. Bill will be presenting the Turn Off Texting demonstration to high schools and driver education programs across Vermont.

The thirteenth annual Rose Black Nursing Excellence Awards and the second annual Licensed Nursing Assistant Awards were recently presented to six Central Vermont Medical Center nurses who provide their patients with superior and compassionate nursing care.  Edith Black Zfass and Dr.

Northwestern Medical Center earned a ninth consecutive Gold Standard Level Award from the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports and the Vermont Department of Health on March 27, 2014.

NMC was one of 99 businesses that applied for the 2013 awards and was one of just four Vermont hospitals to earn the Gold Level Award.

Attorney Alan Sylvester of the Burlington, Vermont law firm Sylvester & Brow was featured in the 2014 Best Lawyers in New England for achieving the milestone listing of 30 years inclusion in Best Lawyers in America.