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Lance Jennings joined the Redstone Property Management team in September 2011 as Property Manager Assistant and Lease Administrator. Lance attended the University of Vermont for his undergraduate and graduate years and will nearly complete his master’s program in Public Administration.

Thomas S. Leavitt, Executive Vice President of Merchants Bank, announced the promotion of Michele Murphy to Branch President of the Merchants Enosburg location. Murphy will be leading all branch activities, replacing Deborah Demar, who is retiring.

Paul Frank + Collins is pleased to announce that Kerin E. Stackpole, SPHR has joined the firm as Of Counsel to lead the firm’s Employment and Labor Law practice.

It’s back-to-school, but not without some experience under their belts, for these 11 college and high school students from the local area who just completed full summer internship programs at Mack Molding’s headquarters plant here.

Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence, the leading national not-for-profit provider of resources, business education, and community support for women entrepreneurs, has named Joan Denizot of Fairfax as one of 44 Pitch Winners selected in the latest Make Mine a Million $ Business (M3) event, M3 1000, which was held Monday, September 26, 2011 in Philadelphia, PA.

WCAX-TV is pleased to announce a series of changes to its award-winning newsroom.
Vermont native Kyle Midura joins the newsroom as a reporter. Midura, a graduate of Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, comes to WCAX-TV from Billings, Mont., where he was a reporter at KULR-TV.

Vermont Business Magazine welcomes Nick Rivers to our Production Department. Nick grew up in the small, Northern New Hampshire town of Bethlehem and later graduated from Lyndon State College with a major in Digital Media and a minor in Graphic Design. Nick is an enthusiastic addition to our production team.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock was well-represented at the New Hampshire Hospital Association’s (NHHA) annual meeting, held at the Mount Washington Resort at Bretton Woods September 18-19, with two of its leaders earning distinguished recognition.

Brian Harwood of Waterbury was elected chairman of the Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s Governing Board of Directors during the VSO Association’s Annual Meeting Wednesday night (September 21, 2010) at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe. Other officers include Victoria Young of Proctor, vice chairman, Sylvia Robison of Burlington, secretary, and Malcolm Severance of Colchester, treasurer.

Tong Chen, a middle and high school Chinese teacher at Leland & Gray Union High School in Townsend, was named by Commissioner Armando Vilaseca as the 2012 Vermont Teacher of the Year at a ceremony held today at the school.
Also honored were:
• Alternate Jeff Johnson, a physical education teacher at Mt. Anthony Union Middle and High School in Bennington.

The law firm of Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC, with offices in Burlington, Montpelier and St. Johnsbury, Vermont and Littleton, New Hampshire is pleased to announce that Katherine Amestoy has joined the firm as an associate. Katie is a recent Vermont Law School /magna //cum laude/ graduate. Katie's primary areas of practice will be in Corporate and Energy.

John Mitchell, general manager of Champlain Oil (parent company of Jiffy Mart Stores) was honored at the recent Vermont Food Industry Convention with the National Grocers Association Spirit of America Award the Vermont Grocers Association Person of the Year.