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This coming October 24th the Trapp Family Lodge will host a special Harvest Celebration Dinner. The feast features cider lacquered pork belly, poached farm fresh eggs, kale-pepper salad and braised grass fed beef; all products of the Trapp Family farm. Overseeing the kitchen for this tribute to local, Vermont table fare is Cody Vasek, the Trapp Family's new chef.

Smugglers’ Notch Resort president Robert F. Mulcahy has announced his plans to retire at the end of October. Over the course of a 44-year affiliation with the resort, Mulcahy has played a key role in developing Smugglers’ into an award-winning and internationally recognized family vacation destination.

State Treasurer Beth Pearce was recently recognized at both the state and national levels for her service and work within state government.

Norwich University Assistant Professor Elizabeth Gurian in the School of Justice Studies and Sociology is this year’s recipient of the Peggy R. Williams Emerging Professional Award given by Vermont Women in Higher Education (VWHE).

Dr. Robert F. Tobin, president/surgeon, Tobin Eye Institute, St. Joseph, MO, has been named to the board of trustees of Saint Michael's College in Burlington, Vt., Dr. Tobin’s alma mater. He attended the first meeting of his three-year term on the 31-member board, October 3-5.
With this meeting, Dr. Tobin rejoined the Saint Michael’s board, having served previously from 2002-2011.

TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, has promoted Michael B. Pressman to Store Manager of two Vermont stores located at 427 Main St. in Enosburg Falls and 93 Main St. in Richford.

Best Lawyers has named Ritchie Berger and Mark Langan of Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew as the Commercial Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” and Trust & Estates “Lawyer of the year”, respectively, for 2014 in the Burlington area.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and single serve beverages with its innovative Keurig® brewing technology, today announces that Paul D. O'Brien becomes its President, Asia Pacific as of October 14, 2013, reporting to President and CEO, Brian P. Kelley.

Lang McLaughry Real Estate has announced the addition of Tammy Dillman as a REALTOR® and member of our
Manchester Sales Team.

Margaret Frye, staff attorney at Law Line of Vermont, and Jessica Radbord, staff attorney at Vermont Legal Aid, received the Vermont Bar Association President’s Award at the organization’s annual meeting on September 27 at Lake Morey Resort. The award is given at the discretion of the out-going president to recognize distinguished service to the Vermont Bar Association.

“It’s great to be able to work somewhere that you’re passionate about, and to give back to Saint Michael’s that gave so much to me,” said Nicole M. Stefanowicz, who was named Assistant Director for Annual Giving at Saint Michael's College.

Brendan Cosgrove of South Burlington has been named executive director of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Vermont (ACEC/VT).