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Marc Sherman, owner of Stowe Mercantile & Boutique, recently presented a donation of $56.00 to Deb Krempke of Lamoille Community Food Share. The businesses instituted a new program this past year: Bring Your Own Bag, or BYOB.

Sugarbush employee Alex "Bogo" Boguzewski was recently named "Best Lift Attendant" by Vermont Sports Magazine.
Hundreds of readers across seven states voted for their favorite places and people of Vermont in the "2014 Black Diamond of Excellence Awards". Voters recognized Boguzewski as a top employee across Vermont ski resorts.

Audubon Vermont, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect birds, wildlife and their habitat through engaging people of all ages in education, conservation, stewardship and action, is pleased to welcome Ellen Martinsen, Research Biologist; John Roe, Project Manager for the Institute of Applied Agriculture and Food Systems at VTC; Charlie Rattigan, Senior Advisor and Co-Founder of Gre

Bob and Pennie Beach, Fourth Generation Hosts at Basin Harbor Club, are pleased to announce the appointment of the following new staff members: Stacy Babcock, Director of Housekeeping, Will Benton, Director of Golf Operations, Aaron M. Caum, Dining Services Manager, Scott Clark, Director of Golf & Grounds Agronomy, Christopher J.

The UVM Alumni Association has named Donna Rizzo, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, winner of the 2014 George V. Kidder Outstanding Faculty Award.

Carolyn Roesler has been named Director of Class Giving at Norwich University.

On behalf of Governor Shumlin, Vermont Tourism Deputy Commissioner Steve Cook awarded Steve Wright and Jay Peak Resort the inaugural SMART Award for Creative Marketing in Tourism at the 31st Annual Vermont Travel Industry Conference at the Equinox Resort & Spa in Manchester, Vt. on April 2.

Maple Capital Management in Montpelier has announced that they have hired two new employees.
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Richard A. Valentinetti of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources was honored today by EPA with a national “2014 Clean Air Excellence Award” for “Outstanding Individual Achievement.”

The Stern Center for Language and Learning, a nonprofit learning center with locations in Williston, Vermont and West Lebanon, New Hampshire elected the following new members to its Board of Directors:

UVM faculty members David Conner and Kate Woodruff have won the Vermont Campus Compact Engaged Educator Award for 2014. This state-wide award recognizes “faculty, staff, or other campus leaders who are committed to advancing the engagement agenda on their campus” and who demonstrate long-term commitment to, and demonstrable impact in, their engagement.

“Group Visits for Obese Children in a Primary Care Pediatric Setting” was the topic of a poster under the “Innovations in Practice” category that Kathleen Bryant, FNP, APN-BC presented in Boston at the recent National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) 35th Annual Conference on Pediatric Health.