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Staige Davis, CEO and President of Lang McLaughry Real Estate has announced that Alison Cummings has been appointed to serve as Branch Leader for the firm’s Londonderry office. Cummings specializes in residential real estate. She has been active in the Southern Vermont market, based in Londonderry, VT since 2006.

Bleu Northeast Seafood, a new bistro located at 25 Cherry Street at the Courtyard Burlington Harbor Hotel, has opened its doors. Celebrating the connection of Burlington and Lake Champlain to the sea, Bleu is Chef Doug Paine’s most recent venture that follows his success with Juniper at Hotel Vermont.

HowardCenter Board of Trustees has elected Daniel Calder of Winooski as its newest member. Calder is a pharmacy technician at Hannaford. He has an Associate of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies from the Community College of Vermont and is the chair of HowardCenter’s Developmental Services standing committee, comprised of Board members, community representatives, and service area leadership.

The U.S. EPA recognized three organizations and/or individuals from Vermont at the 2014 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony. The Vermont awardees were among 26 recipients across New England honored for contributing to improving New England’s environment.

Maple Capital is pleased to announce the addition of two new shareholders to the firm.  Steve Killoran joined Maple Capital Management in 2009 as Vice President of Business Development.  Prior to that Steve worked at Sentinel Investments where he most recently held the position of Vice President—National Accounts.  Craig Behnke, CFA joined Maple Capital in 2010 as an Equity Analyst.  Prior to t

The International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP) named Elizabeth Stillwell of D.E.W. Construction Corp. the Risk Management Professional of the Year for Region I at its conference held in Essex, Vermont on April 5, 2014. Region 1 covers New England, New York and Pennsylvania.

The Burlington Emergency Shelter is pleased to announce the promotion of team member Allison D. Mills, now the organization's Development & Marketing Director.

The Lodges Communities and Owner and Operator The Bullrock Corporationn have announced the following promotions: Andrew Thomas has been promoted from his position as VP of Development to President of the Lodges Communities and The Bullrock Corporation.

James J. Gozzo, Ph.D., President of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, announced today that Harry L. Chen, M.D., Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Health, will be the commencement speaker at the second graduation ceremony of the school’s Colchester Campus. This year’s event will take place on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Champlain Valley Exposition.

The Converse Home, announced the election of board members:  Mary Ellen Spencer, of Shelburne, she previously served as Executive Director and also
worked for the accounting firm KPMG.;  Dr. Marga Sproul, M.D.  South Burlington, a Family Medicine physician with Colchester Family Practice and

MorrisSwitzer~Environments for Health is pleased to announce the following new architectural team members:

Frank Chang, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Five Vermont Law School students have been selected for the 2014-15 class of Albert Schweitzer Fellows for their service-based, health-related projects to create positive change within local communities.