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David Silverman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Maryellen Sullivan to the position of Financial Advisor in the Asset Management Group of the Bank. Bringing many years of estate and financial planning experience, Sullivan will be responsible for the administration of trusts, estates, non-profit, investment and retirement accounts.

Adam Hergenrother and Hergenrother Foundation are hosting the 3rd Annual Ignite Burlington on Thursday October 9, 2014 at The Film House at Main Street Landing.   

AllEarth Renewables has announced the hiring of Kim Bleakley to its solar tracker sales team.

Bleakley, a sales account manager, will focus on expanding the company’s growing national solar installer network.

The Flynn Center Board of Directors is pleased to announce three new trustee appointments: Clarence E. Davis of Burlington; Staige Davis of South Burlington; and Chiuho Duval of Burlington.  Clarence E. Davis is the director of state relations at the University of Vermont and serves as special assistant to the president.

Jason K. DuBois a financial advisor, with Russell, Blanchard & DuBois a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., has received high marks from his clients in the recent Ameriprise Financial Client Relationship Study.  DuBois ranked in the top 25 percent of all Ameriprise advisors, receiving a score of 96 percent or higher based on overall client satisfaction.

On her road to becoming an ob/gyn, Dr. Melissa Scalera flirted with Vermont. First there was her undergraduate studies at Williams College just three miles south of the Vermont border in Massachusetts.  She crossed the border for Chinese food, antiques and skiing. Later her residency was at Albany Medical Center in nearby New York.

On September 16-17, Rep. Heidi Scheuermann (Stowe) is joining leaders from across the nation – including several dozen members of Congress and many state and local leaders – in Washington, D.C. for No Labels’ National Ideas Meeting.

Major General Steve Cray celebrated a long military tradition on Saturday September 6, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. as Brigadier General Michael Heston assumed the position as the Assistant Adjutant General-Army of the State of Vermont from Brigadier General Brian Carpenter.

Community National Bank (CNB) President Stephen Marsh is pleased to welcome Mark Clough to the bank as Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer. Mark will be taking care of the needs of CNB’s business customers and prospective customers throughout Caledonia County.

AllEarth Renewables has added to its manufacturing team, enabling the company to reach record level production of its innovative solar tracker. 

Recent hires to the production team include manufacturing technicians Reed Hanson, Justin LaPoint, Thomas O’Keefe, Andrew Russett, and Eric Seaton. 

HowardCenter Director of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Bob Bick and Board of Trustees member Thomas “TJ” Donovan, Jr. were recently appointed to the Governor’s Criminal Justice and Substance Abuse Cabinet for a five-year term.

Jess Robinson is Vermont’s new State Archaeologist. He is the second State Archaeologist to serve Vermont, since the General Assembly established the position in 1976. Jess replaces Giovanna Peebles, who retired after 38 years of service to the State.