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Elmore Mountain Bread owners Blair Marvin and Andrew Heyn will share their story as part of Johnson State College’s 2014 Vermont Business Speakers Series at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20. Their talk, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Johnson State’s 207 Bentley Hall.

Artist Lois Eby started out in life earning a BA in English Literature at Duke University followed by an MA in twentieth century literature and religion at Columbia University. Since the early 80s she has been drawn to the empty yet evocative spaces of Asian paintings and to the energies of African American improvised music. Now living in northern Vermont, Lois’ studio is attached to her home.

When Tom Milnamow and his wife Judy decided to keep moving north, they finally stopped at the Canadian border, falling in love with the northern most point of the Northeast Kingdom. Having visited southern Vermont since the mid-80’s and having a second home in the Stratton Mountain area, more recently they knew they wanted to make a change. Mr.

NBT Bank New England Regional President Matthew Durkee announced that Peter O’Brien has been hired as assistant vice president and business development officer.
In this position, O’Brien is responsible for developing and managing relationships with the Bank’s consumer and commercial customers in Rutland County, Vermont, and Washington County, New York.

Vermont Works for Women has promoted Annie Crawford, of Williston, to its director of operations, managing internal systems of accounting, technology and human resources for the nonprofit organization based in Winooski.

United Counseling Service is proud to announce the promotion of Anna Mattison to emergency services manager. Mattison has over 25 years of experience at UCS helping people in crisis situations, and recently served as the interim emergency services manager.

Eastman Benz is pleased to announce the addition of Norm St. Onge to our staff as a Strategic Account Manager. In this newly created position St.Onge will be responsible for identifying and cultivating new customers, sharpening the marketing message, and enhancing our internal processes and procedures to provide focused account management from quote to product delivery.

David Grippin, Managing Partner of Grippin Donlan Pinkham has announced that Mark Dayvie, CPA has been hired as a manager in the firm.

Century 21 Jack Associates is pleased announce that Craig Santenello has recently joined their team as a Realtor®. Craig has an extensive background in sales and marketing and has lived in Vermont most of his life. He will be specializing in residential and property sales in Washington and Lamoille counties. He has two children and resides in Morristown, Vermont.

Executive Director Sarah Carpenter announced Sara Everest of Burlington, VT has joined Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) as Web Developer.
Sara comes to VHFA from working as a Freelance Graphic Design & Web Designer, and was previously at Pro Acoustics in Marketing and Design. Sara attended Sam Houston State University where she majored in Advertising in Graphic Design.

Channel 17/Town Meeting TV is pleased to welcome new staff members to our team. Mike Cohen joins us as the new Production Associate, managing playback systems and working with post-production, Jacqueline Marshall and Kim Villemarie join Channel 17/Town Meeting TV as field producers covering local community meetings and events.

Fletcher Allen Health Care Cardiologist and University of Vermont Professor of Medicine Philip Ades, M.D., has received the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Presidential Recognition Award. Dr.