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Emerge Vermont, dedicated to increasing the number of Democratic women serving in elected and appointed office at all levels of government through a comprehensive 5-month campaign training program, graduated 17 inaugural program members on Saturday, July 12th in Rutland. Program members received in-depth instruction from expert trainers in: campaign strategy, public speaking and communication,

A Norwich University English professor has received funding from a national nursing organization for the development of a book. The American Association for the History of Nursing, Inc. awarded Lea Williams a research grant for a biography that explores the life of nurse, writer and activist Ellen N. La Motte (1873-1961).

Drawn to the region because of the maple industry, podiatrist Dr. Samantha Harris has joined Gifford Medical Center, specifically the Gifford Health Center at Berlin.

Orthopaedic surgeon David S. Jevsevar MD, MBA, Medical Director of Orthopaedic Clinical Program Development for Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, UT, has been named Vice Chair of Orthopaedics and Director of the soon-to-be developed Arthritis Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.

Flood Financial Services, Inc. has announced that Richard W. Flood, CLU, ChFC, CRPC, was a featured presenter at the Lincoln Financial Network Mastery of Advice planning forums held in Las Vegas, NV and Chicago, IL.

The Abbey Group has partnered with the Vermont Foodbank to educate students on childhood hunger and the hardship of food insecurity.  The effort started in May when all lunch menus featured facts about childhood hunger in Vermont and “Kate,” an illustration of a girl who represents the nearly 25,000 Vermont children who struggle with hunger.  As a part of the effort, The Abbey Group hosted cann

Environmental Compliance Services, Inc. (ECS) announces Kathleen Parrish has joined the firm as an Environmental Scientist I. Ms.

In May, The Vermont Teddy Bear Co. promoted Deirdre Collins to Product Information Coordinator in the Marketing Analysis department. In this role Collins is responsible for the organization and dissemination of product information within various databases and systems.

Brattleboro OB/GYN is pleased to welcome new nurse-midwife Meredith Merritt, CNM, to the practice.

Daniel DeLiberato has been named the new assistant director of class giving for Norwich University.

DeLiberato graduated from Seton Hall University with B.A. in Secondary Education and History and an M.A. in Museum Professions. He most recently worked in Seton Hall University Alumni Relations.

Kate Duffy will be joining the Vermont Attorney General’s Office according to Attorney General Bill Sorrell. Ms. Duffy will be leaving her job as the Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Human Resources. Duffy served as an Assistant Attorney General for six years before she was appointed as Deputy Commissioner of the Department in 2009.