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Dr. Michael Corrigan, a St. Albans Family Medicine specialist, was honored with the third annual Deogracias “Deo” P. Esguerra, MD Service Award at Northwestern Medical Center’s Medical Staff Appreciation Dinner November 1, 2013.

The Community College of Vermont is pleased to announce that Stephen R. C. Vantine of Montpelier has joined the College’s staff as the director of business operations. In his new position, Vantine will lead the business and financial activities for the College.

Lang McLaughry Real Estate is pleased to announce the addition of Polly Dietsch as a REALTOR® and member of our South Burlington Sales Team.

Every year the honor of giving the Balomenos Lecture at the annual mathematics conference goes to a mathematics educator from New England in remembrance of a mathematics educator who died tragically in 1986. The award of being named to give the annual Richard H.

Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) recognized three Vermonters for their outstanding efforts in the renewable energy sector this year at Renewable Energy 2013: Community Solutions for Vermont, an annual gathering of renewable energy business leaders, State and local officials, and environmental organizations.
This year’s awardees included:

Primmer is proud to congratulate its attorneys on being selected for inclusion in the 2013 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists as follows:
Super Lawyers:
Gary Burt - Personal Injury Defense: General
Gregory Clayton - Business Litigation
Doreen Connor - Appellate
Anne Cramer - Health Care
Jon Eggleston - Tax
Gary Franklin - Business Litigation

The Vermont Arts Council (VAC) is pleased to announce a new staff team to focus on four key outreach functions: advocacy, fundraising, communications, and marketing. The Outreach Team is led by Zon Eastes, director of outreach and advancement, and includes Susan McDowell and Kira Bacon.

Longtime Norwich University Biology Professor Lauren Howard was inducted as a fellow of the Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences (VAAS) at the annual VAAS Fellows Luncheon held in Middlebury in September.

Melanie Paukner has joined Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs as a Senior Accountant. Melanie graduated from the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She joins the firm with prior accounting experience at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Seth Blanchard has become an Ameriprise Financial Private Wealth Advisor. Blanchard, with an office in Colchester, VT, is one of approximately 6 percent of the 10,000 Ameriprise financial advisors to achieve this status.

Claire Anderson Greene has joined the Vermont Commission on Women as Executive Staff Assistant. Ms. Greene holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from U.V.M. in Human Geography and Geospatial Technologies. She’s a former human rights advocate at La Fundacion Arcoiris in Ecuador through the School for International Training. Ms.

Daniel B. Walsh, MD was named president of the Vermont Medical Society (VMS) during its 200th annual meeting held Oct. 19, at the Basin Harbor Club in Vergennes, Vt.