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The nonprofit Windham Foundation, parent company of the historic Grafton Inn, announced the appointment of Donald Bruce as Innkeeper, who started his position on May 6. A native Vermonter with hometown roots just 15 miles from Grafton and nearly 30 years in hospitality, Bruce will oversee all management, operations, sales and marketing of the inn.

The Sara Holbrook Community Center (SHCC) announced recently the appointment of officers to their board of directors.
Sara Holbrook Community Center (SHCC) held its Annual Board of Directors meeting, where all directors nominated for another term were elected with full support of the board. The Board of Directors Roster is as follows:
Kathy Schirling- President

University of Vermont’s equestrian team captain Madison McKay was awarded sixth place in the United States Equestrian Federation’s Cacchione Cup, May 2-5. Collegiate riders nationwide gathered in Harrisburg, Pa., to represent their colleges at the 40th Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Championship.

David Silverman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexandra MacLean to the Bank’s St. Johnsbury Advisory Board. MacLean is the founder of a strategic communications business, ASM Strategies.

NAPA of Barre, locally owned by Northfield, VT-based D’Amico Ventures LLC, announced the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for its recently re-located Barre location. Hosted in conjunction with the Barre Area Development Corporation (BADC), the ribbon cutting marked the ceremonial opening of the NAPA of Barre, located at 44 South Main Street.

The Vermont Department of Labor has announced the promotion of Wendy Morse to the Regional Manager position for the Department’s offices in Bennington and Rutland. Ms. Morse has worked for the Department of Labor since 2002. Prior to accepting the position, Ms.

Congressman Peter Welch has announced the winner of the 32nd Annual Congressional Art Competition at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier. Brigheil Lalor of Manchester Center and Burr and Burton Academy, took the honors for her painting “Possibilities.”

The Association for Institutional Research has named John F. Ryan, UVM’s director of institutional research, editor of New Directions for Institutional Research (NDIR).

Gov. Peter Shumlin has announced that Philip Kolling will serve as Executive Director of SerVermont, which coordinates and promotes community service across the state and is housed within the Agency of Human Services.

OneCare Vermont has announced the membership of its Clinical Advisory Board (CAB), an entity charged with creating a coordinated, consistent approach to improving the quality and monitoring the cost of care delivered to approximately one-third of Vermont’s Medicare Fee-for-Service beneficiaries attributed to the OneCare Vermont Accountable Care Organization (ACO).

The Impact Center has announced the 2013 Class of Women's Leadership Fellows. The high-potential women who make up this class come from such diverse professional fields as law, medicine, technology, education, military, government and the arts.

The University of Vermont College of Medicine has announced the winners of the 2013 Medical Alumni Association Awards to be presented during its annual Medical Alumni Reunion, May 31, 2013, on the UVM College of Medicine campus.