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The Knights of Columbus Hall located at St. Andrew’s Parish Hall in Waterbury, VT, recently presented Don Sutton, a champion of the South Hero based charity Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, a donation check of twenty five thousand dollars.

Stephen Klein, the Chief Fiscal Officer of the Vermont Joint Fiscal Office, will be honored with the Steven D. Gold Award Dec. 6th during the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Fall Forum in Washington, D.C.

Elizia Meskill, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, has joined Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs as an Associate Accountant with 20 years of bookkeeping and tax preparation experience, as well as four years with a national nonprofit organization.

Caleidoscope Solutions, a full service telecommunications service provider that offers business customers leading solutions to meet their voice, data and telephone equipment needs announced today that they hired Jon Provost as the company’s Senior Account Manager serving customers in New England, New York and Nationwide.

Carl Lozon as a new engineer to Thomas Engineering Associates, PC firm. He is a Williston, Vermont native, graduated from CVU, and is a BSME graduate of the University of Connecticut. His educational background and enthusiasm for working on energy efficient HVAC systems makes him a perfect fit for TEA.

Two new board members were announced to have joined Community Capital of Vermont: Joan Goldstein and Ela Chapin. Joan is the executive director of the Green Mountain Economic Development Corporation and she has over twenty years working in financial services as well as experience as an entrepreneur and SBDC business advisor.

James Mount, Franchise Owner of Westaff, recently received the Certified Staffing Professional designation from the American Staffing Association.

Mary M. Farley has joined Hickok and Boardman Insurance Group as the Director of Operations and Administration. She holds her MBA from Suffolk University and her Bachelors from Long Island University, C.W. Post. Farley comes to Hickok and Boardman with a diverse background in executive management including FedEx, Sunrise Senior Living and Spalding Sporting Goods.

The Central Vermont Medical Center Auxiliary’s annual Love Light Tree is on display in the hospital lobby. Each light on the tree has a very special meaning.

The American College of Trial Lawyers has appointed Robert D. Rachlin of Burlington, senior director and general counsel of Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, chair of its Vermont chapter. His current term is from Oct. 28, 2013 to Sept. 17, 2014, the terms defined by the annual fall meetings of the college.

Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew is pleased to announce that Karen McAndrew has been included by Super Lawyers in the Top 100 Attorneys and the Top 50 Women Attorneys in New England. Karen is senior litigation counsel at Dinse focusing on Complex Litigation, Employment and Higher Education Law.

The Stern Center for Language and Learning, a nonprofit learning center with locations in Williston, Vermont and West Lebanon, New Hampshire elected the following new members and officers to its Board of Directors during its Annual Meeting on October 17, 2013. New members include: