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Elise N. Everett, M.D., University of Vermont assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences and Fletcher Allen gynecologic oncologist, is currently participating in the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Academic Scholars and Leaders Program as a member of the 2013-14 class. 

Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) will honor two distinguished individuals from the greater Bennington area at its annual Harvest Ball, Saturday, Sept. 7. The health system will recognize longtime Hoosick Falls physician, Dr. Philip Martinez, with the SVHC 2013 Health Care Leadership Award.

North Country Hospital's very own Brian Bidwell has been appointed by Governor Peter Shumlin to the six-member state Board of Radiologic Technology. In this capacity, he participates in legislative oversight and judicial review of issues and events in the field of Radiologic Technology in the State of Vermont.

Arianna Pappalardo joined Hickok & Boardman Insurance in April 2013 as a Personal Lines Account Manager. Arianna graduated from Universita’ degli Studi di Firenze, Italy in languages, and has 8 years of experience in the insurance industry. She is a licensed Personal Lines Insurance Agent.

Dr. Justin Stinnett recently completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Fletcher Allen Health Care and has joined the Central Vermont Medical Center Hospitalist team.

John E. Wennberg, MD, MPH, founder of the Dartmouth Atlas, received the 2013 Esri Making a Difference Award at the plenary session of Esri’s annual International User’s Conference in San Diego.

Uni-World Capital has named Brian G. Walsh, 58, Chief Executive Officer of Pittsburgh Brewing Company, effective immediately. Walsh assumes the leadership position from Board member and interim CEO Rob Matteucci, who served in the role since May.

Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: BHLB) the parent company of Berkshire Bank, announced that Kevin P. Riley, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be resigning on July 12, 2013 to pursue another opportunity. The company has initiated a replacement search for this position.

Rutland - The ribbon is cut by Tim VanEpps, President, Sandri Sunoco during the Chamber Ribbon Cutting Celebration of their Grand Re-opening. Sandri Sunoco is located at 278 South Main St. in Rutland.
Dave Correll, Board of Directors, Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce
Marleen Cenate, President, Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce

The independent, non-partisan coalition Campaign for Vermont today announced the formation of a new Grassroots Advocacy Team.

John Taylor, Trail Programs Director with the Upper Valley Trails Alliance in Norwich, VT was awarded the 2012 David Kingsbury Smith Award from the Vermont Trails and Greenways Council.

Northwestern Medical Center is pleased to announce that Joel Benware accepted the position of Vice President of Information Systems and Compliance at the hospital.