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Larry Sudbay, President and Chief Executive Officer of SymQuestR Group, Inc., is pleased to announce today that Nick J. Todisco has been hired as a Shop Technician to work in the Burlington office. Todisco previously worked for 25 years for Airport Grocery, a family business. He lives in the Burlington area

Lang McLaughry Spera is pleased to announce the addition of Mary Pat Palmer to its team of sales professionals in the firm's South Burlington office. Mary Pat has been a licensed REALTORR for the past 3 years. Prior to becoming a REALTORR, she helped launch Vermont Home Style Magazine and worked as the company's Advertising Sales Executive.

Michael Schweizer has been hired as the dosimetrist at Central Vermont Medical Center’s National Life Cancer Treatment Center.

Dawn Tye of the Hannaford Supermarket on Dorset Street, South Burlington, bested other competitors to become the 2009 Vermont “Best Bagger.” The competition took place September 12 during the Vermont Food Industry’s annual convention and expo at the Miller Expo Centre at the Champlain Valley Exposition.

NRG Systems, Inc., manufacturer of wind measurement equipment for the global wind energy industry, announces the promotion of long-time employee, Julia Austin, to the position of technical support manager.

The Vermont Grocers' Association has elected Darcy Nutter of Price Chopper Supermarkets as its new Chair. Darcy is a zone manager for the family owned chain with responsibility for their southern Vermont stores as well as their New Hampshire markets and some of their New York locations.

Lyndon State College Professor John DeLeo, who heads up the College’s GIS/GPS program, was recently certified as a Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP). This designation certifies that DeLeo meets the ethical and professional standards set by the Geographic Information Systems Certification Institute.

Peter Gregory, Executive Director of the Two River-Ottauquechee Regional Commission in Woodstock, Vermont, was elected Treasurer of the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) on September 1, 2009 at the association’s annual business meeting. The meeting was held in conjunction with NADO’s 42nd annual training conference in Chicago, Illinois.

An internal medicine physician with more than 20 years of experience and special board certification in infectious diseases has joined Gifford Medical Center.

Trisha L. Hunt, BHS, RT(T) has been hired to join the team at Central Vermont Medical Center as the Radiation Oncology Manager at CVMC’s National Life Cancer Treatment Center.

Sometimes it takes traveling to other, less developed regions of the world to see how good life and medicine is in the United States.
During the past year Jennifer Stanton has traveled to far corners of the world providing healthcare to people who might otherwise not receive it.

Fletcher Allen Health Care has announced that Glen Wright has been elected Chair of the hospital's Foundation board. Wright, a native Vermonter and former managing partner of KPMG LLP's Burlington office, succeeds Edwin I. Colodny as chair of Fletcher Allen's fundraising board.