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Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is pleased to announce that Peter Rossi has joined VEC as Chief Operating Officer (COO), a key position in VEC’s senior leadership team. As COO, Rossi will be responsible for overseeing engineering and operations for the co-op, which serves approximately 32,000 members over 2,000 square miles of Northern Vermont.

Local business, Jaclyn Watson Events, has been honored this year in New Orleans with winning the prestigious Achievements in Catering & Events (ACE) Award, handed out by Catersource, the leading educational wedding and events industry conference.

Energy Action Network (EAN), a network of Vermont non-profit, business, state, financial and educational leaders committed to the goal of 90% renewable energy by 2050 has announced the selection of Jared Duval as its new Executive Director. The selection was made after a regional search and selection process by the EAN Board of Directors.

Governor Phil Scott today announced the appointments of John Carroll of Norwich and John O’Keefe of Manchester Center to Vermont’s State Board of Education.

Jean Giard, President and CEO of Vermont Federal Credit Union, is pleased to announce that Kevin DeCausemacker has been promoted to Director of Business Services at Vermont Federal Credit Union. Kevin joined Vermont Federal Credit Union (VFCU) as a Business Lender in August of 2015 and has been an essential part of the Business Lending team for the past year and a half.

Emily Friedrichsen, a freshman at Champlain Valley Union  (CVU) High School, took top honors at the Poetry Out Loud State Finals, held at Vermont PBS on March 16. Friedrichsen was one of ten finalists representing schools from across the state.

Finest Image Photography owner Kevin Macy receives the National Award from the Vermont Professional Photographers Association at their annual convention this month.

Governor Phil Scott presented the most prestigious recognition awarded by the American Red Cross, the Certificate of Merit National Lifesaving Award, to Burlington, Vermont resident Andrea Racek at the Vermont State House today.

On March 1, 2017, the Board of Directors of Northwestern Counseling & Support Services, Inc (NCSS) selected Todd Bauman as the agency’s next executive director. Starting in July, Bauman will follow in the footsteps of Ted Mable, who has served as the agency’s leader since 1998.

Vermont orthopaedic surgeon David A Halsey, MD, became first vice president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors today at the organization's 2017 Annual Meeting. The new role is the second in a three-year term of volunteer service that concludes with Dr.

Better Homes and Gardens /The Masiello Group (BHG Masiello), Northern New England’s largest independently owned real estate and home services company, honored their top performers of 2016.

On Thursday, March 16, the Vermont State Colleges inducted their second alumni Hall of Fame class and raised thousands of dollars for student scholarships at their annual VSC Hall of Fame Ceremony. Darren Perron, class of 1995, was honored as the second Castleton alumni inducted into the VSC Hall of Fame.