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Executive Director Sarah Carpenter announced Heather Kvasnak joined the Agency in the position of Manager of Business Development - Homeownership. Heather has a background in mortgage lending as well as regulatory and compliance requirements. Her previous positions with Wells Fargo and Bank of America required Heather to conduct trainings for diverse audiences.

The Cancer Patient Support Foundation (CPSF) has elected Ben Gould, Esq Board President and Barbara Wessel as Vice President.

An abundance of snow and chilly temperatures could not keep Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) veterans away from the slopes of Pico Mountain recently. Participants skied, rode snowboards, and enjoyed the benefits of getting out of the house and connecting with fellow service members. Warriors and guests arrived at the mountain early, eager to obtain their equipment and conquer the snowy peaks.

Kathy Underwood, President and CEO of Ledyard National Bank, was honored as the recipient of the 2017 Crystal Heart Award at the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 4th annual Upper Valley Go Red for Women Luncheon on February 10th, 2017.

Mark Perry, a financial advisor in the Montpelier office of the financial services firm Edward Jones, announced the beginning of his retirement transition plan after twenty-two years of service with the firm.

One of Vermont’s Rising Stars is about to start marketing one of Vermont’s rising regions.

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) represents America’s network of 622 organizations, helping to serve older adults and people with disabilities. Ten years ago, they developed the Leadership Institute, an acclaimed program that provides skill-building and guidance to professionals in the field of aging.

Gloria Chien has been named Co-Artistic Director of the Burlington-based Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival, Roger Foster, President of the LCCMF board, announced today.

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) Northshire Campus is pleased to welcome M Martha Cornwell-Khan, PA, to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians. Cornwell-Khan is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.  Cornwell-Khan received her master’s degree from the University of New England, Portland, ME, in 2016.

Christopher Snow, PA-C has joined the staff at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) and brings a holistic approach to his practice with an emphasis on patient health and well-being. Chris will be working with the internal medicine team to improve patient access.

The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) has announced the election of new officers and board members, including David Rees Evans, PhD, President of Southern Vermont College (SVC).

AM Peisch & Company, LLP is pleased to announce the admission of Andrew P Simonds, CPA as a partner in the Firm. Andrew works out of AM Peisch’s office in Rutland, VT and is a 2008 graduate of Castleton University.