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Christine Golden of Nedde Real Estate assisted the landlord, Fleischer & Jacobs Real Estate Holdings, LLP and Matt Tedder of The Kingsland Company assisted the tenant, McFarland Johnson Inc, in the lease of 1,374 +/- square feet of office space at 620 Hinesburg Road, South Burlington.

At the annual 2017 “What’s Right in Healthcare Conference,” the Studer Group recognized Rutland Regional Medical Center President and CEO, Tom Huebner, by inducting him into the 2017 Fire Starter Hall of Fame. Huebner, along with five peers representing healthcare systems from throughout the US and Canada, met the highest standards of excellence set forth by the organization.

Mercy Connections is pleased to welcome Joanne Nelson, Director of Justice & Mentoring Programs; Cathy Ainsworth, Director of Education & Transition Programs; and Kirsten Wilson, Development Assistant. Joanne most recently worked as the Director of the Plattsburgh Alumni Association at SUNY Plattsburgh and continues to serve as a Mercy Associate.

Howard Center is pleased to announce several recent hires and promotions: Tammy Boudah was recently named Team Leader for Howard Center’s Street Outreach Program; Dan Hall is the new Director of Outpatient Services; Grace Keller was named Program Coordinator for the Safe Recovery Program; Delaina Norton is the Director of Long-Term Supports and Services, and Deanna Ryerson will take the lead as

Gary S Thulander, president and general manager of the Woodstock Inn & Resort, announced the appointment of Andrew Porter as director of tennis at the Woodstock Athletic Club.

Most Rev Christopher J Coyne announced that Lisa Lorenz, the Superintendent of Catholic Schools, will be the Interim Principal for Rice Memorial High School for the Academic Year of 2017-2018 as the national search for principal of Rice continues this coming year.  Lisa will begin this interim role August 1st and I know the Rice community will welcome and support her

The Vermont Arts Council today announced that Karen S Mittelman, PhD, has accepted the position of executive director for the state arts agency. Mittelman is currently director of the Division of Public Programs at the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in Washington, DC.

Front Porch Forum’s recently moved into new headquarters on Burlington’s waterfront and added three employees to its growing staff of 14. Since 2006, FPF has been helping neighbors connect and build community by hosting a statewide network of online local forums. More than 140,000 members participate, in a state containing a total of 260,000 households.

The Committee for the Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the inductees for 2017. Recipients are chosen based on their accomplishments and significant contributions to Vermont agriculture. They are:

• Rupert and Muriel Chamberlin, former dairy farmers and well-known Jersey breeders

• Ray and Pam Allen, applegrowers and agritourism leaders

Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) State Director Linda Rossi this week announced Business Advisor Laurel Butler as VtSBDC’s 2017 Vermont State Star. “I am pleased to make this announcement, and to recognize Laurel for her many contributions to Vermont start-ups and the positive impact she has made to our organization.

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is proud to announce the graduation of its first resident in the Podiatry Residency Program. At a gathering of health system leadership, fellow residents, and faculty, Michael Banh, DPM, was awarded a certificate of completion on the evening of July 11 at the Mount Anthony Country Club.

Hall Communications Radio Group, a family owned and operated business since 1964, recently announced winners of their annual achievement awards. Employees of their Vermont radio stations were recipients of many of those awards.

Lori Antell of North Hero, VT won the 2016 Advantage Systems Top Performer award and was named a Senior Account Executive for WOKO-WKOL-WJOY