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Howard Center is pleased to announce that it will present the 2019 Help is Here Award to Senator Patrick Leahy at its annual Help is Here Award Celebration on October 11.

In addition to Beth’s responsibilities as a project manager, she will now take on a concurrent role as a Team Development Lead. Beth will mentor the Project Engineers and Assistant Project Managers, assist with their development/on-going training and work closely with our VP of Construction to allocate staff to projects as appropriate.

The University of Vermont Health Network - Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC) welcomes four new providers to its Rehabilitation Therapy team.

Having run her own successful family business, native Vermonter Mona Branon Lemieux is ready to take on the local real estate market as well. Her level of detail along with commitment to customer service will shine brightly throughout the transaction. Mona appreciates Vermont and all that it has to offer.


There is no doubt there is an art to being a Sandwich Artist at Subway restaurants. The title says it all! However, few have walked away with the Global Sub Jammers trophy. Subway congratulates Sandwich Artist Sara Tiegs from Pullman, Washington, who won the coveted title of 2019 Global Sub Jammers Champion during the brand's global convention in Toronto, Ontario in Canada.

We are pleased to welcome Connor Duffy to our Portfolio Management team. Connor joined Maple Capital Management after working as Vice President and Relationship Manager for Key Private Bank in Burlington, Vermont. Connor relocated to Vermont in 2018 after 7 years in New York City at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management.

The Richards Group is pleased to announce that Shannon Prescott recently earned the Certified WorkComp Advisor designation, conferred by the Institute of WorkComp Professionals. The Asheville, North Carolina based organization trains insurance professionals to locate costly errors in Workers’ Compensation coverage.

Students graduating veterinary school generally have an extraordinary debt load, with some students having borrowed several hundred thousand dollars. This is a crushing amount of debt for young veterinarians just starting out in their career and can take decades to pay off.

Seven Days, Vermont’s free, independent newsweekly, won four first-place awards at the annual Association of Alternative Newsmedia conference last month in Boulder, Colorado.

At a conference of more than 100 affiliated advisors in Nashville, Tennessee last month, Toni Ciampaglione, AAMS and Kelli Warriner, CFP represented Park Place Financial Advisors, a division of Brattleboro Savings & Loan, in a range of discussions about strategies for inspiring growth and promoting change in the financial sector.

Executive Director Maura Collins announced that Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) has hired Megan Roush of Northfield and Bill Schrecker of Burlington as Development Underwriters.

The Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of the Southwest Region (VNAHSR) named Marty Locsin, Physical Therapist as the Clinical Employee of the Quarter and Shannon Muscatello, Referral Specialist as the Non-Clinical Employee of the Quarter.