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Rutland Young Professionals recently welcomed five new members to its board of directors, led by board president Kim Rupe.

The Rutland Young Professionals board of directors leads the nonprofit organization, which began in 2013 and currently serves more than 300 paid members and friends of RYP across the greater Rutland Region.

The Board of Directors of Co-operative Insurance Companies is pleased to announce the election of Lee Dowgiewicz as President & CEO, effective July 1, 2020. Mr. Dowgiewicz joined Co-op in September 2019, and replaces retiring CEO Marie Jewett. He is a 29-year veteran of the insurance business, starting with ITT Hartford in 1991 as a commercial lines underwriter.

C2 (Competitive Computing), a leading Vermont technology consulting firm is pleased to announce that Greta Krahn, former C2 intern, has rejoined as UX/UI Designer. Greta was previously with Allscripts.

Healthy Living Market & Café is proud to announce that Matt Jennings, former Boston chef and founder of Full Heart Hospitality, has joined the team as Vice President of Culinary. HLM is headquartered in South Burlington, VT with locations in Saratoga Springs, NY and Williston, VT (opening fall 2020).

The Communications Office of the Diocese of Burlington received eight awards from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada during a July 2 online awards ceremony, including a prestigious second place in the Best Diocesan Magazine category.

Let’s Grow Kids is pleased to announce the recipients of our first annual Scholarship for Aspiring Early Educators. The scholarship program was created to increase access to education and training for those looking to begin or advance careers in the field of early childhood education.

Pride Center of Vermont, a multi-service community center that celebrates, educates, and advocates with and for LGBTQ+ Vermonters, has announced the hiring of Richard A. Elliott to their health and wellness program.

Erik Rosenbauer, Director of Security at the Brattleboro Retreat, has been elected chair of the Vermont Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Coalition (VHEPC). His one-year term began on Wednesday, July 1st.

Each year, Rutland Regional Medical Center recognizes a Physician and a Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, or other Advanced Practice Provider whose contributions to our community, staff, and patients represent the highest ideals in health care. This year, Rutland Regional has expanded these awards to  include two Rutland Community Primary Care Providers.

Long-time friend to King Street Center, Chip Hart, was officially voted in as the newest member of the Board of Directors in June. Chip is a life-long Burlington resident and serves as Director of Pediatric Solutions at Physician's Computer Company. He has also provided leadership on the Boards of KidSafe Collaborative and Burlington Tennis Club.

Superior Technical Ceramics (STC), one of the country's most experienced and most consistently pioneering manufacturers of technical ceramics, announced that Dr. Kristen H. Brosnan had joined the company as Technology Director. Dr.

Vermont Public Radio has won four national awards for its news coverage in 2019 from the Public Radio Journalists Association (formerly Public Radio News Directors Incorporated).