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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Burlington is pleased to announce the addition of four new members on their Board of Directors. Members are invited to join the board based on committee and staff recommendations; individual’s who are involved in the community, those who have a desire to help children and families and can use their skills to help amplify the RMHC mission.

Bomber’s Moon, out September 24, marks New York Times Best Selling Author Archer Mayor’s 30th novel in the highly acclaimed Vermont-based Joe Gunther mystery series. Detective Joe Gunther worked for the Brattleboro, Vermont police department and is now a Special Agent for the fictional Vermont Bureau of Investigation (VBI).

The Rotary Club of Colchester-Milton officially installed Aaron Glosser as their new president for the 2019/2020 fiscal year. Aaron has been a member of the club since 2016 and has held numerous positions within the club including chairing numerous committees and most recently vice president.

The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing announced that Matt Harrington, Executive Director of the Bennington Regional Chamber of Commerce, has been selected as the new chair of the Vermont Travel & Recreation Council (TRC).

Kelly McCagg, Director of the Burnam Library, earned this year’s Rotary Club of Colchester-Milton Rotarian of the Year award. Kelly joined the club in 2013 and has volunteered as its bookkeeper since 2016.

The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc. (IPPI) has hired Erica Hare as the agency’s new Chief Financial Officer. Erica will lead IPPI’s financial strategy as the agency continues to expand its service reach, unify its financial processes, and plan for future growth and development.

The Mad River Path Association (the Path) is pleased to welcome new leadership in its active Board of Directors and at the staff level. The new full-time executive director is Ross Saxton of Waitsfield, and Kyle Neyer of Warren is the Path’s newest Board member.

The Brattleboro Rotary Club recently inducted Dummerston, VT resident Carla Lineback as its 70th club president for the 2019-2020 year.  Lineback is Director of Alumni Engagement for World Learning/SIT.

Five driver education teachers from Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota and Vermont have been selected by their peers nationwide as Teachers of Excellence.

The Vermont Community Foundation and the High Meadows Fund are each welcoming a two-year fellow to their respective philanthropic teams.

Leslie Wright has been named Director of Advancement at Shelburne Museum, director Thomas Denenberg announced. Wright joins the Museum from Orton Family Foundation, a Vermont-based nonprofit focused on community development in small cities and towns across the country, where she was senior associate.

Community National Bank President and CEO Kathy Austin proudly announced the promotion of Louise Bonvechio to Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Cashier and Corporate Secretary of Community National Bank and Treasurer and Corporate Secretary of Community Bancorp. Bonvechio has worked for Community National Bank for over 25 years.