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Cabot Creamery Co-operative, currently celebrating its 100thyear of operation, has announced that Cabot Visitor Center Manager Erica Burke has been promoted to the General Manager of all Cabot retail operations including the three Vermont stores in Cabot, Waterbury, and Quechee, and on the Waterfront in Portland, ME.
A veteran Missouri Catholic educator and school principal became the superintendent of Catholic schools for the Diocese of Burlington on July 1. “Catholic education is my passion,” Jeanne Gearon said. She comes to Vermont from Sacred Heart Catholic School in Valley Park, Missouri, where she was principal.
Wanda Heading-Grant, vice president for human resources, diversity and multicultural affairs at the University of Vermont, has been named one of 166 winners of the 18th annual Women Worth Watching Award by Profiles in Diversity Journal.
DEW Construction (www.DEWconstruction.com) announced that Taylor Woodward has been promoted to Executive Vice President. In his new role, Woodward will lead our efforts to integrate services and streamline processes.
Attorney Peter J. McDougall was elected by his peers to serve as the firm’s new President and Treasurer. McDougall, a captive insurance and business lawyer, had previously served on the firm’s Executive Committee as Vice-President since 2014 and has been a Director in the firm since 2012. He replaces Stephanie Mapes who completed her five-year term as President.
Cannabis media and events company Heady Vermont has had big changes over the last month. Co-founder and COO Eli Harrington left in late May to pursue other career opportunities in the cannabis industry, after which co-founder and CEO Monica Donovan took the helm of this grassroots-grown organization.
Vermont's Killington Resort, the largest ski and snowboard destination in Eastern North America and part of POWDR, announced the advancement of Amy Laramie as director of communications, events and special projects, Dave Beckwith as director of snow sports and Jordan Spear as director of marketing, sales and reservations.
Shelburne Farms is pleased to announce that Jessica Perrault has joined Shelburne Farms as its Chief Financial Officer.
The Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) today announced Rhonda Shippee has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Shippee, now retired, worked at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for 37 years, serving as Community and Business Program Director of USDA Rural Development for Vermont and New Hampshire.
Congratulations to Angelique Sutton, Alivia Reed and Katherine Sawyer recipients of the Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Career & Technical Education Scholarship. These three 2019 high school graduates attended a technical career program as part of their high school curriculum, and were awarded the scholarship based upon their academic success and determination to further advance their educatio
Vermont Association for Justice’s Board of Governors announced that they have selected Amy Caldwell to serve as the Associations’ Executive Director. “After a very thorough search, the Board is excited to welcome Amy Caldwell to lead VTAJ into the future,” said Carey Rose, President of the Board.
On June 24, 2019, Rescue Inc Critical Care Paramedic Mark Considine received the 2019 Star of Life award in Washington, DC. Mark has been providing medical care to the Brattleboro and West River Valley areas for over 33 years.