People in the news

-A A +A

The Physical Therapy Center of Vermont has appointed a new director and hired three new physical therapists.
Dan Farnham, DPT, PT, ATC, was newly appointed Director of the Physical Therapy Center of Vermont. He practices sports medicine, rehabilitation, and orthopedic physical therapy in South Burlington.

On Tuesday, April 7, at 12:30 p.m., noted physician and author Helen Caldicott will speak at Middlebury College as part of her Vermont-wide tour. The lecture, titled “If You Love This Planet and Your Health,” is free and open to the public and will take place in Room 216 of McCardell Bicentennial Hall, located on Bicentennial Way off College Street.

Mary Welz, director of development for the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC), has received the Carol and Stephen Hebert Award for distinguished service to District 1 of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

Benchmark Assisted Living has appointed Stephanie Handelson as Chief Operating Officer. Handelson will hold primary responsibility for all daily operations at the 44 senior living communities Benchmark operates in six states, including The Arbors at Shelburne in Shelburne.

Vermont author and environmentalist Bill McKibben will be presented with the second annual Marc vanderHeyden Service to Vermont Award given by Vermont Campus Compact (VCC) Board of Directors, on Wednesday, April 1 at the University of Vermont Davis Center.

Each June, REALTORR Magazine features 30 rising young stars in the real estate industry. This year, Adam Hergenrother of RE/MAX North Professionals in Colchester, is among the 50 finalists for this prestigious recognition. The top 30 real estate practitioners will land a spot in REALTORR magazine's annual "30 Under 30" feature.

Academy Headmaster Tom Lovett has announced that Jeffrey S. Burroughs, a former Vermont resident now serving as Director of Curriculum and Instruction at the Hyde School in Bath, Maine, has been selected as St. Johnsbury Academy’s new Assistant Headmaster for Academics, effective July 1.

Barbara E. Richardson of Burlington wrote an original ‘must know information’ contribution that has been published in the newly released book THE ULTIMATE GARDENER: The Best Experts’ Advice for Cultivating a Magnificent Garden with Photos and Stories, the latest book by NY Times best selling publishers Health Communications Inc.

Daniel M. Boardman, CLU, CFP®, of Hickok and Boardman Retirement Solutions, an Independent Registered Investment Advisor in Burlington, was elected Chair of the Million Dollar Round Table’s (MDRT) 2009–2010 Boomertirement Committee. Boardman is a local business and community leader and a 16-year member of MDRT, The Premier Association of Financial Professionals.

Gregory Farnum, the founder and president of Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL), one of the country’s leading health information exchanges, will leave the company on June 30 to be a consultant for state and local health information technology initiatives.

Local Motion, now in its tenth year of advocating for bicycle, pedestrian, running and XC ski initiatives, announces new additions to its board of directors and staff.

KeyBank announced recently that John Bock and Michael Williams have joined Key Private Bank.