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The Vermont Governor’s Committee on the Employment of People with Disabilities (GCEPD) announced the employer award recipients for the “Spirit of the ADA” Awards.  Awards are given to employers who reflect the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act in their employment practices and successfully meet the following criteria:

Merritt & Merritt is pleased to announce that H. Kenneth Merritt, Jr has been selected to the 2018 New England Super Lawyers list as a top business & corporate attorney. Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers who have achieved a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. No more than 5% of lawyers in New England receive this honor.

Community Bank NA is pleased to share that Erin Fredieu has joined its team as branch manager of the White River Junction and Thetford locations. In her new role, Fredieu will oversee the daily operations of both offices, ensuring every customer receives the highest level of service.

C2 is thrilled to announce the addition of three new key members of our eBusiness team, Jeremiah Alexander, Bob Farnham and John Wojtkielewicz. As a leading provider of innovative technology solutions, C2 is proud to employ many bright, innovative and hardworking people and Jeremiah, Bob and John promise to greatly enhance our eBusiness operations.

Southwestern Vermont Health Care’s Director of Engineering William Hall (right) was presented with Efficiency Vermont’s Energy Leadership Award at the state organization’s Best Practices Exchange in Killington, VT, last month.

At their Annual Mixer in October, the Vermont Association of Insurance Professionals announced their 2019 VTAIP of the Year Award candidates.

Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP is pleased to announce that attorneys Vincent J Todd and Eliza H van Lennep have joined the firm as Associates.

Today, RuralEdge, a rural regional housing non-profit organization, announced the appointment of Frances Pheeny as Executive Director. Ms Pheeny comes to RuralEdge from Franklin County Regional Housing & Redevelopment Agency, in rural western MA, where she most recently served as the Executive Director.

Dawn Ellinwood, Chair of the Mercy Connections board, announces three new board members:  Amit Lodha, Subha Luck, and Leandre Waldo. We are grateful for this talented and diverse group of individuals who will have great impact on our work and mission individually and collectively as they join our existing board.

Higher Ground Presents (HGP) announced that Matt Rogers will return to the organization to fill the newly created position of Director of Festivals and Special Events. Rogers will oversee all aspects of the company's festivals and special events, focusing on improving existing models and developing new business opportunities

Arabesque, the gift and stationery boutique that closed its doors in May after 18 years in Shelburne village, has re-emerged as two brand-new businesses in a location just a few miles up Shelburne Road.

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) welcomes Jaclyn Dy Lozier, MD, to SVMC Pediatrics and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians. Lozier completed her residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey. She received both her medical and bachelor’s degrees at the University of the City of Manila College of Medicine in the Philippines.