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Jackie Winkler has joined Copper Leaf Financial (CLF) as a Client Services Associate.  Jackie graduated from St. Michael’s College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a minor in Economics and Political Science. Previously, she worked as Operations Support at VSECU, as well as a Pharmacy Technician at Kinney Drugs.

The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce recently gathered for their 63rd Annual Meeting held at the Echo Lake Inn located just north of Ludlow along the Scenic Route 100 Byway in the Tyson Village of Plymouth. Innkeeper Tom Gianola was thanked for hosting & sponsoring the event.

CBIC has announced that Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (NVRH)  Director of Quality and Infection Preventionist Patricia Launer has earned the Certified in Infection Control (CIC) credential and has demonstrated a mastery of infection prevention and control knowledge by taking and passing this comprehensive examination.

The Board of Directors of the Housing Trust of Rutland County (HTRC) has announced that Mary Cohen has been named the next Executive Director of the organization.  Cohen will begin the new role in September, and will overlap with retiring longtime Director Elisabeth Kulas until Kulas’s planned December departure.

Chaplain Lorna Graham has joined the White River Junction Veterans Affairs (VA) Healthcare System as Chief of Chaplain Services.  Dr. Graham is a proponent of chaplain leadership that promotes an interdisciplinary and holistic approach to Spiritual Care.

Dr. King recently moved to Vermont from Wichita, Kansas, where he practiced inpatient care as a pediatric hospitalist. "The child first and always," says Dr. King. "For me, that statement embodies the belief that above all else, I provide the best medical care available to the children in my practice."

Beginning August 1st and for one night each month following, August First Bakery will transform its space to allow (socially-distanced) room for a new, unique LLC that brings together storytelling, community, food, healing and culture.

Northern Vermont University is pleased to announce that the VSCS Board of Trustees has named Dr. Gregory Petrics, an associate professor of Mathematics at Northern Vermont University, as the Vermont State Colleges Faculty Fellow for spring 2021.

VSC Faculty Fellows are nominated and selected based on outstanding accomplishments in teaching and learning.

On behalf of the Board of Trustees of Passumpsic Savings Bank and the Northeast Home Loan Board of Managers, James A Kisch, president and CEO for Passumpsic Bank is pleased to announce that James Wilson was recently appointed president & CEO of Northeast Home Loan on July 1, 2020 after a nationwide search for the position.

C2 (Competitive Computing), a leading Vermont technology consulting firm is pleased to announce that Joe Noonan, is returning to C2 as Senior Account Executive. Colonel Joe Noonan recently completed his tour of duty in St Croix and retired from the Army with full honors.

Nedde Real Estate has the pleasure of announcing a new member of the Nedde team, Kim Martin, who will be taking on the role of CFO.  

North Star Leasing announced the addition of a new member to its sales team. Angelo Moskovis has joined the growing sales team at North Star Leasing in the role of Senior Business Development Specialist and will be based in Boston, MA.