People’s United Community Foundation awards $2,500 to Salvation Army of Rutland

The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced today that it has awarded $2,500 to The Salvation Army of Rutland, Vermont.

Lund to finalize record number of adoptions in celebration of National Adoption Month

Lund will finalize 29 adoptions at three court houses across the state on Thursday 11/20/14 in celebration of National Adoption Month.

Ag agency’s Henry Marckres recognized for outstanding leadership within the internation maple industry

Henry Marckres, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture’s Consumer Protection Chief and resident maple syrup expert was awarded the prestigious Lynn Reynolds Award for Leadership in the Maple Industry at the annual meeting of the North American Maple Syrup Council and the International Maple Syrup Institute (IMSI) held October 21-23 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

Former ambassador to Saudi Arabia James Smith at Saint Michael’s today

On Thursday, November 20, Saint Michael’s College is presenting a talk by the former United States Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, The Honorable James Smith, at 4:30 p.m. in the Dion Family Student Center’s Third-Floor Roy Room.

Dr. James N. Weinstein among 100 physician leaders of hospital and health systems

Dr. James N. Weinstein, CEO and President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock, has been named to the Becker’s Hospital Review list of the top 100 physician leaders of hospitals and health systems in the United States.

Ceremonial groundbreaking for new Green Mountain Family Practice building

On Monday, November 17, 2014 a number of dignitaries placed their ceremonial shovels in the ground, including Norwich University President Richard W. Schneider, University of Vermont Health Network-Central Vermont Medical Center President and CEO Judy Tartaglia, and Green Mountain Family Practice Medical Director Craig Sullivan, MD.

People’s United Community Foundation awards $7,500 to West River Habitat for Humanity

As part of its commitment to support affordable housing and the well-being of neighborhoods in the communities where People’s United Bank operates, the People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced today that it has awarded $7,500 to West River Habitat for Humanity.

Kingdom Heritage Lands Management and Access Plans now available

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources has completed an updated plan for the Kingdom Heritage Lands, which includes changes to the management plan for West Mountain Wildlife Management Area and the public access plan for the Plum Creek Timberlands.

Beth Parent joins Vermont Gas as corporate communications manager

Vermont Gas is pleased to announce Beth Parent has joined the team as Corporate Communications Manager.

VSAC college scholarship booklet now available online

Vermont Student Assistance Corp. has released its annual Scholarships for Vermonters, a compendium of more than 140 programs for eligible students looking to finance college.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont’s Velocity All-Boys Program seeks applications

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) is looking to reinvigorate its Velocity All-Boys Program for 2015.

Helen Day Art Center announces Giving Tree recipient for Festival of Trees & Light

Helen Day Art Center is pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the Giving Tree.

Gifford and Project Independence merger official

On September 30th, Project Independence and Gifford Retirement Community, part of Gifford Health Care in Randolph, officially merged in a ceremony and celebration held at the Barre-based adult day program.

Vermont businesses earn $103 million in government contracts

In fiscal year 2014 Vermont companies earned 519 government contracts worth $103 million dollars—close to a 300% increase over FY12 and a 25% increase from FY13.

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