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May
19

Mad River Distillers PX Rum Wins Double Gold at 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

WARREN, Vermont (May 1, 2017) – Mad River Distillers of Vermont is proud to announce the distillery’s PX Rum recently took home a Double Gold Medal at the 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) held April 20-23 at the Hotel Nikko in downtown San Francisco, Calif.      “Our PX Rum is distilled from demerara […]

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May
19

Mehran Assadi Elected Chairman of the Board of National Life Group

Montpelier, Vermont – National Life’s Board of Directors has elected Chief Executive Officer Mehran Assadi chairman of the board, effective immediately. Assadi has served as president and CEO of the company since 2009. He will retain those titles as he also assumes the chairmanship. He succeeds Thomas H. MacLeay, a former president and CEO who […]

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VSAC to open college savings accounts for babies born on ‘529 Day’

Every baby born at a VT hospital May 29 to receive a $100 VHEIP account WINOOSKI (May 1, 2017) – Lucky babies born May 29 in Vermont will receive $100 deposit into a Vermont 529 college savings account opened in his or her name by the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. The Vermont Association of Hospitals and […]

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Franklin County businesses step up to offer scholarships

Innovative program encourages local students to continue education WINOOSKI (May 3, 2017) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and the J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation today announced a new scholarship for Franklin County students, funded by two local businesses. MED Associates, based in Fairfax, and Vermont Precision Tools, located in Swanton, have each contributed to […]

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May
02

10 Year Farm to Plate Plan Gets New Hires

Promotion and new hire to coordinate the Vermont Farm to Plate Network’s progress implementing the 10-year Farm to Plate food system plan. Montpelier, VT – Vermont’s Farm to Plate food system plan to increase economic development and jobs in Vermont’s farm and food sector and improve access to healthy local food for all Vermonters is currently in its […]

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Apr
24

Corporate Execs Look To National Life CEO For Mission-Driven Advice

Mehran Assadi Leads Conference Board Business Strategy Event National Life CEO Mehran Assadi introduced his philosophy of mission-driven business leadership this week to a group of executives assembled by The Conference Board. Assadi, in a keynote address at the Conference Board’s Third Annual Strategic HR Conference, told executives that they need to clearly define their […]

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Apr
24

Capstone Community Action announces $65,000 Raised for Fuel and Food Assistance Through new Fuel Your Neighbors program, powered by VSECU

Barre, VT – Capstone Community Action announced today the success of its first-ever winter fundraising campaign, Fuel Your Neighbors, designed to raise critical funds for fuel and food assistance for Central Vermonters in need. The campaign, launched on Giving Tuesday in November 2016, set a lofty fundraising goal of $50,000. With the support of general […]

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Apr
23

Nedde Real Estate Brokers Lease Willow House, LLC

Shelburne, VT – Fernando Cresta from Nedde Real Estate has assisted all parties in the leasing of 1,500 square feet of retail space to Willow House, LLC by owner Shelburne Inn, LLP. Willow House is a gift shoppe featuring vintage, antique and new treasures for the home and beyond.

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Apr
23

Capstone Community Action hires Chief Financial Officer

(Barre, VT) Capstone Community Action announced that Colleen Lafont was hired as the new Chief Financial Officer. This position has a critical role in fulfilling the Capstone leadership team. Colleen has worked at Capstone for 27 years and during this time she has held the roles of Controller and Grants and Contracts Accountant.  Colleen brings […]

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Apr
23

Local Officer Carries the Heartbeat into the World at Special Olympics Games

The 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games concluded last week in Graz and Schladming, Austria. Among the Vermonters represented at the Games was Bruce Merriam, an officer with the Stowe Police Department and Co-Director of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Vermont.   “I’m having an awe-inspiring Final Leg experience. Incredible!” reported Merriam […]

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