Eklof promoted to partner at Hanson & Doremus

BURLINGTON — Hanson & Doremus Investment Management is pleased to announce that Sven Eklof is now a partner in the firm. He has been with the firm for 10 years and currently is in charge of operations, compliance and trading. Sven is a graduate of Burr and Burton Academy and the University of Vermont. Hanson & Doremus Investment Management is a registered investment advisor that has been helping clients since 1995.

Panurgy presents June 7 open house

Vermont Panurgy would like to welcome you to our Open House on June 7th. Hour-long sessions to cover today’s most relevant topics. Gourmet breakfast and lunch will be professionally catered by Simply Divine. Attend sessions to earn chances to win a Hilton Gift Card. Training Topics Presented:

8:30 am – Process & Process Management…Increasing Productivity and Relieving Stress
9:30 am – Ransomware – Are you prepared?

Aida Volpone, CPA, joins Davis & Hodgdon


RUTLAND —Aida Volpone, CPA has joined Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs as a Supervisor specializing in nonprofit accounting, auditing, and tax. Aida graduated from Nichols College in Dudley, MA with a Bachelor degree in Accounting. Most recently, Aida spent six years as the Director of Finance for a national nonprofit venture philanthropy fund where she oversaw all accounting, record keeping, budgeting, and financial reporting efforts in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Federal/state compliance requirements. Her experience also includes positions held at one of Massachusetts largest Community Health Centers, as well as a public accounting firm where she specialized in audits for nonprofit organizations working in community health, education, and youth development. Aida will be operating from the firm’s Rutland location and servicing the firm’s clients throughout Vermont.

Ken and Bunny Libby open Stowe Area Realty

Long-time Realtors Ken and Bunny Libby have opened their own real estate firm on Mountain Road in Stowe. Stowe Area Realty offers full-service commercial, residential and investment property brokerage. “Clients can expect the quality advice, industry knowledge and commitment to the Stowe and Northern Vermont area they’ve come to count on us for,” Ken Libby said. Libby has been a real estate agent since 1979 and a Stowe resident for nearly 50 years, raising three children, serving as Stowe police chief and helping with community events and programs such as the Boy Scouts of America. He is a member of the Vermont Association of Realtors (president 2003 and 2016), National Association of Realtors (NAR) and Associated Realty of the Americas.

Urban Rhino nominated for regional Emmy awards

BURLINGTON – Two broadcast spots from Burlington-based video production company Urban Rhino have been nominated for New England Emmy® Awards. The New England Emmy Awards are a division of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, a regional chapter of the national Emmy Awards. The New England division was founded in 1977 and encompasses the states of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and the majority of Connecticut. Urban Rhino produced and directed two pieces that were nominated for this year’s New England Emmy Awards: a PSA for the Vermont Department of Labor, and a commercial for Vermont credit union VSECU. Both were one of only seven spots nominated in their respective categories (PSA and Commercial).

Jody Breault joins College of St. Joseph as vice president of human resources

College of St. Joseph is pleased to announce that Jody Breault has joined the College as Vice President of Human Resources. Breault has more than 16 years of experience in human resource management in both the private and government sector. Prior to joining CSJ, Breault served as director of human resources for the City of Rutland for nearly seven years. She began her career in human resources in 2001 at Tyco Healthcare, before serving as HR generalist, corporate HR manager, and operations HR manager at Vermont Country Store.

Investment firm receives first .eco web domain

WELLS — Greenvest, a New England-based investment firm specializing in socially and environmentally responsible investing, has become the first socially responsible investment (SRI) firm to receive a .eco domain. Launched on April 25th, .eco is a new top-level domain (web address ending) for companies, institutions, non-profits and individuals who have proven their commitment to positive change for the planet. The .eco domain is backed by more than 50 environmental and other organizations including Rainforest Action Network, United Nations Global Compact and the World Wildlife Fund, and is the only top-level domain endorsed by the global environmental community. Greenvest is a team of Financial Advisors with collectively 28 years of SRI experience who provide personal consulting on socially responsible investing, then create custom investment portfolios that align with each client’s individual social values and financial goals. Whether it be organic food, clean energy or community development, Greenvest believes investments can be used as a powerful force for social change.

New programs, old favorites at tech camp

SPRINGFIELD —Rockets allows campers to create a model rocket, customize it, launch it and determine its altitude in the Springfield High School Track area while exploring pneumatic and hydro propulsion of delivery system. In Animation campers will learn basic animation coding concepts by making different types of animations, including interactive, graffiti, and more! Game Design teaches basic coding concepts and how to create different types of games including racing, platform, launching, and more! Escape! This session will use all your senses to find clues to unlock the Breakout Box and escape room.

Rutland Young Professionals mixer is May 16

Rutland Young Professional May Mix
Tuesday, May 16 at 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT (free)
At the Rutland Country Club (275 Grove Street, Rutland VT 05701)

Meet and network with young professionals from the Rutland region at the Rutland Country Club. HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
– Wine Tasting with Anton Vicar of Baker Distributing ($5)
– Outdoor Patio
– Putting Green
– Door Prizes

*** WIN FREE TICKETS to the 2017 Killington Wine Festival ***
2 Grand Tasting & 2 Estate Tasting tickets


Cash bar & apps provided by Rutland Country Club

Website: www.rutlandyoungprofessionals.org/events/
Contact RYP at: info@rutlandyoungprofessionals.org

Addison Residential opens in Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY – We are proud to announce the opening of our new business, Addison Residential. We specialize in residential design, management, consulting and millwork throughout the Northeastern US. Our services include:

• Interior Design – Space planning consulting, interior design/elevations and millwork drawings
• Architectural Design & Construction Documentation – Provide full sets of construction drawings for permitting & stamping. We also include framing package plans, material take-off & cut list packages and as-built drawings. • Consulting – Project management, structural and thermal inspection & reporting.