Community News in Brief


Christine Miller to join the American Red Cross Board of Directors

The American Red Cross Biomedical Services is very pleased to welcome Christine Miller, owner of Miller Sales Consulting to their Board of Directors. Miller will serve in the Northern New England Region which encompasses Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine as Vice Chair for the Vermont Board.

Miller is the Owner of Miller Sales Consulting, which helps small businesses identify, develop, and close targeted sales leads, while finding more value in existing client relationships through sales and marketing solutions. The scope of her experience has spanned virtually all aspects of sales and marketing, with a focus in business development, sales training and sales management.

In her free time Christine enjoys writing for Business People Vermont and Coaching Girls on the Run. ANA scholarship recipient announced

ARLINGTON -- The Arlington Public Health Nursing Service is pleased to announce that Jessica Sweeney has been selected as the ANA scholarship recipient this year. Jessica is returning to school to study nursing at Vermont Technical College. She will receive $1000 each year for two years while she attends VTC.

Established in 1946, the Arlington Nursing Service is a non-profit 501c3 organization. Although they no longer provide direct care, through memorial contributions, donations and fundraising, they provide the funds for many services to the communities which include: a contract with Manchester Health Service to provide Home Health Care to our citizens in need, individual financial assistance by request for special medical or dental needs, funds for the Dental Clinics at the Arlington and Sunderland schools (a Hygienist provides education, screening and teeth cleaning), Hearing and Vision Equipment for testing in the schools, four scholarships for four years for students pursuing health related fields and monetary support for various other community projects.

D’Arbeloff scholarship awarded

NORTH READING, Mass. -- Thomas Kittross, son of Ann Alford and Andrew Kitross of Manchester Center is a recipient of the $1,000 Alex d’Arbeloff Scholarship, an award established in honor of the Teradyne, Inc. co-founder. Thomas will be a freshman at the University of Rochester with a concentration in Engineering. Thomas attended the Burr and Burton Academy and ran his first marathon on July 25, 2014.

The Alex d’Arbeloff Scholarship is open to high school seniors and students currently attending a two-or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school. Twenty four $1,000 scholarships are awarded to students majoring in science, mathematics and technology related fields.

Students can reapply for this scholarship each year.

Children, stepchildren and grandchildren of full-time U.S. and international Teradyne employees, who have at least one year of service with the company, are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Teradyne is a leading supplier of Automatic Test Equipment used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronic systems which serve consumer, communications, industrial and government customers. In 2013, Teradyne had sales of $1.43 billion and currently employs approximately 3,800 people worldwide. For more information, please visit

NorShaft Lions honor Kevin Lynch

The NorShaft Lions Honored Lion Kevin Lynch at its May 6 monthly meeting as Citizen of The Year for his many contributions over the years to the community, and his humanitarian efforts.


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