Milestones

‘Upper Valley Visionaries’ to Be Honored at Dinner

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Quechee — An upcoming fundraiser sponsored by Vital Communities will honor 11 Upper Valley leaders. The annual “Heroes and Leaders” dinner benefits Leadership Upper Valley, a program of Vital Communities. This year’s event, themed Upper Valley Visionaries, is set for May 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Quechee Club. The honorees are: ■ Barbara Ragle Barnes, founder of Upper Valley Educators Institute. ■ L ocal developer Matt Bucy. ■ Dick …

Wedding: Fedele — Wolak

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Hartford — Jennah Fedele and Samuel Wolak were married on Jan. 29, 2015, in the Dominican Republic. Thirty-one family members and friends joined the couple for a week of celebration in Punta Cana. The bride is the daughter of Monique and Robert Beaudry of Milton, Vt., and Stephen Fedele, of White River Junction. …

Wedding: Furnari — Gunerman

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Hartland — Ellen Rand Furnari and John Robert Gunerman were married on March 14, 2015, at the Lincklaen House in Cazenovia, N.Y. Cazenovia Acting Justice Patrick O’Sullivan officiated at the ceremony. William Furnari escorted his sister down the aisle. William Furnari and Thomas Gunerman, brother of the bridegroom, signed the wedding license as …

Tunbridge Woman Gets Activist Honor

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Lebanon — Caeli Cavanagh, a Tunbridge resident and Dartmouth College senior, recently received the Youth Activist Award for 2015 from the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services. The award honors her commitment to providing support and advocacy to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual assault at the …

Wedding: Shepard — Culver

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Hartland — Sarah Jacquelin Shepard and Robert Scott Culver were married on Feb. 21, 2015, at Jay Peak Resort, in Jay, Vt. The bride’s parents escorted her down the aisle. Kyle Sultzman, an interfaith minister, officiated at the …

Engagement: Grant — Curtis

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Strafford — David and Nancy Grant, of Strafford, have announced the engagement of their son, Benjamin Boyd Grant, to Sarah Esther Curtis. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Margaret Sarkela and John W. Curtis, of Greenwich, Conn. She …

Engagement: Colla — Marcus

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Hanover — Judi and Stan Colla, of Hanover, have announced the engagement of their son, Timothy Blake Colla, to Rachel Kislevitz Marcus. The bride-to-be is the daughter Amanda and Jeff Marcus, of San Anselmo, Calif., and graduated from …

Birth Announcements: April 5, 2015

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Gifford Medical Center BRALEY — A son, Bryce William Braley, born on March 19, 2015, to Stacy Nichols and Bernard Braley II, of Randolph Center. POWELL — A daughter, Adelina Marie Powell, born on March 19, 2015, to Chelsea Kurutza and Alexander Powell, of Randolph. BUTTERFIELD — A …

Wedding: Williams — Wade

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Norwich — Betsy Williams and Chad Wade were married on December 20, 2014, at Jay Peak Resort in Jay, Vt. Jim Eakin officiated the ceremony that was held in the resort’s Valhalla Room. The bride was escorted down …

60th Anniversary: Lynn and Royal Houghton.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Ascutney — Marilyn (Trask) and Royal Houghton celebrated their 60th anniversary on March 14, 2015, at the Inn at Weathersfield. The couple was married on March 11, 1955, at the Plainfield Community Church, with a reception at the …

Engagement: LaFountaine — Soto

Sunday, March 29, 2015

White River Junction — Bryan and Jeanne LaFountaine, of White River Junction, have announced the engagement of their son, Eric M. LaFountaine, to Meiber Soto. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Meiber and Ramon Soto of Managua, Nicaragua. …

Birth Announcements: March 29, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center ADAMS — A daughter, Sara Josephine Adams, born on Feb. 24, 2015, to Amanda Adams and Joey Tebo, of Claremont. BLAKE — A son, Connor Lee Blake, born on March 17, 2015, to Christina Blake, of South Royalton. CHENG — A son, Christopher Cheng, born …

Engagement: Csatari — Steinbaugh

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Hanover — Judith B. and Thomas Csatari, of Hanover, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Csatari, to Michael John Steinbaugh. The bride-to-be graduated from Hanover High School in 2001 and earned a bachelor’s degree in music …