Milestones

Mark Wood and Samantha Bruce

Engagement: Bruce — Wood

Sunday, August 2, 2015

South Royalton — Samantha Bruce and Mark Wood have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Peggy Bruce and stepdaughter of David Leighton, both of South Royalton. She graduated from South Royalton High School in 1994. She completed her EMT certification in 2002 and her LNA certification in 2013. She is employed as an LNA at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical …

Engagement: Hardan — Bourdon

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Enfield — Katrina Hardan and Curtis Bourdon have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jay and Kathy Hardan, of Enfield. She graduated from Mascoma Valley Regional High School in 2009 and earned an associate degree in liberal arts in 2013 and an associate degree in radiologic technology in 2015, both …

Wedding: Marcus — Colla

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hanover — Rachel Kislevitz Marcus and Timothy Blake Colla were married in Napa, Calif., on June 20, 2015. The bride is the daughter Amanda and Jeff Marcus, of San Anselmo, Calif., and graduated from Sir Francis Drake High School in San Anselmo in 2003. She earned a bachelor’s degree in studio art in …

Birth Announcements: April 26, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital ACKERMAN — A daughter, Amelia Louise Ackerman, born on April 21, 2015, to Hillary and Kyle Ackerman, of Lebanon. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center MASON — A son, Coby James Mason, born on March 21, 2015, to Nicole and Brandon Mason, of Grantham. WEATHERELL — …

Grandparents Brag: April 26, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

POLJACIK — A grandson, Evan Jacob Poljacik, born on March 15, 2015, to paternal grandparents, Jodie and Brian Poljacik, of Grantham. …

Birth Announcements: April 19, 2015

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital FIFIELD — A son, Levi Douglas Fifield, born on April 2, 2015, to Kristyne Elizabeth McFarlin and Mitchell Glenwood Fifield, of South Royalton. …

Assistant Director of WISE Honored

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Lebanon — Abby Tassel, assistant director of WISE, has received the 2015 National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s Visionary Voice Award. Presented during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the annual award recognizes the creativity and hard work of individuals around …

‘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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …