Vermont Federal Credit Union adds senior managerBURLINGTON, VT-Joseph M. Finnigan, president and CEO of Vermont Federal Credit Union (VTFCU), is pleased to announce that Janet S. Astore, CPA, has joined the Vermont Federal Credit Union senior management team as Controller.Janet brings to the Credit Union over 20 years of professional experience in accounting, finance, taxation, public accounting and administration. Prior to moving to Vermont, she worked in New York City where she held various management positions at Citibank including; Tax Department Vice President, as well as Tax Department Manager. She was employed at other large multi-national banks including; Sakura Bank, as Tax Compliance Manager, Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank as Tax Compliance Manager, and Arthur Anderson & Co. as a Public Accountant.Janet is a Certified Public Accountant. She has an M.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York in Albany, as well as a B.S. in Adult & Community Education from Cornell University. She spent several years living in Japan and is fluent in Japanese. She lives in Essex with her two sons where she enjoys being a soccer coach and a Sunday school teacher.
… Superbet on boardAT least 20 teams will battle in the Seven-A-Side Independence Cricket Festival, which is scheduled for May 5 and 6 at the National Cultural Centre tarmac.The tapeball competition, which is into its third year, is already expected to be the biggest with at least six teams more than 2018. The Tran$cend Entertainment-organised, National Sports Commission-endorsed event has teams coming from Georgetown, East Coast, East Bank, West Bank and possibly one from Berbice.Last year, the competition, which was won by Team Corruption, featured 14 teams, while in its first year it had attracted 11 teams.Organiser Dwight Dodson said that some of the biggest names in cricket are set to battle this year, including the likes of Christopher Barnwell and Steven Jacobs.Over $1M in cash and prizes will be up for grabs in the knockout competition, which will be played over five overs.On Thursday, Superbet, one of the main sponsors of the competition, made its contribution. Other sponsors include Banks DIH, Ramps Logistics Ltd, Imperial Trading, Red Carpet Washbay, Regal Stationery and Computer Centre, Star Party Rentals, Xavier’s Investment, Movement Auto Sale, Precision Auto Works, W&J Entertainment, Fung-A-Fat Hatchery, Ole’s Jewellery, Seeta’s Bar, Regent Household and Electronics, Royal Real Estate, Church’s Chicken, Fireside Grill, Magic City and S&D Enterprise.
Jessica Burnettby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow â€” Jessica Burnett, 39, of Wellington has been formally charged by the Sumner County District Court on three felony counts concerning a relationship with a child 15 years of ageSumner County Attorney Kerwin Spencer has charged Burnett with indecent liberties with a child, a level 5 felony; indecent solicitation of a child, a level 6 felony and criminal sodomy, a level 3 felony.Burnett is accused during the spring or summer of 2014 of engaging in lewd sexual acts according to a court complaint filed on July 1.Allegedly, Burnett lewdly fondled or touched a juvenile male while sitting next to him at the Futures Unlimited building at 2304 North A Street.Â Burnett is also accused of inviting the male into the restroom and performing oral sex.Burnett has posted a $50,000 professional bond provided she have no contact with any child under the age of 16. She is to appear in Sumner County District Court for a first appearance hearing on July 14 at 9 a.m.