Mercy Connections in the News

Mercy Connections names Falcone next Executive Director

Lisa Falcone

John Bossange, Chair of the Mercy Connections Board of Directors, announced today that Lisa Falcone has been selected as the fourth Executive Director of Mercy Connections. In a statement to supporters, volunteers, and other members of the Board, Bossange said, “The Board of Directors engaged in an extensive search and met with several very qualified…

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Mercy Connections to honor Sara Byers at Annual May Luncheon

Sara Byers headshot

Mercy Connections is pleased to share that Sara Byers, President and Co-Owner of Leonardo’s Pizza, will be this year’s recipient of the Catherine McAuley award. Each year the Board of Directors selects a person who exemplifies mercy values and the example of Catherine McAuley, foundress of the Sisters of Mercy. The award will be bestowed…

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Vermont Women’s Mentoring Program training for new mentors at Mercy Connections

Nina and Pam posing

January is National Mentoring Month and Mercy Connections continues to partner with the Vermont Department of Corrections to mentor women making the transition from Vermont’s correctional facilities back into the community. These women face significant barriers and mentors have a profound influence on supporting individual women as they work to rebuild their lives. Our mentors…

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Mercy Connections Executive Director To Retire

Dolly headshot

John Bossange, Chair of the Mercy Connections Board of Directors, today announced that Dolly Fleming, the nonprofit’s Executive Director for the last seven years, will be retiring July 1 of this year.  In a statement to donors, volunteers, and other members of the Board, Bossange said, “Dolly is an outstanding Executive Director who represents the…

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Mercy Connections Women’s Small Business Program graduates class of entrepreneurs

Cycle 56 graduates posing with instructors and program director

On Sunday, December 10, 2017, thirteen women graduated from Mercy Connections Women’s Small Business Program’s (WSBP) class Start Up: Comprehensive Business Planning. Guest speaker, Dr. Janet Carscadden, PT, DPT, E-RYT, YACEP, owner of Evolution Physical Therapy and Yoga in Burlington, Vt, encouraged the graduates with her own experiences as a WSBP graduate. “When I went…

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