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Vermont Public Television Staffers Earn PBS Development Awards

Thu, 10/23/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) recently honored members of the
Vermont Public Television staff with national awards for their local
fundraising efforts in the 2003 fiscal year. Besides recognizing
fundraising success, the awards cite innovation and best practices. VPT's
vice president for marketing and development, Lee Ann Lee, and her staff
were recognized for overall development. Sharing the honor were Peter
Shea, Paul Ugalde, Scott Schultz, David Donegan, Jeffrey Nelson, Brennan
Neill, France Hilt, Trish Sweeney and Jeff Cory.

Senior Interior Space Designer Joins WorkSpace Concepts Staff

Sun, 10/19/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

WorkSpace Concepts announced the addition of Kristi Lyon as senior designer responsible for the interior design and space planning functions of the operation. Lyon has over 20 years experience in the field of interior design and space planning. She is a professional member of International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and is an experienced CAD and CAP operator.

Chittenden Reports Earnings; Announces Quarterly Dividend

Wed, 10/15/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Chittenden Corporation (NYSE: CHZ) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Paul A. Perrault,
announced third quarter 2003 net income of $0.54 per diluted share,
compared to the $0.48 per diluted share earned in the third quarter of 2002.
For the first nine months of 2003, earnings were $1.54 per diluted share,
compared to $1.41 a year ago. Chittenden also announced its quarterly dividend
of $0.20 per share. The dividend will be paid on November 14, 2003, to
shareholders of record on October 31, 2003.

Valley Regional Healthcare's Board of Trustees votes to sign Memorandum of Understanding with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Alliance

Wed, 10/15/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Claremont, NH Valley Regional Healthcare’s Board of Trustees tonight voted to sign a
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enter into an agreement with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Alliance.
The MOU, approved during the Board’s regular monthly meeting on October 15, is a major step toward
solidifying an affiliation with the Alliance.
“This is absolutely a positive step for Valley Regional Hospital, for Claremont and for all of Sullivan
County,” says Allen R. Damren, assistant superintendent of schools in Claremont and chair of the VRH

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation Adds to Board

Wed, 10/15/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Chris Robbins of Danville, a member for 12 years and chair for
the past two, has been reappointed to the board of directors of the
Vermont Student Assistance Corporation. Pam Chisholm of Duxbury has been
named a new member of the VSAC board. Both appointments were made recently
by Governor James Douglas. Robbins is president of EHV-Weidmann Industries
Inc. in St. Johnsbury. He is a member of the Vermont State Board of
Education and the Danville School Board. He also serves on the boards of

Jarrett Named to Lead Firm's Estate Planning Team

Mon, 10/13/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Unsworth Powell Barra Orr & Bredice, PLC is pleased
to announce that Glenn A. Jarrett, a partner in the firm, has been named
to lead the firm's Estate Planning Team. Mr. Jarrett is a Certified
Financial Planner(tm) practitioner and is a member of the American Academy
of Estate Planning Attorneys and the National Academy of Elder Law
Attorneys.
Unsworth Powell PLC's Estate Planning Team provides comprehensive estate
planning, trusts, Medicaid planning, elder law, probate and trust

DEW Construction Corp Selected as CM for CVU High School Expansion and Renovation

Wed, 10/08/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

DEW Construction Corp. has been selected as the Construction Manager for Chittenden South Supervisory Union's Champlain Valley Union High School Addition and Renovation Project. Work on this project entails a 148,542 square foot renovation of the existing school including a new wood chip-fired heating system, and 63,000 square feet of new construction including space for classrooms, a new library/media center, gymnasium addition, and a new cafeteria and kitchen.

Howard Center Staff News

Wed, 10/08/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Lorraine Jenne has just been named Director of Operations for The Howard Center, with responsibility for human resources, corporate compliance, quality assurance, risk management, and labor relations. Jenne served most recently as Human Resources Director.
John Kamin, M.D., joined The Howard Center for Human Services staff as Staff Psychiatrist of the Adult Behavioral Health Services division, after completing his residency in the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Program.

Okemo Gears Up For An Early November Opening

Mon, 10/06/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Okemo Mountain Resort is gearing up for the 2003/2004
winter season and it won't be long now. Snowmaking operations are
scheduled to begin in just a few short weeks with the opening day
anticipated on Saturday, November 8, 2003. With $55 million in
improvements for the upcoming winter season, Okemo just keeps getting
better and better.
Skiers and riders will discover a vastly expanded mountain with
miles
of playful terrain, a modern and efficient lift system, snowmaking and

VMEC Brings New Impact-Driven Workshop Schedule to Vermont Manufacturers

Mon, 10/06/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC) has launched its Fall 2003 – Spring 2004 workshop season. VMEC’s 30 public workshops are located throughout Vermont and cover a wide range of manufacturing topics, including
lean manufacturing, supply chain management, new product development, strategic planning, and industrial marketing. Upon request, throughout the year the Center also holds “on site” workshops at many Vermont manufacturing
plants.

Primetime Concepts, Inc. has been retained by Southern Vermont Regional Marketing Organization

Wed, 10/01/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Primetime Concepts, Inc. has been
retained to manage and execute a program of public relations and
marketing enhancement initiatives for the Southern Vermont Regional
Marketing Organization, reports agency president, Lynn Barrett.
"Primetime is expert in developing cost-effective, high visibility,
image and awareness building campaigns that get results. As Vermont
businesses struggle to compete in the highly competitive global
marketplace, strategic public relations programs are an essential
part of the marketing arsenal," she says.

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