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DeFeo promoted to Director of Marketing & Sales

Sun, 10/30/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

Hiata DeFeo has been promoted to Director of Marketing and Sales for the Green Mountain Inn located in Stowe and WilloughVale Inn on Lake Willoughby. Hiata has been with the Green Mountain Inn for over a year as Hotel Executive Administrator.
DeFeo will be instrumental in the Green Mountain Inns continued success with on-line reservation programs, developing innovative advertising and marketing strategies, ongoing public relations activities and assisting with a continued vigorous sales campaign.

John Trifone joins Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermonts Management Team

Sun, 10/30/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

John Trifone joins Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermonts Management Team
Berlin, VT John Trifone, of Montpelier, VT, has been named Vice President, Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT).
Mr. Trifone has expertise and experience in finance, treasury and information technology functions, as well as management and process improvement. He will be accountable for Corporate Accounting, Treasury, Actuarial, Underwriting, Legal and Facilities functions at the states largest health insurer.

Is Conflict Ever Good?

Wed, 10/26/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON Is conflict ever good? Dr. Kenneth Kaye believes so. When families, organizations, or small work teams are confident that they know how to address conflict constructively, it's a positive opportunity for change. Conflict often seems unavoidable, every business and person faces it on almost a daily basis either directly or indirectly. Yet, many choose to and often try to avoid conflict. Examining the root causes of conflict and creating a system for dealing with conflict is essential to building well-functioning teams within the family, business and workplace.

Lovejoy introduces their NEW 215 End & Face Mills

Thu, 10/20/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

Applications: The 215 Series Face & End Mills use the APKX style inserts utilizing a longer edge of the APKX inserts providing a longer cutting surface! The 215 Series End Mills have coolant through capability to allow increased feed rates!
Special Information: The 215 Series tooling with its 15mm length of cut is a great addition to having the 207 & 217 Series tooling which have a 10mm length of cut. As always the finish that is produced by the 215 Series tooling is very good and you can get it all from LOVEJOY Tool Company.

Champlain College is home to new Burlington office of the Vermont Global Trade Partnership

Wed, 10/12/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Champlain College hosted a ribbon cutting this week to welcome the Vermont Global Trade Partnership to its campus in Burlington. Vermont business people can now access a broad range of trade services in one location in the S.D. Ireland Family Center for Global Business and Technology at 391 Maple Street on the Champlain College campus.

Kazam Natural Body Care, offers

Tue, 10/11/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

Kazam Natural Body Care, An Organic Health and Beauty Product company dedicated to better serve your family! Ms. Marjorie Moutari is the founder and CEO of Kazam Natural Body Care LLC. A family based business which manufactures Natural Body Care and Organic Health and Beauty Products. These products are available online, in beauty shops and from mail order. The company does special orders and gift baskets and ship all over the United States. These organic health and body care products are also available at home parties and in other stores.

JMM & Associates announce staff additions

Wed, 10/05/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

JMM & Associates, a local CPA firm, is pleased to announce the addition of a new shareholder, Jeffrey M. Morin, CPA. Jeff has over 20 years of public accounting experience and specializes in small business and tax. He received his Master of Science-Taxation from Bentley College and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from UVM. He lives in Essex Center with his wife, Dr. Wendy James, and their two daughters.

IDX acquired by GE Healthcare for $1.2 billion

Thu, 09/29/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

IDX Systems Corp in South Burlington has agreed to be acquired by GE Healthcare, based in London, England, for $1.2 billion. The price reflects GEs offer to buy IDX stock for $44 per share. IDX has 2,400 employees, 850 of whom work in Vermont. IDX will become part of the GE Healthcare IT division. Officials said there are no immediate plans to change employment levels in Vermont.