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August Revenue Figures Fall below Targets

Wed, 09/10/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

FOR IMMEDIATE
RELEASE:  Sept. 11,
2008
 
CONTACT:  Lisa Ventriss, President, Vermont
Business Roundtable, 802-865-0410; Tim Volk, Chair, Vermont Business Roundtable,
802-862-8261.
 
Business
Roundtable Releases Third Quarter CEO
Survey
           
(So. Burlington, Vt.)  The
chief executives of Vermont’s leading businesses are cautious about sales
prospects for the fall and winter, but they continue to invest in the state’s

Unemployment claims down again, still up over last year

Wed, 09/10/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Week Ending September 6, 2008
There were 575 new regular benefit claims for Unemployment Insurance last week, a decrease of 31 from the week before. Altogether 6,030 new and continuing claims were filed, 989 less than a week ago and 1,626 more than a year earlier. In addition, the Department processed 1,778 claims for benefits under Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008, a decrease of 23 from last week.
The Unemployment Weekly Report can be found at: http://www.vtlmi.info/

Vermont CEOs predictably cautious about economy

Wed, 09/10/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

  September 11, 2008
Business Roundtable Releases Third Quarter CEO Survey
(South Burlington) The chief executives of Vermont's leading businesses are cautious about sales prospects for the fall and winter, but they continue to invest in the state's economy hoping for the business climate to improve. The mood of the business community was assessed in the middle of the third quarter and released today by Vermont Business Roundtable Chairman Tim Volk and President Lisa Ventriss.

League of Women Voters & Vermont Business Roundtable Host Discussion on Health Care in Vermont

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

League of Women Voters & Vermont Business Roundtable
Host Discussion on Health Care in Vermont
BURLINGTON - This month, the League of Women Voters of the Champlain Valley and the Vermont Business Roundtable will tackle the issue of health care with a panel discussion and Q&A session entitled, "The Road to Health Care: Paved with Good Intentions." The event will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 7 - 8:30 p.m., at Speeder & Earl's Coffee, 412 Pine St. This event is free and open to the public.
Panelists include:

New John Anderson Studio Web site spotlights a shift from architecture to art

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

NORTH FERRISBURGH, Vt. - John Anderson, a longtime Vermont architect who has been honored for his creative commercial and residential designs, has shifted gears to concentrate on the broad range of artwork that he creates. Anderson has launched a new Web site at www.johnandersonstudio.com to highlight this change in focus.

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