Hanover, NH, November 3, 2004 Efficiency Vermont has certified The Upper Valley Haven as having met all of the requirements for an Energystar labeled building. The facility, located on Route 5 in White River Junction, VT, received 86.7 points out of a possible 100 points, earning the 5 Star designation. The attention to detail, the high performance insulation system, and good mechanical and lighting choices led to this high achievement, said Cathy Reynolds of Efficiency Vermont. UK Architects of Hanover, NH, designed the building.
BURLINGTON, VT-Joseph M. Finnigan, President/CEO of Vermont Federal Credit Union was recently named to an Advisory Panel for CUNA Mutual Group.
The Advisory Panel is made up of 30-40 CEOs from mid to large sized Credit Unions from around the country. The groups role is informal and will provide direction to CUNA Mutual on topics, trends, products and solutions.
Buy a Snowflake and Help Beat Cancer!
Fayston Illustrator Sarah Dillard is one of nearly 200 childrens book illustrators who have created original works of art on snowflakes, for Roberts Snow: for Cancers Cure, a unique fundraiser on behalf of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute for cancer research. Snowflakes will be auctioned on-line from November 2 to December 12.
Roberts Snow: for Cancers Cure was created by childrens book author/illustrator Grace Lin.
GREEN MOUNTAIN POWER FILES COST OF SERVICE STUDY FOR
1.9 PERCENT RATE INCREASE
COLCHESTER -- Green Mountain Power (NYSE: GMP) has filed its
cost-of-service study supporting the implementation of a January 2005 rate
increase of 1.9 percent, pursuant to a plan previously approved by the
Vermont Public Service Board (VPSB). This will be the first increase for
Green Mountain Power customers in four years.
"Our success in controlling costs and managing the business well has meant
GMP ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER EARNINGS
COLCHESTER -- Green Mountain Power Corporation (NYSE: GMP) has announced consolidated earnings of $0.65 per share of common stock, diluted, for the third quarter of 2004 compared with earnings of $0.59 per share of common stock, diluted, for the same period in 2003. Year to date earnings for 2004 are $1.70 per share, diluted, compared with earnings of $1.60 per share for the first nine months of 2003.
GLC Communications, a Fayston based telecommunications service provider company is now offering www.ConferLynx.com on-demand audio conferencing services.
www.ConferLynx.com enables businesses to more efficiently control a reservationless audio conference via the web.
ConferLynx delivers real-time caller-ID, outbound calling, attendee muting, and sub-conferences.
Howard Printing Earns Neenah Award
BRATTLEBORO -- Howard Printing, Inc., a commercial offset printing company founded in Brattleboro in 1991, was recently recognized by Neenah Paper for outstanding quality on a printed design piece.
Neenah selected Howard Printing as the East Coast Silver Award winner in the Letterhead Contest. The award-winning entry was Retreat Healthcare letterhead.
Neenah Paper, founded in 1873, is a world class manufacturer of premium writing, text, cover, specialty and private watermark papers. Its parent company is Kimberly-Clark Corporation.
VERMONT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (VEDA)
WINS PERFORMANCE AWARDS FROM TWO FEDERAL AGENCIES
AUTHORITY ENDS 30TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR WITH DOUBLE-DIGIT INCREASES IN COMMERCIAL LOAN VOLUME
Champlain College trustees announced the creation of the College's first endowed chair, naming it in honor of retiring President Roger Perry. The Board of Trustees voted to create this $1 million academic fund, The Doctor Roger H. Perry Endowed Chair, as part of the College's successful Power of Three Capital Campaign.
The news came at the Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees on October 22, when Champlain College trustees announced the Power of Three campaign has already raised $15 million, exceeding its $12 million goal a full year before the official close of the campaign.
October 9, 2004 -- The McDonald Consulting Group was formally launched at a gala party on October 9, 2004 in Austin, Texas. Representatives from both the Austin, TX, and Burlington, VT, offices were on hand to unveil the company's new product and services offering as well as their new logo.
Last month at its Annual Meeting members of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce elected seven businesspeople to the Board of Directors.
The Vermont Chamber welcomes the following individuals to its Board of Directors:
Tom Donahue; Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce
Kevin Dwyer; Hackett, Valine, and MacDonald
Daria Mason; Central Vermont Medical Center
Bob Rogan; Burlington, Vermont
Kathleen Schirling; Chittenden Bank
Stephen Terry; Green Mountain Power
Chittenden Reports Earnings and Quarterly Dividend
(NYSE: CHZ) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Paul A.
Perrault, of Chittenden Corp in Burlington has announced earnings for the quarter ended September 30,
2004 of $19.5 million or $0.42 per diluted share, compared to $19.9
million or $0.43 per diluted share a year ago. For the first nine months
of 2004, earnings were $55.1 million or $1.18 per diluted share, compared
to $55.1 million or $1.23 per diluted share a year ago. Chittenden also