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Roxane Leopold honored with Champlain College Distinguished Citizen Award

Mon, 09/10/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt.--At Champlain College's Convocation ceremony on the afternoon of September 10, President David F. Finney bestowed the College's 2007 Distinguished Citizen Award on Roxane Leopold, the former executive director of the King Street Youth Center in Burlington.
The award is given annually by the College to a person who displays exceptional personal and professional achievement, a strong record of community service, and dynamic leadership based on equal parts intelligence and wit, creativity and humility.

VBSR to Host Five Regional Public Policy Forums

Sun, 08/26/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Northwest Public Policy Forum, Burlington, Thurs., Sept. 6, 8 - 10am, the Great Room, Lake and College Building, hosted by Main Street Landing
Central Vermont Public Policy Forum, 1673 Main St., Waitsfield, Thurs., Sept. 20, 4 - 6pm, hosted by Small Dog Electronics
Greater Upper Valley Public Policy Forum, 601 Old River Rd., Suite 3, White River Jct., Tues., Oct. 9, 5 - 7pm, hosted by groSolar
Southwest Public Policy Forum, 4869 Main St., Manchester, Tues., Oct. 16, 5:30 - 7:30pm, hosted by Northshire Bookstore

BLEU SKY CREATIVE PROJECT HONORED AS BEST OF NEW ENGLAND

Wed, 08/22/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

A recent project from Bleu Sky Creative, a Burlington design studio, has been chosen for inclusion in the 2007 Best of New England Design Show, sponsored by the Boston chapter of the AIGA Professional Association of Design. The bi-annual event showcases only the highest-quality examples of design work from skilled professionals and practitioners throughout the region. The show featured Bleu Sky Creative's promotional drink coasters.

Champlain College's BYOBiz Program receives grant from The Coleman Foundation

Sun, 08/12/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Champlain College's BYOBiz (Bring Your Own Business) Program has received a $90,000 grant from The Coleman Foundation, Inc. in Chicago to further enhance its entrepreneurial education programming.
The grant will help to enhance Champlain's entrepreneurship curriculum, formalize the integration of student business development into courses, augment the entrepreneurial collection in the library, and provide seed funding for the creation of a dedicated BYOBiz facility called the Champlain Business Hatchery.

All Sports, Recreation & Fitness Expo Planned for Fall

Wed, 08/08/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Information Session for Sports-Related Businesses
To Preview All Sports, Recreation & Fitness Expo
Registration Deadline Nears for Vermonts New Sports Show
Businesses that provide sports, recreation, fitness or wellness products or services are invited to attend a preview meeting on Aug. 15 or 16 for the All Sports, Recreation and Fitness Expo which will be held October 20-21 at Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction.

Peter Plumeau joins RSG in Burlington

Wed, 08/08/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

White River Junction/Burlington, VT -- August 2007 -- RSG Inc., a consulting firm with headquarters in White River Junction, recently hired Peter Plumeau to lead its growing presence in Burlington. "Peter brings considerable transportation planning experience to RSG, and he is a great person to help foster additional growth and mentor staff in Burlington," said Tom Adler, RSG's President.

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