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Teach Your Teens the Value of Money

Tue, 07/25/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

As your teens grow older and come closer to adulthood however, it just becomes important to teach them how to be responsible and independent. This is especially
true during the teenage years because much of what they learn about the value of hard work, responsibility, and money during this time will shape their adult
behaviors.
Teaching a child the value of money is not all that difficult and you can start rather early. Something as simple as having a "piggy bank" is great way to teach children

Sigma SD-10 Digital SLR Camera With 18-50MM DC Kit

Fri, 07/21/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Foveon X3(R) direct image sensor in the Sigma SD10 digital SLR can capture all RGB colors at each and every pixel. The revolutionary design of Foveon X3(R) direct image sensor features three layers of pixel sensors Using three silicon-embedded layers of pixel sensors, stacked to take advantage of silicon's ability to absorb red, green, and blue light at different respective depths, the Foveon X3(R) direct image sensor can thereby directly capture full color and detail at each and every pixel location, without interpolation.

Growing Your International Business: Successful Export Strategies for Manufacturers

Wed, 07/19/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Randolph, VT- July 20, 2006 Growing Your International Business: Successful Export Strategies for Manufacturers, sponsored by VMEC, is a unique seminar focusing on CEO-level issues and management challenges related to international growth.
The seminar will be held Wednesday, August 2, 2006; 9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel on 1117 Williston Road, So. Burlington, VT. Cost of the seminar is $150 per attendee and is open to the public.

Stenger to head bi-partisan demographics commission

Wed, 07/19/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Thursday, July 20, 2006
Montpelier,
Vt. – Senate President Pro
Tem Peter Welch, Speaker of the House Gaye Symington and Governor Jim Douglas
today announced their appointments to the Next Generation Commission. 
 
The 9-member commission, the product of an agreement between the Legislature
and the Governor, is charged with recommending how best to invest $5
million in programs to address Vermont’s
emerging demographic challenges.  The commission will also develop a plan to encourage
Vermonters to live and work in Vermont. 

Secretary of Transportation Terrill to Step Down, Douglas Appoints Lunderville

Tue, 07/18/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

July 19, 2006
Secretary
of Transportation Terrill to Step Down
Douglas Appoints Lunderville
to Post
 
Montpelier, Vt. – Secretary of Transportation Dawn Terrill will
be returning to the private sector to run a small company that she and her
husband are planning to acquire, and former Secretary of Civil and Military
Affairs Neale Lunderville will step
into the post, Governor Jim Douglas announced today. 
 
Governor Douglas praised Terrill for her service and commitment to Vermont. 

100-year-old Exposition Worker Wins National Award

Sun, 07/16/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

100-year-old Ray Jenkins Named
Vermont's Outstanding Older Worker
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. - H.F. 'Ray' Jenkins, who turns 100 years old on Tuesday, July 18, has been named Vermont's Outstanding Older Worker by the Experience Works Prime Time Awards Program.
The honor, presented to one working individual over age 65 in each state, is given by the non-profit organization, based in Arlington, Va., to highlight people who are still contributing to their communities and keeping themselves healthy by working.

Apple Computer: An Innovative Technology

Sun, 07/16/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

July 17th 2006, Apple already had in mind enhancements that would make his computer faster and more functional. They wanted to make it display in color. They worked to combine the terminal and memory functions of the Apple-1 by moving the display into main memory, allowing instant screen changes. None of these modifications were made specifically to make it a better product, or to make it more attractive for a customer to purchase.

Senate OKs Leahy's Amendment To Delay Border-Crossing Requirements

Thu, 07/13/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Senate OKs Leahys Amendment
To Delay Border-Crossing Requirements,
As Leahy Also Beats Back Bid
To Curb 1st Responder Grants To Smaller States
 
WASHINGTON (Thursday, July 13) Vermont Thursday scored two
significant policy wins engineered by Sen. Patrick Leahy as the U.S. Senate passed
the annual homeland security budget bill.
 
In the home stretch to the bills Senate passage Thursday evening,
Leahy successfully led the effort to beat back an attempt to weaken the funding

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