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Okemo Gears Up For An Early November Opening

Mon, 10/06/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Okemo Mountain Resort is gearing up for the 2003/2004
winter season and it won't be long now. Snowmaking operations are
scheduled to begin in just a few short weeks with the opening day
anticipated on Saturday, November 8, 2003. With $55 million in
improvements for the upcoming winter season, Okemo just keeps getting
better and better.
Skiers and riders will discover a vastly expanded mountain with
miles
of playful terrain, a modern and efficient lift system, snowmaking and

VMEC Brings New Impact-Driven Workshop Schedule to Vermont Manufacturers

Mon, 10/06/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC) has launched its Fall 2003 – Spring 2004 workshop season. VMEC’s 30 public workshops are located throughout Vermont and cover a wide range of manufacturing topics, including
lean manufacturing, supply chain management, new product development, strategic planning, and industrial marketing. Upon request, throughout the year the Center also holds “on site” workshops at many Vermont manufacturing
plants.

Primetime Concepts, Inc. has been retained by Southern Vermont Regional Marketing Organization

Wed, 10/01/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Primetime Concepts, Inc. has been
retained to manage and execute a program of public relations and
marketing enhancement initiatives for the Southern Vermont Regional
Marketing Organization, reports agency president, Lynn Barrett.
"Primetime is expert in developing cost-effective, high visibility,
image and awareness building campaigns that get results. As Vermont
businesses struggle to compete in the highly competitive global
marketplace, strategic public relations programs are an essential
part of the marketing arsenal," she says.

Charter One Sets Course for Next Phase of Online Banking

Wed, 09/24/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Charter One Financial, Inc. (NYSE: CF) announced that it would be migrating its consumer and small business online banking applications to Corillian’s Voyager platform.
Charter One also announced that it has formed a new partnership with Cash Edge to integrate account aggregation and bank-to-bank transfer functions into the Corillian product. Charter One has also reaffirmed its partnership with Centerpost to provide voice, email and wireless alerting within the application.

Finally, A Place to Park in Downtown

Wed, 09/24/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Brattleboro has a lively downtown
filled with bookstores, antique stores, fine restaurants and cafes,
upscale clothing shops, exotic import stores, hair salons and home
furnishings stores. It has a hotel and an art movie theater. But up to
now, it has suffered from its reputation as a town with no parking.
All that is about to change. The new $9.6 million Brattleboro
Transportation Center is getting ready to open in the heart of downtown,
providing over 300 new parking spaces at affordable prices and

Recreation and Tourism Study Funded

Wed, 09/24/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

University of Vermont Extension natural resources specialist Lisa Chase
recently received a grant to study rural recreation and tourism. Partners
in the collaborative study are Roel Boumans of the Gund Institute for
Ecological Economics; Todd Comen of the Institute for Integrated Rural
Tourism; Dick Foster of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and
Markets; and Bruce Lauber of Cornell University's Department of Natural
Resources.
The “Participatory Modeling of Recreation and Tourism in the Northern

Chittenden to Make Presentation at the RBC Capital Markets Financial Institutions Conference on September 19, 2003

Tue, 09/16/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Chittenden Corporation (NYSE: CHZ) announced that Paul A. Perrault, Chairman, President and
Chief Executive Officer, and Kirk W. Walters, Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer, will be speaking at the RBC Capital Markets financial
institutions conference on Thursday, September 18, 2003. The conference will
be held at The Harbor View Hotel on Martha's Vineyard. Chittenden is
scheduled to make its presentation at 9:45 a.m.
RBC Capital Markets has established an audio web link to enable all

UVM and Northfield Savings Bank Partner to Assist Family Businesses in Vermont

Sun, 09/14/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

The University of Vermont and Northfield Savings Bank
announced a partnership this week to assist Vermont family businesses with
transition, succession, and financial planning issues. Northfield Savings
Bank, joins Gallagher, Flynn and Company, and Gravel and Shea, both of
Burlington, as part of the Vermont Family Business Initiative (VFBI). The
VFBI, along with its partners, works with family and closely held
businesses throughout Vermont in identifying challenging issues and
developing successful strategies for navigating the complexities

Vermont Toner Recharge announces the Super Yield Toner cartridge for HP 1000/1200/3300 laser printers

Thu, 09/11/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Toner Recharge announces the release of the Super Yield toner cartridge for the Hewlett-Packard Laserjet 1000, 1200, and 3300 series laser printers. This cartridge extends the page yield to 7500 pages, triple the page yield of the HP C7115A standard yield toner cartridge. The cartridge is available for immediate delivery and is priced at $100.
Vermont Toner Recharge remanufactures toner cartridges for laser printers, FAX, and copier machines and offers free delivery. Contact Vermont Toner Recharge at 864-7637 or vermonttonerrecharge.com.

Web Site Design by Cambium Group Wins Awards

Mon, 09/08/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Cambium Group, LLC, a leading web site development firm specializing in innovative web site designs and content management systems has developed a nationally recognized web site for Telephone Credit Union (TCU) of Manchester, New Hampshire. The Telephone Credit Union site, www.tcu.org, recently received two individual awards for web site design and production.

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