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Champlain College Dedicates Schillhammer Hall

Mon, 09/01/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Champlain College Dedicates Schillhammer Hall
BURLINGTON, Vt. Champlain College recently honored trustee emeritus and alumnus Richard W. Schillhammer Class of 1934 and founder of Queen City Printers (QCP), and his family, with the dedication of Schillhammer Hall.
The building, located at 109 Summit St., formerly known as East Hall, has served as a residence hall since being acquired by Champlain in 1994.

Gubernatorial Appointments Made in May, June and July

Thu, 08/28/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Gubernatorial Appointments Made in May, June and July
Montpelier Vt.- Governor Jim Douglas has released the list of appointments made in May, June and July, 2008.
Commission on Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders:
Alden Launer, Greensboro
Patrice Thabault, Burlington
Vermont Aviation Advisory Council:
George Coy, Swanton
John McNerney, New Haven
Mary Paull, Newport
State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind & Visually Impaired:
Claire Bruno, Worcester
Building Bright Futures Council:

Vermont Agriculture Hall of Fame Awards Announced

Thu, 08/28/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Agriculture Hall of Fame Awards Announced
WHAT: 6th Annual Vermont Agriculture Hall of Fame Awards Brunch
The Agriculture Hall of Fame Awards honor outstanding farmers, industry supporters and others dedicated to the success of our agricultural community. Farming is an integral part of the fabric and history of Vermont and these individuals are being honored for their commitment to promoting the economic and environmental stability of agriculture.
This year's recipients are:
Senator Patrick Leahy
Dean Merrill
Senator Justin Smith Morrill

Route 2 Moretown/Middlesex Bridge Now Open

Wed, 08/27/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Route 2 Moretown/Middlesex Bridge Now Open
MONTPELIER (August 28, 2008) The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) today opened a one-lane temporary bridge along Route 2 that spans the Winooski River and connects the towns of Middlesex and Moretown.
The temporary bridge was installed following the May 30 closure of an 80-year-old truss bridge that was deemed unsafe after an inspection. Transportation crews removed the old bridge, and in its place erected a one-lane temporary bridge that will remain in place until a new, permanent bridge can be constructed.

Governor Announces 'Next Generation' Internship Grants

Tue, 08/26/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Governor Announces 'Next Generation' Internship Grants
Internship program connects hundreds of students with job opportunities
Castleton, Vt. - At Hubbardton Forge today, Governor Jim Douglas announced 14 Next Generation grants that will allow nearly 500 high school and post-secondary students to participate in career development internship programs.

Tom Peters is guest speaker at the 170th VHS Annual Meeting, September 13, 2008

Sun, 08/24/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

In Search of Excellence: The Vermont Way
Tom Peters is guest speaker at the 170th VHS Annual Meeting, September 13, 2008
MONTPELIER: The Vermont Historical Society welcomes Tom Peters as the keynote speaker at the 170th Annual Meeting at the Pavilion Building in Montpelier, September 13, 11:30 am. Admission is free, open to public. The Pavilion building is located next to the State House.

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