For Immediate Release: Contact: Kathy Parry
September 1, 2005 (802) 371-3205
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Wires Funds To Hurricane Relief Fund
Berlin, VT Recognizing a desperate need for funds to bring help and medical care to the victims of Hurricane Katrina, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) today contributed $10,000 toward a special relief fund being developed by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and administered by the American Red Cross.
For Immediate Release: Contact: Kathy Parry
The Central Vermont Medical Center, Central Vermont Physician Practice Corp and Woodridge Inc will merge with and into Central Vermont Hospital Inc effective October 1, 2005. Immediately upon the effectiveness of the merger, Central Vermont Hospital Inc will change its name to Central Vermont Medical Center, Inc.
Although the corporate structure of the various entities related to Central Vermont Medical Center will change, the operations and the people of Central Vermont Medical Center will not be affected.
The greatest event youve ever organized or attended is coming up, or it is still fresh in your memory. It should be considered for a Vermont Top Ten Event award! Now is the time to submit your application for next years Vermont Chamber of Commerce Top Ten Summer and Top Ten Fall events.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE South Burlington, VT - Manpower of South Burlington is pleased to announce the appointment of Heather E. Streeter as their new Branch Manager. Ms. Streeter will be directing all operations for Manpower in Vermont. Previously, she was employed as an Employer Resource Consultant with the Vermont Department of Employment & Training. Before joining the State, she was the Executive Director of the St. Albans Area Chamber of Commerce. Ms.
Montpelier -- The Vermont Department of Labor has announced that the
seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July was 3.6 percent, up two
tenths of a percentage point from the revised June estimate. The change
from last month was not statistically significant.
Unemployment rates for Vermont's 17 labor market areas ranged from 2.0
percent in Hartford to 4.5 percent in Randolph. Labor market area rates
are not seasonally adjusted; for comparison, the unadjusted rate for
Vermont was 3.3 percent.
The Vermont Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the Vermont Global Trade Partnership and the U.S. Department of Commerce, is leading Vermont business people to China and Taiwan. The trade mission will depart on October 28 and spend the following 12 days meeting with business and political leaders in five cities: Shanghai, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Taipei.
Earlier this month President Bush signed the 1,745-page federal energy bill into law. One part of the law extends daylight savings time by a month. Starting in 2007, Americans will turn the clocks ahead three weeks earlier in the spring (around the end of the first week in March), and we will turn the clocks back one week later in the fall (around the end of the first week in November).
Community Capital of Central Vermont is one of 41 organizations nationwide to receive a Technical Assistance Award from the U.S. Department of Treasurys CDFI Fund.
Scudder Parker Files for Governors Race
MONTPELIER, Vt. Scudder Parker, a veteran public servant who grew up on
his familys Vermont dairy farm, emerged as the leading Democratic
candidate for governor on Thursday by filing to enter the 2006 campaign.
Parker visited the Vermont Secretary of States office to submit papers
officially indicating his intention to run for governor. A formal campaign
announcement and kickoff will be scheduled in October.
A former state senator who also worked for Democratic and Republican
ROUNDTABLE RELEASES THIRD QUARTER, 2005
CEO ECONOMIC OUTLOOK SURVEY RESULTS
South Burlington, VT - Results from the Roundtable's Third Quarter, 2005 CEO Economic Outlook Survey, show that business executives are expecting increases in both sales and capital expenditures over the coming six months, while employment levels will remain virtually unchanged from the previous reporting period.
August 3, 2005
David Mace, Process Owner, External Communications
Phone: (802) 770-6367
Pager: (802) 742-3250
Vermont Department of Labor
Scott Meyer, Program Manager Project WorkSAFE
VELCO applauded for workplace safety and health efforts
For Immediate Release: Aug. 3, 2005
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