RANDOLPH CENTER, VT -- July 25, 2005 -- The Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC) Fall Public Workshop Schedule is now available online and registration is open at the VMEC web site (www.vmec.org).
Sonnax owner sells to managers
by Kevin Kelley
The co-founder of one of Vermont's fastest growing manufacturing companies has sold the business to its top two executives.
Sonnax, a Bellow Falls automotive parts maker recently named Vermont's Exporter of the Year, changed hands for an undisclosed sum in a deal announced last week. Neil Joseph, who founded the company with his father in 1978, made the sale along with minority shareholder David Landa.
Champlain Cable Corporation: Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence July 31, 2005 in Colchester Vermont.
Champlain Cable celebrates 50 years of excellence on July 31, 2005 from 1:00PM to 5:00PM, at its manufacturing facility. This is an open house for suppliers, business associates and employees past and present.
SPIKE ADVERTISING WINS VERMONT ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS AWARD
FOR NORTHFIELD SAVINGS BANK RADIO SPOTS
Burlington--June 17,2004--Spike Advertising was recently honored by
the Vermont Association of Broadcasters for their 60-second radio
spot, "When Pigs Fly" which was produced for Northfield Savings Bank.
The spot depicts a radio exchange between an air force pilot and his
controller, wherein the pilot encounters a &flock of flying pigs. The
concept behind the campaign (running on radio, print, direct mail, and
Access Energy to Build Major Clean Energy Plant in Ludlow
U.S. Department of Labor Announces $1.6 Million to Train Vermont Workers
Careers in the IT Industry
WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao has announced a
of nearly $1.6 million to train workers for careers in the information
technology (IT) industry. The grant, awarded to the Vermont Governor's
Training Initiative, is part of a training effort funded under the
President's High Growth Job Training Initiative, a strategic plan that
Mount Snow Completes Sale of Haystack
MOUNT SNOW, VERMONT - June 30, 2005 - Mount Snow Ltd. has announced that
it has completed the sale of Haystack Ski Resort in Wilmington, Vermont to
group of local businesspersons known collectively as Tyringham Ridge.
This is great news for community residents and businesses, said Stan
Hansen, President and Managing Director of Mount Snow Ltd. Were hoping
that this investment triggers further investment within our Valley.
Sara Burczy joins Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
as the new Wellness and Community Outreach Coordinator
Hammer Fit is Vermonts newest health and fitness center. The club offers Hammer Strength training equipment. The equipment is designed for joint comfort and natural planes of motion. The facility houses plenty of treadmills, cross trainers, bikes and elliptical trainers. Operations Director Jason Lefebvre states, The equipment is perfect for people of all fitness levels and it is ideal for people rehabilitating injuries.
The Women Business Owners Network (WBON) welcomes the following new members:
Vermont Department of Employment and Training
Vermont Unemployment Press Release
June 17, 2005
For Immediate Release
Contact: Michael Griffin, 802-828-4153
Secretary of Human Services Michael K. Smith Announces Change in Leadership for the Department for Children and Families
Agency of Human Services Secretary Michael K. Smith has announced that James Morse will retire as Commissioner of the Department for Children and Families on September 30, 2005. Commissioner Morse stepped down from the bench in February of 2003 to accept the leadership position in what was then the Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services.