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McLure Group Receives Top Honors

Tue, 02/12/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Bill Brady, President of the McLure Group of Essex Jct., VT, was the recipient of numerous awards for McLure Moving & Storage, given at the Arpin Van Lines 2007 Convention, held in Tucson, AZ.

Mclure Moving and Storage has over 90 years of Local, National and International moving history. But in their first full year of service in the Arpin Van Lines Family they were honored as the "Best New Prime Agent".
Bill Brady also received the "Greatest COD Sales Volume award in his class as well as the Arpin International "Domestic Booking Agent of the Year".

Congressional delegation announces funding for White River VA expansion

Sun, 02/10/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Cong. Delegation announces funding for White River VA expansion
WASHINGTON (Monday, February 11) – Vermont’s Congressional Delegation – Sen. Patrick Leahy (D), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I), and Rep. Peter Welch (D) – announced today that the White River Junction VA Medical Center has been awarded $900,000 for designing a new imaging center and expanding its radiology services.  The medical center will be eligible for an additional $6 million for construction next year.

Vermont Chamber supports FairPoint/Verizon deal

Sun, 02/10/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Chamber of Commerce Endorses
Verizon/FairPoint Communication Transaction
The Montpelier, VT The Vermont
Chamber of Commerce announced February 11, 2008, its endorsement of the FairPoint/Verizon
transaction.  The Vermont Chamber of Commerce supports the agreement
recently reached between the two companies, and looks forward to the Vermont
Public Service Board (PSB) approval in the near future.
The Vermont Chamber of Commerce
has been monitoring the proposed Verizon sale of its land line assets to

Leahy Announces $1.2 M. In Grants To Vermont's NeighborWorks Centers

Thu, 02/07/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

 
As Foreclosure And Affordable
Housing Crisis Spreads&
 
Leahy Announces $1.2 M.
In Grants
To Vermonts
NeighborWorks Centers
To Sustain Their
Affordable Housing Development
And Ownership Counseling
 
. . .
Leahy Helped Create 1st NeighborWorks Organization In Vermont In 1993
 
 
WASHINGTON (Thursday, Feb. 7) Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.)
announced Thursday that Vermonts five NeighborWorks organizations are
getting $1.2 million in NeighborWorks America grants.  According to

Leandro A. Vazquez named to Board of Trustees of Champlain College

Thu, 02/07/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt. Leandro A. Vazquez of Charlotte has been named to the Board of Trustees of Champlain College.

Vazquez is an investment manager specializing in the commodity hedge fund business and structured financial products. He works mainly with European markets.

Vazquez is married to Amy P. Vazquez and they have two sons, Leandro Jr., 9, and Santiago, 6. Both attend Charlotte Central School.

Vazquez attended the University of Vermont and is an alumnus of Lynn University. He is an active Vermonter who enjoys cycling, skiing, hiking, hunting and fishing.

State, labor union reach collective bargaining agreement

Thu, 02/07/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

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The McKernon Group wins ICF Award for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Thu, 02/07/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

The McKernon Group wins ICF Award for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Brandon, Vermont:
At the recent national distributor conference for BuildBlock Insulating Concrete Forms held in Oklahoma City, OK, The McKernon Group of Brandon, VT and Crown Point, NY was recognized for the Special Project of the Year. Kevin Birchmore, Vice President of The McKernon Group, attended the conference to accept the award.

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