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Peter Clavelle wins Champlain College award

Sun, 05/07/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

At Champlain College's Commencement Ceremony on May 6, the private college presented its Distinguished Citizen Award to Peter Clavelle, the former mayor of Burlington.
The ceremony was presided over by Bob Allen, the chairman of the Champlain's Board of Trustees, and President Dave Finney. Allen said Clavelle has demonstrated exceptional personal and professional achievement, a strong record of community service and dynamic leadership.

Champlain College and American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation award scholarships

Thu, 04/27/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Champlain College has been selected as an affiliated school for the Annual Scholarship Grant Program of the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF). The program provides $3,000 in scholarship funds to Champlain College, which then awards scholarships to a select group of academically talented juniors and seniors in its Hospitality Industry Management program.

Hot-Air Balloons Launch Summer's First Big Festival at Exposition

Wed, 04/26/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Music, Fun and Hot-Air Balloons Launch Summer's First Big Festival at Exposition
Plenty of Affordable, Close-to-Home Fun with Concerts and Balloons
Hot air balloons in the shape of bees, beagles and bunnies will fill the skies over Champlain Valley Exposition June 2-4 as the Vermont Balloon and Music Festival Presented by UNICEL returns for its third year.

First Night Burlington Announces New Chair and Officers

Mon, 04/24/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

First Night Burlington announces that J. Patrick Burns, of the Entrepreneur's Source, now leads the Board of Directors as Chair. Burns, who joined the First Night Burlington Board of Directors in 2005, brings many years of experience as a business consultant to the position and will continue to seek opportunities to expand the non-profit's commitment to the community and to the arts.

Interrobang Design Collaborative, Inc. launches their new web site

Wed, 04/19/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Interrobang Design Collaborative, Inc., The Office of Mark and Lisa Sylvester, has launched their new web site. Covering the studio's core capabilities, and displaying in-depth portfolio sections for Identity, Packaging, Print, Typefaces and Design Management, the site gives potential clients and existing collaborators thorough insight into the studio's work and mindset.

CNC Machine Operator Skills Training coming to Bennington

Mon, 04/17/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Machine Operators Skills Training Program (M.O.S.T.) is a pilot training program designed to prepare displaced, unemployed workers for careers as machine operators in advanced machine shops. Candidates selected for this free program participate in an intensive, two-week training process. Starting wages for CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) machine operators can range from $10 to $15 per hour.

Dufresne-Henry bought by Canadian firm

Sun, 04/16/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

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Stantec adds to US
East operations with addition of Dufresne-Henry

 

EDMONTON AB, NORTH
SPRINGFIELD VT (April 17, 2006) TSX:STN;NYSE:SXC

 

Stantec
successfully closed today the previously announced acquisition of multidiscipline
design firm Dufresne-Henry. The addition adds over 270 employees and 12 office
locations to Stantec in the New England states, New York,
and Florida.

 

GMP seeks 11.95 percent rate hike

Sun, 04/16/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

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     April 14, 2006

 

GREEN
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Hannaford Supermarkets to Re-design Customer Magazine

Thu, 04/13/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

BOSTON, April 14, 2006 The Hannaford Bros. Co. supermarket chain has selected The Pohly Company to publish its customer magazine, Diana Pohly, president of The Pohly Company, announced today. Burlington is one of Hannaford Bros.'s major markets.
The Pohly Company will re-position and re-design Hannaford Brothers bi-monthly magazine called Hannaford Fresh. The Pohly Company will be responsible for publication strategy development, distribution analysis and refinement, editorial content, graphic design, and print production for the publication.

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