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Exterus Welcomes Its Newest Addition: Jan Grady

Mon, 04/23/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Exterus Technology for Business of Shelburne announced that Jan Grady was hired as an Account Executive for Chittenden County.
Ms. Grady has over 20 years of experience in outside sales and customer service. Prior to joining Exterus, she was employed by Paychex, Inc. as a sales representative in Hartford, Connecticut and Burlington, Vermont, providing payroll and tax preparation services to the independent business owner.

Guy Boyer Named to Chair Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Board of Directors

Mon, 04/23/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Guy Boyer Named to Chair Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Board of Directors.
Berlin - Guy Boyer has been elected to chair the Board of Directors of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont.
Mr. Boyer joined the BCBSVT Board in 2003 and will succeed Deborah Granquist as its chair. Ms. Granquist, who has served as chair since 2004, remains on the Board.
Mr. Boyer is president and chief executive officer of Factory Point Bank in Manchester Center, Vermont. He is past president of the Schuylkill (PA) Chamber of Commerce and the Schuylkill County Bankers Association.

Champlain College creates a study-abroad campus in Montreal

Sun, 04/22/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Champlain College has leased property on Rue Sherbrooke in Montreal, Quebec, to operate a study-abroad campus in the heart of the city. Starting in Fall 2007, students can choose to spend a full academic semester in Montreal taking Champlain College courses.
Champlain's campus is believed to be the first American campus in Montreal. Ten Champlain College courses will be offered there this fall--the same courses that are offered on campus in Burlington. Students will pay the same tuition and residence hall rates as they would in Vermont.


Sun, 04/22/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

April 23, 2007
of Economic Development Releases Comprehensive Study of Young People to
Determine What Draws Them to Vermont
workers want to live in Vermont,
but the state must create high-paying jobs and affordable housing for them" and let them know about it.
Those were among the findings of a comprehensive study of young people
designed to find out what will make the next generation of Vermonters want to

All Customers asked to call CVPS if power is still out Friday morning

Thu, 04/19/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

All Customers asked to call CVPS if power is still out Friday morning
CVPS is asking that all customers who are still without power as of Friday morning to contact the company at 1-800-451-2877.
Due to damage in some areas that are affecting only single and small groups of customers, some without power may not be listed in the outage management system. As restoration efforts near a close, the company wants to assure that no one is left without power.

Chad Fleury of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Receives Highest Achievement Award

Tue, 04/17/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Chad Fleury of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters received the Highest Achievement Award during his participation in the Dale Carnegie Course.
Fleury was voted by his class of 20 fellow Green Mountain Coffee Roasters employees as the recipient of this award by demonstrating professional development, outstanding presentation and interpersonal skills.

NEFCU Awards Nursing Scholarships

Tue, 04/17/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Williston, VT -Cindy Morgan, Marketing Manager for New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU), announced today that her organization has awarded its 2007 Nursing Scholarships.
NEFCU's Nursing Scholarship Program provides three scholarships of $3000 to qualified applicants. According to Morgan, "We are very happy to help these committed students further their educations, especially when there is such a need here in Vermont and nationwide for practitioners in their profession."

Vermont Chamber of Commerce Hires Event Specialist

Tue, 04/17/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Antonia Opitz, a long time Vermont resident, to fill the Director of Events position.
Opitz has years of experience in the event management field, and was most recently a Conference Services Manager at both the Stoweflake Resort and the New England Culinary Institute.
She was also the Program Manager for South End Arts and Business Association where she planned the annual Art Hop celebration.

Governor Issues Emergency Disaster Declaration for Wind and Flood Damage

Mon, 04/16/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

For Immediate Release:
Tuesday, April 17,
Governor Issues Emergency Disaster Declaration for Wind
and Flood Damage
Vt. As a result of severe wind and flooding, Governor Jim Douglas this morning issued
an Executive Order declaring a State of Emergency for all counties of

Hengelsberg elected secretary of the Vermont Green Building Network

Sun, 04/15/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, VT, April 16, 2007- Tom Hengelsberg, AIA, LEED AP of Charlotte and an associate with Truex Cullins & Partners Architects was recently elected as Secretary of the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN).
The Vermont Green Building Network is a non-profit organization "dedicated to increasing Vermont's participation in green building and to promoting the environmental, financial, community, and health benefits of green design, construction, and building operation practices," and is the Vermont Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).