State Appoints New Deputy Commissioner of Securities
Montpelier, VT -- Commissioner John P. Crowley of the Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration (BISHCA) has appointed Tanya A. Durkee to the post of Deputy Commissioner of the Securities Division. Former Deputy Phillips Keller, III, accepted a new position with the Department.
State Appoints New Deputy Commissioner of Securities
Tubbs Snowshoes closing Stowe plant
Tubbs Snowshoes of Stowe will move its production facilities to China. The Vermont manufacturing plant will close by February 2005. When K2 Inc bought Tubbs a year ago, industry analysts expected the skiing company to move the snowshoe maker to its manufacturing facilities in China at some point. The Tubbs administration will move to Washington State, where K2 has its winter sports headquarters.
The move will cost 27 fulltime and 30-40 seasonal jobs in Vermont. Some sales and marketing positions will probably stay in Vermont.
Thirty-five prosecutors, law enforcement officials, forensic tool developers, and computer forensics practitioners from around the country convened on the Champlain College campus on September 1 and 2, 2004, as part of a US Department of Justice project. Champlain College is an important partner in the National Institute of Justices (NIJ) Electronic Crime Partnership Initiative (ECPI). The ECPI is promoting Champlain's Computer & Digital Forensics program as a model that can be replicated elsewhere in the country to help fight electronic crime and cyber terrorism.
For Immediate Release: Contact: Leigh Tofferi
September 7, 2004 (802) 371-3205
Public Invited to Celebrate Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermonts 60th Year of Serving Vermonters
Berlin, VT - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is inviting the public to join in celebration of the organizations 60th anniversary offering quality nondiscriminatory health benefits in Vermont. A family oriented event featuring games, refreshments and music, will be held at the Round Barn at Shelburne Museum on September 18, 2004 from 10:00AM to 12:00 noon.
DuBois & King Relocates to Downtown Randolph
Randolph, Vermont- DuBois & King, Inc., a multi-disciplinary engineering firm, located 2.5 miles out of the center of Randolph on Vermont Route 66, is packing up and moving to the center of town. Sounds simple enough, right? It took five years of effort and the involvement of eleven federal, state, and regional agencies. The new building, on the site of the old Village School, is nearing completion and moving day is soon approaching.
GROUNDS FOR GROWTH: GREEN MOUNTAIN COFFEE ROASTERS
OPENS NEW, $9 MILLION DISTRIBUTION CENTER
WATERBURY, VT (September 1, 2004) -- Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) celebrated a significant milestone in its growth todaythe opening of a distribution center that will allow the Company to keep up with increasing consumer demand for a good cup of coffee. U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, Vermont Governor Jim Douglas, and Company CEO Bob Stiller were on hand to cut the ribbon at the new site in Waterbury, Vermont.
Governor Announces First Clean and Clear Water Plan Grants
Montpelier-Governor Jim Douglas was in St. Albans today to announce
the first $111,000 in grants for his Clean and Clean Action Plan and
present a check for $11,000 to the Lake Champlain Committee for work to
identify which areas in the St. Albans Bay watershed should undergo
treatments to reduce the amount of phosphorus reaching the lake.
Douglas' multi-year, multi-million dollar clean-up plan for the Lake
Champlain Basin, and waterways throughout Vermont, received $500,000 in
VEDA BOARD APPROVES $10.7 MILLION IN PROJECT FINANCING COMMITMENTS
Montpelier - Vermont manufacturing, educational, healthcare-related, technology and agricultural projects totaling $23.2 million have been approved by VEDAs Board of Directors for $10.7 million in Vermont Economic Development Authority financing assistance.
October 6th kicks off the start of a new group of adults seeking a masters degree in business administration from the College of St. Joseph. This program is specifically designed to accommodate working adults who want to expand their career opportunities and earning potential. Courses focus on developing managerial leadership skills and conveniently meet one evening each week. Students advance through the coursework with their original group, which provides the added benefit of developing strong relationships within the classroom and the workplace.
Center for Global Business & Technology
at Champlain College opens its doors
BURLINGTON, Vt.-Champlain College opened a $10 million academic facility
on August 30. The Center for Global Business & Technology will enhance the
College's ability to put students to work on real business challenges for
Vermont companies and non-profits, which will fuel Vermont's business
community. Students will interact with these clients and Champlain faculty
members in new high-tech classrooms and multimedia suites, a market
The city of Burlington will again play host to the ALS Association Northern New England Chapters largest statewide fundraiser, Walk to D'Feet ALS, happening Saturday, September 18th at Burlington's Leddy Park. The event is a chance for those in Vermont personally touched by ALS to join together in support of those who still struggle with the effects of this devastating terminal illness. Our fundraising goal for this event is $50,000!
2004 Sponsors include: General Dynamics, ATP. , Ride Away Corporation, Green Mountain Video, Inc, Madhouse Munchies of Vermont and many more!
JAMES KEYES PROMOTED TO PRESIDENT OF CITIZENS BANK'S CHARTER ONE FRANCHISE
Keyes, Who Joined Citizens Bank in 2002 as EVP of Commercial Lending, Will
Oversee Vermont Operations
Providence, RI (August 26, 2004) - Citizens Financial Group announced
today that James R. Keyes will be President of Citizens Bank's Charter One
franchise in Vermont. Citizens takes over Charter One on September 1. Keyes, who joined Citizens Bank New Hampshire in
June of 2002 as Executive Vice President of Commercial Lending, will