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Fletcher Allen Health Care Dedicates New Birthing Center

Mon, 05/10/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Fletcher Allen Health Care
introduced the Claire M. Lintilhac Birthing Center on the seventh floor of
the McClure Building. The center, which will provide a more spacious,
comfortable and pleasing birthing environment for women and families
throughout the area, will officially open for patients on May 23rd. The
new center marks the completion of the inaugural component of Fletcher
Allen's Renaissance Project.
The birthing center was dedicated in honor of Claire M.

LeCOUNT Inc. is the International Business Council Exporter of the Year

Mon, 05/10/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

LeCOUNT Inc., a White River Junction tool manufacturer, has been named Exporter of the Year by the Vermont International Business Council (VIBC), a standing committee of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce. LeCOUNT expanding mandrels and hydraulic workholding tooling are purchased by gear manufacturers in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, India, Japan, Canada, and China. The company is named after Charles W. LeCount, who patented his expanding mandrels in 1847.

Vermonters invited to free workshops

Mon, 05/10/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

On May 10 at Champlain College, Governor Jim Douglas led the kick-off of an educational assault in the name of computer and information security. He joined the volunteers of the Vermont chapter of InfraGard to introduce an initiative called VT INFOSAFE--an information security education effort targeted at home and small business computer users.

WCAX-TV Named Station of the Year by the Vermont Association of Broadcasters

Sun, 05/09/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

WCAX-TV has been awarded Station of the Year honors by the Vermont
Association of Broadcasters. In addition, the Creative Services
Department of WCAX-TV in Burlington, Vermont has been honored with first
place honors for Commercial Production. The awards were presented at
ceremonies during the Association's annual meeting in Killington, Vermont
on May 7, 2004.
Station of the Year honors are based upon a radio or television station's
commitment and importance to the community it serves. WCAX-TV is proudly

Champlain College’s first master’s graduates

Thu, 05/06/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

A program that marks a milestone for Champlain College—-as its first master’s level offering—-is celebrating its first graduates.
Master’s hoods were presented at a ceremony in the College’s historic Morgan Room on May 7 to four master’s graduates. These professionals are the first to graduate of the 50 adults currently enrolled in the Master of Science in Managing Innovation and Information Technology (MIIT) program, a business-and-technology program which began in the fall of 2002 and is delivered completely online.

Classes Helps Child Care Providers Get into and Stay in the Business

Mon, 05/03/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Micro Business Development Program is offering a free
8 week course for people interested in starting a childcare business or
expanding their existing business. The course begins on Wednesday, May
17, 2004, at 6:30 pm at our office in The Maltex Building, 431 Pine
Street, Burlington, VT.
Childcare has proved a pivotal industry in Vermont over the last two
decades by providing a substantial income for households where both
parents want to work. Many providers go into the field because of their

Launch of New Design Firm

Mon, 05/03/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Catherine McIntyre and Terri Parent, formerly of PDI Creative Communication in Burlington, recently launched Stride Creative Group, a full-service creative partnership specializing in print design, web design and advertising. The two have capitalized on their 5-year working relationship to support the marketing efforts of Vermont-based businesses and non-profit organizations.