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United Way Annual Dinner and Awards

Sun, 04/11/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

United Way of Chittenden County’s 62nd annual dinner and community awards on Thursday, May 6 will celebrate “The Heroes Among Us,” and highlight the organization and its supporters accomplishments in the community.
The super hero-themed evening (tights, capes and secret identities encouraged) will be held at the Wyndham Hotel Burlington’s Adirondack Ballroom beginning with a social hour at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and the awards presentations. Last year’s awards dinner sold-out and space is limited.

Vermont Business Roundtable Identifies Medallion Quality Public Schools for 2004

Sun, 04/11/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Business Roundtable (VBR) announces the selection of twenty-seven Vermont public schools as the 2004 Medallion Quality Public Schools. Designed to recognize outstanding student academic achievement and overall school quality, the Medallion Program is in its 12th year of presenting awards in this highly selective process.

Davis Frame Company Builds Timber Fframe Sales Center:

Thu, 04/08/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

The new 2,552 square foot Douglas fir timber frame is specifically designed to house and showcase a variety of framing systems including a Ridge Beam Common Rafter system and a Principal Purlin Common Rafter system. The Great Room features a Hammerbeam truss, while the gable endwall highlights a decorative Queens post bent. The Sales Center also features various product choices including Loewen™ windows and doors, Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs), an Insulated Concrete Form foundation system, and Duragroove™ prefinished decking.

Spring into Action: Leading Your Business with Creativity

Thu, 04/08/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Women Business Owners Network (WBON) will hold its 2nd annual spring conference for women business owners on April 30, 2003 at the Best Western Conference Center in South Burlington, VT. The theme is, “Spring into Action: Leading Your Business with Creativity.”
The conference will begin with on Friday at 11:00 am and run until 5:30 p.m. Registration fees are $39 for members, $54 for non-members, and $139 for new members (includes 1 year of dues).

Vermont Chapter To Receive Continuing Publication Commendation From the Construction Specifications Institute

Thu, 04/08/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Chapter will receive a Continuing Publication Commendation from the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) for its monthly newsletter, Green Mountain Specifier. Christopher Eling, CSI, CDT, editor of the newsletter, will accept the award April 21, 2004 during the Opening General Session of The 48th Annual CSI Showä & Convention.

Champlain College announces a rare, new degree in Electronic Game & Interactive Development

Wed, 04/07/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

What do Nintendo, Atari, the medical industry, and the US Army have in common? All make use of electronic game or interactive technology, and all are potential employers of skills that will be developed in a new degree program at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont.
The career-oriented college is unveiling a rare, new bachelor’s degree in Electronic Game & Interactive Development. It’s the first degree of its kind in New England and starting this fall it will prepare students for careers in the fastest growing segment of the entertainment market.

Green Mountain Power Named a Finalist for Edison Electric Institute's Award

Mon, 04/05/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Noting significant changes in corporate culture and work processes that ultimately helped lead the company to meet or exceed all customer service standards, the Edison Electric Institute today named Green Mountain Power Corporation as a finalist for the power sector’s highest honor, the Edison Award.

Green Mountain Power Announces Quartely Dividend

Sun, 04/04/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Directors of Green Mountain Power Corporation (NYSE:GMP) announced today a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share on the utility's Common Stock, payable June 30, 2004 to holders of record at the close of business on June 14, 2004. The indicated annual dividend rate is $0.88.
Green Mountain Power Corporation ( ) is a Vermont-based energy services company serving 89,000 electric customers.

VCET to collaborate with incubator network

Mon, 03/29/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

VCET to Collaborate With Business Incubator Network to Promote Economic
Development Statewide

Senator Patrick Leahy, Governor James Douglas, and University of Vermont
president Daniel Mark Fogel announced March 29, 2004, the launch of the Vermont Center for
Emerging Technologies, a multi-faceted initiative that will play a
crucial role in diversifying Vermont’s economy and boosting economic
development in the state.

Cambium Group Helps Set New Standard for Credit Union Web Sites

Sun, 03/28/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Cambium Group, a leading web site development firm based in Montpelier is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for Truliant Federal Credit Union Truliant, based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is currently the 84th largest credit union in the country. Cambium and Truliant partnered together to develop a website that offers their members a refreshing, updated design with improved navigation to the many products and services the credit union offers.

New communications programs debut at Champlain College

Wed, 03/24/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Career-oriented Champlain College in Burlington, Vt., is introducing new bachelor’s degree programs this fall in Broadcasting, Mass Communication, and Marketing--which offers concentrations in Advertising or Marketing Management. With Champlain’s existing programs in Public Relations, Professional Writing, and Multimedia & Graphic Design, the new programs establish a dynamic team of offerings in the communications area.