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The WIB (Workforce Investment Board) to hold Annual Statewide Retreat

Tue, 09/03/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

The WIB (Workforce Investment Board) Annual Statewide Retreat is being held at the Killington Grand Hotel on Tuesday, September 24th. from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. The one day retreat includes breakfast, workshops, lunch
and a forum with the three major gubernatorial candidates. The cost is $50 per person. This is an excellent opportunity to ask questions of the
candidates about the economy and workforce development.
If you are interested in attending or want additional informaiton, please contact

Vermont Public Television Board Elects New Officers

Mon, 09/02/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

John Marshall of Peacham has been elected chair of the board of directors of Vermont Public Television, the statewide public television network. He is director and CEO of Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC in St. Johnsbury.
He succeeds Helen Riehle of S. Burlington, who served as chair for three years and continues on the board for another year. Her colleagues honored her recently for her 13 years of service to VPT.
William Stritzler of Jeffersonville, managing director of Smuggler's Notch, was elected vice chair.

Dr. Daniel Fogel Addresses Vermont Business Community in Killington

Thu, 08/29/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to our Annual Meeting, scheduled for September 12, 2002, at the Cortina Inn in
Killington.  The keynote luncheon speaker is Dr. Daniel Fogel, President of the University of Vermont.
The Vermont Chamber recognizes that higher education is a critical element in the development of a strong economic future for Vermont.  Dr. Fogel stated, "The University of Vermont is an institution in which the people

Next Level Thinking Offered For Unemployed, Career Changers

Mon, 08/26/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Formerly known as the Marlboro College Graduate Center, Persons School is this year offering the new degree completion program as a direct way of helping displaced workers find their place in the job force. According to Admissions Director Margaret Donahue, graduates who come out of the program with a MIS degree will have the potential to cut across a broad range of professional job opportunities.

Vermont Expects Excellent Foliage Season

Sun, 08/11/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

All indications point to an excellent foliage season in Vermont this year. Vermont has the characteristics needed for great foliage. Weather and forest health conditions thus far have been ideal and should produce a colorful autumn show.
According to M. Brian Stone, Vermont's Chief of Forest Management, "Vermont has all the conditions required to consistently produce excellent fall foliage. With a diverse combination of tree species, generally high

Green Mountain Power Reports Second Quarter Earnings

Tue, 08/06/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Green Mountain Power Corporation (NYSE: GMP) announced consolidated earnings of $0.32 per share of common stock, diluted, for the second quarter of 2002 compared with earnings of $0.47 per share, diluted, for the same period in 2001. Year to date earnings for 2002 are $0.89 per share, diluted, compared to earnings of $0.98 per share, diluted, for year to date 2001 results.
“We are pleased with second quarter results, which exceeded our forecast for the period despite a slowing economy,” said Christopher L. Dutton, President and Chief Executive Officer.

BROC Launches Website

Mon, 08/05/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

BROC-Community Action in Southwestern Vermont is very excited to announce
the recent launching of its website When you visit you can learn about our many programs and services for individuals and families with low-income, donation and volunteer opportunities, and much more.
Visit us on the web. You may discover something you didn't know BROC does! For general information or to request a presentation about BROC, please contact Pamela A. Shambo at (802) 775-0878 or 1-800-717-2762.

Cortina Inn and Resort Appoints New Conference Sales Director

Sun, 08/04/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Cortina Inn and Resort is proud to announce the appointment of Annie Johnson to the position of Conference Sales Director.
Johnson will be in charge of conference and meeting sales to the local, domestic and
international markets. Prior to joining the team at Cortina Inn and Resort, Johnson spent her
time honing her sales skills in Minnesota and New Jersey while employed by Benetton Sportsystem. In New Jersey she was Manager of Sales administration at Rollerblade
Brand In-Line Skates and also worked with Nordica, Prince and Killer Loop. She comes