April 28, 2005
Vermont Tech President to Step Down
RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt.Vermont Technical College President Allan Rodgers announced today his intentions to leave the college within the next year. In an all-campus meeting at noon today, Rodgers told the group that after five years leading the college it is time for new leadership to continue ongoing work to make the institution even more responsive to future state and student educational needs.
April 28, 2005
26th office opens in Brattleboro
BRATTLEBORO, VT (April 28, 2005) Robert Ross & David Brown, co-owners of Stepping Stone Real Estate, located at 218 Main Street in Brattleboro are pleased to announce an alliance with ERA The Masiello Group, of Keene, New Hampshire. The Masiello Group, with 26 member offices in Maine, New Hampshire and now Vermont, is the largest real estate company in Northern New England.
Winooski Vermont Naturopathic Clinic announces the opening of its new office at 321 Main St., Suite C in Winooski. Naturopathic medicine is founded on a holistic philosophy, combining safe and effective traditional therapies with the most current advances in modern medicine.
Jeffords' Statement Announcing Decision Not to Seek Reelection
Statement of Senator Jim Jeffords
April 20, 2005
For almost 40 years, the voters of Vermont have honored me with their support and their trust. I have tried my best to be worthy of that honor, whether serving in Montpelier or Washington, D.C.
I have had an enormously satisfying career, one that I would not have traded for any other. In no other job do you have both the freedom and obligation to solve problems and help people on a daily basis.
Hartlwrites Helps Businesses Communicate Effectively with Customers and Employees
Fairfax, VT -- Kathy Hartl has started Hartlwrites to help Vermont businesses communicate more effectively to their customers and employees. Kathy helps her clients identify and clarify the unique benefits they offer. Then, she develops written materials to communicate those benefits to customers and employees.
VERMONT ADVERTISING AGENCY SWITCHES ON THE POWER
HMC Changes Ownership and Management
Stowe, VT --
HMC Advertising in Stowe is bringing a whole new power source to marketing in New England. Literally. HMC, which has been in existence since 1980, was sold this year to its employees - positioning it for new management, new growth, new opportunities, new ideas and a renewed zeal and commitment to serving clients.
DEPUTY COMMISSIONER APPOINTED FOR DEPARTMENT
Murray Named to Replace Richard Smith
MONTPELIER -- The Department of Economic Development named Thomas Murray as Deputy Commissioner. The announcement was made by Commissioner Mike Quinn.
National Life Group Names Mehran Assadi
President of Life and Annuities
Montpelier, VT The National Life Group has named Mehran Assadi President of Life and Annuities. Assadi, who has been with the company in an interim role for the past two years, will have responsibility for leading and directing all of the National Life Groups life and annuity operations, including product development, marketing, sales and distribution, as well as customer service.
Champlain College announced today that retiring president Dr. Roger H. Perry will deliver the commencement address to graduates of the career-oriented college on Saturday, May 7. The Class of 2005 will hear from this educator and administrator with national and international experience who steered the private institution through a host of changes, leaving it well-positioned for the future.
BURLINGTON, Vt.--Hal Colston, the founder and former director of the Good News Garage, is an adjunct professor at Champlain College, where he teaches community service courses. But now through a new, multifaceted project with the College, he has also become a client of several student and faculty teams who are helping him get his next big idea off the ground.
Smith Street Design is Open for Business
SHOREHAM, VT - Smith Street Design is a woman-owned business begun by Liz Whitaker-Freitas in 2005. Smith Street Design is a team of experienced designers, marketers, photographers, programmers and writers offering broad-spectrum marketing services. Their goal is to help businesses with all aspects of their marketing needs.
by Joyce Marcel, Vermont Business Magazine It was the week of Town Meeting, and the last thing Vermont National Guard Adjutant General Martha Rainville expected was to be in the eye of a media hurricane.