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Jeffords will not seek reelection

Tue, 04/19/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

Jeffords' Statement Announcing Decision Not to Seek Reelection
in 2006
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

Mon, 04/18/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

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.

HMC Changes Ownership and Management

Sun, 04/17/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

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.

National Life Group Names Assadi President of Life and Annuities

Sun, 04/17/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

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.

Perry to deliver Champlain College commencement address

Sun, 04/10/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

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.

Champlain College students help turn the key on social entrepreneurs new start-up

Mon, 04/04/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

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

Fri, 04/01/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

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.

New President & CEO Appointed to Run BMH

Wed, 03/30/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

New President & CEO Appointed to Run BMH
Barry G. Beeman has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and Southern Vermont Health Services Corporation. He will be coming to Brattleboro this summer. Beeman has roots in New England, and he and his wife, a nurse, are very happy to be coming to Vermont, where they have family.