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New Hampshire Architect Chairs Jury for Two Prestigious AIA Awards

Wed, 11/12/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

M. Hunter Ulf, AIA, recently chaired a jury of six architects in Washington, D.C. to select the recipients for the two highest honors bestowed by the national American Institute of Architects (AIA) Board of Directors – the Gold Medal Award and the Architecture Firm Award. The Gold Medal Award is given to an individual in recognition of significant work with lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture. The Architecture Firm Award is conferred upon an architecture firm for consistently producing distinguished architecture.

VINS Educators Win Prestigious Awards

Tue, 11/11/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Educators at VINS (Vermont Institute of Natural Science)
recently won two of the three annual awards given by the New England
Environmental Education Alliance.
Jenna Guarino, director of VINS's Environmental Citizenship program, was
recognized with the 2003 Non-formal Environmental Educator Award and
VINS's Community Mapping Program received the Maria Pirie Environmental
Program Award.
Guarino was cited as the education professional working outside the formal
classroom setting who has made "continuous and enduring contributions to

Champlain Valley Urgent Care Announce the Opening of Their Second Location

Mon, 11/10/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Dr. Timothy Fitzgerald and the staff of Champlain Valley Urgent Care announce the opening of their second location at 620 Hinesburg Road in South Burlington.
Champlain Valley Urgent Care provides occupational medical services such as physicals, drug and alcohol testing, and work-related injury treatment to area businesses, as well as urgent care services to area residents and travelers.

James Wyant Wins PBS Leadership Award

Tue, 10/28/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

James A. Wyant of Pointe Claire, Quebec, a member of the Vermont Public
Television board of directors and chair of VPT's Canadian charitable
organization, was honored with the 2003 Public Television Leadership
Award. John King, president of Vermont Public Television, presented the
award to him Oct. 4 at the PBS Development Conference in Denver, Colo.
The prestigious national award honors volunteers each year for exceptional
work on behalf of public television. He is the first Canadian to win the

Okemo Mountain Resort to Purchase Crested Butte Resort

Tue, 10/28/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Tim and Diane Mueller, owners of Triple Peaks, LLC and
the Callaway and Walton families, owners of Crested Butte Mountain Resort,
LLC and its subsidiaries have announced that they have signed a Letter of
Intent for the purchase and of Crested Butte Resort and all of its assets.
Crested Butte is located in southwest Colorado in the town of Mt.
Crested Butte and is best known for its historic town, exciting nightlife
and some of the best extreme skiing in the world. The resort has 85

Vermont Public Television Staffers Earn PBS Development Awards

Thu, 10/23/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) recently honored members of the
Vermont Public Television staff with national awards for their local
fundraising efforts in the 2003 fiscal year. Besides recognizing
fundraising success, the awards cite innovation and best practices. VPT's
vice president for marketing and development, Lee Ann Lee, and her staff
were recognized for overall development. Sharing the honor were Peter
Shea, Paul Ugalde, Scott Schultz, David Donegan, Jeffrey Nelson, Brennan
Neill, France Hilt, Trish Sweeney and Jeff Cory.

Senior Interior Space Designer Joins WorkSpace Concepts Staff

Sun, 10/19/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

WorkSpace Concepts announced the addition of Kristi Lyon as senior designer responsible for the interior design and space planning functions of the operation. Lyon has over 20 years experience in the field of interior design and space planning. She is a professional member of International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and is an experienced CAD and CAP operator.

Chittenden Reports Earnings; Announces Quarterly Dividend

Wed, 10/15/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Chittenden Corporation (NYSE: CHZ) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Paul A. Perrault,
announced third quarter 2003 net income of $0.54 per diluted share,
compared to the $0.48 per diluted share earned in the third quarter of 2002.
For the first nine months of 2003, earnings were $1.54 per diluted share,
compared to $1.41 a year ago. Chittenden also announced its quarterly dividend
of $0.20 per share. The dividend will be paid on November 14, 2003, to
shareholders of record on October 31, 2003.

Valley Regional Healthcare's Board of Trustees votes to sign Memorandum of Understanding with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Alliance

Wed, 10/15/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Claremont, NH Valley Regional Healthcare’s Board of Trustees tonight voted to sign a
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enter into an agreement with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Alliance.
The MOU, approved during the Board’s regular monthly meeting on October 15, is a major step toward
solidifying an affiliation with the Alliance.
“This is absolutely a positive step for Valley Regional Hospital, for Claremont and for all of Sullivan
County,” says Allen R. Damren, assistant superintendent of schools in Claremont and chair of the VRH

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation Adds to Board

Wed, 10/15/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Chris Robbins of Danville, a member for 12 years and chair for
the past two, has been reappointed to the board of directors of the
Vermont Student Assistance Corporation. Pam Chisholm of Duxbury has been
named a new member of the VSAC board. Both appointments were made recently
by Governor James Douglas. Robbins is president of EHV-Weidmann Industries
Inc. in St. Johnsbury. He is a member of the Vermont State Board of
Education and the Danville School Board. He also serves on the boards of

Jarrett Named to Lead Firm's Estate Planning Team

Mon, 10/13/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Unsworth Powell Barra Orr & Bredice, PLC is pleased
to announce that Glenn A. Jarrett, a partner in the firm, has been named
to lead the firm's Estate Planning Team. Mr. Jarrett is a Certified
Financial Planner(tm) practitioner and is a member of the American Academy
of Estate Planning Attorneys and the National Academy of Elder Law
Unsworth Powell PLC's Estate Planning Team provides comprehensive estate
planning, trusts, Medicaid planning, elder law, probate and trust