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SEA Expands to Vermont

Tue, 10/30/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Quechee, VT Strategic Exit Advisors LLC, a growing business financial services firm, is now open for business in Vermont.

SEA provides owners of privately held companies with business valuation, exit planning and mergers and acquisitions advisory services. The New England office is the companys third. Other offices are located in Princeton, NJ and Doylestown, PA

Craig Allsopp, a founding partner of SEA, will lead the firms business growth efforts in the region.

New Manufacturing Facility ON-LINE

Sun, 10/28/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

In July '05, VEMAS Corp purchased the former Williams Machine complex and started a comprehensive over-haul/upgrade of the facility to bring it standards required of a manufacturing facility.
In June '07 the company shut down Middlebury operations and relocated to its' new home in Poultney, VT.
In July '07, Gov Douglass and many townspeople enjoyed an Open House gala with many tours and plenty of great food.

Champlain College graduates its first MBA online student

Thu, 10/25/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Cathy VanYperen has made history at Champlain College. The Clarendon, Vt., resident is the first to graduate from the Colleges online MBA program.
In just under two years, VanYperen completed her coursework on weekends and evenings through the online program, while she worked and taught at Castleton State College. With her new masters degree on her resume, she was able to become a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of business administration at Castleton.

Vermont Tax Revolt

Mon, 10/22/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Most of Vermonts Legislature and many in its media and the general intelligentsia do not really believe our state faces a serious crisis regarding our tax burden or economy; lets look at the facts.

Vermont professionals honored with Champlain College alumni awards

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

On September 29, the Robert A. Skiff Alumni Award went to Sarah Soule, the director of admissions and college counseling at Vermont Commons School; the C. Bader Brouilette Alumni Award to Marie Ambusk, financial reporting accountant/principal at GE Healthcare Integrated Information Technology Solutions; the Vermont Alumni Award to Tim Kavanagh of WCAX-TV and Late Night Saturday; the Roger A. Perry Alumni Award to Courtney McAuliffe of New England Kurn Hattin Homes; and the Presidents Alumni Award to Peter Bruhn and Peter Jewett, operators of

IBEW Electricians Spend Weekend at 'Extreme Makeover'

Tue, 10/09/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Sept. 8-9, members of the union from Sherwin Electric and Central Vermont Public Service journeyed to Athens, Vt., to volunteer for ABC-TVs Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The award-winning program was in the small Windham County town all week refurbishing the home of the Vitale Family. IBEW electricians worked hand-in-hand with a crew led by Brandon-based general contractor the McKernon Group.

Lash Joins IBEW Local 300 Staff

Tue, 10/09/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Matt Lash recently joined the staff of the South Burlington-based labor union as the director of marketing and business development. He comes to Local 300 after two years at the Barre Partnership, a nonprofit committed to revitalizing the Granite City's downtown. A graduate of St. Michael's College, Lash holds a bachelor of arts in journalism and mass communication with a minor in political science.

Best arrangements for Student Travel Tours

Mon, 10/08/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Planning a trip for students means to pack excitement, adventure and joy all in one bag. Organizing student group travel is a work of responsibility that needs to done while taking care of the youth taste. There are dozens of logistics that need to be organized, whether you're booking it through a student tour company, or going it alone. And since now over 40% of all student groups don't use a professional tour operator or travel agency to book their travel, owing to the restrictions and hassles often added by these organizers.