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Launch of New Design Firm

Mon, 05/03/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Catherine McIntyre and Terri Parent, formerly of PDI Creative Communication in Burlington, recently launched Stride Creative Group, a full-service creative partnership specializing in print design, web design and advertising. The two have capitalized on their 5-year working relationship to support the marketing efforts of Vermont-based businesses and non-profit organizations.

Catherine Kronk, Liam Murphy and Brian Sullivan Form New Law Firm

Sun, 05/02/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Catherine Kronk, Liam Murphy and Brian Sullivan are very pleased to announce the formation of the law firm of Murphy Sullivan Kronk. Located in the historic Peck House in downtown Burlington, MSK will focus its practice on transactions, permitting and litigation in the fields of real estate, land development and commercial law. Jeremy Farkas and Jamie Ha-O’Brien have joined us as associates practicing in the areas of commercial real estate transactions, telecommunications law and litigation.

International businesswoman to address Champlain College graduates

Sun, 04/25/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

April Cornell, co-owner of Cornell Trading in Williston, Vt., will address Champlain College graduates at this year’s Commencement ceremony on May 8. April’s name graces the storefronts of more than 80 clothing and home furnishing boutiques in America, while more than 30 of her stores in Canada bear the name “La Cache.”

CCV Offers Online Summer Course Options

Thu, 04/22/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Reflecting the growing demand for classes that can be completed from a
personal computer anytime or anywhere, the Community College of Vermont is
offering over 120 credit-bearing courses during its summer 2004 session.
Registration for online courses offered during the summer session is held
from April 26 to May 14.
For Vermont college students looking to get a head start on the upcoming
fall semester or looking to complete a degree requirement while away from
their home university for the summer, CCV's online courses provide an

Chittenden Reports Earnings; Increases Quarterly Dividend

Wed, 04/21/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Chittenden Corporation
(NYSE: CHZ) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Paul A. Perrault,
announced earnings for the quarter ended March 31, 2004 of $17.5 million
or $0.47 per diluted share, compared to $16.6 million or $0.49 a year ago.
Chittenden also announced a 10% increase in its quarterly dividend to $0.22
per share. The dividend will be paid on May 14, 2004, to shareholders of
record on April 30, 2004.
In making the announcement, Perrault said, "By and large, most core

Former Chronicle of Philanthropy Publisher and KeyCorp Executive Join Third Sector Systems Board of Directors

Sun, 04/18/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Third Sector Systems, a provider of organization-wide software solutions for nonprofits announced today that John Crowl, the former Publisher of the Chronicle of Philanthropy and Louis Raffis, Senior Vice President in the Corporate Treasury Group at KeyCorp have joined its Board of Directors.
Crowl said “I’ve been impressed with Third Sector’s integrated software, which solves a longstanding coordination problem that has plagued non-profit organizations. But I have been equally impressed by the company’s management, its vision, and especially its prospects for the future.”

Green Mountain Power Announces New Board Member Nominations

Sun, 04/18/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Kathleen C. Hoyt and Dr. Marc A. vanderHeyden, have been nominated to serve on Green Mountain Power’s Board of Directors. The election will take place at the Company’s annual meeting of shareholders in May.
“We very much look forward to having Kathy and Marc serve on Green Mountain’s Board,” said Nordahl L. Brue, Chair of Green Mountain Power. “We welcome the Vermont and national insights and advice that they will bring to our Company as we continue to find new ways to achieve our goal as the nation’s premier electric distribution utility.”

Vermont Small Business Act 250 Fact Sheet

Thu, 04/15/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Sooner or later, every growing business will likely need an Act 250 or environmental permits to either move into a new facility, or construct more space. Knowing what to expect, and how to get started are the keys to obtaining your permit as quickly and easily as possible.
The Vermont Small Business Act 250 Fact Sheet is designed for businesses, that are not yet familiar with Vermont's Act 250 process. Created by the Vermont Environmental Assistance Partnership (SBDC, VMEC, VT-ANR, Dept. of Economic Development) in cooperation with the VT Environmental Board.

Hildene Garners Two Grants and a Gift

Tue, 04/13/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Hildene has received three grants to help underwrite it¹s premiere
exhibit, Vermont and the North Shire in the Civil War. The Cultural
Facilities Grant Program award of $3,200 will be used to install UV
protective storm windows on the second floor of the house.
It was funded
by the State of Vermont and administered by the Vermont Arts Council on
behalf of the Cultural Facilities Coalition. The remaining portion of the
cost for this project was funded by a gift from David H. and Christina
Nichols and the Nichols Foundation, Inc.