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McKernon Wins Commercial Building Award For Downtown Brandon

Wed, 01/21/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

The McKernon Group is pleased to be honored with a 5th Annual
Excellence in Housing Award in the commercial construction category for the
company's work in revitalizing downtown Brandon's Howe Scale Block. The
award was presented to The McKernon Group by the Home Builders and
Remodelers Association of Southern Vermont at an award ceremony on January
Kevin Birchmore, co-owner and Chief Operating Officer of The
McKernon Group accepted the award, attending the event with Project Manager
Brian Thomas.

Adelphia Announces New Easy Access Toll Free Number

Mon, 01/19/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Adelphia has changed its toll-free customer
service number to 888-683-1000 for Vermont customers with the introduction
of a new interactive voice response telephone system called Easy Access.
Customers calling the old customer service number listed in the phone book
or on an old bill will hear a recording directing them to call Adelphia’s
new customer service number, 1-888-683-1000.
Adelphia has launched a public service campaign to minimize customer
inconvenience and confusion about the change in numbers.

Enviromentally Conscious????

Fri, 01/16/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Before you spend time or money with a professional carpet cleaning company contact local teacher, Grady Turner, the co-founder of ALL CLEANED UP LLC™ Vermont’s Socially Responsible Carpet Cleaning Company. Turner’s brainchild supports his passion for teaching and addresses his concern for our surroundings. “Carpets act as a trap for indoor air-pollutants that affect the air our children breathe. We created a cleaning system combining science and technology to provide value in terms of; performance, health and environmental benefits.

I AM Presentations Offers New Services To Newspapers and Magazines

Thu, 01/15/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

I AM Presentations is pleased to announce that it will be offering a new web content delivery system and advertising solution exclusively to the newspaper and magazine market. The new solutions feature dynamic setups that allow for publishers to capitalize on and expand with the Internet by providing a seamless workflow process between offline and online issues. In addition, these services create various avenues of additional revenue for publishers and provide a professional level of content delivery.

Governor Douglas Proclaims January “Vermont Mentoring Month”

Wed, 01/14/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

On the afternoon of January 15, 2004 at his weekly press conference Governor Jim Douglas declared January “Vermont Mentoring Month.” Vermont mentors and their youth matches looked on.
The Vermont Mentoring Partnership (VMP), a project of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, is spearheading Vermont’s celebration of National Mentoring Month, as designated by President George Bush in early January. The VMP connects youth and adults in mentoring programs throughout Vermont, supporting mentor programs statewide and serving over 2,000 youth.

Mary L. Collins Featured In February Issue of Radio & Production Magazine

Wed, 01/14/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Mary L. Collins, president and executive producer of the Collins Communications Group, based in Morrisville, Vermont, will be the feature story in the February issue of Radio & Production Magazine. Collins has been interviewed twice previously. RAP revisited the veteran broadcast producer for their February issue.

Senators Release Economic Development Plan

Tue, 01/13/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Sen. Matt Dunne (D-Windsor) and Sen. Hinda Miller (D-Chittenden) announced today the results of a nine-month economic development effort to identify a new way of creating job growth in Vermont. The CREDability initiative, with input from a wide range of business leaders with facilitation by the Snelling Center of Government, includes a broad range of strategic investments specifically targeted to support Vermont innovators to compete and flourish in the new economy.

Ed Colodny Joins Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C.

Mon, 01/12/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C., a business and litigation law firm with offices in Burlington, Vermont and Plattsburgh, New York, announced today that Edwin I. Colodny, Esq. has joined the firm as “of counsel” and that Spencer R. Knapp, Esq., who served under Mr. Colodny as Fletcher Allen Health Care’s Acting General Counsel, will remain with the firm as its President, following his engagement by Fletcher Allen as General Counsel in December.

Okemo Owners Announce A Contract of Sale For the Purchase of Crested Butte Ski Resort

Tue, 01/06/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Tim and Diane Mueller, Owners of Triple Peaks, LLC have announced today that they have entered into a Definitive Purchase and Sale Agreement to buy Crested Butte Ski Resort from the Callaway and Walton families, owners of Crested Butte Mountain Ski Resort, LLC and it subsidiaries.
The Mueller's signed a Letter of Intent for the purchase of Crested Butte Ski Resort on October 28, 2003 and expect the completion of the sale to take place in early February of 2004.

Scott Jaunich and Steve Crowther Named New Directors At Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

Tue, 01/06/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Steven P. Crowther of South Burlington and R. Prescott Jaunich of Charlotte have been named directors of the law firm Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC. As directors, they share in the management and ownership of the firm. The two attorneys work in the firm’s Burlington office. The change was effective on Jan. 1.

VA Medical & Regional Office Center Receives Award

Mon, 01/05/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Council for Quality is pleased to announce that the VA Medical
& Regional Office Center (VAM & ROC) in White River Junction is the
recipient of the 2003 Governor's Award for Performance Excellence.
Governor James Douglas will honor the VA at the Vermont Council for
Quality Annual Recognition and Award Ceremony hosted by Norwich
University, February 18, 2004.
The Governor's Award for Performance
Excellence recognizes organizations in Vermont that successfully achieve