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Process Underway to Develop the 2006 Chittenden County Regional Plan

Tue, 07/06/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

July 2004 begins the process for preparing Chittenden Countys next
Regional Plan. The Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) will develop
the advisory regional plan, which is used to guide public and private decisions affecting land
development, infrastructure, public services, and natural resources. Greg Brown (CCRPCs
Executive Director) notes, The Commission will devote over two years to develop the 2006
Regional Plan in order to maximize public involvement at every stage of the process.

WBON Appoints member to the Vermont Commission on Women Advisory Council

Mon, 07/05/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Women Business Owners Network (WBON) announces that Gloria Salvanelli will become the organizations new appointee to the Vermont Commission on Women Advisory Council.
According to Meredith Martin Davis, WBON Executive Director, Gloria has a very strong passion for womens issues and will be a positive contributor to the Advisory Council. We are looking forward to having a member of WBON participate on the Advisory Council and contribute to the wonderful work that the Vermont Commission on Women does for women in our state.

DominionTech expands in Colchester

Wed, 06/30/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

DominionTech Computer Services has been in business since 2000. It's recent growth in the Champlain Valley prompted the opening of it's new Service Center in Colchester.
DominionTech is now authorized to repair Apple Branded products as an "Apple Authorized Service Provider"
They now offer same day service for all major brands of computer equipment including PC's Macintosh and Linux OS based systems.
More information about DominionTech can be found at

Champlain College professor teaches at India campus this summer

Tue, 06/29/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Dr. Gary Scudder, professor of history at Champlain College, is traveling this summer to India to teach college students in that country. As part of Champlains International Program, selected business and technology degree programs are offered on-site in Mumbai, India, and Scudder is the first Champlain professor to teach at this overseas campus.

VEDA Board Authorizes $1.97 Million in Commercial and Agricultural Financing

Mon, 06/28/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Financing commitments approved by the Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) Board of Directors will return a large industrial facility in Springfield to productive use; support the purchase and expansion of an existing manufacturing facility in Sharon; and help fund the purchase of a country inn in Fayston. The Board also made financing commitments through the Vermont Agricultural Credit Corporation (VACC) to support the purchase and operation of two equine facilities one in New Haven and the other in Colchester.

Cambium Group Launches Site for ManagedStorage International

Sun, 06/27/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Cambium Group, LLC, a leading web site development firm specializing in innovative web site designs and content management systems launched a new web site for ManagedStorage International (MSI).
MSI's new site presents a completely new design for the company. In addition to the website, Cambium Group designed print collateral to coordinate with the new look of the site, thus providing a consistent look and feel between media.

> WCAX-TV's Creative Services Department Wins Two New York State Broadcasters Association Awards

Wed, 06/23/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

> The Creative Services Department of WCAX-TV in Burlington, Vermont has
> been awarded two first place honors for Television Commercial
> Production and Public Service Announcement in the 2003 New York State
> Broadcasters Association Awards. The awards were presented at a
> ceremony in Lake George, New York on June 22, 2004.

> The New York State Broadcasters Association conducted its 39th Annual
> Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting at the Sagamore Resort Hotel.

Key provides unbanked Americans direct access to paychecks

Tue, 06/22/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

One of the nationâ¬"s largest financial
services companies wants to change the way some people think about
checking accounts. Beginning this week, KeyBank (NYSE: KEY) will offer a
simple and convenient alternative to those individuals who do not qualify
for a traditional account.
Key Checkless Access was designed to provide immediate access to direct
deposit paychecks via Keyâ¬"s nationwide ATM network. This electronic
account is an alternative to costly check cashing facilities, providing

RMO Targets Niche Audiences to Boost Tourism

Mon, 06/21/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

"Green Thumbs in the Green Mountains" is a cultural tourism marketing campaign sponsored by the Southern Vermont Regional Marketing Organization. The idea behind the campaign is to celebrate Windham County culture and the splendor of the landscape as the summer tourism season heats up.
In honor of award-winning gardens and world-renown gardeners, the festivities will include garden tours and workshops, Iris and Daylily festivals, farmers markets, musical events, craft shows, puppeteers and all things Vermont.