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Vermont Chapter To Receive Continuing Publication Commendation From the Construction Specifications Institute

Thu, 04/08/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Chapter will receive a Continuing Publication Commendation from the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) for its monthly newsletter, Green Mountain Specifier. Christopher Eling, CSI, CDT, editor of the newsletter, will accept the award April 21, 2004 during the Opening General Session of The 48th Annual CSI Showä & Convention.

Champlain College announces a rare, new degree in Electronic Game & Interactive Development

Wed, 04/07/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

What do Nintendo, Atari, the medical industry, and the US Army have in common? All make use of electronic game or interactive technology, and all are potential employers of skills that will be developed in a new degree program at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont.
The career-oriented college is unveiling a rare, new bachelor’s degree in Electronic Game & Interactive Development. It’s the first degree of its kind in New England and starting this fall it will prepare students for careers in the fastest growing segment of the entertainment market.

Green Mountain Power Named a Finalist for Edison Electric Institute's Award

Mon, 04/05/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Noting significant changes in corporate culture and work processes that ultimately helped lead the company to meet or exceed all customer service standards, the Edison Electric Institute today named Green Mountain Power Corporation as a finalist for the power sector’s highest honor, the Edison Award.

Green Mountain Power Announces Quartely Dividend

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

Directors of Green Mountain Power Corporation (NYSE:GMP) announced today a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share on the utility's Common Stock, payable June 30, 2004 to holders of record at the close of business on June 14, 2004. The indicated annual dividend rate is $0.88.
Green Mountain Power Corporation ( ) is a Vermont-based energy services company serving 89,000 electric customers.

VCET to collaborate with incubator network

Mon, 03/29/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

VCET to Collaborate With Business Incubator Network to Promote Economic
Development Statewide

Senator Patrick Leahy, Governor James Douglas, and University of Vermont
president Daniel Mark Fogel announced March 29, 2004, the launch of the Vermont Center for
Emerging Technologies, a multi-faceted initiative that will play a
crucial role in diversifying Vermont’s economy and boosting economic
development in the state.

Cambium Group Helps Set New Standard for Credit Union Web Sites

Sun, 03/28/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Cambium Group, a leading web site development firm based in Montpelier is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for Truliant Federal Credit Union Truliant, based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is currently the 84th largest credit union in the country. Cambium and Truliant partnered together to develop a website that offers their members a refreshing, updated design with improved navigation to the many products and services the credit union offers.

New communications programs debut at Champlain College

Wed, 03/24/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Career-oriented Champlain College in Burlington, Vt., is introducing new bachelor’s degree programs this fall in Broadcasting, Mass Communication, and Marketing--which offers concentrations in Advertising or Marketing Management. With Champlain’s existing programs in Public Relations, Professional Writing, and Multimedia & Graphic Design, the new programs establish a dynamic team of offerings in the communications area.

The County Courier Contracts With I AM Presentations For Newspaper Website

Tue, 03/23/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

The weekly community newspaper, the County Courier, has chosen to use I AM Presentations’ new web content delivery and advertising solution service exclusively for its online version of its publication.
The website,, will undergo an entire modernization of its appearance and back end technology, utilizing I AM Presentations’ proprietary software system. The reconstruction of the County Courier’s website will take several weeks, but when it is launched it will include many new technological advantages for both the newspapers’ readers and advertisers.

Lt. Gov. Brian Dubie and Treasurer Jeb Spaulding Announce "Green Valley" Funding Initiative

Wed, 03/17/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Lt. Governor Brian Dubie and State Treasurer Jeb Spaulding
jointly announced a plan to invest $48 million in state employee
pension funds in Vermont's "Green Valley" - an economic development sector
comprised of businesses dealing in environmental technologies, goods and
"It's all about jobs and economic growth for our state in a dynamic new
direction," Dubie said, "and it's about devoting Vermont's youthful energy
and some of our resources towards making Earth a cleaner and healthier place
for everyone."

Tag New Media launches new online presence for hummel America.

Mon, 03/15/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Tag New Media (TNM) has announced the launch of the hummel America website. Hummel, a soccer equipment and branded apparel company based in Denmark, partnered with TNM to assist them with their online expansion into the U.S. market.
The Flash™-based website, reflects the
company's mission of branding by story-telling. The site's interactive and youthful feel invites visitors to explore the hummel brand by interacting with virtual "Polaroids" placed within a hummel "keepsake" shoe box. Each "Polaroid" represents one of hummel's ten key brand messages.

First Brandon National Bank has earned 5-Star rating

Sun, 03/14/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

First Brandon National Bank, Brandon Vermont has earned a 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank rating firm. Five-stars denotes the absolute highest level of banking performance.
First Brandon National Bank has earned the coveted 5-star rating for six consecutive quarters. (The award is based on an analysis of current financial data supplied by federal regulators, supplemented by historical data.)