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Laura Dagan named to Champlain College Board of Trustees

Wed, 11/08/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Laura P. Dagan, the president, CEO and chairman of Dwight Asset Management Company in Burlington, has been named to the Board of Trustees at Champlain College.
Dagan, a resident of South Hero, Vt., is an active member of the Vermont Business Roundtable, Institutional Investors US Institute, Old Mutual Top Leadership Group, the Stable Value Investment Association and the international and Vermont CFA Institutes. Volunteer activities include serving as the treasurer of the Humane Society of Chittenden County.

Calkain Institutional Advisors Chosen for State of Maine Assignment

Tue, 11/07/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Calkain Institutional Advisors, a division of Calkain Companies, a national real estate investment brokerage firm, has been chosen by R.P.M.
Realty Trust as the exclusive listing agent to sale two fully leased properties located at
198 & 200 Main Street in Lewiston, Maine.
Joel Kahn, CCIM and Michael OMara will represent R.P.M. Realty Trust in the
disposition of these properties which houses the Department of Human Services for the
State of Maine. 200 Main Street, consisting of 50,823 square feet on four floors, was

Craig E. Isvak, CPA, PLC acquires new office in Essex

Tue, 11/07/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Craig E. Isvak, CPA, PLC, a provider of accounting and tax services to businesses and individuals in the Mad River Valley and the Waterbury/ Stowe area, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Associates in Accounting, P.C. located at 6 Pinecrest Drive, Essex Junction, VT. Under the previous owner, Michael LeBoeuf, Associates in Accounting has been doing business in Essex Junction since 1989. The staff consists of both full-time and seasonal personnel with many years of experience, who will remain through the acquisition.

Vergennes Union High School Teacher to Receive Educator Award

Tue, 11/07/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

A Vergennes Union High School teacher who has inspired
students for 22 years has been named Vermont's humanities educator of the
year for 2006. The Vermont Humanities Council has chosen Roberta
Steponaitis, a teacher of history and geography, to receive its annual
Victor R. Swenson Humanities Educator Award. The award is the fourth given
out by VHC since inaugurating the award in 2003.
"Roberta Steponaitis is the teacher they [students] will remember when they
think back to their high school days, as having made a pivotal difference in

Vermont's Strategy to Change Its Health Care Delivery System Explored at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Issues Conference

Tue, 11/07/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont's Strategy to Change Its Health Care Delivery System Explored at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Issues Conference
Vermont's initiative to provide its residents with chronic conditions the information, tools and encouragement they need to successfully manage their health was addressed Monday by a panel of experts who met in Burlington.

New Conference and Event Center at Champlain College

Mon, 10/23/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Champlain College in Burlington has established a new Conference and Event Centera one-stop shop that coordinates a full range of services and amenities for conferences and group events. The new center puts a special emphasis on educational and corporate training events with coordinated use of the College's high-tech facilities.
An experienced professional planner coordinates events on campus at any time of year, including the summer months. Facilities serve 5-500 people, with convenient proximity to downtown Burlington.

g.housen Distributors Announces Promotions

Thu, 10/19/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Burlington, VT - g.housen, a premium beverage distributor, is pleased to announce the following promotions.
Jamey Magowan, who has been Northern Team Leader for the past two years, has moved into the role of Field Marketing Manager. In this role he will be working closely with the Sales Manager and helping grow the companys brands.
Magowan attended the University of Southern Maine. He is originally from Portsmouth, NH now currently residing in Winooski, VT with his wife and daughter.

Kestrel Hires Two Editorial Personnel

Thu, 10/19/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Kestrel Health Information, Inc., publishers of leading medical product directories including: WoundSource, IncontinenceSource, and DermProducts, is pleased to announce the hiring of two editorial associates: Elizabeth Kellogg and Samantha Magazu.
Elizabeth Kellogg holds a bachelors degree in English and Philosophy from the University of Vermont. Elizabeth will be Kestrel's trade show and public relations coordinator and will be working extensively in the editorial department.