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Ramsay Gourd Architects Opens Burlington Office

Tue, 07/17/2007 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

The Manchester, VT based firm of Ramsay Gourd Architects has recently opened a satellite office in Burlington. The new office, located in the Hall Block, at the corner of College & South Winooski Streets provides the firm with the opportunity to expand their service territory to the north, while maintaining a personal connection with their client base.


Mon, 07/16/2007 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

LYNDON CENTER, VT.-- Lyndon State College has secured a USDA Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) that will help the Newport-Derby area grow new businesses and respond to the changing economic climate. The RGEG project, dubbed an Incubator without Walls, will help businesses identify the most effective ways to respond to the addition of big box stores in the area and other challenges. The total cost of the project is $322,059. Lyndon State and the collaborative partners will contribute a total of $59,695 towards the project, in addition to the grant.

Vermont Business Center Graduation

Mon, 07/16/2007 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

What do chiropractors, bankers, doctors, and entrepreneurs all have in common? They come from diverse professions and educational backgrounds, but on the evening of June 13, they all gathered at UVM's Waterman Hall to celebrate a common milestone. For the second year since its inception, graduates of UVM's Vermont Business Center Leadership and Management Professional Certificate Program celebrated completion of the yearlong program.

Dr. Robin Abramson named provost at Champlain College

Sun, 07/15/2007 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

BURLINGTON, Vt--Champlain College has named longtime faculty member Dr. Robin Abramson as its new provost. Abramson has been with Champlain College for 12 years, serving as interim provost since October 2006, and previously as an interim dean and the College's math and science coordinator. She has also been an associate professor of biology and the director of Champlain's former overseas program in Israel.


Thu, 07/12/2007 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

WILLISTON, VERMONT - FreshTracks Capital II, L.P. ("FreshTracks"), a Middlebury-based venture capital fund with primary interest in Vermont investments, announced that it has invested an undisclosed amount in NEHP Inc. NEHP is a highly successful Vermont company that has developed a patented modular method of tool installation for semiconductor manufacturing and also provides hygienic piping and skid solutions to the life sciences industries.

Nation's Leading Web Service Provider to Retail Grocer Industry Expands

Wed, 07/11/2007 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

Colchester, VT: Summer is growing season for food, and this year, it's the same for MyWebGrocer, the online world's leading services provider to grocery retailers. MyWebGrocer is expanding in two ways by adding additional staff to their home office in Colchester, Vermont, and by opening a new office in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Champlain Valley Fair Announces Theme

Tue, 07/10/2007 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

It is fresh lemonade, buttery corn-on-the cob and Italian sausage with the works. It is wild roller coasters, giant sand castles, clucking chickens, excited 4-H kids, neon-colored prizes, first kisses and death-defying aerial acts.
It's the Champlain Valley Fair, presented by Progressive -- and it all comes together at the end of summer on Aug. 25-Sept. 3 for a "Go Big" experience that earned it a prestigious spot on the 2007 American Bus Association's Top 100 Events in America list.

Verizon Foundation Funds New Stern Center Website

Sun, 07/08/2007 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

The Stern Center for Language and Learning of Williston has received a $15,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation for support of the development of a new website.
The existing website provides general information as well as links to other online sources. The new website will be redesigned and expanded to contain updated informational sections specific to parents, students and teachers. The new, interactive, expanded site will also be a vehicle for fundraising, including secure, online payments. In addition, online course registration will be available.

Vermont Tech Program wins Stevie® Award in 5th Annual American Business Awards

Sun, 07/08/2007 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

President Ty Handy of Vermont Tech is pleased to announce that one of the signature business/labor/education partnership programs delivered at the college -- The Verizon/CWA/IBEW Next Step Program -- won the Stevie Award® for Best Human Resource Team in the 2007 American Business Awards on June 11, 2007.
Stevie Awards were presented in over 40 categories including Best Overall Company, Best Executive, and Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program. More than 2,000 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration.

Vermont Campers Offers an Economical Choice

Fri, 07/06/2007 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

Recent figures published by the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing estimate that visitors made a total of 13.4 million trips to Vermont in 2005. Thirty-seven percent of those visitors came during the summer. Many of these summer visitors take advantage of Vermont's outstanding outdoor camping facilities.
Recently however, some vacations have been canceled or postponed because of the increasing cost of gasoline. Now there is a new choice when planning your outdoor vacation. Vermont Campers offers an economical and environmentally friendly choice in RV Rentals.

John Springer-Miller Inducted into the International Hospitality Technology Hall of Fame

Thu, 07/05/2007 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

With the creation of SMS | Host, a property management system that integrates guest services, John Springer-Miller changed the face of hospitality technology by creating a guest-centric approach to software. For his contributions to the hospitality industry, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) inducted Springer-Miller into the International Hospitality Technology Hall of Fame at the 2007 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®. Opening Session on Tuesday, June 26 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

AdventNet announces the release of ManageEngine ADManager Plus

Mon, 07/02/2007 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

ADManager Plus is a comprehensive web-based Active Directory Management software that supports IT Administrator and helpdesk technicians to effectively control and manage their entire windows based IT network. It simplifies the IT Administrators task by providing template based management of Users, Groups & Contacts and thus it avoids manual, error-prone administrative activities on Active Directory.