-A A +A


Blue Cross to offer educational seminars to seniors on new Medicare prescription drug benefit

Sun, 10/17/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont to Offer Educational Seminars to Seniors on the New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
Berlin, VT - Congress signed a Medicare bill last year that effects how Medicare beneficiaries pay for prescription drugs. A wide variety of discount prescription drug cards issued because of the new law can save seniors money on drugs. Picking between the cards, however, can be confusing.

Vermont Federal Credit Union adds employee

Tue, 10/12/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Federal Credit Union Welcomes a New Employee
BURLINGTON, VT-Joseph M. Finnigan, president and CEO of Vermont Federal Credit Union (VTFCU), is pleased to announce that Holly O. Sheltra has joined the VTFCU staff as Manager of their Burlington branch location.
Holly brings to the Credit Union more than 10 years of management, sales and lending experience. Prior to coming to the Credit Union, Holly was a Sr. Loan Officer/Jr. Underwriter for Homebound Mortgage, Inc. She was also a Consumer Loan Officer/Branch Supervisor for New England Federal Credit Union.

Saint Michael's College Centennial

Mon, 10/11/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Saint Michael's College Centennial Week: featured public events
The public is invited to attend the following public events during the
featured week, celebrating the Saint Michael's College Centennial
Monday, Oct. 18, panel discussion, "The Medieval Roots of Saint Michael's
College," at 7 p.m. in the McCarthy Arts Center. Distinguished
author/professor panelists, who will explore 12th and 13th century
cultural influences, include, Anne Clark, University of Vermont, associate

Con Hogan Resigns from Fletcher Allen Board

Wed, 10/06/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Cornelius Hogan Resigns from Board
of Trustees

Cornelius (Con) Hogan has resigned his position on Fletcher Allens Board of Trustees. Hogan served as Secretary of the Agency of Human Services in Ver-mont from 1991-1999, and served as Acting Chair of the Vermont Health Care Authority in 1994. Hogan was appointed to the Fletcher Allen Board of Trustees by the Fanny Allen Corporation in December of 2002. No reason for the resignation was given and no replacement yet has been nominated.

LCRCC, GBIC go live with political survey

Wed, 10/06/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Comprehensive survey of candidates is in-depth Election Day reference
BURLINGTON - The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce and GBIC
have gone live on the Web with "VOTE! 2004," which contains the results of
a survey of candidates running for state offices in the November 2 General
Election. Results are available at

Vermont Chamber partners with Vermont Farms Association to support family farms

Wed, 10/06/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a partnership with the Vermont Farms Association (VFA) to promote agritourism and bring income to Vermont farms. Recently, the Vermont Chamber signed a three-year management contract with the VFA to provide administrative, accounting and marketing assistance along with various other duties. The VFA, which promotes farm visits, stays, and educational programs, has gained national attention as the leader in the Vermont agritourism industry.