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Champlain College names endowed chair for Perry

Tue, 11/30/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Champlain names endowed chair for Perry
Champlain College trustees have announced the creation of the College's first endowed chair, naming it in honor of retiring President Roger Perry. The Board of Trustees voted to create this $1 million academic fund, The Doctor Roger H Perry Endowed Chair, as part of the College's successful Power of Three Capital Campaign.

Rachel Lee of Armistead Caregiver Services Wins a $20,000.00 Grant from the Eileen Fisher Clothing Company

Tue, 11/30/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Shelburne, VT Rachel Lee, President of Armistead Caregiver Services, has been presented a $20,000.00 grant from the Eileen Fisher Company. The award to Armistead, one of five $20,000.00 Eileen Fisher Grants, was the only award given to a for-profit business. Armistead was singled out from over 250 other for-profit applicants nationally. The grant, for growth and development, will aid Armistead in service expansion to Addison and Franklin Counties. Armistead provides non-medical caregiver services to the elderly and adults with disabilities.

Armistead Caregiver Services Hires Beryl Champagne as New Job Trainer

Tue, 11/30/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Armistead Caregiver Services is pleased to announce that Beryl Champagne, a long-time Armistead Caregiver, is now Armisteads new Job Trainer. Beryl will be overseeing and conducting all aspects of caregiver training for both new and existing clients and will be managing all client and caregiver day-to-day issues and concerns regarding care.
In addition to her extensive caregiving career, Beryl has served as a case manager and owned and operated her own restaurant and motel in Swanton for 15 years.

LandVest Opens Manchester Center Office

Sun, 11/28/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

LandVest Opens Manchester Center, Vermont Office
Manchester Center, VT LandVest, Inc., located at 39 Bonnet Street in Manchester Center, specializes in the marketing of luxury homes, land, and estates. With offices throughout the Northeast, including professionals in real estate sales, consulting and appraisal, land planning, forestry services, graphics, advertising, business and finance, LandVest has become the premier advisor and problem solver for owners of unique properties.

Robert and Holly Miller become Champlain College's top lifetime benefactors

Sun, 11/21/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Robert and Holly Miller become Champlain Colleges top lifetime benefactors
BURLINGTON, Vt.--Champlain College officials announced today that Robert and Holly Miller have become the leading lifetime benefactors of the College. This week, the Burlington couple increased their Power of Three capital campaign pledge to $2.2 million to add their support to the Colleges first endowed chair, a $1 million academic fund created to honor retiring President Roger H. Perry. Over the past dozen years, the Millers have donated $3.75 million to the private, career-oriented college.

Brattleboro Firm Well Represented at National Green Building ConferenceBrattleboro Firm Well Represented at National Green Build

Sat, 11/20/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Brattleboro Firm Well Represented at National Green Building Conference

Brattleboro-based BuildingGreen, Inc. was well represented at the 2004 Greenbuild Conference held November 10-12 in Portland, Oregon. Seven employees of the company, which publishes the highly respected monthly newsletter Environmental Building News, made the trek to the U.S. Green Building Councils largest-ever national gathering, attended by more than 6,000 people from throughout North America and dozens of other countries.


Tue, 11/16/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, VT-Thomas W. Crapo, Vice President of Operations for Vermont Federal Credit Union (VTFCU), has been elected to the Board of Directors of Onion River Cooperative for a 3-year term.
Tom has over 20 years of combined management experience with co-operative institutions, including; operations, lending, finance, compliance and policy. Tom holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Vermont and is currently enrolled in the Master of Science Administration program at St. Michaels College.


Vt CEOs see mixed economic future: sales up, jobs flat

Tue, 11/16/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Roundtable Releases Fourth Quarter, 2004 CEO Economic Outlook Survey
So. Burlington, VT - Results from the Vermont Business
Roundtable's (Roundtable) Fourth Quarter, 2004 CEO Economic Outlook
Survey, show that over three quarters of responding CEOs are expecting
increases in company sales in the coming six months, which is a six
percent increase over the last quarter. Projections for capital spending
are down by a similar percentage and employment levels are flat when
compared to the previous quarter.

Hammerhead Sled Release to public

Mon, 11/15/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Hammerhead sled is a re-design of the traditional snow sled i.e. the famous Flexible Flyer. This sled was brought into the 21st century using top-notch styling while performance and safety were priorities for the design team. Materials include aircraft-grade (6063) aluminum frame, suspension fabric seating and high density polyethylene for extremely fast skis. The sled weighs in at 8.7 lbs with skis on- making it the lightest of any performance sled. This sled also features precise steering and suspension.