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May 10 - 18 is the 20th Annual National Tourism Week

Sun, 05/11/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

May 10 - 18, 2003 is the 20th Annual National Tourism
Week. Tourism contributes approximately $4.2 billion and 35,000 jobs to
the Vermont economy annually. Tourism supports and promotes such diverse
elements within Vermont as agriculture, outdoor recreation, natural
heritage, cultural heritage and Vermont-made products.
Vermont has long held a reputation for the finest in products and life
experiences. Sharing our way of life through tourism enhances Vermont's
image as a great place to visit. This awareness, accomplished through

Sugarbush Names Two Firms to Manage Development and Operation for Lodge at Lincoln Peak

Tue, 05/06/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Sugarbush Resort has announced that it has retained two firms to assist in the development and management of the soon-to-be constructed Lodge at Lincoln Peak.
Boston-based Leggat McCall Properties will assume management responsibilities for the financing, design, construction, and legal aspects of the development of the new Lodge. With more than 35 years of experience, the firm has a vast list of commercial and mix-use properties to their name totaling more than $1.5 billion in value.

St Michael's College Awarded Grant

Tue, 05/06/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Saint Michael's College received a grant for $116,640 from the Davis
Educational Foundation on May 5 for a program focused on helping integrate
new faculty into teaching in a liberal arts college, President Marc
vanderHeyden announced.
The grant will support a New Instructors Program, which will include a
series of one-hour seminars addressing student learning styles, classroom
management, effective pedagogy and understanding of the Saint Michael's
Liberal Studies requirement. It will also support a program linking a

Irving Oil and Mainway Customers Raise 90K for Miracle Babies

Tue, 05/06/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Every year, 450 babies arrive at the Children's Hospital at
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (CHaD) for state-of-the-art care.
Irving Oil and CHaD are pleased to announce that their first ever
"Mork the Stork" fundraising partnership has raised $90,000 for infants in
Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
The funds, donated by Mainway customers and Irving Oil, will support
neonatal intensive care units and neonatal care facilities in the Pine
Tree and Granite states.
As part of Irving Oil's "Mork the Stork" Campaign, customers donated $1

Pomerleau Real Estate Adds to Staff

Mon, 05/05/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Pomerleau Real Estate is pleased to announce that Ed Helmer has joined their Commercial Real Estate Division.
Helmer is a native Vermonter currently living in Colchester. In 2002, Ed graduated from Phillips-Exeter Academy and in 2002, graduated from Bates College as an English major. His current focus is on getting his real estate license and becoming a member of the Burlington community.

Bringing Out of State Web Mastering Services Come To Vermont

Mon, 04/28/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

I AM Presentations is proud to announce the recent web mastering outsourcing agreement reached with Best Breed of Findlay, Ohio. Best
Breed is a national premium dog food manufacturer and has brought its web requests to Vermont's I AM Presentations, owned by Michael
LaRocque of Swanton, who has developed interactive websites for numerous Vermont companies including Vantage Press, Burnt Mountain Designs, Pastore Financial Group, to name a few.

SoVerNet Brings High-Speed Broadband to Randolph and Saint Albans VT.

Sun, 04/20/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

SoVerNet announces that it is now
providing high-speed Internet business access to two more Vermont
communities: Randolph and Saint Albans.
With the introduction of SoVerNet Symmetric Digital Subscriber Line or
SDSL service to Randolph and Saint Albans, businesses within the
geographic limits of the technology now have high-speed connectivity to
the Internet at speeds far superior to those provided by dial-up Internet
SoVerNet's high-speed broadband service is available at speeds between

Donate Unused Phones on Earth Day

Thu, 04/17/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

This Earth Day, April 22, Verizon Wireless, the nation’s largest wireless provider, is encouraging consumers to protect the environment and give back to the community at the same time by donating no-longer-used wireless phones and equipment to its HopeLineSM phone recycling program. Since 1995 Verizon Wireless has collected more than one million wireless phones from consumers. This has kept over 200 tons of electronics waste out of landfills, and has benefited hundreds of victims of domestic violence nationwide.

Vermont Company Newsline

Wed, 04/16/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim


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Douglas taps Dubie to head
Homeland Security Advisory Council