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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.

Herlihy is new deputy tourism comissioner

Tue, 10/05/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Herlihy Is New Deputy Commissioner Of Vermont Department Of Tourism &
MONTPELIER, Vt. - Cathy Herlihy of East Montpelier has been appointed the
new Deputy Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing
(VDTM). Herlihy takes over the post from Sybil Chicoine who left in late
September for a job in the private sector after serving as VDTM's Deputy
Commissioner since January of 2002.
Since 1995 Herlihy has been Director of Training & Marketing with the

Bruegger's selects Green Mountain Coffee as national supplier

Sun, 10/03/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Bruegger's Selects Green
Mountain Coffee Roasters as National Supplier
"Great Coffee Makes a World of Difference(TM)" - Bruegger's to
celebrate National Fair Trade Month with free coffee day Oct. 29th.
After extensive market testing in a "battle of the beans,"
Bruegger's has selected Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (NASDAQ:
GMCR) as its supplier of specialty coffee nationwide. Bruegger's will

Computer Sales Tax Holiday

Sun, 10/03/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Computer Sales Tax Holiday
October 9-11
Montpelier, Vt.-Governor Jim Douglas is urging Vermonters to take
advantage of this year's second computer sales tax holiday being held
Saturday, October 9 through Monday, October 11.
The tax holiday is the third of its kind in Vermont. The first, championed
by Douglas in 2002, was approved by the Legislature for early August of
2003, another was held in August of this year, just before students
returned to school.
"Our first computer sales tax holiday was such a success I urged the

GMP sends crews to Florida

Wed, 09/29/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

COLCHESTER, VT... Green Mountain Power is sending crews to Florida to help
restore power to the areas devastated by the multiple hurricanes.
"The situation in Florida is obviously quite desperate. We know
how complex and exhausting it is to coordinate and repair service
after a major event, and how important it is to have outside crews
available to speed up restoration. Our crews are eager to help

Cambium Group Launches Web Site for North Carolina Credit Union

Tue, 09/28/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Montpelier, VT - Cambium Group, LLC, a leading web site development firm specializing in innovative web site designs and content management systems announced the launch of a new web site today for Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU), headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. The web site, is the end result of an enormous team effort between the credit union and Cambium Group.

IDX's Tarrant gives St Michael's $1 million

Tue, 09/28/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Local business executive honors his alma mater with another major gift
Richard Tarrant, chairman of IDX, makes $1 million gift to Saint Michael's
A legend in the Vermont business world, Richard Tarrant has led his
medical software firm IDX Corporation to heights of success, and all the
while he has given back to the local community, including to his alma
mater Saint Michael's College. He announced recently his plan to give a
gift of $1 million to the college to fund student scholarships.