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Vermont professionals honored with Champlain College alumni awards

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

On September 29, the Robert A. Skiff Alumni Award went to Sarah Soule, the director of admissions and college counseling at Vermont Commons School; the C. Bader Brouilette Alumni Award to Marie Ambusk, financial reporting accountant/principal at GE Healthcare Integrated Information Technology Solutions; the Vermont Alumni Award to Tim Kavanagh of WCAX-TV and Late Night Saturday; the Roger A. Perry Alumni Award to Courtney McAuliffe of New England Kurn Hattin Homes; and the Presidents Alumni Award to Peter Bruhn and Peter Jewett, operators of

IBEW Electricians Spend Weekend at 'Extreme Makeover'

Tue, 10/09/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Sept. 8-9, members of the union from Sherwin Electric and Central Vermont Public Service journeyed to Athens, Vt., to volunteer for ABC-TVs Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The award-winning program was in the small Windham County town all week refurbishing the home of the Vitale Family. IBEW electricians worked hand-in-hand with a crew led by Brandon-based general contractor the McKernon Group.

Lash Joins IBEW Local 300 Staff

Tue, 10/09/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Matt Lash recently joined the staff of the South Burlington-based labor union as the director of marketing and business development. He comes to Local 300 after two years at the Barre Partnership, a nonprofit committed to revitalizing the Granite City's downtown. A graduate of St. Michael's College, Lash holds a bachelor of arts in journalism and mass communication with a minor in political science.

Best arrangements for Student Travel Tours

Mon, 10/08/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Planning a trip for students means to pack excitement, adventure and joy all in one bag. Organizing student group travel is a work of responsibility that needs to done while taking care of the youth taste. There are dozens of logistics that need to be organized, whether you're booking it through a student tour company, or going it alone. And since now over 40% of all student groups don't use a professional tour operator or travel agency to book their travel, owing to the restrictions and hassles often added by these organizers.


Sun, 10/07/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

For Immediate Release Contact: Kathy Parry (802) 371-3205
October 8, 2007
Burlington -- A free conference Wednesday featuring national and state authorities on health care will focus on the evolving impact of consumer choice and information technology on the delivery and cost of health care.

Yandow-Dousevicz Construction Corp now Dousevicz, Inc.

Sun, 10/07/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Yandow Dousevicz Construction Corporation, located in South Burlington, Vermont, has changed its name to Dousevicz, Inc. The name better reflects the companies expanding real estate development division. The company, founded in 1990, has developed some of the State's most recognized properties including; The Westlake complex in Burlington, VT, Hawks Nest Senior Housing in St Albans, Eagle Crest and Falcon Manor Senior Housing in Williston, Autumn Knoll Condominium Development in Essex, and the Bay Creek Neighborhood in Colchester.

TPW President Earns Industry Professional Designation

Wed, 10/03/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Manchester, Vermont October 1, 2007 Paul T. Carroccio, President and CEO of TPW Management, recently joined the skilled group of community association managers who have earned the Association Management Specialist (AMS) designation from Community Associations Institute (CAI). Carroccio is one of more than 2,500 managers nationwide who have earned this level of professional recognition in the community association field.

State of Vermont employees to explore online marketing tactics through Champlain College and EpikOne/

Tue, 10/02/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Champlain College's Workforce Development Center and EpikOne, an online marketing consultancy in Williston, will deliver two days of customized training this fall to State of Vermont employees from 13 different departments whose responsibilities range from tourism and economic development to vocational rehabilitation and fish and wildlife.
On the Champlain College campus on October 5 and November 2, the state employees will explore podcasting, blogging, online visibility, search engine optimization (SEO), Web ads, YouTube, and social networking.

Wells River Savings Bank Selects FISC for Image Statements

Thu, 09/27/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Lewiston, September 28, 2007 Wells River Savings Bank, a Vermont-based financial institution, has recently selected FISC, one of Maines largest financial institution service providers, to process their image statements. Wells River Savings Bank has been providing personal and business banking products and services to the Upper Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire for more than 100 years.

Promotion Announcement

Sun, 09/23/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Hampton Direct, Inc. is proud to announce Amanda Tatro has been promoted to Sourcing Supervisor. Amanda, who first came to Hampton Direct as an intern through Champlain College, has been with the company since May 2006.