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Vermont sends final delivery for hurricane relief

Mon, 09/12/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

Second Convoy Unloading in Gulfport
**Private Efforts Must Now Make Own Shipping Arrangements**
Waterbury, Vt. - The third and final Operation Special Delivery convoy of
tractor-trailer trucks packed with donated items from Vermonters departed for Gulfport, Mississippi Monday, September 12.
The final convoy will muster at 6:00pm at the site of a former rest area
at mile marker 24 (I-91, Southbound) in Brattleboro, in preparation for a
7:00pm departure.

Local Printer Cited by International Franchise

Sun, 09/11/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

Tom Brassard, Paw Print & Mail, South Burlington, was honored for his companys performance and growth for the past y ear by Certified Printers International (CPrint") during the bi-annual board meetings in Charleston, WV. CPrint" honors printers who have had exceptional sales growth in the past year. Paw Print & Mail not only was honored for its continued sales growth, but Brassard was cited for his management skills.

Woodbury College Holds Fall Graduation Ceremonies

Sun, 09/11/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

Woodbury College Holds Fall Graduation Ceremonies
Author, Civic Facilitator Susan Clark Delivers Graduation Speech
Montpelier, Vt.-On Saturday, September 10, 2005, Woodbury College held its
2005 Graduation Ceremony at U-32 High School in Montpelier. A total of 46
students received degrees and certificates in the fields of mediation and
conflict management, paralegal and legal studies, prevention and community
development, and interdisciplinary studies.
Noted Vermont author and civic facilitator Susan Clark delivered this

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Wires Funds To Hurricane Relief Fund

Wed, 08/31/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

For Immediate Release: Contact: Kathy Parry
September 1, 2005 (802) 371-3205
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Wires Funds To Hurricane Relief Fund
Berlin, VT Recognizing a desperate need for funds to bring help and medical care to the victims of Hurricane Katrina, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) today contributed $10,000 toward a special relief fund being developed by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and administered by the American Red Cross.

Central Vermont Medical Center reorganized

Wed, 08/31/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Central Vermont Medical Center, Central Vermont Physician Practice Corp and Woodridge Inc will merge with and into Central Vermont Hospital Inc effective October 1, 2005. Immediately upon the effectiveness of the merger, Central Vermont Hospital Inc will change its name to Central Vermont Medical Center, Inc.
Although the corporate structure of the various entities related to Central Vermont Medical Center will change, the operations and the people of Central Vermont Medical Center will not be affected.

New Branch Manager

Tue, 08/23/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE South Burlington, VT - Manpower of South Burlington is pleased to announce the appointment of Heather E. Streeter as their new Branch Manager. Ms. Streeter will be directing all operations for Manpower in Vermont. Previously, she was employed as an Employer Resource Consultant with the Vermont Department of Employment & Training. Before joining the State, she was the Executive Director of the St. Albans Area Chamber of Commerce. Ms.

Vermont unemployment rate rises

Sun, 08/21/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

Montpelier -- The Vermont Department of Labor has announced that the
seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July was 3.6 percent, up two
tenths of a percentage point from the revised June estimate. The change
from last month was not statistically significant.
Unemployment rates for Vermont's 17 labor market areas ranged from 2.0
percent in Hartford to 4.5 percent in Randolph. Labor market area rates
are not seasonally adjusted; for comparison, the unadjusted rate for
Vermont was 3.3 percent.

Vermont Chamber Organizing Trade Mission to Asia

Wed, 08/17/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the Vermont Global Trade Partnership and the U.S. Department of Commerce, is leading Vermont business people to China and Taiwan. The trade mission will depart on October 28 and spend the following 12 days meeting with business and political leaders in five cities: Shanghai, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Taipei.