Mad River Snow, Inc an affiliate of Mad
River Lifts, has joined forces with Maurer Construction, Ltd of
Penticton, British Columbia to provide design/build services for log, post
and beam, and timber frame structures to mountain resorts throughout North
America. The new venture is offering turnkey construction services,
including design, construction, general contracting, site work, and finish
work. The announcement was made jointly by Jeff Robinson, Principal
of Mad River Snow and Fred Maurer, President of Maurer Construction.
Mad River Snow, Inc an affiliate of Mad
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
2much Media of Burlington accompanied their client, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, on a recent trip to Mexico and Guatemala. The goal was to come back with footage that GMCR could use in a variety of ways to raise awareness about the growing Coffee Crisis.
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.
The Vermont Mentoring Partnership (VMP) is hosting the sixth annual “Mentors Make A Difference” conference on Monday, May 5, from 8:30-4:00 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel in Burlington. The Conference is open to adults and youth 13 years of age or older.
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
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 Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board Carl Spangler announced on April 15 that Christopher Barbieri, Vermont Chamber President, is resigning his position effective November 1, 2003.