Kitchens for the Rest of Us is a book as lovingly crafted as the kitchens it showcases. Everyone knows that the kitchen is the hardest working room in the house, and often serves many purposes. So it makes sense to understand not only how to improve its function, but how to make it inviting and beautiful as well. Many remodeling books fix design problems by increasing size. The designers in this book take a less expensive, more elegant approach, focusing on smart use of available space, organizing storage, and small details that make a big impact.
Champlain College business student and entrepreneur Ben Kaufman isn't getting a lot of sleep these days. He's exchanging late-night e-mails with manufacturers in China who are creating his newly announced products for the iPod.
At age 19, Kaufman has just launched his second round of sleek iPod accessories and he's flying high after returning from last week's Macworld Expo in San Francisco, where his products were awarded "Best in Show in Innovation" from iLounge, a top Web site for iPod accessory reviews.
The Vermont International Business Council (VIBC), a standing committee of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, is accepting nominations for the 2006 Exporter of the Year. Given to a company that has contributed significantly to Vermonts international trade stature, the prestigious Exporter of the Year award recognizes the hard work, performance, innovation, and vision Vermont companies display when competing in the global marketplace.
Nominations are now being accepted for the Sixteenth Annual Deane C. Davis Outstanding Business of the Year Award, co-sponsored by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and Vermont Business Magazine. The winner will be unveiled at the May 24, 2006, opening ceremony of the regions largest business-to-business trade show, the annual Vermont Chamber of Commerce Business and Industry EXPO. Three award finalists will be profiled in the May issue of Vermont Business Magazine.
The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is very pleased to announce plans to merge the activities of the Vermont Lodging and Restaurant Association (VLRA) into the Vermont Chamber of Commerce.
The Vermont Chamber was chosen by the VLRA Board of Directors through a competitive bid and interview process involving a number of candidate organizations.
Vermont Chamber Chairman of the Board Jim Pratt stated, This joining of forces is good for Vermont Chamber members, good for VLRA members, and good for Vermont business.
Hudson United Bancorp and TD Banknorth Inc. Shareholders Approve Merger
Over 98% of Votes Cast In Favor of Transaction by Hudson United Shareholders
2006 Expo Special Events Calendar
Gives Advance Look at Fun Events
Fall Antique Show on VT Chambers
Top 10 List for Second Year
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt.- A new special events brochure, outlining the dates of more than 50-plus major shows and festivals at the Champlain Valley Exposition, is now available.
PCC Ranked #1 in Survey of Healthcare Technology Vendors
(Winooski, VT) Physicians Computer Company (PCC) has received the highest overall score earned by any company in any category in the 2005 rankings of healthcare information technology (HIT) vendors published by industry-leading research firm KLAS Enterprises (www.healthcomputing .com). PCCs scores were almost 20 points higher than the average of other vendors.
Springfield Vermont January 5, 2006 LOVEJOY Tool Company, Inc. introduces a new series of products to make it easier for a manufacturer to select the proper milling tools to solve their machining needs and machine a variety of materials with this all purpose tooling!
Applications: The XTRF Xtreme Series Face Mills use the OECH style inserts for the maximum in cutting edges acheiving 8 times the insert life!
Revet Long Term Care Agency, LLC has added to their individual offerings by adding a new product to help business owners protect their company. Using pretax dollars you can own a long term care policy that will protect you and your company against the cost of long term care.
With the roll out of this new product line we are offering a free consultation and needs analysis for you and your business. Learn how you can save up to 40% off the price of your long term care insurance policy.
State of Vermont
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
2006 State of the State Address
MAKING VERMONT AFFORDABLE FOR VERMONTERS
The Governor’s Affordability Agenda
Mr. President, Madame Speaker, Members of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, fellow Vermonters: