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Sale of Local Golf Course Complete: New Ownership Shares Plans

Wed, 06/20/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

NORTH CLARENDON, VT (June 13, 2007) - Stonehedge Golf Course announced today that the course has been purchased by Richard "Dick" Bendig and his two sons, Shawn and Chriss. The 9-hole course, Rutland County's only par-3 golf offering, features 1,107 yards of rolling fairways and well-manicured greens. The course was designed and operated by Robert Matson since 1995.

NSA and DHS designate Champlain College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education

Tue, 06/19/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt.--The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced this month the designation of Champlain College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE).

FreshTracks Capital Announces Investment in Isis

Sun, 06/17/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Burlington, VT - FreshTracks Capital II, L.P. ("FreshTracks"), a Middlebury-based venture capital fund with primary interest in Vermont investments, announced that it has invested $400,000 in ISIS of Burlington. This is the first investment in FreshTracks' second fund. ISIS designs, produces and markets outdoor apparel which is made by women and made exclusively for women, with its product being carried by top national retailers including REI, Title IX, and Orvis.

Community Management Company Promotes Continuing Education for Employees

Tue, 06/12/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Three employees of TPW Management, Inc. attended a Professional Management Development course held in Mass. last week. Daniel T. Riley, Portfolio Manager, Adam Kimball, Board Liaison, and Susan Van Horn, Customer Service Manager, attended a communications course provided by Community Associations Institute.

Exterus Welcomes Dan Swider

Wed, 06/06/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Exterus Technology for Business of Shelburne announced that Dan Swider was hired as an Account Executive for Williston, and Orange and Windsor Counties. Mr. Swider has over 5 years of experience in inside/outside sales and fundraising. Prior to joining Exterus, he was in Business Development with Global eProcure in New Jersey. He holds a BA in History from Seton Hall University. Visit for more information on our products and services.


Sun, 06/03/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

The two-day event was hosted by the Iroquois Healthcare Alliance which represents 56 hospitals in Upstate New York. As a founding partner of The Choice Care Card, Robert is an expert in the consumer-driven health field. In his presentation, Robert focused on the integration of personal care accounts and wellness programs. Personal care accounts provide a new funding vehicle for basic healthcare expenses, and also provide employers a tax-advantage vehicle for employee wellness incentives.

New Physical Therapists hired

Sun, 06/03/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Corrine Haddox holds a Master's in physical therapy and a bachelors in athletic training. She has been trained in the PRI concepts and is also a certified Pilates Instructor. She has experience with both the serious athlete and the "weekend warrior". She will be treating patients in PPRC's Waitsfield office at 271 Moulton Road.

Datamann Founder receives Award

Wed, 05/30/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Datamann founder John Mann was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Vermont / New Hampshire Direct Marketing Groups annual conference on May 3, 2007. In its near twenty year existence VT / NH Direct Marketing Group has presented this award only four previous times. Presenting the award, Bill LaPierre, Vice President - Catalog Brokerage for Millard Group, spoke of Manns personal and professional accomplishments.

Dr. Gary Scudder earns Champlain College faculty award

Tue, 05/29/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Champlain College Professor Dr. Gary Scudder has been awarded the Edward Phelps Lyman Professorship. The Professorship is awarded annually to a senior faculty member who-through a strong record of service, excellence in teaching and advising, and work on faculty and College committees-has been dedicated to students and to Champlain College.