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"Online Marketing Boot Camp" set for June at Champlain College

Sun, 04/29/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Champlain College's Workforce Development Center has formed a partnership with EpikOne, an online strategy firm in Williston, Vt., and with the support of Google Analytics will deliver training in Web analytics, social networking and online visibility and marketing.
An "Online Marketing Boot Camp" will be offered June 11-14 on the Champlain College campus in the S.D. Ireland Center for Global Business & Technology.
Participants can register for two-hour, four-hour or daylong sessions, or the entire four days of boot camp.

Justin T. Martin joins Pomerleau Real Estate's Commercial Brokerage Team

Tue, 04/24/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Justin T. Martin, a Commercial Sales Specialist and licensed Real Estate Salesperson, has recently joined the Pomerleau Real Estate Commercial Team. Justin is a board member of the Chittenden Commercial Real Estate Association (CCREA), member of the Essex Rotary Club, Board Member of the VT Sports and Events Council, and a University of Vermont graduate.
His strong business background and community involvement make him a great fit with the Pomerleau Commercial Team!

Kristin Cain joins Pomerleau Real Estate Commercial Team as Broker/Marketing Assistant

Tue, 04/24/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Kristin Cain, a licensed Real Estate Salesperson, has recently joined the Pomerleau Real Estate Commercial Team as a Broker and Marketing Assistant.
Kristin's 10 plus years of experience in residential real estate, organizational skill and positive energy make her the perfect complement to our Commercial Brokerage Team. We are thrilled to have her on board!

Exterus Welcomes Its Newest Addition: Jan Grady

Mon, 04/23/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Exterus Technology for Business of Shelburne announced that Jan Grady was hired as an Account Executive for Chittenden County.
Ms. Grady has over 20 years of experience in outside sales and customer service. Prior to joining Exterus, she was employed by Paychex, Inc. as a sales representative in Hartford, Connecticut and Burlington, Vermont, providing payroll and tax preparation services to the independent business owner.

Guy Boyer Named to Chair Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Board of Directors

Mon, 04/23/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Guy Boyer Named to Chair Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Board of Directors.
Berlin - Guy Boyer has been elected to chair the Board of Directors of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont.
Mr. Boyer joined the BCBSVT Board in 2003 and will succeed Deborah Granquist as its chair. Ms. Granquist, who has served as chair since 2004, remains on the Board.
Mr. Boyer is president and chief executive officer of Factory Point Bank in Manchester Center, Vermont. He is past president of the Schuylkill (PA) Chamber of Commerce and the Schuylkill County Bankers Association.

Champlain College creates a study-abroad campus in Montreal

Sun, 04/22/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Champlain College has leased property on Rue Sherbrooke in Montreal, Quebec, to operate a study-abroad campus in the heart of the city. Starting in Fall 2007, students can choose to spend a full academic semester in Montreal taking Champlain College courses.
Champlain's campus is believed to be the first American campus in Montreal. Ten Champlain College courses will be offered there this fall--the same courses that are offered on campus in Burlington. Students will pay the same tuition and residence hall rates as they would in Vermont.


Sun, 04/22/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

April 23, 2007
of Economic Development Releases Comprehensive Study of Young People to
Determine What Draws Them to Vermont
workers want to live in Vermont,
but the state must create high-paying jobs and affordable housing for them" and let them know about it.
Those were among the findings of a comprehensive study of young people
designed to find out what will make the next generation of Vermonters want to

All Customers asked to call CVPS if power is still out Friday morning

Thu, 04/19/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

All Customers asked to call CVPS if power is still out Friday morning
CVPS is asking that all customers who are still without power as of Friday morning to contact the company at 1-800-451-2877.
Due to damage in some areas that are affecting only single and small groups of customers, some without power may not be listed in the outage management system. As restoration efforts near a close, the company wants to assure that no one is left without power.

Chad Fleury of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Receives Highest Achievement Award

Tue, 04/17/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Chad Fleury of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters received the Highest Achievement Award during his participation in the Dale Carnegie Course.
Fleury was voted by his class of 20 fellow Green Mountain Coffee Roasters employees as the recipient of this award by demonstrating professional development, outstanding presentation and interpersonal skills.

NEFCU Awards Nursing Scholarships

Tue, 04/17/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Williston, VT -Cindy Morgan, Marketing Manager for New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU), announced today that her organization has awarded its 2007 Nursing Scholarships.
NEFCU's Nursing Scholarship Program provides three scholarships of $3000 to qualified applicants. According to Morgan, "We are very happy to help these committed students further their educations, especially when there is such a need here in Vermont and nationwide for practitioners in their profession."

Vermont Chamber of Commerce Hires Event Specialist

Tue, 04/17/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Antonia Opitz, a long time Vermont resident, to fill the Director of Events position.
Opitz has years of experience in the event management field, and was most recently a Conference Services Manager at both the Stoweflake Resort and the New England Culinary Institute.
She was also the Program Manager for South End Arts and Business Association where she planned the annual Art Hop celebration.