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Brown Builders, new business is launched

Wed, 05/24/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

B. Christopher Brown is pleased to announce the launch of Brown Builders Real Estate Investments LLC, a full service real estate investment advisory business with offices in Richmond and Burlington, Vermont. Brown Builders will provide individual investors with the opportunity to diversify their investment portfolios by offering a wide selection of professionally acquired and managed commercial real estate products.

CVEDC Hires New Executive Vice President

Mon, 05/22/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Thomas Pelletier, President of the Central Vermont Economic Development Corp, is pleased to announce that Susan 'Sam' Matthews has been hired to succeed Richard Angney as Executive Vice President of CVEDC. Angney who is retiring on June 30 has headed CVEDC for the past nine and a half years.
CVEDC is a private, nonprofit economic organization founded in 1976. Matthews will be only the fourth EVP over that period of time. CVEDC's mission is to facilitate economic development activity in the 23 towns and cities that make up the Central Vermont region.

Veralli's fine art photography on permanent display at NRG

Thu, 05/11/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Burlington, VT - March 27, 2006 - Amalia Veralli, a Warren Vermont photographer, has recently completed an installation of her work at NRG Systems in Hinesburg VT. NRG Systems is a global leader in wind energy assessment, and one of only four industrial facilities in the world to receive the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold level certification.

Peter Clavelle wins Champlain College award

Sun, 05/07/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

At Champlain College's Commencement Ceremony on May 6, the private college presented its Distinguished Citizen Award to Peter Clavelle, the former mayor of Burlington.
The ceremony was presided over by Bob Allen, the chairman of the Champlain's Board of Trustees, and President Dave Finney. Allen said Clavelle has demonstrated exceptional personal and professional achievement, a strong record of community service and dynamic leadership.

Champlain College and American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation award scholarships

Thu, 04/27/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Champlain College has been selected as an affiliated school for the Annual Scholarship Grant Program of the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF). The program provides $3,000 in scholarship funds to Champlain College, which then awards scholarships to a select group of academically talented juniors and seniors in its Hospitality Industry Management program.

Hot-Air Balloons Launch Summer's First Big Festival at Exposition

Wed, 04/26/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Music, Fun and Hot-Air Balloons Launch Summer's First Big Festival at Exposition
Plenty of Affordable, Close-to-Home Fun with Concerts and Balloons
Hot air balloons in the shape of bees, beagles and bunnies will fill the skies over Champlain Valley Exposition June 2-4 as the Vermont Balloon and Music Festival Presented by UNICEL returns for its third year.

First Night Burlington Announces New Chair and Officers

Mon, 04/24/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

First Night Burlington announces that J. Patrick Burns, of the Entrepreneur's Source, now leads the Board of Directors as Chair. Burns, who joined the First Night Burlington Board of Directors in 2005, brings many years of experience as a business consultant to the position and will continue to seek opportunities to expand the non-profit's commitment to the community and to the arts.