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Supermarkets, National retailers fined

Thu, 06/15/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Supermarket Chains Fined Nearly $20,000 for Violating VT
Retail Pricing Laws
 
Three major supermarket chains, one drug store chain, and
one other national retailer have been cited and penalized for violating Vermont
retail pricing laws.  Shaws, Price
Chopper, and Grand Union Supermarkets; Rite Aid Pharmacy; and JC Penney have all
agreed to pay penalties ranging from $1,000 to $3,500 for overcharging consumers
for items in their stores.
 
The violations were discovered during routine surveys by

Champlain College unveils innovative BYOBiz Program to grow the businesses of young entrepreneurs

Wed, 06/14/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt. --The state of Vermont has an extremely strong small-business tradition--running the gamut from specialty food companies to graphic design firms to high-tech start-ups--all providing employment to Vermonters and bolstering the states economy.
Building on that tradition and Champlain Colleges reputation for innovative, hands-on education, Champlain President David F. Finney unveiled a new program on June 15 that will help young entrepreneurs grow their businesses while they attend Champlain.

Governor calls emergency dairy summit

Tue, 06/13/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Governor Douglas to Call Emergency Dairy Summit
Also Seeks Federal Emergency Relief
 
WHAT:      Governor
to Call Emergency Dairy Summit
 
Burlington, Vt.-Governor Jim Douglas has announced
that his administration, working with the Vermont Milk Commission, is organizing an Emergency Dairy Summit to discuss all available
means to help farmers in the near term so that they can weather what the
Governor calls a 'perfect storm' of circumstances.
 
"Low milk prices, high fuel and energy cost and poor crop, or in

Internet-based business tactics are focus of new Champlain College online courses

Tue, 06/06/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Area experts in Internet marketing and business practices are teaching five new 'mini-courses' at Champlain College this summer and fall. The online courses are well-suited to business professionals who want to use Internet technologies to advance their organizations. Each of the one-credit courses runs for five weeks.
"These are tactics that don't require traditional textbook teaching," said Elaine Young, director of Champlain's e-Business Management program. "These are practical, ready-to-use-right-away courses."

SBA Vermont Small Business Person of the Year and Champion Award Celebration

Mon, 06/05/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

SBA Vermont Small Business Person of the Year and Champion Award Celebration
NEWS EVENT:     The 2006 Vermont Small Business Person of the Year and Champion Award recipients will be honored by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) at a ceremony presented by Vermont Business Magazine at Burlington's Waterfront Park. 

Garden Arts Celebrates 5th Season

Sun, 06/04/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Ever since attending the University of Vermont in the 1960's, Steve Burzon has known that he wanted to live and work in Vermont. But first came years working in the big city as a publishing executive where he studied marketing and design; a requirement for both making a living and living a passionate life. Then in 1998, the time came for a full time move to his home in Danby Four Corners and the beginnings of Garden Arts Custom Landscapes was launched officially in the Spring of 2001.

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.

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