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Vermont Chamber Hires Recent Champlain College Graduate as Grassroots Advocate

Wed, 02/08/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce welcomes Michael Belyea as its Grassroots Advocate and Communications Specialist. The purpose of this newly created position is to enhance the Vermont Chambers member and legislative outreach efforts.
Michael graduated from Champlain College in December of 2005. Ranked at the very top of his class with a double major in business, international business, and leadership, Michael brings experience and coursework in business, leadership, entrepreneurship, economics, and the global economy.

Casting for Success - Netting Profitable Customers in Multi-Channel Waters

Tue, 02/07/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

The VT/NH Direct Marketing Group will conduct its annual direct marketing conference at the Equniox Hotel in Manchester, VT on April 26 - 28, 2006. Just a few of this years Casting for Success speakers include Perk Perkins, of Orvis, Don Libey, of Libey Inc., and Patricia Neuray, vice president of sales at Yahoo! Search Marketing.

Wild Apple Honors 10-Year Employees

Mon, 02/06/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

February 6, 2006 [Woodstock, Vermont] -- At a recent company staff breakfast meeting John and Laurie Chester, owners of Wild Apple Graphics in Woodstock, Vermont, honored four employees for their ten years of service to the company.
Honored were Dee Anderson (Accounts Receivable), Linda Markwell (Assistant Controller), Dawn Mathis (warehouse and shipping support) and Sue Schlabach (Art Director). All were presented with an engraved Simon Pearce Apple to commemorate the event.

Union Bank announces Promotions & Added Responsibilities

Thu, 02/02/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Morrisville VT Responding to steady growth and expansion, Union Bank is very pleased to announce the following promotions
and responsibilities.
Cynthia Borck, Executive Vice President, will lead the Banks Product Development, Item Processing and Deposit Operations departments. Ms. Borck is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank. She has been with Union Bank since 1987 and resides
in Wolcott.


Wed, 02/01/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

February 2, 2006

Project seeks input on design of Route 2A Improvements, Circ A/B, and Hybrid Alternatives

MONTPELIER Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) Secretary Dawn Terrill announced today that
the agency will be holding public design workshops on the eight alternatives short-listed for detailed study in
the Circ-Williston Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

$200,000 Challenge Grant Advances Vermont Humanities Council's First Capital Campaign for New Home in Montpelier

Sun, 01/29/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Montpelier, VT ~ The Vermont Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit
focused on lifelong learning and literacy, in December received a $200,000
Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant
represents a significant step toward the success of VHC's first capital
campaign, Humanities at the Center, which aims to raise $700,000 to cover
the purchase and renovation of new offices in Montpelier. VHC moved to the
more central offices in October after 30 years in Hyde Park and Morrisville
in rented space.