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Mobile Technology Helps Clinicians Reduce Medical Errors and Prescription Drug Costs

Tue, 11/02/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Mobile Technology Helps Clinicians Reduce Medical Errors and Prescription Drug Costs
BCBS of Vermont Drug Benefit Information Now Available
Through Handheld PDAs and the Internet
Berlin, VT and San Mateo, CA Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont announced today that physicians and other health care professionals throughout Vermont now have convenient access to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont prescription drug benefit information via the latest mobile technology.

Upper Valley Haven Earns 5 Stars in Energy Efficiency

Tue, 11/02/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Hanover, NH, November 3, 2004 Efficiency Vermont has certified The Upper Valley Haven as having met all of the requirements for an Energystar labeled building. The facility, located on Route 5 in White River Junction, VT, received 86.7 points out of a possible 100 points, earning the 5 Star designation. The attention to detail, the high performance insulation system, and good mechanical and lighting choices led to this high achievement, said Cathy Reynolds of Efficiency Vermont. UK Architects of Hanover, NH, designed the building.

Vermont Federal CU president named to CUNA panel

Tue, 11/02/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, VT-Joseph M. Finnigan, President/CEO of Vermont Federal Credit Union was recently named to an Advisory Panel for CUNA Mutual Group.
The Advisory Panel is made up of 30-40 CEOs from mid to large sized Credit Unions from around the country. The groups role is informal and will provide direction to CUNA Mutual on topics, trends, products and solutions.

Buy a Snowflake and Help Beat Cancer!

Mon, 11/01/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Buy a Snowflake and Help Beat Cancer!
Fayston Illustrator Sarah Dillard is one of nearly 200 childrens book illustrators who have created original works of art on snowflakes, for Roberts Snow: for Cancers Cure, a unique fundraiser on behalf of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute for cancer research. Snowflakes will be auctioned on-line from November 2 to December 12.
Roberts Snow: for Cancers Cure was created by childrens book author/illustrator Grace Lin.

GMP files cost of service study, rates to increase 1.9%

Mon, 11/01/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

COLCHESTER -- Green Mountain Power (NYSE: GMP) has filed its
cost-of-service study supporting the implementation of a January 2005 rate
increase of 1.9 percent, pursuant to a plan previously approved by the
Vermont Public Service Board (VPSB). This will be the first increase for
Green Mountain Power customers in four years.
"Our success in controlling costs and managing the business well has meant

GMP reports third quarter earnings

Mon, 11/01/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

COLCHESTER -- Green Mountain Power Corporation (NYSE: GMP) has announced consolidated earnings of $0.65 per share of common stock, diluted, for the third quarter of 2004 compared with earnings of $0.59 per share of common stock, diluted, for the same period in 2003. Year to date earnings for 2004 are $1.70 per share, diluted, compared with earnings of $1.60 per share for the first nine months of 2003.

Howard Printing Earns Neenah Award

Sun, 10/31/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Howard Printing Earns Neenah Award
BRATTLEBORO -- Howard Printing, Inc., a commercial offset printing company founded in Brattleboro in 1991, was recently recognized by Neenah Paper for outstanding quality on a printed design piece.
Neenah selected Howard Printing as the East Coast Silver Award winner in the Letterhead Contest. The award-winning entry was Retreat Healthcare letterhead.
Neenah Paper, founded in 1873, is a world class manufacturer of premium writing, text, cover, specialty and private watermark papers. Its parent company is Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

Champlain College exceeds campaign goal, creates first endowed chair

Sun, 10/24/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Champlain College trustees announced the creation of the College's first endowed chair, naming it in honor of retiring President Roger Perry. The Board of Trustees voted to create this $1 million academic fund, The Doctor Roger H. Perry Endowed Chair, as part of the College's successful Power of Three Capital Campaign.
The news came at the Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees on October 22, when Champlain College trustees announced the Power of Three campaign has already raised $15 million, exceeding its $12 million goal a full year before the official close of the campaign.

The McDonald Consulting Group Launches New Name, Products and Services at Gala Celebration

Sun, 10/24/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

October 9, 2004 -- The McDonald Consulting Group was formally launched at a gala party on October 9, 2004 in Austin, Texas. Representatives from both the Austin, TX, and Burlington, VT, offices were on hand to unveil the company's new product and services offering as well as their new logo.

Vermont Chamber of Commerce Elects New Board Members

Sun, 10/24/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Last month at its Annual Meeting members of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce elected seven businesspeople to the Board of Directors.
The Vermont Chamber welcomes the following individuals to its Board of Directors:

Tom Donahue; Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce

Kevin Dwyer; Hackett, Valine, and MacDonald

Daria Mason; Central Vermont Medical Center

Bob Rogan; Burlington, Vermont

Kathleen Schirling; Chittenden Bank

Stephen Terry; Green Mountain Power