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    Vermont gets $717,000 settlement for illegal promotion of drugs

    News Release — Office of the Attorney General Aug. 18, 2015 Contact: Jill S. Abrams Assistant Attorney General (802) 828-1106 Vermont will receive over $717,000 of a settlement reached between 49 Attorneys General and Amgen Inc. Amgen will pay a total of $71 million to resolve allegations that it unlawfully promoted its Aranesp® and Enbrel® […]

    Early registration recommended for UVM Extension 2015 income tax school

    News Release — University of Vermont Aug. 25, 2015 Media contact: Seth Anderson (802) 985-1236 E-mail: [email protected] Burlington–A two-day tax school is planned for two locations in November to update tax practitioners, accountants and other tax professionals on new tax legislation, regulations and rulings. The dates for the 2015 University of Vermont (UVM) Extension Income […]

    Howard Center continues safe recovery services through partnership with City of Burlington

    News Release — Howard Center August 12, 2015 Contact: Martie Majoros (802) 488-6911 [email protected] Burlington, VT— Howard Center’s Safe Recovery program recently received a $12,500 contribution from the City of Burlington for continued operation of its syringe exchange program. The program support was recommended by City Councilor Selene Colburn and was funded under City Council […]

    Sterling College named a top LGBTQ-friendly college

    News Release — Sterling College August 27, 2015 Craftsbury Common — Sterling College has been named one of the top lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-friendly campuses in the country by Campus Pride. The non-profit organization’s list showcases “the most LGBTQ-inclusive colleges and universities when it comes to policy, program, and practice in higher education.” […]

    At height of hurricane season, Red Cross reminds NH and VT residents to be prepared

    News Release — American Red Cross New Hampshire / Vermont Region Aug. 26, 2015 Contact: Lloyd Ziel Chief Communications Officer 603-225-6697×205 (direct) 603-540-0788 (cell) [email protected]   CONCORD, NH., – August 26, 2015 — As Hurricane Danny churns in the Atlantic, we’re reminded of the devastation that can occur during such large weather events right in […]

    Four Rivers Fund Campaign to crowdfund for Winooski River protection

    News Release — Friends of the Winooski River Aug. 25, 2015 Contact: Jared Carpenter, Friends of the Winooski River 802-356-3666 / [email protected] Or, [email protected] Montpelier, VT – On September 3rd, the Friends of the Winooski River will begin a month-long crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for protection and restoration of the Winooski River. The campaign […]

    Green Mountain College convocation features Vermont author and adventurer Jan Reynolds

    News Release — Green Mountain College Aug. 26, 2015 Contact: Kevin Coburn, director of communications, 802-287-8926 POULTNEY, VT–Green Mountain College hosts its annual Fall Convocation on Tuesday, September 8 at 4 p.m. in Ackley Auditorium. The keynote speaker is author, mountaineer, adventurer and athlete Jan Reynolds, author of the book High Altitude Woman. Reynolds, who […]

    Vermont Law Review Symposium examines human rights, environmental issues Sept. 25 at Vermont Law School

    News Release — Vermont Law School Aug. 26, 2015 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Aug. 26, 2015––Activists, lawyers and legal scholars will explore the interconnectedness between the environment and human rights at the 15th annual Vermont Law Review Symposium, “Habitat for Human Rights: […]

    McClure Foundation awards $369,100 in grants to support access to college and career education in Vermont

    News Release — The Vermont Community Foundation August 26, 2015 Contact: Margaret Morris The Vermont Community Foundation [email protected] 802-388-3355 ext. 285 The J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation, a supporting organization of the Vermont Community Foundation, has announced $369,100 in grants for the 2015-2016 school year to programs promoting college and career education for Vermonters—with […]

    Jane Stickle and her 1863 Quilt at the Bennington Museum

    News Release — Bennington Museum August 21, 2015 Contact: Susan Strano, Marketing Director 802-447-1571 [email protected] The quilt that inspires quilters all over the world will be on its yearly display at the Bennington Museum from August 29 through October 12. Brought to the museum 60 years ago, the Jane Stickle Quilt is only shown for […]

    College of St. Joseph welcomes Class of 2019

    News Release — College of St. Joseph Aug. 21, 2015 Contact: James Lambert, 802-776-5290 Rutland, Vt. – By early morning, the sun was shining and cars were quickly filling up the parking lots, carrying the 75 new members of College of St. Joseph’s undergraduate community. Residence Life staff – including student advisers dressed in blue […]

    CVSWMD awarded $89,000 USDA grant

    News Release — CVSWMD Aug. 19, 2015 Contact: Cassandra Hemenway 802-229-9383 or 800-730-9475 at ext 102 [email protected] We at CVSWMD are thrilled to announce that we have received $89,000 in grant funding from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development program. The grant will fund a series of presentations, workshops and webinars that will […]

    Touch A Truck returns to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital

    News Release — Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Aug. 26, 2015 Contact: Nicole A. Zinn Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Communications and Social Media Manager P: 802-251-8490 E: [email protected] BRATTLEBORO, VT – (August 26, 2015) — The 7th Annual Touch-a-Truck fundraiser at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is scheduled for Saturday, September 12 from 9 AM – 1PM. It promises to […]

    Vermont Health Centers receive national recognition and additional funding

    News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Aug. 25, 2015 Contact: Michael Briggs (202) 224-5141 BURLINGTON, Aug. 25 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced today that all 11 community health centers in Vermont received funding totaling $493,860, in recognition of their achievements providing high quality health care. The awards are Vermont’s share of $63.3 million in […]

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