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Lucky 40 underserved students get to ‘try out’ college at St. Michael’s

News Release — St. Michael’s College July 27, 2015 For more information, contact: Mark Tarnacki 802.654.2795 [email protected]   COLCHESTER, VT — Forty students from the Adirondacks, central New York, New York City, and Kentucky will have the opportunity to try out college, as part of the CFES College Explore program at Saint Michael’s College on […]

St. Johnsbury’s Operation Creation focuses on community service

News Release — St. Johnsbury Academy July 22, 2015 Contact: Phoebe Cavanaugh Cobb, Marketing and Communications St. Johnsbury Academy 1000 Main Street St. Johnsbury, Vermont 05819 802-751-2336 Email: [email protected] Web: www.stjohnsburyacademy.org   Operation Creation wrapped up a very successful third year last week in St. Johnsbury. Teenagers in black t-shirts served lunch and sold hardwood […]

4th annual Ignite Burlington hosted by Hergenrother Foundation features Vermontrepreneurs

News Release — Hergenrother Foundation July 27, 2015 Contact: Hallie Warner 802.488.3439 [email protected] Fall’s MUST Attend Event – 4th Annual Ignite Burlington Hosted by Hergenrother Foundation Features Vermontrepreneurs Tickets Now on Sale COLCHESTER, VERMONT (July 27, 2015) – Adam Hergenrother and Hergenrother Foundation are hosting the 4th Annual Ignite Burlington on Thursday October 15, 2015 […]

Swanton Wind Fair is Aug. 22

News Release — Swanton Wind Fair July 27, 2015 Contact: Christine Lang 802-528-5242 Swanton Wind Fair – August 22, 2015 Rocky Ridge Road, Swanton, Vermont Considering Appropriate Sites for Industrial Wind Turbines The Swanton Wind Fair is part of an ongoing effort to offer information and engage citizens in discussions about appropriate siting of Industrial […]

High Meadows Fund announces $249,000 in grants to build resilience in Vermont watersheds

News Release — The High Meadows Fund July 22, 2015 Contact: Gaye Symington The High Meadows Fund [email protected] 802-999-6309 Suggested Tweet High Meadows Fund Announces $249,000 in Grants to Build #Resilience in #VT #Watersheds http://ow.ly/PWtbH Burlington, VT – The High Meadows Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation has announced $249,000 in grants to support projects […]

National Gardening Association appoints new executive director

News Release — National Gardening Association July 27, 2015 Contact: Nichole Rothaupt 800-538-7476 x 101 (p) [email protected] Williston, VT (July 27, 2015)—The National Gardening Association’s (NGA) Board of Directors has selected Jennifer Tedeschi to lead the 43-year-old nonprofit organization. After searching for a strong leader, the Board of Directors determined that the best person to […]

Disciplines cohere in new Saint Michael’s neuroscience major

News Release — St. Michael’s College July 27, 2015 Contact: Mark Tarnacki 802.654.2795 [email protected] COLCHESTER, VT — In a way, liberal arts education always has been about the brain. But with the introduction of a new neuroscience major this year at Saint Michael’s College, students will have a more focused and direct entry into an […]

Donna Barlow Casey is Milton’s new town manager

News Release — Town of Milton July 24, 2015 Contact: Erik Wells 802-891-8020 [email protected]   Donna Barlow Casey began serving as Milton’s Town Manager July 20th. She is the 10th Town Manager since the municipality adopted the Manager form of government in 1978 and the first women to hold the Chief Administrative Officer position. “Donna […]

Rutland accounting firm merges with Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs

News Release — Davis & Hodgdon Associates July 27, 2015 Contact: Jennifer Krause Phone: 802-878-1963 E-mail: [email protected] WILLISTON, Vt., July 27, 2015 –Rutland Accounting firm Siliski & Buzzell has merged with Williston-based CPA firm, Davis and Hodgdon Associates in a deal that closed on July 1. Operating under the banner of Davis & Hodgdon Associates […]

Bond Auto Parts acquires Towers Motor Parts

News Release — Bond Auto Parts July 27, 2015 Contact: Mark Mast VP of Marketing Bond Auto Parts, Inc. 272 Morrison Rd | Barre, VT 05641 P: 802.479.0571 | F: 802.476.1308 | C: 802.249.8852 E: [email protected] W: www.bondauto.com   Barre, VT – Bond Auto Parts, Inc., a Barre, Vermont based company, is pleased to announce […]

23rd Annual South End Art Hop set for Sept. 11-13

News Release — The South End Arts & Business Association July 27, 2015 Contact: Adam Brooks, 404 Pine Street, Burlington, VT, 05401, 802.859.9222 The Board of the South End Arts and Business Association is pleased to present our 23rd Annual South End Art Hop on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 11, 12 & 13, 2015. […]

Optum to donate 45 refurbished laptop computers to five Vermont public libraries

WINOOSKI, Vt., July 27 – Optum announced it will donate 45 refurbished laptop computers to five public libraries across Vermont, in support of the state’s efforts to bring online access and Internet-based services to as many residents as possible. Optum, the information technology vendor for Vermont’s health insurance marketplace, Vermont Health Connect, will donate nine laptops each to […]

TW Wood Gallery names Ginny Callan new director

News Release — TW Wood Gallery July 23, 2015 Contact: Ginny Callan [email protected] 802-262-6035 The Board of Trustees of the TW Wood Gallery in Montpelier is proud to announce the selection of Ginny Callan as the Gallery’s new Executive Director. Callan comes to the Gallery with a strong background in the nonprofit sector. She worked […]

Vermont professional society honors state’s top landscape architecture projects

News Release — Vermont ASLA July 24, 2015 Media Contact: Claire Humber Vermont ASLA (802) 735-9151 [email protected] BURLINGTON VT (July 24, 2015) The Vermont Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) recently announced the winners of its annual award program. In response to the outstanding quality of the submissions, three “Awards of Excellence,” […]

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