Vermont Press Releases

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Beekeeper Kirk Webster to Speak at Sterling College

News Release — Sterling College March 22, 2017 Media Contact: Christian Feuerstein, Director of Communications, Sterling College 802.586.7711 x164 • [email protected] March 22, 2017 • Craftsbury Common, VT • Hungry honey bees, according to a study from The Ohio State University, prefer apiaries in agricultural areas rather than in neighboring urban areas. People in Vermont […]

Vermont Creamery Named to Best Places to Work in Vermont List

News Release — Vermont Creamery March 23, 2017 Contact: Kara Herlihy [email protected] Websterville, VT— March 23, 2017— Vermont Creamery, crafters of the highest quality artisanal cheeses and butter, was recently named as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Vermont. Co-founder Allison Hooper and company president Adeline Druart accepted the award presented by […]

Veteran Journalist Josh McElveen Named Vice President for Communications at Dartmouth-Hitchcock

News release — Dartmouth-Hitchcock March 23, 2017 Contact: Rick Adams (603) 653-1910 [email protected] LEBANON, NH – Josh McElveen, a distinguished journalist currently serving as political director and news anchor of WMUR-TV in Manchester, has been appointed Vice President for Communications and Marketing for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system. McElveen brings more than two decades of marketing […]

Lapierre Equipment, UVM Announce Partnership to Research More Efficient Maple Processing

News Release — UVM March 23, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected], 802-578-8830 Maple technology company Lapierre Equipment and the University of Vermont Proctor Maple Research Center have announced a research collaboration to investigate new methods of maple sap processing that could dramatically increase productivity. The research partnership will focus on developing and testing a newly […]

VCFA Announces Tuition-Free Art & Design Summer Studio Intensives for Middle and High School Students

News Release — VCFA March 23, 2017 Contact: Tim Simard [email protected] 802.828.8804 Montpelier, Vt.—Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) has announced a tuition-free, application based, summer program for middle and high school-aged students interested in visual and media arts. VCFA will offer Art & Design Studio Intensives beginning this July to rising students in grades […]

Sanders to Speak at St. Johnsbury Academy Commencement

News Release — St. Johnsbury Academy March 17, 2016 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 St. Johnsbury Academy’s speaker at the school’s 174th Commencement taking place on Monday, June 5th, will be Senator Bernie Sanders. The senator’s website describes […]

Film Explores End-of-Life Care and Conversations

News Release — UVM Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center March 20, 2017 Contact: Lynn Adamo UVM Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center 802-371-4375 [email protected] 3 free screenings of ‘Being Mortal’ offered through April 20 Three free screenings of the documentary “Being Mortal,” which explores the hopes of patients and families with terminal […]

Annual Career and Internships Fair at Southern Vermont College

News Release — March 21, 2017 March 21, 2017 Contact: Marion Whiteford, SVC Communications, 802-447-6388, [email protected] (BENNINGTON, Vt.) – Southern Vermont College will host its annual Spring Career and Internships Fair on Thursday, March 30, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. in Everett Mansion’s Burgdorff Gallery. The Fair will be an ideal opportunity for those seeking […]

Climate Change Talk March 27 at Lyndon State College

News Release — Lyndon State College March 21, 2017 Contact: Sylvia Plumb, Lyndon State College, 802.626.6459, [email protected] LYNDONVILLE, VERMONT — Janel Hanrahan, Lyndon State College professor of Atmospheric Sciences, will give an overview of climate change and lead a question-and-answer session with the LSC Climate Change Communication Group on March 27. “Our Climate: Let’s Talk […]

Merchants Bank Donates to the Intervale Gleaning & Food Rescue Program

News Release — Merchants Bank March 21, 2017 Contact: Anita Bourgeois Merchants Bank, 275 Kennedy Drive, S. Burlington, VT 05403 802-865-1641, [email protected] Burlington, VT Merchants Bank recently made a $2,000 donation to the Intervale Gleaning and Food Rescue Program. The Program, located in Burlington, VT, works with volunteers, community organizations, and farms to harvest fresh […]

Revision Military Awarded U.S. Army Next-Generation ACH Helmet Contract

News Release — Business Wire March 21, 2017 Contacts: Revision Military Kelly Krayewsky, +1 802-879-7002 x630 Director, Marketing Communications [email protected] or Jonathan Blanshay, +1 802-879-7002 CEO [email protected] ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Revision Military, the world leader in integrated head systems, has been awarded the U.S. Army’s Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II (ACH GEN II) helmet contract. […]

Norwich Receives $20K from Olmsted Foundation to Send Students to Israel and Region to Study Conflict

News Release — Norwich University March 21, 2017 Contact: Daphne Larkin 802-485-2886 or 595-3613(m) [email protected] Follow us on Twitter @NorwichNews NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University has received $20,000 from the Olmsted Foundation to send 10 students along with Peace and War Center Director Professor Travis Morris to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Haifa, for two weeks […]

UVM Study Links Opioid Abuse to Childhood Emotional Trauma

News Release — UVM March 21, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected], 802-578-8830 A study by researchers at the University of Vermont has revealed a link between adult opioid misuse and childhood emotional abuse, a new finding that suggests a rethinking of treatment approaches for opioid abusers. To uncover the link to emotional abuse, the study, […]

Howard Center Kicks Off Spring Community Education Series on March 23 with a Screening of ‘Being Mortal’

News Release — Howard Center March 21, 2017 Contact: Martie Majoros [email protected]  Burlington, VT— Howard Center kicks off its Spring Community Education Series on March 23 with a screening of the FRONTLINE documentary Being Mortal. The film is based on the bestselling book by renowned New Yorker writer and Boston surgeon Dr. Atul Gawande […]