Financial Fitness

by Antoine Williams One of the most challenging aspects of planning an inheritance is that families are complicated. American families are varied throughout the country but their members tend to fall into one or more of a few broad categories. According to the Key Findings Report in the 2014 U.S. Trust Insights on Wealth and… Read More »

Gadue’s begins annual “Back to School” program

Gadue’s Dry Cleaning has begun its annual “Back To School” program. “Back to School” is now in its seventh year of providing fully stocked backpacks to children in the greater Burlington area.  We find ourselves in a time when many families in our community are finding it harder and harder to provide even the basic… Read More »

Studio Cacao brings divine chocolate

By Megan Downey To some, chocolate is a treat or a tool employed for bribing children, apologizing to or romancing a love interest.  For others, it may even be an obsession, but for the owners of Shelburne’s Studio Cacao, Kevin and Laura Toohey, chocolate is a religion. “Chocolate is a complex food substance with chemistry… Read More »

Stiller Family Foundation makes $1M gift to Champlain College Single Parents Program

The Champlain College Single Parents Program has received a $1 million gift from Bob and Christine Stiller through the Stiller Family Foundation to specifically offset childcare costs for single parent students. The gift to Champlain was announced at the Board of Trustees Dinner honoring retiring President David F. Finney. The gift will be made to… Read More »

Kelly Brush Foundation holds benefit Aug. 20

The Kelly Brush Foundation is holding a benefit to highlight the foundation’s achievements in improving the lives of those living with spinal cord injury through the love and enjoyment of sport. Inspire!Vermont will showcase the work of the nonprofit founded by Charlotte native Kelly Brush Davisson and her family after she sustained a spinal cord… Read More »

Rotarians prepare breakfast for Camp Ta Kum Ta

Charlotte Shelburne Rotarians from L-R: Linda Gilbert (Charlotte), Denny Bowen (Shelburne), Tod Whitaker (Hinesburg), Dave Jonah (Shelburne), Doris Sage (Shelburne), and Bill Root (Charlotte) made and served breakfast for 63 campers and 105 volunteers at Camp Ta Kum Ta on Tuesday, July 29. Each year, the Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary Club sponsors a breakfast during a traditional… Read More »

Burlington Business Fair slated for Aug. 6

The Small Business Administration is teaming up with the City of Burlington Community and Economic Development Office and the Micro Business Development Program to host the Burlington Business Fair from 10am to 2pm on Aug. 6 at Burlington City Hall. The annual fair is free and open to the public. This year’s theme is Getting… Read More »

Shelburne Vineyard continues winning ways in wine competition

Shelburne Vineyard continues winning ways in wine competition

Shelburne Vineyard recently received their results from the three competitions they entered this year, and they couldn’t be happier. In the 2014 Atlantic Seaboard event, Shelburne Vineyard’s wines were tasted alongside 572 other wines from roughly 112 wineries in states along the Atlantic Coast. The vineyard was one of the few wineries that received more… Read More »

Join local fight to end breast cancer

Join local fight to end breast cancer

The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff rally and informational meeting at 6pm on July 30 at G’s Restaurant at Sheraton Hotel in South Burlington to share details about its upcoming community walk. Now is the time to get involved in the Chittenden walk, slated for Oct 19, and… Read More »