Williams qualifies for prestigious Court of the Table

Antoine T. Williams of Shelburne has qualified for the exclusive Court of the Table of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, again. Williams is a six-year MDRT member and a five-time Court of the Table qualifier. Achieving Court of the Table status places Williams among the top professionals in… Read More »

Nominate innovator or tech ambassador for Vermont Tech Jam Awards

Nominate innovator or tech ambassador for Vermont Tech Jam Awards

Vermont Tech Jam organizers are now accepting nominations for the 2014 Vermont Tech Jam awards, presented by Merchants Bank. The two awards recognize Vermont’s most innovative tech company and its most enthusiastic tech ambassador. Pwnie Express of Berlin received the 2013 Innovation Award for its PwnPad, a groundbreaking penetration device that evaluates wired and wireless… Read More »

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 »