Set building with Roger Howland

Set building with Roger Howland

By Phyl Newbeck Two years after the Shelburne Players theater group was formed in 2002, Roger and Betsy Howland saw a need, and found a solution for the budding company. The empty-nesters began the hobby of set building, after all they built their own house. “It’s been 35 years and it’s almost done,” Roger Howland… Read More »

Jennifer McCuin: Keeping everyone active

Jennifer McCuin: Keeping everyone active

Jennifer McCuin admits what initially drew her to the job of Hinesburg Recreation Coordinator was the short commute from her Hinesburg home, and the opportunity to have a flexible schedule for spending time with her five and seven-year-old sons. Eleven years later, McCuin says it’s the people of Hinesburg who continue to make the work… Read More »

Michael Wool: a champion of education

Michael Wool: a champion of education

By Phyl Newbeck In his day job as a partner with Langrock, Sperry and Wool, a firm he helped found in 1980, Michael Wool works primarily in the area of tax law and commercial transactions. In the 1990s, upon a request from then-Governor Howard Dean, he began a foray into the world of education –… Read More »

Chris Kogut: setting goals and meeting them

Chris Kogut: setting goals and meeting them

By Phyl Newbeck When Christine Kogut puts her mind to something, she does it. When she was ten years old she announced she wanted to become an actuary and thirty years later she decided she wanted to be an athlete. Last month, at 44 years of age, the Charlotte actuary ran her fourth Boston Marathon. … Read More »