McClure Foundation board announces leadership transition

The board of the J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation, a supporting organization of the Vermont Community Foundation, has elected Lois McClure as president emerita, Barbara Benedict as president, and Rebecca Henry as vice president. The transition brings together three generations of the McClure family to lead the foundation and its work to make career and… Read More »

Fatten up your retirement savings

Fatten up your retirement savings

Wouldn’t it be something if you could plump up your retirement savings as easily as you can put on a few pounds eating fast food? Here’s one way to do it: Open a health savings account (HSA). It offers a triple tax advantage and you can contribute the maximum every year. HSAs are like side… Read More »

Local broadcaster’s show debuts in Montana

Floydian Slip, a weekly Pink Floyd show produced by Craig Bailey of Shelburne, will begin airing on KDTR 103.3 FM in Missoula, Mont., starting June 27. The station, an adult album alternative format, will carry the show on Tuesdays at 9pm. The show is currently heard on 85 stations in the U.S., Canada, and overseas.… Read More »

It’s time to talk about aging

It’s time to talk about aging

We are all, inexorably, marching toward old age. By 2030, 72 million Americans will be age 65 or older. The good news is longevity has been improving, and people are remaining healthy and vibrant at older ages. The bad news is cultural perceptions of “old” people have not kept pace. A 2016 analysis by the… Read More »

Wild Hart: A new craft distillery in Shelburne

Wild Hart: A new craft distillery in Shelburne

Next month, Wild Hart Distillery will open its doors at the Vermont Artisan Village in Shelburne. The two principals, Naomi Clemmons and Craig Stevens, have been friends and colleagues for 25 years. They were working as consultants in the public health field in Boston, but both felt the urge to do something different. The result… Read More »

Botox now offered at Paragon Design in Shelburne

Beginning May 4, Judi Ellwood, owner of VT Med Spa, will start offering Botox treatments at Paragon Design in Shelburne. She will offer Botox for prevention of wrinkles on the face. An introductory rate of $10 per unit of Botox will be in effect through June 30. She has hours on two Thursdays a month… Read More »

SBPA meets at Palmer’s Sugarhouse

SBPA meets at Palmer’s Sugarhouse

The Shelburne Business and Professional Association Mixer at Palmer’s Sugarhouse on Tuesday, April 18 was a great combination of sociability, tasty sweet treats, and useful information. Mixers are always an opportunity for members to meet others from the Shelburne business community and make valuable contacts. David and Michelle Palmer, hosts of the mixer, had lots… Read More »

Shelburne Field House launches new website

Shelburne Field House launches new website

Shelburne Field House launched its new website, www.shelburnefieldhouse.com, last week. The site is the final piece to the merger between Shelburne Health &Fitness and Shelburne Field House. The site integrates the diverse offerings from the field house, including the health club, the fields, CrossFit Shelburne and RaceVermont.com. The site includes class descriptions, team schedules and… Read More »

The Arbors’ Priscilla Hurteau wins Benchmark Beacon Award

The Arbors’ Priscilla Hurteau wins Benchmark Beacon Award

Director of Business Development Priscilla Hurteau loves going to work each day at The Arbors. Hurteau was recently recognized for her work at the senior living memory care facility at the company-wide level with the Benchmark 2016 Beacon Award. Hurteau was nominated for the award after being named Service Champion at The Arbors, which is… Read More »