Bijou Fine Chocolate hosts French Chef Patrick Duroeulx on Saturday from 10am-4pm for a free day long chocolate tasting. Sample some of the finest fine flavor chocolate from regions around Colombia South America. Learn about growing Cacao and making chocolate. The tasting is free and open to the public. 540-5343 for more information.
Shelburne Vineyards, Bijou Fine Chocolates, Douglas Sweets, and Good Comida are teaming up to create three unique Valentine’s Day gift boxes. The Bijou Box features a dark chocolate-dipped orange slice, Fleur de Sel caramels, cocoa almonds, dark chocolate-covered pretzels, and a bottle of Vermont-grown wine. Pair these chocolates with the vineyard’s Marquette Reserve, or Harvest… Read More »
Jeremy Silcox, formerly of Shelburne, was recently appointed director of the Van Vleck House in Jackson, Wyo. The Van Vleck House is a group home for Teton County youth. It provides court-ordered and private placement for those in need of a structured, therapeutic environment. Silcox has also worked at Red Top Meadows in nearby Wilson,… Read More »
People’s United Bank recently announced that Charlotte native Jeannette Myers-Whitney has been promoted to market manager for their Burlington region. In this position, Myers-Whitney will be responsible for working with customers to ensure the best possible customer experience, as well as working with the community to support the various needs, including financial literacy. Myers-Whitney has… Read More »
A new van carrying the Shelburne-based Maple Leaf Carpet & Tile Cleaning team is sporting bright purple colors in support of those fighting cancer. “There isn’t a person in our company who hasn’t been affected by cancer in some way, and I know nearly every customer we serve has as well,” Clint West, Maple Leaf… Read More »
Manager Nick Mead wants to make sure active Shelburne residents don’t go hungry. The athletic facility has always had a bar, but it was really just a place for a quick glass of beer or wine with a few crackers and some other snacks. Last fall, that changed. The bar was renovated with new flooring… Read More »
Wake Robin has welcomed two new members to the staff team. Kate Hays has taken over as dining director, and Jena Necrason will be the new program and events coordinator. “We’re pleased to announce the additions of Kate and Jena to the Wake Robin community,” said Patrick McKee, president and CEO of Wake Robin. “They… Read More »
Green Mountain Organic Creamery, producers of Kimball Brook Farm products, Vermont’s organic milk, is hosting an open house this Saturday, Jan. 28 from 12pm to 2pm at the production facility located at 10516 Route 116 in Hinesburg. Kimball Brook Farm began as a small conventional farm in 1967 and eventually began the transition to organic… Read More »
Gregg Beldock launched the Bullrock Corporation in the early 1980s, shortly after graduating from the University of Vermont. The company started in New York City, where Beldock devoted his energies to the conversion of thousands of rental properties to condominiums and cooperatives. From there, the Bullrock Corporation turned to historic rehabilitation of previously blighted neighborhoods… Read More »
Home Instead Senior Care of Shelburne has hired Tasha Thomas, RN, as a client care coordinator and community outreach educator. Tasha is a Certified Dementia Practitioner through NCCDP. She previously worked as a director of a dementia care unit in Middlebury.