Make-A-Wish walk Sept. 15

Make-A-Wish walk Sept. 15

By Sadie Williams As the Walk for Wishes approaches, teams are gearing up and getting ready to hit the grounds of the Shelburne Museum.  The walk, this Sunday, Sept 15, will raise money for Make-A-Wish Vermont, an organization that grants wishes to children with life threatening medical conditions. Sydnee Lyman, a CVU senior and Shelburne… Read More »

Dig in with H2H-Tela

Dig in with H2H-Tela

Above, digging the foundation for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Tela, Honduras is currently underway thanks to Hands to Honduras-Tela (H2H-Tela). Volunteers for the organization will begin actual construction of the NICU in February.

Get schooled on financial aid – whatever your income level

Did you know that in the 2012-2013 academic year, more than $238.5 billion in financial aid (grants, federal loans, federal work-study, and federal tax credits and deductions) were awarded to undergraduate and graduate students? And that those students came from households spanning a wide range of household incomes? During that same time period, the average… Read More »

Slow Money Vermont plans kickoff Sept. 16

Slow Money Vermont plans kickoff Sept. 16

Slow Money founder Woody Tasch will speak at the company’s launch event on Sept. 16 from 5:30-7:30pm at Vermont College of Fine Arts in the Chapel at College Hall in Montpelier. The event promises to connect entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers and share vision for 21st Century Main Street investing to support a viable and… Read More »

Shelburne Vineyard’s 2012 Marquette Reserve wins “Best in Show”

Shelburne Vineyard’s 2012 Marquette Reserve wins “Best in Show”

When Shelburne Vineyard founder Ken Albert answered his phone at 5:32pm on Aug. 19, he listened carefully as University of Minnesota’s professor Gary Gardner shared good news.  “You folks really have the recipe!” meaning that for the fourth consecutive year, a Shelburne Vineyard Marquette wine, the 2012 Marquette Reserve, won “Best Red Wine in Show”… Read More »

Green Mountain Golf tournament makes wishes come true

The Green Mountain Golf Classic, sponsored by Bond Auto Parts and supported by Great Eastern Radio and several local sponsors, marked its inaugural year on Tuesday, Aug. 26 as a benefit for Make-A-Wish® Vermont. Tournament participants enjoyed 18 rounds of golf, lunch, a heartfelt speech by a Wish mom, and raffle prizes at Barre Country… Read More »

Financial tips for newly single women

Within a marriage, a man and a woman’s financial circumstances are generally pretty much equal. But if a divorce occurs, the woman’s situation tends to be somewhat more challenging than that of her ex-spouse. And that’s why, during this major life transition, you may want to meet with a professional financial advisor to go over… Read More »

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