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Chamber Made Column-Feb. 9, 2013

We Will Not ‘Holla For A Dolla’ If you are a chamber of commerce official, you are not getting much sleep these days. Until the most recent storm, we were worried we would face yet another winter without precious snow, … Continue reading

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Chamber Made Column-Jan. 12, 2013

I was at work in early December when I received a call, asking me whether I had heard the news about the layoffs at the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum & Art Gallery. Faced with a growing operational debt, the athenaeum trustees … Continue reading

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Chamber Made Column-June 2, 2012

Summers of Beautiful and Lasting Memories It was almost two weeks ago today that I found myself in the South Street Seaport District of New York City. It was a brilliant sunny day, sturdy tugboats soundly moored in their slips, … Continue reading

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Chamber Made Column-April 21, 2012

The New Planetarium Puts On a Great Light Show There was a time when I was a little girl that it seemed a summer day would never end. Soon after we awoke, my brothers, sisters and I would hastily throw … Continue reading

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Chamber Made Column-April 7, 2012

How a Region Recovers After Such a Terrible Tragedy When I woke up the morning of March 26, little did I know that the Northeast Kingdom I knew would change forever. While driving to the chamber legislative breakfast, I heard … Continue reading

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Chamber Made Column-Feb. 25, 2012

Behind the Scenes of the Chamber’s Biggest Event You would think after almost 17 years on the job that the Northeast Kingdom Chamber annual meeting would be routine by now. Not so. I still get butterflies each and every year, … Continue reading

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Chamber Made Column-Dec. 17, 2011

The NEK Chamber Faces a Moving Experience  I don’t want to exaggerate, but my to-do list is beginning to look like Santa’s naughty list … growing by the day. In addition to the myriad of pesky year-end projects that need … Continue reading

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Chamber Made Column-Jan. 14, 2012

Is It Possible to Make Insurance Information Interesting? The sun has not yet made an appearance, but I am up before the birds this chilly morn for a very important reason. While the rest of the world is pushing its … Continue reading

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Chamber Made Column December 3, 2011 ‘Get Smart’ Takes On a Whole New Meaning There was a moment in time this past fall when the Earth shifted for me. While I have been long singing the praises of technology in … Continue reading

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Chamber Made Column – Sept. 24, 2011

A Center That Offers Everything Except the Bathrooms For a long time, I was the woman who had to be dragged into this millennium to embrace technology. Just as we bought our DVD, Blueray became the next best thing. I … Continue reading

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