Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announces the appointment of five new board members. ‘The staff and current board of VBSR are pleased to welcome five talented and capable people to serve on the VBSR Board of Directors. These new leaders will help VBSR continue to be a vital and positive force for socially responsible business policy and practice in Vermont’, said Andrea Cohen, Executive Director of VBSR. Brian Dunkiel, of Dunkiel Saunders Elliott Raubvogel and Hand, and current VBSR Board Chair said, ‘VBSR has just adopted an updated strategic plan and these new board members will play a critical role in ensuring that the goals are achieved. The 2012 Board is diverse in size, sector, and geographic region. VBSR’s smart business strategies have never been stronger or more relevant to strengthening Vermont’s economy and communities’ The five new board members include: David Blittersdorf, David Epstein, Stephen Morris, Avram Patt and Markey Read.David Blittersdorf is the founder of AllEarth Renewables, a company dedicated to the development, manufacture and deployment of residential-scale, grid-tied renewable energy systems. He currently lives in Charlotte in a home completely powered by renewable energy sources.David Epstein is a partner in TruexCullins Architecture and Interior Design, a long-time VBSR member He also currently serves on the board of the Vermont Foodbank and as a member of the Shelburne Historic Preservation and Design Advisory Committee.Stephen Morris, the co-founder of The Public Press, a book-publishing business that provides options for writers whose works are too specialized for traditional publishers. He is also the editor and publisher of Green Living and the author of six books. Avram Patt is the General Manager and CEO of Washington Electric Co-op, a consumer-owned rural electric utility that has been an early leader in promoting energy efficiency and developing local and renewable power supply sources. He also represents an 11-state region in the resolutions process of the National Rural Electric Cooperative association.Markey Read has worked for the past twenty years providing leadership development, team building, and professional employee development services to employers and individuals throughout Vermont with the company she founded, Career Networks. Markey is also the chapter coordinator for WBON in Williston, and is a member of the American Society of Training and Development.
by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow â€” First of all check out the Bank of Commerce video above to get you rocking into the home opener. By the way that video was produced by Samson Ledesma, a Wellington High School graduate, who does pretty good work on like everything â€¦â€¢â€¢â€¢â€¢Now the game. Wellington (0-1) opens at home against Goddard Eisenhower after losing at Augusta 25-14. In 2014, Wellington took down the Tigers 34-0 in what was arguably the Crusaders best and most complete game of the season.But things might not come as easily for our Dukes Friday night. Goddard Eisenhower is 1-0 after beating Andover 26-25, considered by many as a mild upset. The Tigers, slated in preseason coaches poll to finish fifth in the Ark Valley Chisholm Trail League Div. II, beat a team that was picked to finish third and was ranked in the Class 5A preseason poll.The 26-25 victory came down to extra points. Eisenhower made one more than Andover.It was won late when Joseph Weibel rumbled in for a 3-yard touchdown run. Weibel, a Wichita Northwest transfer, ended the game with 138 yards on 30 carries. Mason Madzey is a dual threat quarterback and was 7 of 11 for 96 yards and a touchdown and ran for 90 yards on eight carries.March Marinelli is in his third year as coach of a school that has only been in existence for four years. The 2015 team has plenty of new faces from the one that finished 2-7 in 2014. A win in Wellington would be huge for a program that is still looking to make an imprint on the gridiron.Wellington comes into the contest 0-1 after leading for three quarters before seeing Augusta explode with two touchdowns in the final stanza.The Crusaders finished the game with 210 yards offense to Augustaâ€™s 196.Wellington had five rushers Friday splitting carries. The Crusaders ran 13 of 17 plays on its two touchdown drives.The Crusaders had just 27 yards passing â€” 25 of those coming on a freakish pass play to Connor Burnett.Wellington-Goddard Eisenhower game at a glance:Home opener: Goddard Eisenhower (1-0) at Wellington (0-1), Friday at 7 p.m.Follow the game: Internet: Live twitter blogs on this site, Sumner Newscow. Twitter: Follow us at Cueballnewscow. Radio: Garrett Wilson and Adrian Young, play-by-play. KLEY, 1130-AM and 100.3-FM.Â Television: Sumner Cable TV, Channel 5 (audio). Photos and recaps: wellington.cc and Sumner Newscow.Game night weather: Sunny and 70 degrees. No excuses for not attending a football game.Series history: Wellington won 34-0 in 2014, first time the two schools met.Game’s significance: Not any really except Wellington is eager to get into the victory column.Injury situation: None that we can tell, which is already an improvement from last season.Intangible fact: Goddard Eisenhower had just five wins in three season before last Friday in three years of playing footballâ€¦ Wellington home opener will include several new things including new ADA accessible home stands, new State Security Bank 45-second clock poles, etc. Steve Gill, the Wellington groundskeeper has the turf looking sharpâ€¦â€¢â€¢â€¢â€¢â€¢Competing schedules: Goddard Eisenhower Friday, Oct. 16 Augusta 25 Wellington 14 away WELLINGTON Varsity Football (all games 7 p.m.) Friday, Oct. 2 Circle home Friday, Sept. 25 Wichita Collegiate Ulysses Friday, Oct. 9 Andale Rose Hill Friday, Sept. 18 Goddard EisenhowerEisenhower 26 Andover 25.Digital Wellington roster still not available.Follow us on Twitter. home Friday, Sept. 11 Friday, Oct. 23 home home Mulvane away Clearwater away Close Forgot password? 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