January 23, 2021

Northfield Savings Bank extends sponsorship of Burlington Discover Jazz Festival

first_imgNorthfield Savings Bank has extended its commitment to continue as Presenting Sponsor of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival through 2013. In keeping with its commitment to community, Northfield Savings Bank is helping to ensure the Festival, a 27-year Vermont tradition, continues to enthrall Vermonters and visitors alike, and serves to energize the city and local businesses.“Northfield Savings Bank is proud to be able to extend our support of Vermont’s largest multi-cultural event, and help continue the tradition of animating every corner of downtown Burlington during the ten-day Festival,” said Thomas N. Pelletier, President and CEO of Northfield Savings Bank. “The Jazz Festival offers unforgettable experiences for all ages.”The Festival has an educational impact as well as an economic one. The local economic impact of the Festival is estimated at over $4 million. Music education is another very important element, with over 45 middle and high school student bands comprised of over 650 students who perform on Church Street.The Burlington Discover Jazz Festival started 27 years ago to give Vermont’s flourishing jazz community the recognition it deserved – a celebration combining incredible Vermont talent with jazz legends from every corner of the globe. Northfield Savings Bank first became involved with the Festival in 2004, and became presenting sponsor in 2007. From 2006 to 2009, the Festival has seen a 25% growth in ticket sales.This year’s Festival will be held June 4-13, with free and ticketed performances in parks and venues all over town. The line-up will be announced and tickets will go on sale on April 7, 2010.Source: Northfield Savings Bank. Burlington, VT – April 1, 2010 –# # #last_img read more

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North Lakes home fit for the whole family

first_imgInside 3 Wombat Pde, North LakesMore from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019The single-level property sits on a 688sq m block and has four bedrooms, including a master suite with walk-in-wardrobe and ensuite, which is located separate from the other bedrooms.There are two living room areas, a laundry, additional bathroom, storage room, two-car garage and kitchen and dining room that open out on to the covered patio and pool. The home at 3 Wombat Pde, North LakesMrs Eppingstall said the neighbourhood was also a big drawcard. “We love the lifestyle here,” she said.“Our neighbours are so welcoming. It makes the area feel so safe. Inside 3 Wombat Pde, North LakesMrs Eppingstall said the home would suit a number of buyers, particularly families. “We designed it to have good separation between the adults and the kids areas,” she said.“We’ve lived here since the kids were little and now they’re teenagers and it still fulfils everyone’s needs.” The home at 3 Wombat Pde, North LakesOwners Barb and Brett Eppingstall said the property at 3 Wombat Pde, North Lakes provided a much needed sanctuary for their family.“It’s nice to come home to after a busy day at work,” Mrs Eppingstall said. “The moment you walk through the door it’s so peaceful and relaxing. “It’s like a breath of fresh air.” The home at 3 Wombat Pde, North Lakes“We don’t live in each other’s pockets, but we all tend to know each other. There is always a friendly wave, and if you ever needed something you could rely on them.” Inside 3 Wombat Pde, North LakesMrs Eppingstall said she felt the home had a very welcoming feeling.“It’s more than a house, it’s a home,” she said. “Friends always drop in to have a chat and relax.” 3 Wombat Pde, North LakesTHIS family home is beautifully presented.last_img read more

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Freak storm ravages Leguan

first_imgResidents of the Essequibo island of Leguan were left without electricity after a brief but violent storm hit the island on Sunday afternoon.Downed poles caused a widespread power outage on the island. Electricity was only restored on Monday afternoonReports indicated that the storm hit the island’s front section just before 16:00h, with lightning, thunder, heavy rains and “circular” winds, which ripped off the roofs of several buildings and downed several large trees in the area. Additionally, two Guyana Power and Light (GPL) electricity poles were knocked down, which resulted in the power outage on the island.No injuries were recorded, but residents were said to have been quite shaken up by the tumultuous weather. Guyana Times was told that power was restored to the island around 14:00h on Monday. Water service was also restored after briefly being disrupted.The incidence of unsettling weather has been recently increasing. It was around 11:00h on Friday last that heavy rains and winds battered parts of the East and West Banks of Demerara, slowing vehicular traffic for about 30 minutes. (Shemuel Fanfair)The Mandir was not spared the storm’s ferocitylast_img read more

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