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Four Olympic Athletes Receive Funds From Uihlein-Ironman Sports Fund

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Eleven organizations and four aspiring athletes from the Lake Placid region were awarded a combined total of $41,500 in grants from the Uihlein-Ironman Sports Fund at an awards ceremony at Heaven Hill Farm on Sunday, Sept. 29. The Uihlein-Ironman Sports Fund of Lake Placid makes awards to local athletes competing at the regional, national, and…

Businesses sort through health exchange options

Employers of 50 or less must decide if they’ll offer health exchange coverage before workers can decide whether to enter. But the math is complicated and making the wrong choice could hurt an employer or employee. ……….. Source: Businesses sort through health exchange options

Bethel takes disaster planning into its own hands

There were many lessons learned from Tropical Storm Irene. From emergency response plans to communication glitches between communities. The Town of Bethel is using the storm as an incentive to prepare for the next disaster — and they are doing it one citizen at a time. ……….. Source: Bethel takes disaster planning into its own…

MiVT: Old photos with artful twist

Many of us have old photos that just sit around in boxes or photo albums. Gina Bullard found one woman who takes the moments captured in time and gives them new life with her artwork that’s Made in Vermont. ……….. Source: MiVT: Old photos with artful twist

Vt. Health Connect kicks off Tuesday

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Vermont’s new health exchange officially opens for business Tuesday, but Vermonters won’t actually be able to buy insurance for at least another month. ……….. Source: Vt. Health Connect kicks off Tuesday