Go Red for Women Luncheon Wednesday in Burlington

first_imgThe Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center will be a sea of red on Wednesday, Feb. 16, as nearly 500 women ‘ and some men ‘ will gather for the fifth annual Go Red for Women Luncheon.‘This is going to be a powerful and life-affirming day,’ said Melinda Moulton, CEO of Main Street Landing and volunteer co-chair of the luncheon.‘We are honored that so many people have worked to put this together, and that so many women are telling us they can’t wait to attend,’ said Mary Powell, CEO of Green Mountain Power and volunteer co-chair of the event. ‘We asked this question at last year’s luncheon, and are still seeking the answer,’ Moulton said. There are two Heart-to-Heart Workshops scheduled from 11 to 11:30 a.m. One is limited to 25 people, with Michelle Hooper from the AHA teaching CPR. Peter Spector, M.D., electrophysiologist with the University of Vermont Medical Group at Fletcher Allen, will present the other workshop, titled ‘Marching without the Beat of a Drummer: The Heart’s Electricity and Atrial Fibrillation.’ At 9:45 a.m., Moulton will moderate a panel discussion entitled ‘Is Work/Life Balance Possible?’ Registration for the Go Red for Women Luncheon begins at 8 a.m. At 9 a.m., Shyla Nelson of The Good Earth Singers will lead the attendees in a session of chanting. The Go Red for Women Luncheon is set for Wednesday, Feb. 16, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington. Tickets are $50 each. For information or to purchase tickets, call 802.288.8307, email Joy.Blandford@heart.org(link sends e-mail) or visit heart.org/vermontgoredluncheon. Lauren Maloney of FOX44 and Tara Madison of Star 92.9 are the emcees of the luncheon. Macy’s and Merck are the national sponsors of Go Red for Women. Presenting sponsor of the Go Red for Women Luncheon is Fletcher Allen Health Care. A Picture and A Promise sponsor is NorthCountry Federal Credit Union. Main Street Landing is a local sponsor. Media sponsors are FOX44, Star 92.9 and the Burlington Free Press.About Go Red For WomenGo Red For Women is part of the American Heart Association’s solution to help save women’s lives. With one out of three women still dying from heart disease, we are committed to fighting this No. 1 killer, which is largely preventable. GoRedForWomen.org, a premiere source of information and education, connects millions of women of all ages and gives them tangible resources to turn personal choices into lifesaving actions. We encourage women and the men who love them to embrace the cause. For more information, please visit GoRedForWomen.org or call 1-888-MY-HEART (1-888-694-3278). The movement is nationally sponsored by Macy’s and Merck & Co., Inc.# At noon, the luncheon program begins, hosted by Lauren Maloney of FOX44 and Tara Madison of Star 92.9. Melinda Estes, M.D., president and CEO of Fletcher Allen Health Care, is the keynote speaker. Shelburne resident Michelle Johnston, who suffered sudden cardiac death on Oct. 27, 2009, at the age of 38, will share her story. Jenni Johnson and the Junketeers will wrap up the day with music guaranteed to get everyone up and dancing.last_img read more

Tenkara Fly Fishing Adventure Giveaway

first_imgEnter our Tenkara Fly Fishing Adventure Giveaway for your chance to win:12-foot Iwana Tenkara RodSet of Tenkara flies, Tenkara line, spool of tippet2-night getaway to a luxury log cabin – including free private trophy trout water access – at Harman’s Log Cabins in Seneca Rocks, WVTFO Fly fishing gear rentalZip line tour at Nelson Rocks Outdoor CenterThis giveaway is now closed. Interested in another fishing prize pack? Sign up for this weekend fly fishing getaway!Rules and Regulations: Package must be redeemed within 1 year of winning  date. Entries must be received by mail or through the www.blueridgeoutdoors.com contest sign-up page by 12:00 noon EST on April 15th, 2013. One entry per person. One winner per household.  Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United  States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older.  Void wherever prohibited by law. Families and employees of Blue Ridge  Outdoors Magazine and participating sponsors are not eligible. No  liability is assumed for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate,  non-delivered or misdirected mail, or misdirected e-mail, garbled,  mistranscribed, faulty or incomplete telephone transmissions, for  technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable  network connection, or failed, incomplete or delayed computer  transmission or any human error which may occur in the receipt of  processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes. By entering the  sweepstakes, entrants agree that Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine and Wintergreen Resort reserve  the right to contact entrants multiple times with special information  and offers. Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine reserves the right, at their  sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry  process and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.  Winners agree that Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine and participating  sponsors, their subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and promotion agencies  shall not be liable for injuries or losses of any kind resulting from  acceptance of or use of prizes. No substitutions or redemption of cash,  or transfer of prize permitted. Any taxes associated with winning any of  the prizes detailed below will be paid by the winner. Winners agree to  allow sponsors to use their name and pictures for purposes of promotion.  Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater  value. All Federal, State and local laws and regulations apply.  Selection of winner will be chosen at random at the Blue Ridge Outdoors  office on or before April 30th, 6:00 PM EST 2013. Winners will be contacted by  the information they provided in the contest sign-up field and have 7  days to claim their prize before another winner will be picked. Odds of  winning will be determined by the total number of eligible entries received.last_img read more

Spurs urged to stick with Sherwood

first_imgRay Clemence believes Tottenham should stick with Tim Sherwood as their manager. “I’m going to think about this possibility after the last league fixture on May 3,” De Boer told nos.nl. “I’m going to talk and listen. “I would like to add something to a club, that people can say they see the hand of Frank de Boer. “There is a beautiful example at Liverpool. That is what Brendan Rodgers is doing now [making his mark].” Clemence feels it would be a shame for English coaches around the country if Spurs sacked their manager 12 months before the end of his contract. “That would not be good for English football,” Clemence said. “All of us that have been involved want to see as many English coaches and managers being involved at the top clubs. “There is an obsession at the moment that foreign is better. “But you just have to look at someone like Brendan Rodgers at Liverpool… he has done a fantastic job.” :: Vauxhall are giving England fans the chance to “Enter the Lions Den” and send them off in style before the trip to Brazil this summer. Win the chance to watch England train at St. George’s Park on May 27th go to www.vauxhallfootball.co.uk/stgeorge ends Clemence, who made 330 appearances for Spurs, has been dismayed by talk of Sherwood getting the sack. The former England goalkeeper, who was speaking at the CV Show on behalf of Vauxhall, the England Team Sponsor, said: “I would hope he would be given a bit more time. “Tim has a good record compared to (Arsenal manager) Arsene Wenger, and (Everton boss) Roberto Martinez. “Wenger has been offered a new contract, everyone talks about how well Martinez has done, but everyone is talking about Tim, who has nearly done as well as they have towards the back end of the season, getting the sack. “It really is a strange world we live in.” Bookmakers have made De Boer the clear favourite to succeed Sherwood this summer. The former Holland international has followed an illustrious playing career with a fine start to managerial life at Ajax, winning four successive titles with the famous club. The former Barcelona defender has said he is open to speaking to Spurs. Ajax claimed on Tuesday that Tottenham had contacted them with a view to speaking to their manager Frank de Boer. Spurs said in a statement released on Wednesday that any talk of an approach for De Boer was “wholly inaccurate”, although the club have said in recent weeks that they will review Sherwood’s position as head coach at the end of the year. Press Associationlast_img read more