Select Design is the winner of the Burlington Business Award and Jeffrey L Davis of JL Davis Realty is the winner of the Tim Halvorson Award, which are presented by the Burlington Business Association. The 33rd Annual Burlington Business Association Dinner & Awards Ceremony will be held April 7th at the Hilton Burlington HotelThe Burlington Business Award, originally the Small Business Award, was established in 2002 to honor exemplary business practices, contributions to the community, promotion of a positive image for Burlington, and overall business success. This year, Select Design will join the Burlington Business Award Hall-of-Fame, with past recipients including Seven Days, SkiRack, Lake Champlain Chocolates, Run Vermont, TruexCullins, Gardner’s Supply Vermont Lake Monsters, Shanty on the Shore, and Lois Bodoky ‘Hot Dog Lady’.So what is Select Design? What do they do? Well, you might have heard of some of their clients: Pepsi, Dunkin Donuts, Burton Snowboards, Green Mountain Coffee, Whole Foods, Guess, MTV, Phish, Ben & Jerry’sâ ¦ just to name a few. Select Design helps fuel the creativity behind these and several other nationally and locally-known brands by taking a vision and creating a reality. Select Design develops visual solutions in various forms; from bottle packaging for Pepsi to T-shirts for Phish, Facebook strategy for Timerberland to design and production of Burton hoodies, flasks and hats.In 1983, Select Design founders and current principals Kevin Owens of Boston and Jeff Beer of New York met while attending the University of Vermont. In an attempt to raise money for a ski trip, the duo began selling T-shirts at the 1988 NCAA Ski Championships. After selling all 400 they had produced, the two realized they were on to something. Twenty-three years of dedication and creative genius has helped Select Design to develop an impressive and well established client base.Aside from their business success, Select Design is a company that is invested in the Burlington community. Each year they raise thousands of dollars for local charities through their ‘second’s sale’ and more recently, hosted a benefit concert at Higher Ground to help support Pete’s Green, a local farm whose crops and supplies were devastated by a fire last month.The Tim Halvorson Award, established in 2009, recognizes an individual for outstanding contribution to the economic vitality of Burlington. The 2011 winner, Jeffrey L. Davis, President of J.L. Davis Reality, Inc. is a Burlington native and graduate of both Burlington High School and the University of Vermont. He is the owner of the Richardson Building, former home of Abernathy’s at Two Church Street, as well as the Courthouse Plaza at the foot of Church and Main Streets.Davis is a member of the University Of Vermont Board Of Trustees and on the Board of Directors at Merchants Bank. Davis maintains a long history of involvement with up-and-coming Burlington businesses; both as a landlord who can be flexible when need be and in his role with one of our finest local lending institutions.Jeff currently works out of an office in his building at Two Church Street, is a father of three and lives in Underhill with his wife, Karen and their new puppy.Earlier this month, BBA announced that Champlain College’s Roger H. Perry Hall is the winner of the 2011 Architectural Excellence Award in honor of Hertzel Pasackow, granted to a project contributing significantly to the physical or architectural quality of Burlington.The BBA Annual Dinner will be held at the Hilton Burlington on April 7th from 5:30 ‘ 9:00pm, beginning with a cocktail reception, followed by a live auction and the awards ceremony. During the ceremony BBA will present awards in the three major categories: the Burlington Business Award, Tim Halvorson Award, and the Architectural Excellence Award.The public is invited to attend the BBA Annual Dinner to celebrate and applaud our award winners as well as the Burlington Business community.Member dinner tickets are $65 and non-member tickets are $75. Members can also purchase a table of 10 for $650 and non-members for $750. Tickets to attend the dinner and award ceremony are available through the BBA website at www.BurlingtonBusinessAssociation.com/BBA_Annual_Dinner(link is external). The Burlington Business Association has over 200 member businesses with the majority being located in Burlington. The Association and its members work to promote the economic vitality of Burlington. ###
Inside the hotel, guests were allowed to circulate freely, using the restaurants and swimming pools, as long as they wore protective masks, washed hands regularly and checked their temperature twice a day, according to instructions from the health authority.Videos from inside the hotel showed guests sunbathing by the pool and others serving themselves at a restaurant buffet. Some guests complained that basic safety measures such as wearing masks and washing hands regularly were being ignored.Spain’s total number of coronavirus cases rose to 32 on Friday. The bulk of them were linked to Italy, the site of Europe’s worst outbreak.One of the cases involved a sports reporter from Valencia who had recently travelled to Milan, and the Valencia football club announced on Friday the suspension of all non-sports indoor events such as news conferences “that present risk to players, coaching staff and club staff”.The coronavirus can spread via droplets in the air when an infected person coughs, sneezes or breathes out, and these can also contaminate surfaces such as door handles and railings.Topics : The Canary Islands health department said the organisation of the guests’ departure was a police matter. Police would not comment.Half a dozen guests, including a baby in a pram, exited the H10 Costa Adeje Palace south of Tenerife, and underwent temperature scans in the back of the hotel before boarding a 15-seater minibus, the video, shot by hotel guest Christopher Betts, showed.One of the people boarding said he was from Belgium.Another small group left in a large taxi with darkened windows and five more people left in a second minibus. A large bus and another minibus were waiting in the laoding bay, according to Reuters witnesses. Three small groups of guests left a Tenerife hotel in minibuses on Friday on its fourth day of quarantine over thecoronavirus and at least two people could be seen leaving in an ambulance, but around 700 holidaymakers remained in the compound.It was not clear where they were being taken or whether those in the ambulance had any symptoms of the virus.The Canary Islands regional government on Thursday cleared 130 guests to leave the hotel, which was placed on lockdown after four cases of thecoronavirus were detected there, but others showed no symptom of illness.
AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWhicker: Clemson demonstrates that it’s tough to knock out the champ Police think the group is affiliated with a gang and that the late-model Murano matches the description of one involved in recent shootings in Glendale and Los Angeles, said Sgt. Tom Lorentz, spokesman for the Glendale Police Department. For more news and observations about crime in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, check out the Daily News’ crime blog by clicking here. GLENDALE – Police arrested five people who jumped out of a stolen car during and after a chase that ended Monday in the driveway of the Glendale Hilton Hotel. The pursuit began in Pasadena about 5:20 p.m. when a driver in a Nissan Murano failed to pull over after running a stop sign, police said. The pursuit continued onto the Glendale (2) Freeway. At one point Pasadena police took a woman into custody near Mountain Avenue when she jumped out of the car, police said. Glendale police took over and followed the car as it pulled into the driveway of the Glendale Hilton in the 100 block of West Glenoaks Boulevard. Four men jumped out of the vehicle and two were quickly taken into custody, while two were arrested later in the parking garage. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!