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Burlington Vermont Essay Examples

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Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream: More Than Just Delicious
Most know of the delight of Ben &Jerry's ice cream, but few know
how it influenced the ice cream of today. Ben Cohen and Jerry
Greenfield are the co-founders of Ben and Jerry's Homemade Ice
Cream. The company began as a small parlor in Burlington
Vermont and expanded to a nation wide icecream manufacturor.
Along the way to...
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The Statistics of Moose in the State of Vermont and the Laws Put in Place to Deal with Them
The state of Vermont has recently initiated a hunting season on moose. Any licensed moose hunter can now shoot a moose legally and eat or sell the meat for a high profit. The season runs from October 17 through October 21. One of the objectives of the hunt is wildlife management, which is basically killing off a certain num...
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An Introduction to the Drug and Alcohol Problem That Accompanied the 1999-2000 School Year Vermont Trip
On behalf of myself, and many other students, I would like to formally address the Drug and Alcohol problem that accompanied the 1999-2000 school year Vermont trip. Many times I have heard stories about the “infamous” Vermont Ski trip, and the many illegal things that have occurred consistently throughout the years. To t...
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A Report on the Illegal Goings-On of the 1999-2000 Vermont Ski Trip and a Request for Just Treatment
VERMONT TRIP: On behalf of myself, and many other students, I would like to formally address the Drug and Alcohol problem that accompanied the 1999-2000 school year Vermont trip. Many times I have heard stories about the “infamous” Vermont Ski trip, and the many illegal things that have occurred consistently throughout...
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Reasons for Transferring to the University of New Hampshire
My freshman year of college I attended Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont. I loved my major, hospitality management, and the whole atmosphere of the school. I got a lot out of the classes I took and learned a lot about myself while I was there. Unfortunately, Champlain decided to end the hospitality and restaurant man...
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A Comparison of Profits of the Companies NFX, KMG and Burlington
Comparing Profitability: Companies: NFX, KMG and Burlington 1) The rate of return on asset (ROA) calculates a firm's effective autonomous use of an asset to generate earnings without regards to the assets financing. Banks and other creditors use this ratio to evaluate a firm's risk of going bankrupt. The ROA can be broken d...
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A Description of Burlington Wisconsin as Particularly Lacking in the Area of Restaurants
Being a smaller town, Burlington Wisconsin might be expected to be particularly lacking in the area of restaurants. As one finds however, Burlington has many restaurants to choose from. One of which is the White Fox Den family restaurant. When offered to dine there recently, I jumped at the chance. I found that the restaura...
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A History of the Burlington United Methodist Family Services
Burlington United Methodist Family Services I have my placement at the Department of Health and Human Resources through Burlington United Methodist Family Services. I am doing my internship with the youth services department and have been placed with a very experienced service worker who is training me on the basics of t...
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A Comparison of Gun Control Policies in Vermont and Arkansas
The two states I was assigned for the group project are Vermont and
Arkansas. Between the two states there are two vastly different
viewpoints when it comes to the issue of Gun Control. Though the right
to bear arms is guaranteed in the constitution it's still a
controversial issue. There are some states that allow anyone t...
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Basic Values of Restorative Justice at the State of Vermont
RESTORATIVE JUSTICE By Connie Williams Presented at the National Institution of Corrections Teleconference on Restorative Justice, December 12, 1996, were the "Basic Values of Restorative Justice". They are as follows: (1). Crime is an offense against human relationships. (2). Victims and the communit...
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The Relations Between Moose Hunting and Road Accidents in Vermont
The state of Vermont has recently initiated a hunting season on moose. Any licensed moose hunter can now shoot a moose legally and eat or sell the meat for a high profit. The season runs from October 17 through October 21. One of the objectives of the hunt is wildlife management, which is basically killing off a certain num...
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A History of The Vermont Teddy Bear Company
Introduction The Vermont Teddy Bear Company (VTBC) was founded in 1981 by John Sorinto. Unfortunately, for John, the company became to big for him to oversee since he was an entrepreneur. However, he gracefully stepped down in 1995 and supported the hiring of a new CEO that would lead the company into its future success...
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A History of the Vermont Teddy Bear Co. Inc. and Challenges Facing a New CEO
The Vermont Teddy Bear Co., Inc.: Challenges Facing a New CEO Introduction Vermont Teddy Bear Company was founded in 1981 by John Sorinto selling handsewn bears out of a pushcart in the streets of Burlington, Vermont. Since this time, the company[s focus has been to design, manufacture, and direct market the best te...
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A Description of the Vermont Teddy Bear Company, Inc
The Vermont Teddy Bear Company, Inc. The Vermont Teddy Bear Company, Inc. (VTB) is currently a firm that has a lot of unrealized potential. In order to reach this higher potential, VTB must find a niche in the industry that will allow it to use its strengths, decrease its weaknesses, explore current opportunities, and coun...
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The Trade Secret Violations Related to Vermont Microsystems Versus Autodesk
TRADE SECRET VIOLATIONS: Related To Vermont Microsystems, Inc. (VMI) versus Autodesk, Inc. Author: Amy L. Atchley 595-60-8003 September 22, 1998 This country's economy thrives on its trade secrets and without them the economy would lack its competitive edge and economic value. The trade secret laws date back to Roman l...
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A Creative Essay on the Topic of Skiing at Mt. Snow
Skiing at Mt. Snow On a cold Friday night, we all met at the Church’s parking lot. It was 7PM and the sky was clear, which ensured me that this would be a safe trip to Vermont. It was around mid February, so it was quite cold out. There were about forty kids and about ten advisors that were going on this ski trip. Some peo...
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A Short Story of Writer's Experience with Mom and Dad at the Home Condominium
My mom and dad were back in the condominium. Meanwhile, I was having a great time tubing down the local snowy hills with my brother, Greg. Even though it was –16°F and we couldn’t feel our toes, we were making the best of our winter vacation in Vermont. Yet I was very unaware of the upcoming event that would soon spoil my...
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An Argument in Favor of the Legalization of Same-Sex Marriages
Legalization of Same-Sex Marriages “The freedom to marry has long been recognized as one of the vital personal rights essential to the orderly pursuit of happiness by free men.” (Homosexual [Same-Sex] Marriages; All sides of the issue). The recent decision by the Vermont Supreme Court on same-sex marriages has raised many...
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A Literary Analysis of inside the Statehouse by Ralph Wright
           In the book Inside the Statehouse Ralph Wright describes his introduction to, and ascension within, the Vermont House of Representatives. Wright begins his journey by first bringing into focus the very nature of the political realm as he experienced it. He immediately notes that there is no single reason to begin...
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