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Ken Squier Named Vermont's Citizen of the Year

Thunder Road Co-Owner is Also a Friend to The State

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Ken Squier has been selected as the Vermont Chamber Citizen of the Year.  Mr. Squier will be honored with a dinner event on Saturday, March 1 at The Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa.

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Ken Squier of Stowe has been selected as the Vermont Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year. An independent selection committee deliberated and chose Mr. Squier as the 2007 Citizen of the Year to honor his extensive service the communities within Vermont.

In the crowded field of awards given to Vermonters, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award is one of the most prestigious. Presented annually for more than four decades, the Citizen of the Year award honors the person who contributes to Vermont communities on a state-wide basis through service, self-sacrifice, and volunteerism.

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Nick Sweet Files American-Canadian Tour Entry

Thunder Road Sportsman Champion will compete as a Tour rookie in 2008

Champion stock car driver Nick Sweet has filed an entry for the 2008 American-Canadian Tour (ACT) season.  Sweet, 23, won the NAPA Tiger Sportsman championship at Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl in his hometown of Barre, VT in 2007, and has purchased a potent Late Model car built by Richard Moody Racing of Maine and formerly driven by Ben Rowe.  Sweet will contest the full 12-race ACT Late Model Tour schedule as a rookie, with support from Saint J Auto Group in St. Johnsbury, VT.

“As a rookie, I can’t ask for a better situation that the one I’m in right now,” he said.  “My father, Shayne, and my crew are taking a big chance on me this year, and Saint J Auto is taking a big chance, too.  We’ll learn a lot and we’ll definitely give our best effort.”

Sweet has been a quick study, taking 13 victories at five northeastern tracks in ACT’s NAPA Tiger Sportsman and Allen Lumber Street Stock divisions.  He won Rookie of the Year titles in both classes, was the recipient of the Dr. G. R. Nielsen Rookie Achievement Award in 2003, and was recently voted by members of the regional media as one of the top three drivers in competition in 2007.