Lara Moore is an editor for CorpWell Opinions and writes about historical topics and people. She is also a book reviewer and founder of VermontPress.org to give Vermont authors a platform. Lara is a writer and her most recent feature articles can be seen at: Lara Moore Reviews.
She is also active with the The Writers’s Quilt, promoting writing for people who have suffered serious illnesses.
“Surrounded by treasures of history as a youngster, I always felt a need to contribute to preserving our past. I believe that our surroundings are essential to people’s identity and need to take a bigger part in education to ground new generations and give them a sense of belonging.”
Nicolette lives in South Florida and has been involved (2007-now) in her community to ensure that the Inlet Village keeps its narratives and precious artifacts. She contributed to the formation of Clarendon Historical Society in Vermont and is researching the history for this town’s rich past with ClarendonHistory.org. She also spearheaded the preservation of a rural area in Kentucky, with Heavenly View Farm, a Green House learning center, and the Howard Mill Area Preservation.
Maurice Robert Asselin grew up in New Hampshire. His North Normandy ancestors moved to Iles d’Orleans, Quebec, in early 1600. His parents came to Lincoln at the beginning of 1900. As a woodworker, Maurice has always been very active in furniture restoration and holds a house full of his outstanding work in a family home on Lake Sunapee. He has also been involved in overseeing the Heavenly View Farm restoration efforts and improving the bicycle and pedestrian path in the Jupiter Inlet Village.
I think that building and restoring keeps me young at heart
Maurice is an engineer by profession. He was Vice-President of major projects for Champion International (Internation Paper) during day hours and refinished many homes at night with his first belated wife, Sylvia Asselin, who had a keen sense of preservation and antiques as well.
Kimberly Dole, Treasurer
Kim received the SBA 2012 West Virginia Women in Business Champion award!