Members in the News

Jun
05

City Market Partners to Launch Monthly Dinners at Food Shelf

Co-op works with Food Shelf and Sysco Albany to initiate weeknight meals City Market has partnered with the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf for decades, and the Co-op enhanced that partnership in 2002 when it moved to the Downtown location. For example, City Market Members can volunteer at the Food Shelf and earn discounts on their groceries. […]

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A CALL FOR PUBLIC INPUT: STATE OF VERMONT SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION PREVENTION PROJECT

(Montpelier)  – Are you a trainer or advisor on workplace equity and inclusivity issues in our state, or have you worked with one?  What trainings would be most helpful in your workplace? The Vermont Commission on Women is currently compiling online educational resources and a directory about work-related discrimination and sexual harassment prevention. The Commission is […]

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May
30

Professional Development courses at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.

Credits are available through Castleton University: Learning from the Lake: Using Primary Sources to Teach Key Proficiencies, Instructor Harry Chaucer, June 24-27, 2019, Presentations on August 19, 2019 Presenting Abenaki Culture in the Classroom, Instructors Vera Longtoe Sheehan, Melody Walker Brook and additional Abenaki culture-bearers, August 8-10, 2019 Phoenix Burning, Instructor Chris Sabick, July 1-3, 2019. Offered in […]

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May
28

Vermont Professionals Find Success Through Leading Social Change – VBSR Celebrates 18th Annual Awards Dinner for Socially Responsible Business Leaders-

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is pleased to honor three outstanding individuals and organizations who are leading by outstanding example, and developing successful socially responsible business models. Our 18th Annual Awards Ceremony and Dinner will recognize Bram Kleppner, CEO at Danforth, with the Terry Ehrich Award for Lifetime Achievement. The VBSR Innovation and Inspiration […]

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May
21

Railroad Row LLC Opens New Community Workspace and Living Space

A new community workspace and living space is being created on the second floor of 15 Railroad Row in White River Junction, Vermont.  Come see the exciting rooms with views on Friday, June 7 from 5 pm. To 7 p.m.  Contact: David McManus, Community Manager, cowork@ontrack.space, phone 802-451-0844, website: OnTrack.Space Artists may find the space […]

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May
03

Block printing Workshop @ Foam Brewers

For the first time ever, Beenanza Design and Studio Bagru are hosting 4 block printing workshops over two days on May 18th & 19th under a tent at Foam Brewers in Burlington, VT. Tickets are available at Sevendaystickets.com and are $100. This unique event will be hosted by Bethany Andrews-Nichols of Beenanza Design and Jeremy Fritzhand, […]

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Apr
22

Lee Brings 30 Years of Investment Experience to Professional Financial Associates

COLCHESTER, VT, April 23, 2019 – Professional Financial Associates, LLC (PFA) in Colchester is pleased to announce the addition of George Lee to the team as an Investment Advisor Representative. Lee brings more than 30 years of investment management experience, working with Sentinel Investments, Dwight Asset Management, and KDP Investment Advisers. He has worked in […]

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Apr
22

New Public Art Sculpture in South Burlington

VBSR Member Conant Metal & Light designed this honeycomb and buzzing bees sculpture for Allard Square, a housing community in South Burlington, Vermont. The apartment building is the first developed in the city center, which the city envisions as a new downtown which blends existing neighborhoods, commercial areas, and natural areas. Increased connectivity will support the integrated mix of housing, retail, and […]

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Apr
22

Human Resources Pro Beth Peters (re)joins SunCommon

Stellar Human Resources professional Beth Peters joins SunCommon as Vice President of Happiness Resources (HR to the rest of you out there).  Beth brings 30 years of HR management experience – at Green Mountain Power, Vermont Teddy Bear and Vermont Public Radio.  She served as SunCommon’s first HR pro as a consultant back in the […]

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Apr
16

VBSR Announces Magic Hat as Newest Champion Member – Magic Hat supports the organization’s efforts to foster a triple-bottom-line business ethic in Vermont

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announces this week that Magic Hat will join the organization’s Champion Members. VBSR is a business association with a 29-year history and over 700 members who advocate for policies which support workers, Vermont communities and the environment. The support of Champion Members is critical to VBSR’s success fostering a […]

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