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Vermont Small Business Economic Outlook Survey Released

In partnership with the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs is very pleased to present this information gleaned from nearly 150 Vermont small- to medium-sized businesses. WILLISTON, Vt., August 14, 2017 – Nearly 150 Vermont businesses completed the latest semi-annual economic survey in July regarding the outlook of Vermont’s small- to medium-sized […]

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Aug
10

ORTON FAMILY FOUNDATION AND J. MARION SIMS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

ALLIANCE TO FOCUS ON STRENGTHENING SMALL TOWNS IN SOUTH CAROLINA   SHELBURNE, Vt. (Aug. 8, 2017)— The Orton Family Foundation has entered into a strategic partnership with J. Marion Sims Foundation that will focus on creating stronger, healthier and more economically vibrant communities in South Carolina, Orton Executive Director David Leckey announced. The partnership will […]

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Jul
27

Mercy Connections welcomes new Program Directors and Development Assistant

Mercy Connections, Inc. 255 South Champlain Street, Suite #8 (802) 846-7063 mercyconnections.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2017 For More Information: Ashley Michelle Fowler Communications and Development Associate afowler@mercyconnections.org (802) 846-7086   BURLINGTON, Vermont – Mercy Connections is pleased to welcome Joanne Nelson, Director of Justice & Mentoring Programs; Cathy Ainsworth, Director of Education & […]

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Jul
26

Capstone’s Micro Business Development Program receives $10,000 Wells Fargo Foundation Grant

For Immediate Release Contact: Yvonne Lory, Capstone Community Action Phone: 802 479-1053   Capstone’s Micro Business Development Program receives $10,000 Wells Fargo Foundation Grant   (Barre, VT) Capstone Community Action’s Micro Business Development Program received a $10,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation. The grant will strengthen Capstone’s efforts to provide low income aspiring entrepreneurs […]

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Rooted in Vermont: Uniting all Vermonters around Local Food

The Rooted in Vermont grassroots movement celebrates how all Vermonters acquire and enjoy local food and intends to increase consumer demand so more Vermont food can be available and accessible where most Vermonters shop   Montpelier, VT – Vermonters were farming, gardening, fishing, and hunting long before there were craft beers and gourmet burgers. Traditions like […]

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Mondo Mediaworks to Host VBSR Networking Get-Together

Event to Focus on Sustainable Business Growth, Employee Well-Being Burlington, VT – Mondo Mediaworks is set to host the next Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) Networking Get-Together. The digital marketing agency will host the event in their Brattleboro-based headquarters on Thursday, July 20th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. “We couldn’t be happier or more […]

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Jul
05

Rooted in Vermont: Uniting all Vermonters around Local Food

The Rooted in Vermont grassroots movement celebrates how all Vermonters acquire and enjoy local food and intends to increase consumer demand so more Vermont food can be available and accessible where most Vermonters shop Montpelier, VT – Vermonters were farming, gardening, fishing, and hunting long before there were craft beers and gourmet burgers. Traditions like […]

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VBSR to Honor Beth Sachs with Lifetime Achievement Award

 Organization will also Award Benjamin Adler, Milk Money, SunCommon on September 14th Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is proud to announce the awardees of the 2017 VBSR Awards, which will be given out at the organization’s 16th Annual Awards Ceremony and Dinner on September 14 at Basin Harbor in Vergennes. This […]

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New Program Takes Benefits Approach to Climate Action

Socially responsible employers and their like-minded employees can act together to help save the planet. Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) has recently launched a new HR benefits program – Sustainability Benefits – that gathers data about employees’ carbon footprints, and helps employers design and administer a program to help encourage action. The program is based […]

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DRM Adopts Paid Parental Leave Policy

New parents to receive up to 12 weeks of paid leave. (Burlington, Vt.)  The northern New England law firm Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC has adopted a new policy that awards up to 12 weeks of paid leave to new parents. The policy was approved by directors in March and announced by Deputy Managing Partner Peter […]

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