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Sep
25

Vermont Women’s Mentoring Program training at Mercy Connections

Mercy Connections continues to partner with the Vermont Department of Corrections to support women making the transition from Vermont’s correctional facilities back into the community. These women face significant barriers and mentors can have a profound influence on supporting individual women as they work to rebuild their lives. Our mentors come from all walks of […]

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Sep
25

Birth Journeys Added a Thrift Shop to Their Offering!

Birth Journeys, a team of certified doulas and childbirth educators who support families through pregnancy, labor, birth and the postpartum period, has added a thrift shop to their space! A boutique-style second-hand shop for pregnancy and newborn items, established to help provide doula access to all Vermont families! The shop will be open on Monday, 3:00 pm – […]

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Sep
25

Mondo Mediaworks Participates in Source to Sea Cleanup

[Brattleboro, Vermont] [September 18. 2017] – Have you walked along a river or stream bank recently and found discarded cans and plastic bottles, fast food containers or other trash spoiling a beautiful natural place? If so, the Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC) wants to know. The conservation group asks all watershed residents to report trash sites […]

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Sep
13

VBSR: New Health Care Bill Good for Economy and Public Health

– Vermont Business Group Endorses Sen. Sanders’ Bill – Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announced support Wednesday for the Medicare for All Act of 2017, Sen. Bernie Sanders’ new health care bill establishing a nationwide universal health care system.   “VBSR has called for the creation of a system like this […]

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Sep
13

Vermont seizes climate change economic growth and resource renewal opportunities

Accel-VT invites entrepreneurs from across North America to solve electric grid challenges and accelerate business growth in Vermont BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — As national environmental protections are deregulated and challenges presented by climate change become more widely recognized, Vermont positions itself as the state where climate change and resource renewal can spark business growth and economic […]

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Sep
05

SunCommon Hosting Benefit for Hurricane Harvey

WATERBURY, VT — SunCommon, a Waterbury-based solar company, is hosting a benefit film screening at their Waterbury headquarters to encourage Vermonters to donate to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The devastation brought by Tropical Storm Irene to Vermont in 2011, and specifically the Waterbury area, required the community to gather together as friends and neighbors while […]

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Sep
05

Union Mutual Donates $10,000 to Hurricane Harvey Relief, Matches Additional Employee Donations

MONTPELIER – In response to the historic devastation brought about by Hurricane Harvey along the Gulf Coast, Union Mutual is proud to announce it has made a $10,000 donation to the American Red Cross, directing the funds to their Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. “We are in the business of helping people in times of need. […]

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VERMONT FOODBANK ASKS VERMONT TO TAKE ACTION TO END HUNGER

Feeding America® Network Food Banks across the Country Promote  Hunger Action MonthTM   Barre, VT – Sept. 1, 2017 – This September the Vermont Foodbank, together with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will mobilize across all 50 states in an effort to bring an end to hunger. Hunger Action Month is designed to […]

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Efficiency Vermont Launches Speakers Bureau

Efficiency Vermont is offering free workshops for community groups and businesses designed to help Vermonters make energy improvements. Each workshop addresses how a particular technology works, associated economics, and available technical and financial resources. Efficiency Vermont will provide an energy expert to deliver the presentation, guidance on how to effectively organize a workshop, and educational […]

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National Life and Its Employees Mobilize To Assist Hurricane Harvey Relief

Company Donates $50,000 and Employees Step Up To Volunteer   Montpelier, Vermont – National Life Group and its employees have mobilized this week to offer assistance to the people of southeast Texas in the midst of the ongoing floods caused by Hurricane Harvey.   The company is donating $50,000 to charities in the Houston region […]

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