Acorn Renewable Energy Co-op: Bristol Community Solar project

Apr
01

Acorn Renewable Energy Co-op: Bristol Community Solar project

The Acorn Renewable Energy Co-op (@acornenergycoop) is excited to announce the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation’s approval of the public offering documentation for the Bristol Community Solar project. A limited number of subscriptions are now available for the community solar array planned for the closed landfill on Pine Street in Bristol. An overview of Bristol Community […]

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Apr
01

City Market Co-op Accepting 2021 Seedling Grant Applications

What are City Market Co-op Seedling Grants? As a community-owned food cooperative, City Market acts as a non-profit when we account for profits we make from sales to our Members. Each profitable year, our General Manager recommends a Patronage Dividend to our Board of Directors. A portion of this Dividend is returned through a Patronage Refund check […]

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Mar
24

CSWD Receives Call2Recycle’s 2020 Top 100 Leader in Sustainability Award

Williston, VT – The Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) is pleased to announce recognition by Call2Recycle as a 2020 Top 100 Leader in Sustainability. The Leader in Sustainability award is given out annually to top performing Call2Recycle program participants who excel with their battery recycling efforts. This is the sixth year CSWD has received the Leader in […]

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Capstone Community Action Exceeds Fundraising Goal for Fuel Your Neighbors

Capstone Community Action Exceeds Fundraising Goal for Fuel Your Neighbors A campaign providing emergency food and heating assistance for central Vermonters this winter (Barre, VT) Capstone Community Action’s Fuel Your Neighbors campaign, in partnership with VSECU, exceeded its fundraising goal by raising $300,000 to support emergency food and heating assistance to vulnerable Vermonters, surpassing the […]

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Small Business Member Spotlight: Big Heavy World

Photo: Big Heavy World volunteers, high school students Mollie Allen and Cadence Gentley, interviewed author Shawna Potter on 105.9FM The Radiator in 2020. Shawna Potter is a Baltimore-based musician who gives workshops that offer a better understanding of gender, LGBTQ, and identity-related harassment in public spaces and how to prevent and address it when it […]

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Mar
18

VBSR Champion member GMP’s McClure named a Top 100 Women Impact Leader by Real Leaders Magazine

Mari McClure Honored for Innovation and Positive Social & Environmental Impact Vermont Business Magazine Green Mountain Power President and CEO Mari McClure was named one of Real Leaders Magazine Top 100 Women Impact Leaders for 2021.  The 100 CEO’s and leaders on the list were honored because they have delivered results, building a brighter and more […]

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Mar
16

Union Mutual Raises Over $63,000 for Special Olympics Vermont

MONTPELIER – Union Mutual was proudly represented by over 40 employees, independent agency partners, vendors, friends, and family members in a virtual Penguin Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Vermont on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021. The Union Mutual Popsicles donned their best summer attire and creative costumes as they “Plunged” into the snow to create snow […]

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Mar
16

Welcome to Montpelier Grant Program

Montpelier Alive and the Montpelier Development Corporation announce the Welcome to Montpelier Program. The Welcome to Montpelier Program provides wraparound support for new Montpelier businesses, including technical support, promotional opportunities, a business mentor, and special funding opportunities.  BIPOC and women-owned businesses are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications to join the program opened as of March 1, […]

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Mar
15

VBSR Board Member Launches Healing and Social Justice Enterprise

Plainfield, VT — Rae Carter, a cancer and trauma survivor, announces the launch of EmpowR, a healing and social justice enterprise centered in co-creating personal and cultural transformation. Services and educational programs are designed to empower and affect heart-centered change in our personal lives and cultures to make space for healthier bodies and a more […]

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Small Business Member Spotlight: WANDERNESS

Hullo! I’m Amanda, and I live in Montpelier with my partner and two kiddos. At the end of 2020, I launched a travel-themed candle brand, WANDERNESS. As an avid globetrotter and returned Peace Corps volunteer, I wanted to create a business that celebrated travel. Scent is a powerful trigger of nostalgia, so I decided to build […]

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