Lee Brings 30 Years of Investment Experience to Professional Financial Associates

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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Apr
16

The Skinny Pancake to Pledge 10% of Earth Day Sales to Burlington Non-Profit 1% For the Planet

Spoiler Alert: the Earth needs our help. Since 2012, the Skinny has been a member of 1% for the Planet, pledging 1% of revenues from participating locations to environmental non-profits. But, for Earth Day this year, we decided our 1% just wasn’t enough. We think Earth Day should be every day. While we spend all […]

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Apr
15

Ready for 100% Renewable Energy, REV Applauds GMP Vision, Calls for State to Remove Barriers

In advance of Earth Day, Vermont’s largest electric utility, Green Mountain Power announced its commitment to achieve 100% renewable electricity within the next 11 years.  GMP’s announcement follows plans and proposals in dozens of other jurisdictions including Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Massachusetts, California, Iceland, Sweden, Costa Rica, and Scotland to achieve 100% renewable electricity. […]

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Apr
05

Melinda Moulton speaker at CCS Awards Lunch

Champlain Community Services (CCS) holds its Annual Lunch & Awards Presentation on Thursday, April 25th from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton, Burlington. The event features keynote speaker Melinda Moulton, CEO of Main Street Landing Company and the dedication and presentation of four new Community Impact Awards, each honoring a trailblazer in […]

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Apr
03

Chelsea Green Founders Margo and Ian Baldwin Complete the Sale of Their 35-year-old Progressive Indie Press to the Perfect Buyers: Their Employees!

While marking over three decades of publishing books on sustainable living and environmental stewardship and a recent completion of an ESOP buyback, this Vermont-based publisher is now 100% employee-owned and poised to take on the next 35 years. Chelsea Green Publishing, the independent publishing house best-known for its editorial focus on organic food and agriculture, […]

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Apr
02

No profit in cancer prevention

Cancer epidemic benefits corporations at the cost of human health By: Rae Carter Corporations without commitments to social and environmental impact focus on turning a profit and producing products as cheaply as possible. While this sounds reasonable from an economic perspective, human health is the primary cost. Genetics and gene mutations cause cancer, but what […]

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Mar
25

Intervale Center Completes $1 Million Capital Campaign

With the help of almost two hundred generous donors and community support, the Intervale Center is pleased to announce the completion of Celebrate Intervale, a $1 million capital campaign to increase the productivity, accessibility and beauty of the Intervale. The Intervale Center, a food and farming non-profit, manages 340 acres of open space in the […]

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