“Creating Irresistible Companies” Coming to Killington

Oct
30

“Creating Irresistible Companies” Coming to Killington

Burlington, VT – On November 7, more than 150 business and nonprofit leaders will ascend on Killington Grand Hotel for “Creating Irresistible Companies.” The half-day conference, put on by Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibly (VBSR), will run from 12:30 to 5:00 PM and is designed to help leaders recruit and retain employees by focusing on […]

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Oct
30

CSWD to Close Hinesburg Drop-Off Center during Construction of the Town’s Highway Garage

Hinesburg, VT — The Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) has decided to close the Hinesburg Drop-Off Center at 907 Beecher Hill Rd. until construction of the Town of Hinesburg’s new highway garage is complete. The final day of operation at the Hinesburg Drop-Off Center will be Saturday, December 2nd.   “We value the strong partnership […]

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Oct
30

Nedde Real Estate Brokers Lease with Movement Mortgage

South Burlington, VT – Fernando Cresta from Nedde Real Estate represented the landlord and Peter Yee from Yellow Sign Commercial represented tenant Movement Mortgage in the leasing of 2,505 +/- square feet of office space at 1889 Williston Road South Burlington, VT. The lease began February 1st, 2017. Peter Yee of Yellow Sign Commercial brought

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Oct
25

Vesta Bovair Joins National Life As Executive Vice President

Montpelier, Vermont – Vesta Bovair, an insurance industry veteran, has joined National Life Group as executive vice president and head of the company’s operations division.   Bovair is in charge of National Life’s Customer Innovation Group, which includes processing policies, paying claims and answering agent and client questions, among many other responsibilities, for the company’s […]

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Oct
23

VITL Appoints Programmer Analyst

BURLINGTON, VT – Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL) has named Jonathan Bowley as its new programmer analyst. As part of the operations team, he will perform system analysis and design, and develop, maintain, test and document software for use within VITL. He will also assist in system selections, installations and provide technical support. Bowley joined […]

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Oct
20

VBSR Welcomes National Life as Newest Champion Member

– Company Becomes 14th Sustaining Member of VBSR – Burlington, VT – The Board of Directors for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is happy to announce that National Life has become VBSR’s newest Champion Member. “Do good, be good and make good. Those are values that National Life aspires to, and they resonate with […]

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Oct
17

Economic Development in the Local Food Economy

Vermont food system businesses are building a values-based supply chain to succeed in the local, regional, and national marketplace   By: Jake Claro, Farm to Plate Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund   When you ask people their definition of the Vermont food economy, they’ll often talk about farms, farmers’ markets or CSAs. What’s often missing […]

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Oct
17

Black River Produce to Host VBSR Networking Get-Together

– Event to Focus on Local Food Systems, Environmental Stewardship – Burlington, VT – Looking for great, local food and a chance to network with forward-thinking business and nonprofit leaders? Black River Produce will host a Networking Get-Together for members and friends of Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) on October 24th. The event will run from 5:30 to 7:30 PM […]

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Oct
16

City Market Announces Recipients for Local Food Projects: $30,000 to be Donated to Support the Vermont Food System

Burlington, VT – City Market has announced the 2017 recipients of its Co-op Patronage Seedling Grants, a grants program to support the local food system. In 2016, the Co-op Patronage Seedling Grant recipients received over $56,000 in grant funding to local food projects at this year’s Grant Celebration held in March. City Market sent over […]

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Oct
16

VSAC scholarship season opens Nov. 1: More than 126 scholarships worth $5.7 million to be awarded

WINOOSKI (Oct. 12, 2017)—Vermont Student Assistance Corp.’s annual publication, Scholarships for Vermonters, is now available with information on more than 126 programs for eligible Vermonters looking to finance their education and training after high school. Scholarships—like grants—are financial aid that you do not need to pay back. Scholarships are offered by many different groups, organizations, and even individuals. They are […]

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