20 VT entrepreneurs accepted into executive-level training course

Apr
13

20 VT entrepreneurs accepted into executive-level training course

Twenty entrepreneurs throughout the state have been selected to participate in a free business course starting April 21 at Vermont Technical College in Williston, Vt. Emerging Leaders is a Small Business Administration training program specifically tailored for entrepreneurs looking to grow their small businesses. The program includes approximately 100 hours of classroom time, connects small […]

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Apr
11

VBSR Hires Four Part-Time Employees

Additions Bolster Administrative Capabilities, Local First Program Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is pleased to announce the addition of four part-time staff members. Larissa Del Rosso Rayher, who spent 2016 as an intern for VBSR, has officially joined the team as a Program Assistant. Laura Arnesen, Toby Aronson, and Beth Marr […]

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City Market Issues RFP for South End Site

Co-op accepting proposals for subdivided lot at 75 Briggs Street Burlington, VT – When City Market purchased just over 4.5 acres at 207 Flynn Avenue in Burlington’s South End, their plan was to subdivide the lot and work to sell the south parcel. Currently, the foundation and steel are going up for City Market’s second […]

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Apr
11

Governor Phil Scott to address the BizFit Conference on April 27 at the Mountain Top Inn: a one-day event focused on stimulating local economic growth

Vermont Governor Phil Scott has just agreed to be the lunchtime keynote speaker at the BizFit Conference to be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 8:00 am to 3:45 pm at the Mountain Top Inn, Chittenden VT. Organized by Evolve Rutland, The Bizfit Conference will focus on the powerful interrelationship between healthy economic development […]

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Apr
11

Vt. House Democrats Reintroduce ‘Carbon Pollution’ Fee With Fresh Messaging

A group of Democrats in Montpelier are introducing set of new bills to tax fossil fuels with the aim of discouraging environmentally damaging activities while easing other tax burdens on Vermonters, or simply putting the money back in Vermonters’ pockets. Original article located on vpr.net and can be found here. Rep. Martin LaLonde, a South […]

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Apr
10

Vermont Representative Martin LaLonde

South Burlington, VT – Vermont Representative and South Burlington School Board Member Martin LaLonde announced a property tax reform and climate action proposal today at the headquarters of Ben & Jerry’s. Representative LaLonde’s bill would provide much-needed property tax relief by lowering the statewide property tax rate. The proposal would diversify and stabilize Vermont’s education […]

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Apr
06

Kelly Baker joins CCS board

(Colchester, VT) VBSR member Champlain Community Services (CCS), a nonprofit serving Vermonters with intellectual disabilities and autism, recently welcomed Kelly Baker to its board of directors. Baker is a preschool para-educator at Malletts Bay School in the Colchester Early Education program, and also serves as a part-time community support worker with a young woman with […]

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VBSR Responds to VT Early Care & Learning Dividend Report

New report demonstrates strong economic case for increasing public investment in Vermont’s early care and learning system Yesterday, the Vermont Business Roundtable’s Research & Education Foundation released a report, titled Vermont’s Early Care and Learning Dividend, which details the Vermont-specific return on investment the state stands to gain by increasing public investments in high-quality early […]

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Mar
10

Tiffany Zullo new service coordinator at CCS

(Colchester, VT) Champlain Community Services (CCS) recently announced Tiffany Zullo as a new service coordinator. She has been with the agency since 2014, providing one-to-one supports to people with intellectual disabilities and autism as a community inclusion facilitator. In her new role, Zullo will act as a team leader to develop, plan, and implement comprehensive […]

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Mar
10

OneDigital Health And Benefits Recognized As Top Place To Work By Two National Organizations

Industry Leader’s Focus on Employee Engagement Results in Award Winning Workplace Culture Atlanta, GA —February 2, 2017— OneDigital Health and Benefits, a leader in the employee benefits space, has been named to one of “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” by the National Association for Business Resource’s. OneDigital has also been awarded Business Insurance’s “Best […]

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