The Intervale Center is Supporting the Community Food System in Times of Crisis

Apr
15

The Intervale Center is Supporting the Community Food System in Times of Crisis

An update from the Intervale Center: Our Farm Business Team is working with farms across Vermont as they adjust to changing markets and new demands on their businesses. We must make sure that these essential businesses remain viable and ready to engage when the restaurant industry fully re-opens. The Intervale Food Hub has expanded operations as we seek to […]

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Apr
15

Op-ed: Corporate Social Responsibility in This Crisis

It is always easier to act consistent with your highest values when times are good, when there is at least a little financial cushion. When revenue just stops coming in – suddenly, without warning – and the world changes almost overnight, it’s another story. It is hard not to be driven by fear. It is […]

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GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT EXTENDS STATE OF EMERGENCY IN VERMONT

Extends State of Emergency and All Existing Mitigation Orders and Closures until May 15   Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today extended Vermont’s State of Emergency through May 15, which also extends the expiration date of all corresponding orders and directives issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The original State of Emergency, issued on March […]

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Apr
10

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCES ALPHABETIZED INTAKE STRUCTURE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMS CENTER

Montpelier – In response to the increasing number of initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits and inquiries to its claims center, the Vermont Department of Labor will implement an alphabetized structure for the intake of weekly claims and inquiries. The structure will take effect on Sunday, April 12. “We are asking the public for help […]

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Apr
09

Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs launch new COVID-19 Resources page

An update from Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused serious anxiety and resulted in many challenges for Vermonters. There is a plethora of information and new resources that are becoming available every day. With all of this noise, it can be so hard for us to know what to focus on. […]

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Apr
08

Scott Administration Announces Partnership with Vermont PBS To Provide Educational Programming To Vermont Students

Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott and the Agency of Education (AOE) today announced a partnership with Vermont PBS to provide educational content to supplement remote learning for Vermont students and school districts during the COVID-19 outbreak. This initiative will give over 83,500 Vermont students access to free, high-quality educational resources via television broadcast and […]

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Apr
08

Champion Member Chroma is making COVID-19 testing components

Champion Member Chroma Technology is experiencing a surge in business from companies developing COVID-19 testing. While some businesses are concerned that workers will choose to take unemployment rather than stay on the job, Chroma’s commitment to paying a livable wage, employee profit sharing and safety precautions will help keep employees in their jobs. “We pay […]

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Apr
08

How Burton Snowboards is Joining the Fight Against COVID-19, and How You Can, Too

An update from Burton Snowboards: As we’ve been watching the COVID-19 crisis taking grip on the world at large, the first question on our minds wasn’t: When can we snowboard again? It was: What can we do to help? We’re re-thinking our manufacturing facilities and supply chain to produce face masks, face shields, and more, […]

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OneDigital Launches Coronavirus Advisory Hub

An update from OneDigital: “In ordinary times, we are employee benefits and HR consultants.  When we began to see the scope of this pandemic, we realized right away that our on-staff attorneys and HR consultants would be more needed than ever at this time. We quickly set up an information hub related to COVID-19 for […]

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Important Food Access Information From Burlington School Food Project

The new stimulus package passed by the Federal Government features increased benefits for anyone eligible to receive free and reduced-price meals. If you or someone in your family is losing pay because of COVID-19, filling out this application TODAY could enable you to receive extra funds for your family’s grocery needs. Even if your change […]

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