Education & Conferences


Selling to the Employees: A Path for Business Succession — St. Johnsbury

Starting to think about ownership succession for your business? This FREE seminar offers the opportunity to learn about the possibility of selling to the employees! Presented by the Vermont Employee Ownership Center and the Cooperative Fund of New England, attendees will get an overview of the two most common forms of broad-based employee ownership used […]


Money Date Night – Build a stronger relationship with healthy financial conversations

Join us for a post Valentine’s Day roundtable discussion with Executive Coach and Podcast Host Lindsey Lathrop. You will learn about how a “Money Date Night” can change the way you approach financial conversations with your partner and yourself. Are there tools that you can use as a couple to help make money conversations easier? […]


Commercial Solar Info breakfast with SunCommon

Please join SunCommon for an informative look at solar for Vermont’s business and real estate development community. Our commercial project consultants will walk you through state and federal tax incentives, design considerations, Group Net Metering arrangements, financing options, and the permitting, installation and monitoring of rooftop and parking lot solar arrays. Our case studies include […]


WOMEN UNITED® presents Moving from Scarcity to Stability: Empowerment & Advancement of Women and Families

Join United Way WOMEN UNITED® for an engaging morning of breakfast with a fireside chat followed by a facilitated Appreciative Inquiry activity with featured presenter Mary Jane Dieter, focusing on the resources and strengths in our community, workplaces and ourselves that advance financial stability for working women and families. Moderator & Presenter: Mary Jane Dieter, Founder, Appreciative […]


Vermont Fresh Network’s 24th Annual Meeting

The VFN Annual Meeting is a chance to connect with farmers, food producers, distributors, chefs and other culinary professionals. It combines panel discussions and plenty of informal networking opportunities, plus a chance to shape VFN’s work for the upcoming year. You do not have to be a VFN Partner Member to attend our annual meetings. […]


Mercy Connections’ Annual Mercy Marketplace

Join Mercy Connections for their annual pop-up arts and crafts fair, Mercy Marketplace, on Saturday, December 7th, 2019 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Robert Miller Community & Recreation Center in the New North End of Burlington. This event is a wonderful opportunity to purchase great holiday gifts and support local artisans! Items […]


Free Screening of “Invaluable,” with Q&A with Director

VBSR member Champlain Community Services (CCS), in partnership with Howard Center, Vermont Care Partners, and Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center presents a FREE showing of the documentary film Invaluable: The Unrecognized Profession of Direct Support on Wednesday, November 20 at 6 p.m. at The Film House at Main Street Landing in Burlington. The screening […]


Smarter Charitable Giving

Join Michael L.Thompson, CAP®, AIF® and Bret L. Hodgdon, CPA, CFP®, CFE, CGMA from Copper Leaf Financial for the second event in our roundtable series on the topic of “Charitable Giving Under the New Tax Law“. We look forward to an intimate discussion about tax strategizing and your charitable giving under the new tax laws […]


Impact Investing: Introduction to ESG, SRI, and Gender Lens Investing

Williston, VT – Join us for an intimate discussion with Michael L. Thompson, CAP®, AIF® and Jenifer Cannon of PAX Ellevate about Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), Socially Responsible (SRI) and Gender Lens Investing – plus hors d’oeuvres and wine. Limited space available so please RSVP by October 10 via EventBrite.


Sierra Club and Action Circles Host Free Vermont Advocacy Training

Sierra Club with Amy Shollenberger of Action Circles is hosting this advocacy training to help the grassroots better understand the Vermont political process.  Please invite any of your policy leaders, board members, activists, or anyone who could benefit from this type of training. The training will include a dinner and casual conversation. RSVP is required for space is limited. For more information […]


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