Education & Conferences

Oct
09

Burlington: Everyone’s Economic Opportunity in Climate Action

Event details: Monday, October 16 at 6 PM – 8 PM Main Street Landing Film House, 60 Lake St, Burlington, Vermont 05401 Cost to attend: Free and open to the public. Registration is open: http://bit.ly/BurlingtonRSVP Join VBSR and the Vermont Natural Resources Council at Main Street Landing in Burlington for a panel discussion about the economic […]

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Oct
09

Barre: Everyone’s Economic Opportunity in Climate Action

Event details: Tuesday, October 10 at 6 PM – 8 PM Old Labor Hall – Barre, Vermont – National Historic Landmark 46 Granite St, Barre, Vermont 05641 Cost to attend: Free and open to the public Registration is open: bit.ly/BarreRSVP Join VBSR and the Vermont Natural Resources Council at the Old Labor Hall in Barre, VT […]

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Mystery Shipwreck of Basin Harbor

The Vermont Historical Society sponsors this lunchtime talk. Archaeologist Jenny Craig discusses the on-going archaeological investigations surrounding a wooden shipwreck found in Basin Harbor near Vergennes, as well as the shipping history of the harbor.

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Oct
03

Vermont Clean Water Network – Projects Meeting

Join ​the Vermont Clean Water Network as we turn our focus to team projects! This is a “watershed” moment for our network, as we share and refine projects to advance in the next year. Together we will:  – Develop and refine specific project proposals  – ID opportunities to align teams’ work, and  – Determine how the Network […]

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Oct
03

Burlington Home Energy Tour

Join us on Saturday, October 7, 10:00am-1:00pm for this self-guided tour of energy efficient Burlington homes. Visit one or all of these open houses for inspiration on how to reduce your own heating and cooling costs while living comfortably.  Learn from Burlington home owners who are using solar, heat pump technology, and in-home energy devices […]

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Oct
03

The Search For a Good Exit: Intro to Ownership Succession Planning

In this seminar, you will learn the basics of how to choose a path for ownership succession in your business. We will take a close look at four different ways of selling a business: to an outsider, to family members, to managers or to the larger group of employees. While we will get into some […]

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Oct
03

Coaching Skills Essentials: Leadership Tools

Do you notice how people seem to rely on you for all the answers, the resources, and even permission to take initiative, solve a problem, or to suggest ways to improve? Do you find yourself exhausted from holding people’s hands, dictating tasks, and spending time in the weeds vs attending to creative, innovative work? Overcoming […]

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Oct
03

Archives Month Program- 1964: A Watershed Year in Vermont’s Political (and Cultural) History

In 1964, the Republican Party lost its tight-fisted grasp on Vermont politics, starting the swing of the political pendulum from Vermont as bastion of conservative republicanism to a state with a highly diversified political climate featuring progressive and even radical politics. Novelist Deborah Luskin, whose extensive research into the politics of mid-century Vermont was undertaken […]

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Mercy Connections Women’s Small Business Program Getting Serious: Intro to Self-Employment

Getting Serious:  Intro to Self-Employment October 12, 19, and 26 Thursdays 5:30 – 8:30 pm Do you have a business idea? Come explore self-employment in a safe and confidential environment.  In this 3-week class, you will discover whether business ownership is right for you. You’ll examine your current ideas or create new ones while clarifying your entrepreneurial […]

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A Conversation on Sustainable and Impact Investing

Socially responsible investing has grown up. Investors of all sizes and types are creating profound changes in how investors view the world, their portfolios, and the way corporations are doing business. Whether you are responsible for a large portfolio, an entrepreneur growing a mission-driven business, or simply looking to align your family’s assets with your […]

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