Announcements

Jun
07

Vermont Must Lead on Climate Change as Washington Turns a Blind Eye

President Trump’s decision to remove the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement is bad for business, the environment, and our way of life. Last week, VBSR joined 12 other organizations in thanking Gov. Phil Scott for urging President Trump not to leave the Climate Agreement (read that letter here), and we asked him to […]

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Julie Bellino Hired as TruexCullins Marketing Coordinator

May 8, 2017 – Burlington, Vermont – TruexCullins Architecture + Interior Design is thrilled to announce that Julie Bellino has joined our team as Marketing Coordinator. Julie will play a vital role in the marketing, community outreach, and business development of the firm, engaging with project teams, prospective clients, and community leaders.   Prior to joining […]

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Results Based Accountability 4 Part Series in Burlington In June

CONTACT: Julie van der Horst Jansen Business Manager, Center for New Leadership Marlboro College Graduate and Professional Studies (802) 258-9204     jjansen@gradschool.marlboro.edu Have you heard of Results-Based Accountability and want to know what all the buzz is about? Have you had a workshop in RBA and now you want to dig in and figure out how […]

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May
19

Mad River Distillers PX Rum Wins Double Gold at 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

WARREN, Vermont (May 1, 2017) – Mad River Distillers of Vermont is proud to announce the distillery’s PX Rum recently took home a Double Gold Medal at the 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) held April 20-23 at the Hotel Nikko in downtown San Francisco, Calif.      “Our PX Rum is distilled from demerara […]

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May
19

Mehran Assadi Elected Chairman of the Board of National Life Group

Montpelier, Vermont – National Life’s Board of Directors has elected Chief Executive Officer Mehran Assadi chairman of the board, effective immediately. Assadi has served as president and CEO of the company since 2009. He will retain those titles as he also assumes the chairmanship. He succeeds Thomas H. MacLeay, a former president and CEO who […]

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VSAC to open college savings accounts for babies born on ‘529 Day’

Every baby born at a VT hospital May 29 to receive a $100 VHEIP account WINOOSKI (May 1, 2017) – Lucky babies born May 29 in Vermont will receive $100 deposit into a Vermont 529 college savings account opened in his or her name by the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. The Vermont Association of Hospitals and […]

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May
05

Business Groups Team up to Work on Clean Water

– Lintilhac Foundation Funds Project in Vermont & New England – Burlington, VT – Two business associations, one Vermont-based and one national, are collaborating on a project to advance solutions that will provide the clean water that businesses and economic development need. Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility – Research and Education Foundation (VBSR-REF) and the […]

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Franklin County businesses step up to offer scholarships

Innovative program encourages local students to continue education WINOOSKI (May 3, 2017) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and the J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation today announced a new scholarship for Franklin County students, funded by two local businesses. MED Associates, based in Fairfax, and Vermont Precision Tools, located in Swanton, have each contributed to […]

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May
02

10 Year Farm to Plate Plan Gets New Hires

Promotion and new hire to coordinate the Vermont Farm to Plate Network’s progress implementing the 10-year Farm to Plate food system plan. Montpelier, VT – Vermont’s Farm to Plate food system plan to increase economic development and jobs in Vermont’s farm and food sector and improve access to healthy local food for all Vermonters is currently in its […]

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Apr
24

Corporate Execs Look To National Life CEO For Mission-Driven Advice

Mehran Assadi Leads Conference Board Business Strategy Event National Life CEO Mehran Assadi introduced his philosophy of mission-driven business leadership this week to a group of executives assembled by The Conference Board. Assadi, in a keynote address at the Conference Board’s Third Annual Strategic HR Conference, told executives that they need to clearly define their […]

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