Vermont Chamber EXPO highlights business innovation, May 21-22

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 6:20am -- tim

Registration is now open for the 30th annual Vermont Chamber Business & Industry EXPO, the largest business-to-business trade show in Northern New England where over 3,000 business leaders and 200 exhibitors can connect and learn how to grow their businesses. EXPO will be at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel & Conference Center on May 21-22.

Community Capital is Vermont’s largest volume Microloan lender

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 5:39am -- tim

SBA Microloan Program. Community Capital is Vermont’s largest volume Microloan lender. After just one year of becoming certified as an SBA Microloan lender, CCVT has originated over 60 percent of Microloans in Vermont over the last two quarters. These are just a few of its SBA borrowers:

♦      Sarah DeFelice is the proud owner of Bailey Road, a new women’s clothing store in Montpelier

Nature walks planned across the state to celebrate Ash Tree Awareness Week

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 5:28am -- tim

During the week of April 27 – May 3, the Vermont Dept. of Forests, Parks and Recreation’s Urban and Community Forestry Program, in coordination with the UVM Extension, the U.S. Forest Service, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, USDA APHIS, and many dedicated volunteers, will host a series of events that celebrate the valuable contributions that ash trees make to Vermont’s environment and economy, and to the quality of life of Vermonters. Ash Tree Awareness week will kick off on Sunday April 27th, with guided nature walks in nearly every Vermont county.