RELEASE: Sept. 11,
CONTACT: Lisa Ventriss, President, Vermont
Business Roundtable, 802-865-0410; Tim Volk, Chair, Vermont Business Roundtable,
Roundtable Releases Third Quarter CEO
(So. Burlington, Vt.) The
chief executives of Vermont’s leading businesses are cautious about sales
prospects for the fall and winter, but they continue to invest in the state’s
Week Ending September 6, 2008
There were 575 new regular benefit claims for Unemployment Insurance last week, a decrease of 31 from the week before. Altogether 6,030 new and continuing claims were filed, 989 less than a week ago and 1,626 more than a year earlier. In addition, the Department processed 1,778 claims for benefits under Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008, a decrease of 23 from last week.
The Unemployment Weekly Report can be found at: http://www.vtlmi.info/
VBSR Builds Bridge Between Vermont Businesses and College Students
September 11, 2008
Business Roundtable Releases Third Quarter CEO Survey
(South Burlington) The chief executives of Vermont's leading businesses are cautious about sales prospects for the fall and winter, but they continue to invest in the state's economy hoping for the business climate to improve. The mood of the business community was assessed in the middle of the third quarter and released today by Vermont Business Roundtable Chairman Tim Volk and President Lisa Ventriss.
Vermont Woodworking School Expansion Project
Receives USDA Grant for Bio-Mass Furnace
Governor Douglas Expands Food Assistance Eligibility
League of Women Voters & Vermont Business Roundtable
Host Discussion on Health Care in Vermont
BURLINGTON - This month, the League of Women Voters of the Champlain Valley and the Vermont Business Roundtable will tackle the issue of health care with a panel discussion and Q&A session entitled, "The Road to Health Care: Paved with Good Intentions." The event will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 7 - 8:30 p.m., at Speeder & Earl's Coffee, 412 Pine St. This event is free and open to the public.
NORTH FERRISBURGH, Vt. - John Anderson, a longtime Vermont architect who has been honored for his creative commercial and residential designs, has shifted gears to concentrate on the broad range of artwork that he creates. Anderson has launched a new Web site at www.johnandersonstudio.com to highlight this change in focus.
The purpose of the Legislative Report Card is to clearly and succinctly depict the positions of Vermont's 180 legislators on important business issues. The Vermont Chamber works closely with members of all political parties to champion legislation that will help businesses prosper and stay in Vermont.
Vermont's $182.9 Million Judgment on Behalf of Claimants and Creditors of Ambassador Insurance Co. Upheld on Appeal
Montpelier, Vermont --
Clean and Clear offers ecosystem restoration grants
WATERBURY (September 9, 2008)- Governor Jim Douglas announced today that the Center for Clean and Clear at the Agency of Natural Resources is making up to $500,000 in grants available for its Ecosystem Restoration Program.
ROTARY TO SPONSOR TRIP FOR 4 TO TAIWAN
Group Study Exchange Program for Local Professionals