Vermont Business Magazine Starting in October, callers in Vermont, and most other states, must use the area code in making any call. This will mean in Vermont that you will need to dial 802 even for local calls. This is part of an upgrade to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Vermont Business Magazine State officials announced Thursday that Vermont will follow the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and extend the pause on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for an additional week. The federal pause is in place to allow the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices the time it needs to gather more data about reported side effects. The committee will meet again next week. Approximately 5,800 Vermont appointments were impacted by the newly extended pause (April 13 through April 23).
Vermont Business Magazine The American Academy of Pediatrics Vermont Chapter and University of Vermont Children’s Hospital, joined by the Vermont Medical Society, Vermont Academy of Family Physicians, Vermont Psychiatric Association, Vermont American Academy of Emergency Physicians and the Physician Assistant Academy of Vermont denounce the large number of legislative proposals throughout the nation that will harm transgender and gender diverse youth. Every individual is entitled to high quality evidence-based medical care regardless of gender or sexual orientation. These proposals drive discrimination, reinforce stigma and create barriers to care.
Vermont Business Magazine Top 25 bearded Vermonters to vie for Best Beard title this Saturday, April 17Saturday, April 17, from 7-8:30 pm, Make-A-Wish Vermont is hosting the final, in-person, culmination of their contest and fundraiser to find the Best Beard in Vermont. This outdoor, drive-in/tailgate style event will feature some of the best beards from across the state, along with Wish Kids, prizes, and more.
Vermont Business Magazine With summer on the horizon, Prohibition Pig Restaurant and Brewery is excited to debut its latest brewing masterpiece, Swine Cooler, a cool, vibrantly spirited hard seltzer that is destined to be consumed on boats, beaches and rivers across Vermont. Swine Cooler was first made available on tap at the Pro Pig Restaurant and Brewery, and due to its popularity, the 5% ABV hard seltzer is now available in three refreshing flavors statewide in 4-pack 16oz cans for $10.99 suggested retail.
Vermont Business Magazine A new pillow company is prioritizing consumers’ sleep unlike ever before, retailing what they claim to be “the best thing you could ever take to bed with you.” After launching officially on March 19, Vermont Pillow Company sells pillows that don’t bunch, clump or prick, made from a top-quality luxury down alternative that honors the fresh air of the Green Mountain State.
Vermont Business Magazine The Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation mission revolves around the belief that self-identity driven by internally composed core values answers the question “Who am I?” and stimulates a sense of ownership and responsibility for subsequent behavior. Core Values Matter. This is the central focus of the Decisions Program; EXPOSING people to Ryan’s core principles, INSPIRING them to explore and compose their own set of core values, and ACTING on the core principles they have composed. We have developed programs that explore and promote these principles in two targeted sectors, education and athletics, with workshops typically taught in-person.
Vermont Business Magazine Four New England facilities have reported publicly on their use of certain chemicals, creating a safer environment for the public, as a result of investigations and enforcement actions taken by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). All four facilities quickly corrected their non-reporting when notified of their oversight. The St Albans Creamery was among them.
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Vermont Business Magazine State officials announced Thursday that Vermont will follow the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and extend the pause on the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine for an additional week. The federal pause is in place to allow the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices the time it needs to gather more data about reported side effects. The committee will meet again next week.
Vermont Business Magazine Ahead of today’s Senate Budget Committee hearing on “The Cost of Inaction on Climate Change,” Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) and Rep Ilhan Omar (D-Minn) introduced the End Polluter Welfare Act to close tax loopholes and eliminate federal subsidies for the oil, gas, and coal industries. While the 20 largest fossil fuel companies account for more than a third of global greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era, all while raking in absurd profits, American taxpayers today pay $15 billion per year in direct federal subsidies to the fossil fuel industry. In 2020, the oil, gas, and coal industry spent more than $115 million lobbying Congress in defense of these giveaways for an over 13,000% return on investment.