Vermont Business Magazine Today, the Vermont Business Roundtable announced that Lisa Ventriss, president since 2002, will retire at the end of the year. The Roundtable is forming a Search Committee to select its next president.
Vermont Business Magazine Mack Molding, based in Arlington, Vermont, is making history as it prepares to celebrate a century of service to its customers. Founded in Little Falls, NJ, in 1920, Mack originally manufactured bottle caps and the first ever plastic part used in a commercial product for the Otis Elevator Company. Today, Mack is a leading custom plastic injection molder and supplier of contract manufacturing services to a range of industries, including medical, industrial, transportation, energy and environment, computer and business equipment, consumer goods, robotics and 3D printing.
Vermont Business Magazine A recent study by the Vermont Department of Health shows that transportation and energy policies are more important to your health than you might think. The Health Department’s analysis of transportation-related health benefits found that changes in how we use transportation in Vermont can not only reduce greenhouse gases, but could also prevent 2,000 early deaths and save $1.1 billion in health care costs and lost productivity.
Vermont Business Magazine Leaders and nurses from the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, a part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) and Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), gathered in celebration of an award to commend having reached 100 percent oncology certified nurses.
Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Open is taking place at Stratton March 13-15. Described as an event designed for snowboarders, by snowboarders, this event celebrates the roots of snowboarding on Southern Vermont's highest peak. Participants can register for the Roots Package to be entered into all four events. The Rail Jam, Retro Pipe, All Snow, and the new two-day Banked Slalom make up the event schedule for this season. Alternatively, participants can register for single events, space permitting as each event has a maximum number of participants.
Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) recently finalized a strategic contract with Vermont based company Trace, to utilize the company’s blockchain-based platform with a secure soil-to-shelf hemp registration, licensing and enforcement tracking system. This first-in-the-nation hemp tracking system will allow the Agency to assist Vermont’s hemp growers and processors with the rapid expansion of the hemp marketplace.
Vermont Business Magazine NewStore, the first to provide Omnichannel-as-a-Service, today announced that Burlington, Vermont-based Burton Snowboards will implement the NewStore Omnichannel Platform in all of its stores globally. NewStore will leverage its partnership with Salesforce to connect into Salesforce Commerce Cloud, giving Burton a single unified platform to manage ecommerce, customers, transactions, store operations and inventory management.
by Representative Heidi E Scheuermann (R-Stowe) As we begin the sixth week of the 2020 Legislative Session, the differences between the Democratic supermajorities in the legislature and Governor Phil Scott in how to move our state forward, have become clear again.
NVRH practices receive certificate of recognition for patient-centered, coordinated care management
Vermont Business Magazine All three Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (NVRH) primary care practices – Kingdom Internal Medicine in St Johnsbury, Corner Medical in Lyndonville and St Johnsbury Pediatrics in St Johnsbury – have been awarded recognition by the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA) for Systematic Use of Patient-Centered and Coordinated Care Management Processes.
by John McClaughry The battle lines have been drawn on the state’s political landscape, and they are somewhat different than in previous years. Traditionally, Democratic legislators have favored taxing and spending to benefit members of their electoral coalition, such as unionized workers, enviromentalists, lower income families and disadvantaged groups.
Vermont Business Magazine Throughout its more than 150-year history, Community Bank N.A has remained committed to giving back to the communities it serves. In 2019, the bank’s annual charitable giving reached more than $2.6 million in sponsorships, donations and grants, with its branches across New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Massachusetts donating to more than 2,500 local organizations.