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Opiate Use in Vermont: Inaugural Samuel B. Hand Lecture Series

News Release — Vermont Historical Society October 2, 2015 Contact: Julie Nelson Vermont Historical Society 60 Washington Street, Barre, VT 05641 [email protected] (802) 479-8519 Burlington, VT – The inaugural talk in the Samuel B. Hand Lecture series will be held on Tuesday, October 20 at 7:00 pm in the Waterman Lounge on the UVM campus […]

Woodstock Digital Media Festival announces full slate of workshops

News Release — Vermont Digital Media Festival October 1st, 2015 CONTACT: David McGowan, Organizer Woodstock Digital Media Festival [email protected] Festival organizers can be contacted at [email protected] More details about the Festival program at PODCASTING to DRIVERLESS CARS, OCULUS VR DEMOS to ELECTION 2016 – WDMF15 WORKSHOPS OFFER WIDE RANGE OF INFORMAL HANDS-ON SESSIONS on OCTOBER 16th […]

Burlington Progressive Party elects officers

News Release — Vermont Progressive Party Oct. 2, 2015 Contact: Kelly Mangan, Executive Director VT Progressive Party 802-324-6560 [email protected] BURLINGTON PROGRESSIVE PARTY ELECTS NEW GENERATION OF LEADERS BURLINGTON – This past Sunday the Burlington Progressive Party held their biannual reorganization meeting. Throughout the evening the Burlington Progressive City Committee heard from elected officials, approved and […]

Two Vermont Book Award finalists to kick off Norwich University Writers Series

News Release — Norwich University Oct. 1, 2015 Contact: Daphne Larkin 802-485-2886 or 595-3613(m) [email protected] Follow us on Twitter @NorwichNews NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University’s 2015-16 Writers Series will bring acclaimed memoirist Jessica Hendry Nelson and short story writer Gary Lee Miller to campus for a double bill reading on Monday, Oct. 12, at 4:30 […]

Department of Public Service announces the Heat Saver Loan

News Release — Vermont Public Service Department October 1, 2015 Contact: Kelly Launder, Vermont Public Service Department Phone: 802-828-4039 Email: [email protected] Internet: Website Launched to Encourage Home Energy Improvements Montpelier, Vermont – The Vermont Public Service Department announces the launch of a new website to help Vermont home owners learn about and access the […]

Vermont Green Real Estate Symposium to be Held Oct. 29

News Release — Vermont Realtors October 1, 2015 Contact: Isaac Chavez Chief Executive Officer Vermont Realtors® (802) 229-0513 [email protected] The Vermont Green Home Alliance (VGHA) will host the state’s first Green Real Estate Symposium on October 29 at Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, VT. This event is designed for real estate professionals, home inspectors, appraisers, […]

Kauffman Foundation partners with City of Burlington to help local entrepreneurs succeed

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger October 1, 2015 Contact: Brian Lowe 802.735.3983 Mayor Miro Weinberger today announced that the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation will partner with the City of Burlington on an 18-month engagement to improve conditions for entrepreneurs in Burlington and study the results of this effort. In collaboration with the City’s Community […]

Vermont Law School, partners holding first-ever ‘Legithon’ at Vermont Statehouse

News Release — Vermont Law School Oct. 1, 2015 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] General Assembly, Vermont Law School, Gruter Institute, Kauffman Foundation present hands-on weekend for legal innovation in support of economic development SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Oct. 1, 2015––Vermont Law School, in partnership with the […]

Women Helping Battered Women announces events for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

News Release — Women Helping Battered Women October 1, 2015 Contact: Janice Santiago, Community Engagement Specialist 802.658.3131, ext. 1068 / [email protected] Women Helping Battered Women Announces the October Calendar of Events for Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2015 “There’s No One Face” Domestic Violence agencies all around the country, including Women Helping Battered Women (WHBW) in Burlington, are […]

Capstone Community Action seeks board members

News Release — Capstone Community Action Oct. 1, 2015 Contact: Dan H. Hoxworth, Executive Director [email protected] (802) 477-5268 Do you want to do something meaningful that has a direct impact on your community and beyond? Are you looking for a chance to be part of something that can change a person’s life? If you are, […]

Special Committee on the Utilization of Information Technology in Government seeks input

News Release — Special Committee on the Utilization of Information Technology in Government October 1, 2015 Contact: Susan Zeller [email protected] INVITATION FOR FEEDBACK Montpelier, VT – Special Committee on the Utilization of Information Technology in Government Seeks Input from Stakeholders. Created by legislative action during the past session, the Special Committee on the Utilization of […]

Howard Center’s Street Outreach team honored

News Release — Howard Center Oct. 1, 2015 Contact: Martie Majoros (802) 488-6911; [email protected] BURLINGTON, VT— During its 61st Annual Conference and Tradeshow, the International Downtown Association (IDA) recognized Howard Center’s Street Outreach Program with a Downtown Merit Award for its nationally recognized work in the downtown Burlington area. The Street Outreach Program was among […]

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule

News Release — Gov. Peter Shumlin October 2, 2015 Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule Saturday, October 3 2:00 p.m. Attend Taylor Park Fountain Reopening Taylor Park, St. Albans Monday, October 5 11:00 a.m. Attend Groundbreaking for Otter Creek Expansion Otter Creek, 793 Exchange Street, Middlebury Tuesday, October 6 9:15 a.m. Attend the Climate Crisis […]

Vermont schools at head of energy efficiency class

News Release — Efficiency Sept. 30, 2015 Media Contact: Jeff Buell Efficiency Vermont (m) 802-233-9480 [email protected] Vermont kids may well be learning in the most energy efficient schools in the country, according to findings of an efficiency study completed recently by Efficiency Vermont. This achievement is the result of an ongoing collaboration between Efficiency Vermont, […]

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