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New Network Launches for Vermont Climate Economy Businesses

CNN: Bernie Sanders: Trump’s budget is immoral

Press release: Bernie Sanders’ comments from CNN May 24, 2017 The budget introduced this week by the Trump administration constitutes nothing less than a massive transfer of wealth from working families, the elderly, children, the sick and the poor to the top 1%. At a time when the very rich are already getting much richer […]

Reaction Of Senator Patrick Leahy To The New CBO Score For The House-Passed Trumpcare Bill To Repeal and Replace The Affordable Care Act

Reaction Of Senator Patrick Leahy To The New CBO Score For The House-Passed Trumpcare Bill To Repeal and Replace The Affordable Care Act Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Trumpcare fails every test and should not be foisted on the American people. It would take away insurance coverage from 23 million people. It would make it more […]

Vermont Department of Health: The Ticks Are Out. Here’s How to Be Tick Smart

News Release — Vermont Department of Health May 24, 2017 Contact: 802-863-7281 BURLINGTON – Tick season has arrived, but the Health Department says Vermonters can enjoy being outside in our beautiful state by knowing how to avoid ticks and their bite. Visitors to the healthvermont.gov/BeTickSmart website will find information and resources about how to avoid […]

United Way of Northwest Vermont Celebrates Campaign Success

Announces Community Impact and Campaign Award Winners; Honors Martha Maksym as Community Impact Award Winner; Introduces new CEO Jesse Bridges;

Call for Artists: Storm Drain Mural Project Coming to Essex Junction

News Release — Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District May 24th, 2017 Contact: Holly Kreiner (802) 288-8155 Ext 104 [email protected] Essex Junction – Calling all artists; professional and aspiring! The Chittenden County Stream Team (CCST) will accept storm drain mural concepts from now until Friday, June 30th, for a stormwater awareness campaign that will take place […]

McClure Foundation Awards Over $380,000 to Support Postsecondary Access and Attainment for Vermonters

News Release — The Vermont Community Foundation May 24, 2017 Contact: Margaret Morris 802-388-3355 ext. 285 [email protected] The J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation, a supporting organization of the Vermont Community Foundation, has announced $381,395 in grants for the 2017-18 school year to programs promoting career and college education for Vermonters with a focus on […]

Sen. Leahy’s Statement On President Trump’s Plan To End Funding For Family Planning

News Release — U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy May 24, 2017 Contact: David Carle 202-224-3693 Mr. President, there are far too many illogical, arbitrary, and harmful cuts in spending, and wholly unbalanced priorities, in the President’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget to list at one time. I will have plenty more to say about that in […]

Susan A. Reeves EdD, RN, Named Chief Nursing Executive at Dartmouth-Hitchcock

News Release — Dartmouth-Hitchcock May 24, 2017 Contact: Rick Adams (603) 653-1910 [email protected] LEBANON, New Hampsire – Susan A. Reeves, EdD, RN, dean of Colby-Sawyer College’s School of Nursing and Public Health, has been named Chief Nursing Executive for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-H), effective June 19. In her new role, Reeves will be responsible for setting […]

Shelburne Museum Unveils a New Café Concept Powered by the Skinny Pancake

News Release — Shelburne Museum May 24, 2017 Contact: Geeda Searfoorce Marketing and Communications Manager 802-985-0881 (direct line) [email protected] Shelburne – In early June, Shelburne Museum’s Café will open as The Local Food Court curated by The Skinny Pancake. This fresh dining concept unites the Museum’s commitment to excellent visitor experience with The Skinny Pancake’s […]

Celebration of Girl Power set to take place on June 3, 2017

News Release — Girls on the Run Vermont May 23, 2017 Contact: [email protected] (802) 246-1476 Brattleboro, VT — May 23, 2017 —Girls on the Run Vermont (GOTRVT) announces its Northern Vermont 5k run/walk taking place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 3rd at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction. This celebratory event, presented by […]

Deb Markowitz Earns EPA Lifetime Achievement Award

News Release — University of Vermont May 23, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected] 802-578-8830 Deb Markowitz, visiting professor at the University of Vermont in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, has received a 2017 EPA New England Lifetime Achievement Award. The award honors the region’s most committed environmental leaders who have made lasting […]

Richard Sedano Named to Lead Regulatory Assistance Project

News Release — Regulatory Assistance Project May 24, 2017 Contact: Theresa Murray-Clasen [email protected] Montpelier, VT. – Richard Sedano, principal and director of U.S. programs, will take the reins as president and chief executive officer of the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) effective immediately, the organization announced Tuesday morning. As president, Mr. Sedano will lead the organization’s […]

National Experts to Speak at Suicide Prevention Symposium in June

Vermont Symposium brings together mental health and health care professionals