Health equity grants awarded in the NEK

Northern Counties Health Care (NCHC) and its community partners awarded $307,300 in grant funds to ten projects working to address health equity and improve the lives of residents in the Northeast Kingdom. The projects build capacity to combat systemic inequities and ensure everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be healthy–especially those who have […]

Panel discussion: The Power of Cartoons

For Immediate Release December 5, 2022 Panel Discussion: The Power of Cartoons Brattleboro, VT - The public is invited to attend a panel discussion: The Power of Cartoons. The program, sponsored by Vermont Independent Media’s Media Mentoring Project, will take place on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 7pm via Zoom. Cartoons are a unique form […] statement on FPF’s private discrediting efforts

Monday, December 5, 2022 For Immediate Release Contact: Kristian Connolly, founder, statement on FPF’s private discrediting efforts MONTPELIER, Vt. – Approximately three weeks ago, went live, and thousands of people have visited the site to learn the story of two Vermont residents, Kristian and Deborah Connolly, who were recently unjustly banished […]

Community learns about diabetes management at Gifford event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— CONTACT: Scott Fleishman, Gifford Health Care, RANDOLPH, Vt., December 2, 2022— More than a dozen members of the community attended Gifford Wellness’s free diabetes informational event on Thursday at Gifford’s Conference Center. Gifford’s expert care team of educators, nutritionists, podiatrists, physical therapists and counselors gave presentations on a variety of topics […]

Vermont Federal Credit Union elects Board of Directors at 69th annual meeting

South Burlington, VT – On Wednesday, November 9, 2022, members joined Vermont Federal Credit Union leadership and staff via Zoom Webinar to celebrate the past year's success and elect members to the Board of Directors. Nominees Joseph Finnigan, Ethan Hutchins and Michael Costa were elected to the Credit Union's Board of Directors. Joseph Finnigan is […]

Health equity focus of day-long conference - Team Up, Take Action: COVID pandemic and the public health action: Rebuilding through alliances to promote health equity

For Immediate Release December 1, 2022 Contact: Sally Kerschner, Secretary Company: Vermont Public Health Association Email: Website: Health Equity Focus of Day-long Conference Team Up, Take Action: COVID Pandemic and the Public Health Action: Rebuilding Through Alliances to Promote Health Equity BURLINGTON, VT, December 2022 The Vermont Public Health Association (VtPHA), along with […]

Howard Center receives contribution from Jericho residents, Catch 22

Burlington, VT—On 11.22.22, Jericho residents Gail and Tim McKenna made a generous contribution of $3,333 to Howard Center from their CATCH 22 Flag Football fundraiser. 2022 marks their eighth consecutive year of giving to Howard Center. Their donation amount and giving date represent important numbers in their lives. The contribution will support Howard Center’s critical […] asks state officials to take a look

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 For Immediate Release Contact: Kristian Connolly, founder, asks state officials to take a look MONTPELIER, Vt. – Today, newly launched website contacted, via email, Vermont Governor Phil Scott, Secretary of State Jim Condos, Attorney General Susanne R. Young, Secretary-elect Sarah Copeland Hanzas, AG-elect Charity Clark, and leadership […]

Vermont Federal Credit Union donates over $20,000

South Burlington, VT – Vermont Federal Credit union donated over $20,000 to variety of local charities and non-profit organizations in recognition of the “Giving Tuesday” movement. “At Vermont Federal Credit, giving back to our community is part of our DNA” said Jean Giard, CEO. “We feel very fortunate that we can provide financial support to […]

BBF announces 7 recipients of 2023 Vermont Early Childhood Fund grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dr. Morgan Crossman, Executive Director, Building Bright Futures, 802-881-1264 BBF Announces 7 Recipients of 2023 Vermont Early Childhood Fund Grants $105,000 in grants will support diverse representation in children’s media, resources for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ parents, pathways to early childhood careers for immigrants, and more  Nov. 28, 2022 (WILLISTON, Vt.)—Building […]