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Tech Meetups will keep Meeting Up thanks to fresh funding

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:24am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Burlington Code’s drive to make Burlington the tech center of Vermont and New England just received renewed support from the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET) to keep up the meetups. Volunteer-run Burlington Code, which brings together the tech community of software professionals and hobbyists through regular, free meetups to share knowledge, foster collaboration, and keep careers and companies competitive, has produced more than 104 meetup events in the past 26 months, and welcomed an average of 30 people at each event.

Inntopia proudly announces recent promotions and a new hire

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 8:23am -- Denise Sortor

Holly Baker was recently promoted to QA Analyst and works in the Inntopia Stowe office. Over her 11-year tenure at Inntopia, she has worn a few different hats including Strategic Account Manager and Support and Training Manager. In her new position, Holly is responsible for the CE Commerce team’s certification testing for new integrations and onboarding. A wellness enthusiast, Holly lives in Morrisville with her husband Paul and dogs Emma and Oen.

WCC of Grafton reveals $20,000 scholarship awards and Centennial gala benefit

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 3:03am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The Women’s Community Club (WCC) of Grafton, celebrating its centennial this year, is pleased to announce the seven winners of its annual scholarships to benefit Grafton students. The scholarship awards are based on scholastic achievement, financial need, community involvement and extra curricular activities/work commitments at school. The WCC will award a total of $20,000.

Hazelett selected as supplier for massive JW Aluminum expansion

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 4:48pm -- tim

by Timothy McQuiston Vermont Business Magazine Colchester-based Hazelett Corporation confirmed Monday that the Hazelett Twin-belt Continuous Casting Process will be utilized for the JW Aluminum expansion. The state-of-the-art Hazelett product is a centerpiece of the new 220,000-square-foot JW building, ultimately resulting in 175 million pounds of new capacity. Online trade publication alcircle.com said JW is investing $255 million in the South Carolina plant.

Scott discusses education vision at Turrell Fund Day for Children

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 4:45pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott today attended the Turrell Fund Day for Children in Shelburne, addressing a crowd of policy makers, advocates and funders focused on supporting children’s well-being in Vermont. He reiterated his vision for public education in Vermont as a potential shut down of state government looms over the state. The administration and the Legislature are at a stalemate primarily over funding for pubic education.

PAI: Governor’s plan would raid the Education Fund

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 4:44pm -- tim

by Jack Hoffman Public Assets Institute Public education—pre-k through 12—has become a coveted source of revenue in recent years. People look at the $1.7 billion Education Fund and imagine how some efficiencies here, a little school consolidation there, could free up hundreds of millions of dollars. Now Governor Phil Scott has proposed his “Five-Year Education Revitalization, Tax Stabilization, and Investment Act.” It dangles the prospect of improving education, but the real aim appears to be a raid on the Education Fund.

Rutland Young Professionals annual meeting June 21

Thursday, June 21, 2018
5:30 PM  8:00 PM

Heritage Family Credit Union, Ron Hance Operation Center

RYP is entering its 6th year! Join us in celebrating the accomplishments over
the past five years and hear about exciting things to come.
The Annual Meeting portion will start at 5:30, where we will vote on our
revised set of bylaws as well as the new board of directors and officers.

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