The Vermont Association of Insurance Professionals is pleased to announce that Pam LaCount from Union Mutual of Vermont, Montpelier, VT has become the newest member of the VTAIP. Membership in VTAIP is an industry commitment to the insurance community through leadership development, career enhancement and creating relationships with other industry related connections.
The VTAIP meets monthly and encourages outside community members to join us at our dinner meetings to connect and network with insurance related professionals.
Dawn Pelkey, Business Manager at the Office of Health Promotion Research at the University of Vermont Medical Center, was presented with the Department of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award by Vermont ESGR Vice Chair Jerrold Manock and ESGR volunteer Kip Steele.
A New Summer Event Featuring Tours, Tastings, and Teachings
Mad River Food Hub announces Mad River Taste Week, a 7-day celebration of the food and beverage makers and growers in the Mad River Valley, Vermont. The event will take place August 4 through 11, 2018.
The week will feature daily farm and facility tours, tasting events and educational workshops, all led by the food makers and farmers who live and work in the Mad River Valley.
Vermont Business Magazine Representative Peter Welch (D-Vermont) is calling for the immediate resignation of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt. Welch has co-sponsored a House ‘no confidence’ resolution (H.Res. 834) in response to Pruitt’s reported ethics violations, misuse of taxpayer funds, and policy actions that have undermined the agency’s core mission at expense of the environment, public health and science.
Vermont Business Magazine Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont), joined by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) and Representative Peter Welch (D-Vermont), announced a $792,000 grant to bring the medical records system at the Vermont Veterans’ Home in Bennington into the 21st century. The grant meets a longstanding priority of the Bennington facility and was made possible by new funding for veterans in the bipartisan budget agreement reached by Congress in February.