Green Mountain United Way is pleased to introduce this new and updated website. We hope you enjoy our new look and find it easy to navigate. Please note that all BLOG POSTS will now be inclusive within the new site. Update Site is located here: http://www.gmunitedway.org/ We sincerely thank Mike Healy for his assistance in …
Green Mountain United Way is pleased to announce that Scott Milne, President of Milne Travel American Express, has agreed to serve as Chair of its 2015 – 2016 fundraising campaign.
On Sept. 16th, at the Steak House on the Barre-Montpelier Road, Green Mountain United Way will host its annual kickoff breakfast for the 2015 – 2016 campaign. In addition to launching the campaign fundraising for the year, GMUW will be including those who attend in its 40th anniversary celebration and will be introducing its new Executive Director, Tawnya Kristen.
Vermont 2-1-1’s rise in call totals this July continues the annual mid-summer trend of climbing call volume that is reflective of callers’ acute awareness of, and early anxiety about, the upcoming colder season and the additional stressors it inevitably brings…
Do you like to cook? Learn how you can engage volunteers to help achieve United Way’s goal to increase the number of healthy youth and adults. Whether setting up cooking stations and activities, teaching children and their parents about nutrition, or packing grocery bags for participants to take home after class, volunteers at family teaching kitchens play an important role in creating healthier communities.
Vermont businesses and nonprofits are addressing climate change – both its challenges and opportunities. Their creative solutions are a growing part of our state’s economy. What are your experiences? Do you have ideas around how Vermont can grow jobs and nurture innovative business development in sectors ranging from clean energy, to recycling, transportation systems, and thermal efficiency?
Join the Vermont Council on Rural Development and local business leaders at a series of regional forums on What’s Next for Vermont’s Climate Change Economy?
On Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 8:30 p.m. EST, the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation will present a free teleconference “Building Your MS Support Network” presented by Alissa Ayden.
The mountains and forests that make for great hiking and camping also serve as prime bear habitat. While living and recreating with bears is nothing new in Vermont and negative incidents in the backcountry are rare, it is important to remember that they do occur.
There has been recent bear activity in the Camel’s Hump area. Numerous reports of bears breaking into food caches, privies, and equipment at Hump Brook and Montclair Glen overnight sites resulted in the temporary closure of camping at these facilities. Both sites are now open.
Summer is still in full swing and we hope you are enjoying days of sun, blue skies and fun by the water.
That said, it’s not too early to save these dates for a lively and inspiring line up of Fall learning opportunities brought to you by your friends at Common Good Vermont and our trusted partners.
Starting in mid-September we’ll help you get ready for #GivingTuesday, reveal the secrets of nonprofit excellence, expand our Working Board Luncheons to Addison County, and share strategies to strengthen your organization and build leadership at all levels when your senior staff moves on.
Governor Peter Shumlin, Barre Mayor Thom Lauzon, and the Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) today announced a loan program to assist Vermont owners of rental housing properties damaged by the July 2015 flooding that affected Barre, Plainfield, and surrounding areas. While businesses and homeowners have access to flood assistance programs, non-occupier owners of rental properties fall through a gap. The program announced today is designed to give those individuals assistance as they work to rebuild from the flooding.