Vermont Guardian ad Litem pilot program on WCAX-TV series

on May 7, 2017 5:33:26 PM

Judiciary Court Administrator David Kennedy and a volunteer Vermont Guardian ad Litem (GAL) were interviewed in a WCAX news series on a pilot program in Franklin county to address the need to recruit more GALs. Explaining how a GAL advocates for a child in the court system can be complex, but news anchor Alexandra Montgomery did a great job!

Watch the news series on WCAX to learn more.

Continue: Vermont Guardian ad Litem pilot program on WCAX-TV series

Topics: News, PR Public Relations

Cx Associates profiled in Business People Vermont Magazine

on May 1, 2017 3:45:04 PM

In what is (to some people) a dry and technical field like energy engineering consulting — for healthcare, higher education, multifamily, manufacturing and other large commercial and industrial facilities, no less — it can be challenging to attract substantive attention from the media.

So we are all celebrating the in-depth profile of Cx Associates and its principals, Jen Chiodo and Matt Napolitan, in the May issue of Business People Vermont. Check it out.

Continue: Cx Associates profiled in Business People Vermont Magazine

Topics: Energy & Climate Change, Vermont

Audubon Vermont's Bird-Friendly Maple Project featured in national magazine

on Apr 24, 2017 12:00:00 PM

The headline in the Spring 2017 issue of the national Audubon magazine starts the story, "Maple Syrup Makers Are Turning Their Forests Into Prime Songbird Habitat." And then the story continues by introducing one of the maple syrup producers participating in Audubon Vermont's Bird-Friendly Maple prgram.


For maple syrup producers Steve and Amy Wheeler, a good year isn’t only measured by buckets of sap. It’s also marked by the number of pewees singing in the woods, the rows of woodpecker tunnels lining the sticky trunks, and the sight of nuthatches clownishly piling into tree cavities.

Read the full article to learn more about how the program works and the at-risk birds that are benefiting the most. 

Continue: Audubon Vermont's Bird-Friendly Maple Project featured in national magazine

Topics: Energy & Climate Change, Brand Identity, Vermont

Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services: New website and Crime Victims Rights Week Celebration

on Mar 30, 2017 4:04:40 PM

New website for CCVS

Just in time for the annual celebration of Crime Victims Rights Week, the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services launched its new look, website and social media accounts.


The CCVS website and social media accounts pick up the beautiful, soothing colors artist Carol Boucher used in the sunset pastels she has graciously given CCVS permission to use in printed posters for many years. The site was also reorganized and rebuilt to be mobile-friendly and to meet W3C standards for website accessibility for persons with disabilities.

Continue: Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services: New website and Crime Victims Rights Week Celebration

Topics: Brand Identity

Call2Recycle Announces Vermont Collected 114,000 Pounds of Batteries for Recycling in 2016

on Feb 9, 2017 12:05:00 PM

Call2Recycle, Inc., the appointed battery stewardship organization in Vermont, announced over 114,000 pounds of batteries have been collected statewide in 2016, vastly exceeding its goals for the year. This is a 187% increase from the previous year, prior to the legislation that led Vermont to become the first state in the U.S. requiring producers to finance a collection and recycling program for single-use (primary) batteries.

Continue: Call2Recycle Announces Vermont Collected 114,000 Pounds of Batteries for Recycling in 2016

Topics: Energy & Climate Change, Vermont, Product Stewardship

Building Bright Futures Unveils Latest “How Are Vermont’s Young Children and Families?”

on Jan 12, 2017 2:05:00 PM

 

Building Bright Futures unveiled the latest “How Are Vermont’s Young Children and Families?” report at a State House press conference Wednesday, January 11. The statewide media were all in attendance and individual key findings in the report were selected for coverage by WCAX, WPTZ, Vt Digger, the Times Argus, and the Associated Press. Favorite quotes and findings include:

Continue: Building Bright Futures Unveils Latest “How Are Vermont’s Young Children and Families?”

Topics: Early Childhood & Youth

Sold Out Crowd for Net Zero Vermont Design Presentations

on Jan 9, 2017 11:00:00 AM

 

Montpelier's Pavilion Building was packed on Saturday, January 7th and an overflow crowd watched via streaming video from the Unitarian Church during live presentations by the five finalists in the Sustainable Montpelier Design Competition hosted by Net Zero Vermont. VPR and Fox 44 TV covered the action, and the Times Argus wrote up a summary of the presentations and highlighted the online voting opportunity. WCAX and the AP news wire helped to spread the word about

Continue: Sold Out Crowd for Net Zero Vermont Design Presentations

Topics: Net Zero Vermont

Permanent Fund, Building Bright Futures and their partners spread the Blue Ribbon Commission news

on Dec 22, 2016 10:10:00 AM

 

The Blue Ribbon Commission on Financing High-Quality, Affordable Child Care issued its final report this month, and the Permanent Fund for Vermont's Children, Building Bright Futures, and their partners working together to advance theVermont Early Childhood Framework and the accompanying Vermont Early Childhood Action Plan are spreading the news throughout Vermont.

Continue: Permanent Fund, Building Bright Futures and their partners spread the Blue Ribbon Commission news

Topics: Changemakers & Change Agents, Early Childhood Care and Education

Net Zero Vermont Announces Finalist Presentations for Jan 7

on Dec 17, 2016 10:05:00 AM

 

As a temporary exhibit was hung in City Hall, Net Zero Vermont Inc. announced public presentations by the top five finalist teams for the Sustainable Montpelier 2030 Design Competition will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2017 from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the Pavilion Building Auditorium. Seating is limited and advance registration is encouraged for this free event.

Continue: Net Zero Vermont Announces Finalist Presentations for Jan 7

Topics: Energy & Climate Change, Nonprofits

Clute Wealth Management featured in Strictly Business magazine

on Oct 31, 2016 9:00:00 AM

 

Congratulation to our clients Heidi Clute and Christina Ubl. The two business partners and their firm Clute Wealth Management were featured in the October issue of Plattsburgh business magazine, Strictly Business.

"Matching the Money with the Dream" is an indepth profile by reporter Meg LeFevre that covers the duo's business story from 1980 to the curent day.

Continue: Clute Wealth Management featured in Strictly Business magazine

Topics: News