Vermont Rural Ventures attracts $47.6 million in new capital

on Oct 25, 2017 7:05:00 AM

Vermont Rural Ventures through June 2017 has raised more than $47 million in new capital through the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program to support 15 projects in Vermont and neighboring areas, creating 559 new jobs and retaining 1,332 existing jobs.

NMTC funds are used to retain and create jobs and essential services by financing key community developments in downtowns and village centers and in other concerted efforts that demonstrate positive community impacts. Using New Markets Tax Credits, these investments provided $47,693,516 of equity to 15 projects, allowing expansion and job growth. Vermont Business Magazine ran the story first.

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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.

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Topics: News, PR Public Relations

Welcome to Our Client Family: Spring Lake Ranch

on Feb 1, 2017 12:00:00 PM

We're delighted to welcome Spring Lake Ranch, a licensed nonprofit residential treatment program, to the Marketing Partners' family of clients with a mission focused on healthcare.

Since its founding in 1932, Spring Lake Ranch Therapeutic Community has offered a healing community for people with mental illness or dual diagnosis. Beginning at the working farm in Cuttingsville, Vermont and moving to a range of options in Rutland, Spring Lake Ranch assists residents in progressing from a period of crisis to a satisfying life. 

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Topics: News, Nonprofits, Health care

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.

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Permanent Fund's Rick Davis Recognized for Lifetime Achievement Award

on Feb 23, 2016 11:00:00 AM

 

The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) recently honored Rick Davis, co-founder and president of the Permanent Fund for Vermont’s Children, with VCRD’s lifetime achievement award.

WCAX-TV Channel 3, The Herald of Randolph and The Mountain Times were among the media covering this "positive news" event.

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Welcome to Our Client Family: Call2Recycle

on Oct 6, 2015 2:00:00 PM

We're delighted to welcome nonprofit Call2Recycle, Inc. to the Marketing Partners' family of clients with a behavior change and environmental mission.

Call2Recycle® is a product stewardship program providing no-cost battery and cellphone recycling solutions for municipalities, businesses and consumers across the U.S. and Canada. It is the first program of its kind to receive the Responsible Recycling Practices Standard (R2) certification.

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Topics: Sustainability, News, Nonprofits, Product Stewardship

Welcome to Our Client Family: Champlain Valley Head Start

on Apr 17, 2015 1:00:00 PM

We're delighted to welcome Champlain Valley Head Start, a program of nonprofit Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity, to the Marketing Partners' family of clients with a mission focused on children and families.

Champlain Valley Head Start offers center-based and home-based services to eligible families in multiple locations throughout Franklin, Grand Isle, Chittenden and Addison Counties.

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Topics: News, Early Childhood & Youth, Nonprofits

Rock Point School Featured on WPTZ

on Mar 16, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Despite the slow start to the spring season, Rock Point School prepared for sugaring season as usual. On March 14th, Rock Point School held their annual Maple Brunch 5k, which included a fun run, sugar house tours and a brunch. This yearly event and Rock Point School's Maple Sugaring program were highlighted by reporter Hannah McDonald on WPTZ.

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Heidi Clute Interviewed on WCAX Morning News

on Dec 1, 2014 11:44:00 AM

Heidi Clute, of Clute Wealth Management, has continued to help and educate WCAX viewers about their financial future. In recent monthly WCAX segments in October and November of this year, Heidi shared important financial advice for young families, as well as discussing yearly open enrollment windows and the importance of those dates.

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Tara Pereira Joins Marketing Partners

on Sep 3, 2014 11:39:00 AM
Marketing Partners, Inc. announces the addition of Tara Pereira to its team as visual story-teller. In her new role, Tara will provide strategic public relations account management and planning.

Tara helps companies tell their stories. With a strong background in producing creative content and in project management, Tara has over 18 years of experience in the visual communications industry.

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