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National Harwood Lumber Association (NHLA) is offering a FREE Finished Goods Webinar Series and the first class begins next week! Join NHLA and the "Wood Doctor" Gene Wengert for a 3-Part Webinar Series on Finished Goods. The series will take place every Wednesday for 3 weeks, beginning September 30.…
The Agency of Commerce & Community Development's new Buy Local Vermont program is intended to bring needed foot traffic and increase sales for local restaurants, retail stores, entertainment and performing arts venues, lodging and tourism-related businesses. On September 8, 2020, the program will begin…
There are some great resources and news from the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development. Check out their website at Vermont Official Website.
This site provides information about a number of different support programs.  The Economic Injury Loan program, and the Advance feature, can be accessed here.  General info is provided, and the link to apply. Hot off of the presses, literally, there is new information as of 6:30 this evening about the…
 Hello Everyone – fellow woodworkers, associates, and friends of the industry! Well, this is well beyond anything I had conceived of as a possibility for things that could happen this year, ugh.  Honestly, my first response was to temporarily suspend the operation of the VT Wood Works Council as I was…
"Senior Leader COVID-19 Survival Guide"                   5 Step Survival ToolIn less than 1 hour, Vermont manufacturing leaders can begin to create an initial, actionable plan for your business. This very simple paper & pencil tool will help you focus on protecting your business in a time of crisis.…
Last week we had our first Zoom call, here are the details: Lawrence Miller is an independent consultant operating as Five Vine Consulting, LLC. From 2014 through 2016 he was senior advisor and Chief of Health Care Reform for former Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin. From 2011 to 2014 he was Secretary…
National Harwood Lumber Association (NHLA) is offering a FREE Finished Goods Webinar Series and the first class begins next week! Join NHLA and the "Wood Doctor" Gene Wengert for a 3-Part Webinar Series on Finished Goods. The series will take place every Wednesday for 3 weeks, beginning September 30.…
The Agency of Commerce & Community Development's new Buy Local Vermont program is intended to bring needed foot traffic and increase sales for local restaurants, retail stores, entertainment and performing arts venues, lodging and tourism-related businesses. On September 8, 2020, the program will begin…
There are some great resources and news from the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development. Check out their website at Vermont Official Website.
This site provides information about a number of different support programs.  The Economic Injury Loan program, and the Advance feature, can be accessed here.  General info is provided, and the link to apply. Hot off of the presses, literally, there is new information as of 6:30 this evening about the…
 Hello Everyone – fellow woodworkers, associates, and friends of the industry! Well, this is well beyond anything I had conceived of as a possibility for things that could happen this year, ugh.  Honestly, my first response was to temporarily suspend the operation of the VT Wood Works Council as I was…
"Senior Leader COVID-19 Survival Guide"                   5 Step Survival ToolIn less than 1 hour, Vermont manufacturing leaders can begin to create an initial, actionable plan for your business. This very simple paper & pencil tool will help you focus on protecting your business in a time of crisis.…
Last week we had our first Zoom call, here are the details: Lawrence Miller is an independent consultant operating as Five Vine Consulting, LLC. From 2014 through 2016 he was senior advisor and Chief of Health Care Reform for former Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin. From 2011 to 2014 he was Secretary…

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