News for Community

Thursday, July 09, 2020
Gift-of-Life Mini Marathon Dedicated to Pete Giancola Family Encourages Blood Donations in Rutland Man’s Memory The family of Pete Giancola, a well-known local musician, is urging the greater-Rutland community to donate blood in his memory at the 2020 Gift-of-Life Mini Marathon (GOLM) Blood Drive. Giancola died in March after a 10-year battle with cancer, and relied on hundreds of blood donors ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, July 09, 2020
We hope that you are all doing well. We continue to be excited to see more businesses reopening and following the guidelines set out by the Governor's office.  We are glad to be back in the office and have enjoyed seeing, what we assume are, your smiling faces behind your masks.  Vermont's Economic Recovery Grants opened Monday, July 6. The grants, totally $152 million, will be administered by ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Thursday, June 04, 2020
Hello Everyone, We hope that you are all doing well in these unprecedented times.  We are excited to see Governor Scott allowing more businesses, including salons and gyms reopen.  Though the re-openings are happening slowly, it is encouraging that more businesses are able to resume operations.    The Chamber continues to work collaboratively with the other economic development organizations in ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, June 04, 2020
Lakes & Home Real Estate recently opened bringing together real estate professionals offering years of expertise.  They strive to deliver the perfect buying and selling experience.  Whether you are looking for waterfront property on Lake Bomoseen, Lake St. Cather or Lake Beebe or any smaller lake in the region or any home in the Rutland Region their agents are ready to assist and help you achieve ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
From Awesome GraphicsHello friends...  Due the incredible stimulus package for small business,  I feel it’s my duty as a business owner in the Rutland area to give back, since this help will allow us to keep our staff on and the doors open. A fellow large format print tech developed an idea to use products available to a sign shop and developed the framework for what we are working on at ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
The Alzheimer’s Association, Vermont Chapter provides support, education, training and other resources to increase knowledge and to support those facing Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.  They provide education and support to all those facing Alzheimer’s and other dementias throughout the community, including those living with the disease, caregivers, health care professionals and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Monday, March 30, 2020
ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Vermont small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announced today. SBA acted under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 23, 2020
Vermont Department of Taxes Releases Guidance for Upcoming Vermont Tax Due Dates  MONTPELIER, VT - The Governor has directed the Commissioner of Taxes to exercise his authority to provide relief to Vermont businesses who owe Meals and Rooms Tax or Sales and Use Tax until further notice. Many of our local businesses find themselves unable to meet the March 25 and April 25 filing deadlines due to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Hello Members and Friends! It looks and feels like an early Spring may be coming…March is famous for throwing one more good winter storm at us, but as I write this, the sun is shining and it’s a beautiful Spring day. We are excited to welcome 17 families (29 people) to the region this weekend through the Ski to Stay weekend at Killington Resort.  This is the second Stay to Stay, dubbed Ski to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Congratulations to Xfinity who won top honors at the Real Rutland Feud held on February 22nd.  This was great “fun”raiser produced by the Chamber to benefit the Real Rutland Regional Marketing Initiative.This fundraiser would not have been possible without the participation of our 10 teams:  GE-Aviation; Ellison Surface Technologies; Omya; Rutland Young Professionals; Xfinity; FW Webb; Rutland ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Thursday, February 06, 2020
Hello Chamber Members and Friends,   There are so many positive things happening right now in our region.  The Rutland County Real Estate Market is strong, new residents are moving to the region and the community continues to work together to make things happen. Be sure and read the article here.   We are excited about the upcoming Rutland Winterfest, February 14th-22nd.  There are some great ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic
Thursday, February 06, 2020
At Allen's Automotive, their goal is to provide all the services you may need for your vehicle, combining modern automotive technology and a hometown feel. They work on all types of domestic and import autos, as well as diesel pickup trucks, with specific expertise repairing Volkswagen, Audi, Ford, GM, Chrysler, and Jeep vehicles. Their facility is also a licensed Vermont State Inspection ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, January 02, 2020
Happy New Year Chamber Members and Friends, We hope all is well and you enjoyed the holidays.  I look forward to the fun family gatherings and appreciate the time we all spend together, but I do love January’s quiet nature and time to plan for the upcoming year and the great expectation of what is to come. Here at the Chamber we are excited about so many great things kicking off the new year.  ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
Hello Chamber Members and Friends! I hope you are all adjusting to the changing of seasons and saluting the official “Stick Season”! Thank you to all who attended our Rutland Region Chamber Annual Meeting at the Paramount on October 24th. It was an inspiring evening with Stefanie Schaffer as our guest speaker.  To support Stefanie’s ongoing recovery you can go to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Monday, October 07, 2019
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer. Established in 1913, the society is organized into six geographical regions of both medical and lay volunteers operating in more than 250 Regional offices throughout the United States.   The American Cancer Society has many resources that help support people with cancer and their loved ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community
Thursday, August 08, 2019
The Habitat for Humanity of Rutland County, Vermont Affiliate serves residents of the Rutland County Community. After almost a decade of being unaffiliated, members of the community recognized the need for Habitat and took action. Beginning in late 2012, a steering committee went through the lengthy process of applying to become a Habitat affiliate.  The new affiliate completed its first home, a ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, August 08, 2019
McCamley & Branchaud, P.C. is a full service law office located in Rutland, Vermont. Areas of practice include injury/accidents; real estate, wrongful death, estate planning, permitting, DUI, criminal cases, divorce and child custody and more. The attorneys have decades of combined legal experience and represent clients in Rutland and Southern Vermont.   From complex divorce and child custody ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release