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LCRCC Presents: Advocacy

The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce works diligently to represent our members because we know how difficult it is to keep up with the action in Montpelier and get involved. We serve as the eyes and ears of our members to keep them informed while also ensuring their views are voiced. The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce is focused on advocating for a thriving private sector economy. The Government Affairs team is in the State House representing our members by monitoring legislation which Continue Reading

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Member Spotlight: Catering by Dale

Catering by Dale uses local farmers and purveyors to create custom menus. They use the freshest ingredients to design a wide variety of menus that reflect your taste and style. They take a Farm to Table approach that allows each dish to be artistically arranged, visually beautiful, exceptional to the taste and designed with your budget in mind. Catering by Dale is a 17-year old local catering company that has recently been chosen to be ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain‘s exclusive caterer and in-house Continue Reading

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The Chamber Endorses Burlington Telecom Finalists and Process

The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to learn that the long ordeal surrounding the valuable asset that is Burlington Telecom is coming to a close. The three finalists identified today each bring their own unique strengths and skills as potential owners. These will be of critical importance as we work to grow and strengthen our economy and the asset. The fiber network operated through BT is often cited as a critical factor for businesses across all sectors as they consider where to Continue Reading

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LCRCC Presents: Fall Tourism in Vermont

The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to promote members’ goods, services, attractions and properties to visitors to our region, in addition to promoting Burlington, the surrounding region, and Vermont in general as the best place to visit and vacation. Vermont explodes in color under the canopies of its treasured maples every fall, leaving our members with more than optimal office views but an opportunity to strut their impressive services before a vast leaf-peeping clientele. In a season that favors weekends spent apple Continue Reading

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My Americorps Year with LCRCC by Lauren Drasler

During the 2016/2017 school year, roughly 50 TIPS (Training Interns and Partnering for Success) students from Colchester High School were placed in internships with local businesses and organizations.  TIPS is a .5 credit job skills course open to high school juniors and seniors. Students that enroll in this program learn to communicate effectively in the workplace, are able to draft their own resumes and cover letters, and develop their critical thinking and understanding as it relates to the workforce. Upon completing the course portion of Continue Reading

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Member Spotlight: Sommers Chiropractic

Sommers Chiropractic is creating a healthier South Burlington community through chiropractic care. Dr. Michael Sommers and his wife Victoria moved to Vermont after he obtained his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Life University to pursue a goal of setting people free from their current health conditions so they may live their lives to their fullest potential. They chose Vermont as their home because they were seeking a community-oriented place to raise a family and open a practice. They have since made it their mission to assist Continue Reading

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Member Benefit: Discounted Ski Passes Are Here

The Chamber has partnered with your favorite Vermont resorts to offer you discounted ski passes. You can purchase ski passes to Sugarbush, Smuggler’s Notch, Bolton Valley, and Jay Peak. Hurry to our website and check it out before prices rise! All passes are available only to LCRCC member business employees and their immediate families, and there is a membership verification process for each mountain.                 

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Member Benefits

Businesses become members of the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce because they take pride in contributing to their community. However, did you know that joining the Chamber is also a great business move because as a member business, you receive increased promotion of your business and each of your employees can take advantage of the many member benefits and discounts we offer? Below is a quick overview of the benefits/discounts you receive with your membership. Overview of Member Benefits/Discounts:   Delta Dental Insurance 20%-25% Continue Reading

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Member Spotlight: Spectrum Youth & Family Services

“Our mission is to empower teenagers, young adults, and their families to make and sustain positive changes through prevention, intervention, and life skills services.” Spectrum Youth and Family Services is a local organization all Vermonters should be proud of – they work tirelessly serving 2,000 teenagers, young adults, and their family members each year, helping them build a better future for themselves and their communities. Spectrum focuses on ages 12-26 and covers three core areas of aid: Basic Needs and Supportive Housing Spectrum makes it Continue Reading

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Seven Daysies Winners

Congratulations to the following Chamber Members for winning a 2017 Daysies Award Food: Best Restaurant: Hen of the Wood Best Family Restaurant: American Flatbread Burlington Hearth Best Restaurant Service: Hen of the Wood Best Lunch: August First Bakery & Cafe Best Place to get Late Night Food: Kountry Kart Deli Best Outdoor Dining: Splash at the Boathouse Best Place to Eat Alone: City Market – Onion River Co-Op Best Locally Owned Grocery Store: City Market – Onion River Co-Op Best Food Truck: ArtsRiot Food Truck Best Continue Reading

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