President’s Message: A Busy Time

I hope everyone had a happy and safe holiday season. In the swirl of business and politics, we sometimes forget to remember what is really important! While winter is a slow season for some, it is probably one of the more active times at the Chamber. We are in the midst of our Launch VT business accelerator work, we are engaging high school students with businesses through the TIPS program, Leadership Champlain moves towards graduation; winter events like the Silent Auction are taking shape, we Continue Reading

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President’s Message: Policy

Over the years the Chamber has taken positions on controversial issues that pleased some members and upset others. Our positions have won us fans and cost us members. As an association with nearly 2000 diverse members, I accept this reality. I often ask those who are displeased and drop their membership to consider the totality of what we do and not to judge the value of membership based on a single issue. For some, that resonates while for others it does not. Examples of positions Continue Reading

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