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LCRCC Presents: Summer Tourism

The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce promotes the Lake Champlain region as a welcoming destination where visitors can explore and experience the area’s scenic diversity, rich culture, and close proximity to the state’s outdoor natural and recreational treasures. Through projects, initiatives, events and our welcome centers, we connect tourists to our member businesses and our member businesses to tourism-driven educational and promotional resources. We ensure our members benefit from the financial impact of Vermont’s 13 million yearly travelers and engaged residential patrons. How Do Continue Reading

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LCRCC Program Update: TIPS

Training Interns and Partnering for Success (TIPS), the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce’s high school internship program, seeks to implement workforce development programming at the high school level. TIPS is a high school course that teaches students how to construct resumes, write cover letters, prepare for interviews, and develop other professional soft skills. Halfway through the semester, students leave the classroom to complete a 20 to 40 hour internship at a local organization or business. At the end of the semester, students have the Continue Reading

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Member Spotlight: Larkin Realty

Larkin Realty is committed to both what Vermont is and what Vermont can be. A family run business in the truest form, Larkin Realty is captained by the husband and wife team of John and Marilyn Larkin. Since 1980, Larkin Realty has been helping Vermonters meet all of their real estate needs. Larkin Realty is an owner and developer of real estate, committed to building superior construction. They develop and operate residential, commercial, retail and hotel projects. Their success as a multi-faceted organization is a Continue Reading

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Burlington to Host Overnight Stop on 2018 Great Race

Burlington, VT., will host an overnight stop on the 2018 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty Monday, June 25, the Vermont Convention Bureau has announced. The Great Race, the world’s premiere old car rally, will bring 120 of the world’s finest antique automobiles to town for the $150,000 event, with the first car rolling onto Church Street Marketplace downtown starting at 5 p.m. In all, the participants in the event will cover more than 2,300 miles in 9 days. The start will be Continue Reading

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Let’s Talk Progress Talk #02

Let’s Talk Progress is a community-driven conversation about what Burlington could be–and how Smart Growth can help us get there. Let’s Talk Progress is produced by the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber and The Kauffman Foundation and is a series of eight talks with expert guest speakers discussing what a brighter future for our city looks like. Our second Let’s Talk Progress event featured nationally recognized Placemaker Andrew Howard who talked about creating quality spaces that revitalize communities. With additional support from AARP we were able to Continue Reading

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5 Ways Burlington’s Gigabit Internet Directly Benefits You and Your Family

At a basic level, Burlington’s gig means you have access to a data-transmission medium (fiber) that’s faster than any other. Translated into real value: you can pat yourself on the back for choosing a fantastic place to live, and these are just a few reasons why. Gigabit Internet in Burlington Provides More Job Opportunities The next generation of web applications will be built with fiber Internet connectivity, and the people building them will be making salaries 1.5 to 2.5 times greater than the average private sector Continue Reading

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