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LCRCC Presents: Member Reception Recap

On the morning of Thursday, February 28, over seventy Chamber members gathered at Kestrel Coffee Roasters’ gorgeous new South Burlington café to briefly take the floor and introduce themselves and their business to their peers over breakfast and a delicious cup of coffee.

photo of crowd at Member Reception listening to speaker at front of room

Some of the members who took the mic included:

KeyBank, a national bank focused on the financial wellness of their customers.
New York Life, the largest mutual life insurance company in the U.S.
Spectrum Youth & Family Services, a local non-profit organization dedicated to helping homeless youth.
VIS Construction Consultants, a local consulting company with a mission to help owners be successful in their construction projects.
Ballet Vermont, a body positive ballet company with a social mission.
Vermont Innovation Commons, a co-working and co-living space in the North End of Burlington with a mission to serve as a launching pad for entrepreneurs and innovators.
Lakeside Electric, Inc., boasting thirty years of residential, commercial and industrial electrical services.
Mountain Lake Plastic Surgery, an independent practice delivering quality healthcare at an affordable cost.
Gallagher, Flynn & Co., offering accounting and tax services for local businesses.
Brilliant Massage Therapy, boasting a variety of high-quality massage services in-office, but also corporate and on-site event services.
EZ Probate, a start-up that incubated in the Chamber’s LaunchVT program that specializes in online probate and helps individuals settle an estate without an attorney.
Proportion Design, a design company with a focus on branding and strategic creative services.
Vermont Business Magazine, Vermont’s only statewide business-to-business magazine providing news since 1972.
Vermont Employee Ownership Center, a statewide non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and foster employee ownership.
Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports, a statewise non-profit organization that empowers people of all abilities through inclusive sports and recreational programming regardless of ability to pay.
Keller Williams Vermont, a realty company with a mission to build careers worth having, having businesses worth owning and lives worth living.
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, a local non-profit organization with a mission to enrich people’s lives and create access to the performing arts.
Firetech Sprinkler Corp., a full service, highly professional sprinkler contractor with 26 years of experience designing, installing, and maintaining fire sprinklers.
Office Environments, a business specializing in spatial design and consulting services for workplace environments.

photo of crowd at Kestrel Coffee Roasters listening to speaker at front of room

Basin Harbor, a top-notch resort in Vergennes that is open to the public and specializes in hosting corporate retreats.
ETS, Inc., a local agency focused on helping local businesses in staffing and retaining talent in a remarkably challenging market.
1-800-GOT-JUNK, a full-service junk removal service looking to partner with donation centers for their pick ups.
Westview Investment Advisors, specializing in employer-sponsored retirement plans for small businesses and wealth management and financial planning for individuals.
ReSOURCE, a local non-profit organization with a mission to restore human dignity and keep material waste out of landfills.
Burlington Country Club, celebrating their 100th anniversary in a few years and providing high-quality event spaces to non-members.
Vermont Department of Labor, Workforce Division, focusing on making contacts with all employers in Grand Isle, Chittenden and Franklin counties to discuss recruiting needs and providing resources for training new and existing staff.
Cathedral Square, a 42-year old non-profit organization that provides affordable housing to older adults and people with disabilities.
Vermont Federal Credit Union, a local credit union with a focus on community relations and making a difference in people’s financial lives.
Eddy Career Services, a local full-service career planning company that offers workshops and seminars on a variety of career-related topics.
Market Vantage, a digital marketing agency specializing in Internet Marketing solutions and helping clients develop and implement an effective internet marketing strategy for a positive impact on their business.
SunCommon, a mission-driven, renewable energy B corporation looking for home and business owners interested in joining the clean energy revolution!

Charlotte and Johnny Steverson, owners of Kestrel Coffee Roasters and our gracious hosts, offered tours of their facilities to the group once the introductions had finished.

photo of tour being conducted of Kestrel Coffee Roasters facilities

Thank you to Kestrel Coffee Roasters for hosting this event! 

Our biannual Member Reception events facilitate connections amongst our membership base and provide a platform for members to raise awareness about their product or service. Stay tuned for details about our next one this fall!