Business networking group creates quality referrals

Business networking group creates quality referrals

Last October, business people in Shelburne started a chapter of Business Networking International, and in just twelve months they have attracted 28 members. The BNI concept is a simple one: professionals meet weekly to network and refer business to one another. Erik Kolomaznik, an independent benefits consultant, is the new president of the Shelburne BNI.… Read More »

Vermont Tortilla hosts SBPA mixer

Last Wednesday, at their bi-monthly mixer, a group of local businesspeople from the Shelburne Business and Professional Association had the opportunity to meet the owners of the new Vermont Tortilla Company. The gathering was held at Sage Court in Shelburne Green at the southern edge of town. Located in the Shelburne Green, Vermont Tortilla owners… Read More »

Teddy Bear lands on top 10 stops to make in Vermont

Teddy Bear lands on top 10 stops to make in Vermont

The Vermont Teddy Bear Company was named as one of the “10 stops to make on a Vermont road trip” by US News & World Report. “We are so proud to make this list with our fellow Vermont businesses,” says Chief Executive Officer Bill Shouldice. Other Vermont companies included in the article are Ben &… Read More »

New café opens at Bread and Butter Farm

New café opens at Bread and Butter Farm

By Sheramy Tsai Health, as defined by the World Health Organization, is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being. As such, it is no surprise that Vermont ranks as one of the healthiest states in America. Fortunate enough to live where food grows in abundance, appreciation for that which is local and sustainable… Read More »

Natural Mattress opens its new store on Shelburne Road

Natural Mattress opens its new store on Shelburne Road

Those looking for a good night’s sleep can find a new place to shop on Shelburne Road. Michael Hassenberg has opened Natural Mattress, expanding on the organic resources he has been offering at his other venture, The Green Life, in downtown Burlington. Hassenberg is proud to offer mattresses that are free of chemicals. They are… Read More »

Steeple Ridge Farm has new owner, programs for horse lovers

Steeple Ridge Farm has new owner, programs for horse lovers

Steeple Ridge Farm is hosting an updated look and new programming for kids, as new owner Ashley Meacham makes changes to the new business. Among opportunities at the farm are a riding team for middle-school and high-school students, as well as an after-school program through the Charlotte Recreation program. Meacham notes that she had been… Read More »

Crossfit now at Shelburne Field House

Crossfit now at Shelburne Field House

Nick Mead has been the General Manager of Field Operations at the Shelburne Field House for five years. Intrigued by the possibilities the space presents, he just added CrossFit to the list of activities available there. On Oct. 1, he held his first introductory class with 19 people taking part. “This is something I’m passionate… Read More »

The Business Exchange

By Dave Buckland I’m back, Shelburne! First, a quick thank-you to the folks in the community that have reached out and shared their experiences trying the first exercise. Keep the comments and questions coming. And for those of you asking for more than monthly insights and information, you should head over to Bucklandconsultingservices.com to sign… Read More »

Citizens Bank honors Linda Barker

Citizens Bank honors Linda Barker

At a ceremony earlier this month, Citizens Financial Group CEO Bruce Van Saun unveiled 75 specially inscribed bricks honoring colleagues who have been with the bank for 25 years. The bricks, each bearing the name of an honoree, including Shelburne resident Linda Barker, will be installed outside Citizens’ headquarters at One Citizens Plaza. More than… Read More »