Sixth Annual Vermont Employee Ownership Conference Announced

first_imgThe Vermont Employee Ownership Center (VEOC) has announced the date and location of its Sixth Annual Vermont Employee Ownership Conference. The event will take place on Friday, June 6th, 2008, at Champlain College in Burlington. Registration information is available at www.veoc.org(link is external).Attendees will learn about the unique benefits and challenges of employee ownership at this full-day conference packed with 14 workshops. The event is geared towards members of employee-owned companies; business owners and managers considering employee ownership; bankers, accountants, attorneys, and financial planners; government officials and staff members; economic development professionals; and anyone interested in employee participation or sustainable business models.This years keynote speaker is Veda Ferlazzo Clark, president and CEO of Litecontrol Corporation, a 100% employee-owned company. Ms. Clark will talk about the rights and responsibilities of employee ownership and how companies can decide what employee ownership means for them. The workshops will be led by experts in business management, finance, and law. As in past conferences, many of the speakers hail from Vermont-based employee-owned companies, including Gardeners Supply, King Arthur Flour, Pizzagalli Construction, and Carris Reels. This year will also include several notable speakers from outside Vermont, including Rodney North of Equal Exchange, Mary Josephs of Bank of America, Peter Paquette of Claremont Flock Corp., and Veda Ferlazzo Clark of Litecontrol Corp.About VEOCThe Vermont Employee Ownership Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and fostering employee ownership. The groups goals are to broaden capital ownership, deepen employee participation, retain local ownership of businesses and the jobs they support, increase living standards for working families, and stabilize communities. VEOC works directly with owners interested in selling their business to their employees, employee groups interested in purchasing a business, and entrepreneurs who wish to start a company with broadly-shared ownership. For more information, visit www.veoc.org(link is external).last_img read more

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Batesville Youth Football Registration

first_imgBatesville Youth Football Registration is now thru July 18.2018 Batesville Youth Football Registration is now open at www.batesvilleyouthfootball.com.  The link to register is located at the top of our home page.   Please make sure to register for your child based on the upcoming 2018-2019 school year.    Reminder you must register to pickup equipment.last_img

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Pentagon: Iran Shoots Down U.S. Drone in Unprovoked Attack

first_imgThe Pentagon holds a news conference after Iran shoot down a U.S. naval drone in Persian Gulf region.According to the Pentagon, the US drone was flying in international air space and was shot down in an unprovoked attack.Pentagon Statement on IranThe White House just held a meeting right now about escalating tensions with Iran.Earlier today, Trump tweeted Iran made a “very big mistake!” by shooting down an unarmed U.S. Navy drone.Central Command says a U.S. drone was shot down in international airspace above the Strait of Hormuz, but Iran claims the drone was in Iranian airspace on a spying mission. U.S. Defense officials have said this was an “unprovoked attack.”last_img read more

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