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

Read More »

Dunn Leads Women’s Golf On First Day Of The 2017 Season

first_img First Day Results Sophomore Grace Dunn recorded one of the best round of the day in the 66-player field, shooting a 77 to close out her day. She is in 14th-place with a score of 161 (84-77). Freshaman Sigurlaug Jonsdottir posted a score of 170 (86-84), while newcomer Nicole Blanchard registered a 172 (91-81). Freshman Aimee Gerschke put together a score of 175 (89-86), as junior Madison Glennie rounded out the team’s effort with a 182 (90-92). PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – The Drake University women’s golf team had a tough first round to open the 2017 season, but came back to close out the day by improving by 21 strokes in the second round to be in 10th-place through 36 holes at the Ball State Sunshine Invitational on Friday.The Bulldogs started the day by shooting a team score of 349 but bounced back to record a 328 in the second 18 holes of the day for a total score of 677. Drake is 16 strokes behind MVC foe Illinois State, who is in seventh-place.”We’re focusing on the numerous good shots we did hit today and building from there,” Drake head coach Rachael Pruett said. “It’s all about sticking to the process and letting go of the outcome.” The Bulldogs will close out the season opening tournament on Saturday for the final round of the Ball State Sunshine Invitational. Print Friendly Version Story Linkslast_img read more

Read More »