Bennington, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today joined local, state and federal partners to announce a $1 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to the Town of Bennington. The federal grant will help redevelop the historic Putnam Block, which will include six properties and more than four acres, in downtown Bennington.
Governor Scott announced that Bennington’s NSK Steering Systems America Inc has received a $208,753 Vermont Training Program Grant from the Vermont Department of Economic Development. The grant will create a Manufacturing Center of Excellence that will broaden the capabilities of current and future employees.
The State of Vermont has launched a “Welcome” communications campaign in Canada to reassure Canadians that Vermont greatly values their friendship, tourism and trade. The campaign launch coincides with Canada Day on July 1 and includes 15-second and 30-second video spots in French that are running throughout Quebec.
Governor Phil Scott and Agency of Commerce and Community Development Secretary Michael Schirling today announced the appointment of Wendy Knight as Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing.
Governor Phil Scott joined local, state and federal partners Friday, to announce a $525,000 community development grant to the City of South Burlington. The federal Community Development Block Grant will help build City Center Senior Housing – 39 units of affordable senior housing located in the City’s Tax Increment Finance
The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing is pleased to announce that Vicky Tebbetts has been selected as the new Chair of the Vermont Travel & Recreation Council (TRC). Tebbetts was elected to the post by a vote of current TRC Board members.
The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing has named 13 Vermont organizations and businesses as recipients of this year’s Market Vermont program’s matching grants. Each grant recipient will receive between $5,000-$10,000 to promote themselves outside of the state.