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VEDA COVID-19 NEWS: Fall Update

Updated: January 9, 2020

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VEDA continues to closely monitor ongoing developments of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Our primary focus is the safety and well-being of our borrowers and employees as we implement new emergency loan programs that can help Vermont businesses survive these health and economic crises.

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VEDA Becomes Remote-Based Effective March 16, 2020

Due to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, VEDA will become a remote-based workplace effective Monday, March 16, 2020. We’ve made this decision to help ensure the safety of our employees and customers, similar to other companies and institutions across Vermont.

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Jo Bradley Receives GBIC's Highest Lifetime Economic Development Achievement Award

BURLINGTON, VT - The Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation (GBIC) presented its highest recognition award to Jo Bradley, CEO of the Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA), at its 64th Annual Meeting on June 20, 2018 at the ECHO Leahy Center on the Burlington Waterfront. Read More

"Fox Penny Farm: Producing Sport Horses and Future Competitors"

A great story by this title about VACC borrower Fox Penny Farm is in the winter 2018 issue of Vermont Farm Bureau's Vermont Fences magazine. Learn more here.  

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VEDA FInancing Helps Liambru Tasty Expand

Nice Rutland Herald article about Liambru Tasty, who were approved for VEDA financing to help the home-based craft brewers begin producing commercially.  Learn more here. Read More

Darn Tough Vermont Wins Award

Congratulations to VEDA borrower Cabot Hosiery Mills for having won the most prestigious award in the outdoor industry for their Darn Tough Vermont socks!  Learn more here.

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Cheryl Houchens Promoted to VEDA's Executive Management Team

Cheryl Houchens has been promoted to VEDA's Executive Management Team.  Serving as VEDA's Chief Compliance and Loan Review Officer, Cheryl has over 25 years' experience in community and regional banking.  Congratulations, Cheryl! Read More

The Gateway Farm -- Sweet Dreams of Success

Great Boston Globe story about how VEDA borrowers Trent and Abby Roleau of Bristol are becoming a maple sugaring success story at The Gateway Farm!

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VACC's Alan Curler Receives National Award

Alan Curler of New Haven, Vt. recently received the Honorary American Future Farmers of America (FFA) Degree.  Curler received the award at the 2017 National FFA Convention & Expo during an onstage ceremony on Friday, Oct. 27 in Indianapolis.

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