A question that is often posed to me is, “How are you liking your new job?” My usual—and always heartfelt reply—is “It just doesn’t get any better!” There’s a quote: “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Your Chamber is hard at work, and as for my part, I love it. How much, you ask? Let me count the ways…
Hello, and welcome to this week’s e-newsletter! Let’s jump right in: This week, as I was out and about recruiting new members (stay tuned for thrilling recruitment announcements in our next e-newsletter!), and visiting our current members, I found myself (again) taken aback by the profound progress that’s happening right here in Lamoille County.
Hello, and please allow me a moment to say WHEW! What a first week it has been. Talk about full immersion. Exhilarating, inspiring and motivating are just a few descriptors that come to mind.
The Board of Directors interviewed four candidates for the position of Executive Director and at the final session (Friday, April 1), it was the decision (vote) of those present that the position be offered to Melissa Sheffer. Melissa has accepted the offer and will begin on Monday, April 18.
Leadership Lamoille 2016-2017 is being rolled out this week. Watch your snail mail for the details of this dynamic program. Also check further on in this e-news for more information as well as the exciting news that Lamoille Economic Development Corporation is offering scholarships to those companies who would like to enroll an employee in the program, but because of financial constraints could use a bit of financial assistance.
Vermont is the leading producer of maple syrup in the United States, with an annual average yield of half a million gallons! The tapping of maple trees and boiling of sap is limited to the early spring, but tours and gift shops at sugar houses are usually available year-round.