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Executive Director & Founder Speaks at 2nd Annual VT Leadership Summit

Executive Director & Founder, Monique Priestley, had the honor and privilege of speaking at this year’s 2nd Annual Vermont Leadership Summit (at 38:50 in video below), put on by the Vermont Council on Rural Development. Transcript of Monique’s contribution to the opening “spark stories” here: This weekend I volunteered as a mentor for this incredible […]

Vital Communities Seeks Proposals from Social Enterprises for Community-Based Crowdfunding Program

Vital Communities Seeks Proposals from Social Enterprises for Community-Based Crowdfunding Program August 8, 2019 – White River Junction, Vt. – Vital Communities invites emerging and established social enterprises to submit project proposals to The Local Crowd (TLC) Upper Valley, a new community-based crowdfunding program. Vital Communities is one of five sites nationwide selected to participate […]

Vermont Innovation Hubs Launch Network To Support Rural Entrepreneurs

#ScaleHere Platform Addresses Barriers to Starting and Scaling a Business in Vermont Burlington, VT​ ​(May 23, 2019)​ – The Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET)​ today announced new partnerships with five innovation hubs to boost startups, innovation and localized economic development throughout Vermont. The ​#ScaleHere platform accelerates business growth throughout the state by sharing the […]

6 Months In: 3500+. 525+. 6.

Total participants. Monthly average. Months open. Two years ago, if you had told us that over 3,500 people would use The Space On Main within the first 6 months and that it would average 525+ monthly visitors, we would have told you that you were crazy. That is, until we sat down and tallied up […]

The Space & Bradford Public Library Host VT Poet Laureate Chard deNiord

Chard deNiord earned a BA in religious studies from Lynchburg College, a Masters of Divinity from Yale Divinity School, and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. DeNiord has been a Poetry Fellow at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference and the Allan Collins Scholar in Poetry at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. He is a recipient […]