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Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
148 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
802-839-1928 (office)
802-839-1927 (fax)

“Shop Vermont This Holiday Season!”
11.24.14

press eventThe Vermont Retail & Grocers Association (VRGA), in partnership with Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) and the Vermont Small Business Administration (VT SBA) held a press conference today at Outdoor Gear Exchange in Burlington to kick off a "Shop Vermont This Holiday Season!" statewide awareness campaign. VRGA President Jim Harrison, VBSR Executive Director Andrea Cohen, and VT SBA District Director Darcy Carter worked with Representative Peter Welch's office to organize and present the event.


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11.11.14

Strateege Web & Branding
Christine Sawyer
110 Birchwood Park Drive
Barre VT 05641
802-522-9055
www.strateege.com


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11.11.14

Bristol Bakery & Cafe Wholesale
Rachel Pentecost
74 Munsill Avenue Building 1 Suite 101
Bristol VT 05443
802-453-7708
www.bristolbakery.com


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11.11.14

True North Granola LLC
Ingrid Chrisco
171 Green Meadow Road
Brattleboro VT 05301
802-272-0798
www.truenorthgranola.com

 


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10.20.14

Jehshua's Specialty Foods LLC
Jehshua Barnes
1769 US Route 5 North
Norwich VT 05055
213-864-4087


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Blair of Price Chopper Wins Vermont Bagging Crown
10.03.14

Audrey BlairAudrey Blair of Essex has won the Vermont Retail and Grocers Association (VRGA) Best Bagging Competition, earning the title of "2014 Vermont Best Bagger." The bagging competition is much more than stuffing foodstuffs into bags. Three judges rate contestants on four criteria: Speed Time, Distribution of Weight Between Bags, Proper Bag Building Technique, and Style, Attitude, and Appearance.


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VRGA Presents Person of the Year Awards
09.10.14

Co-winners of the 2014 Vermont Retail and Grocers Association (VRGA) Person of the Year Award are Marcel Marquis, with Shaw's Supermarkets, and Bonnie Hawley, owner of Hawley's Florist in Rutland. The winners were officially recognized and given their awards at the Chairman's Banquet on September 10 as part of VRGA's 2014 Convention & Expo.

photo l to r; Bonnie Hawley, VRGA Chair Todd Keyworth, Marcel Marquis and VRGA president Jim Harrison
Video of Recipients


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2014 Edition of VRGA Directory Now Available
07.18.14

2014 VRGA yearbookThe 2014 digital version of the Vermont Retail & Grocers Association Directory and Reference Guidebook is now available in the Members Only section of the website. If you need help with access to the section, please contact Robin or call the association office.


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Vermont Retail & Grocers Association are now one!
04.02.14

Tasha Wallis, Executive Director of the Vermont Retail Association (VRA), and Jim Harrison, President of the Vermont Grocers Association (VGA), announced that the two groups have merged into a single new entity, the Vermont Retail and Grocers Association (VRGA), effective May 1, 2014.


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“Shop Vermont This Holiday Season!”
11.24.14

press eventThe Vermont Retail & Grocers Association (VRGA), in partnership with Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) and the Vermont Small Business Administration (VT SBA) held a press conference today at Outdoor Gear Exchange in Burlington to kick off a "Shop Vermont This Holiday Season!" statewide awareness campaign. VRGA President Jim Harrison, VBSR Executive Director Andrea Cohen, and VT SBA District Director Darcy Carter worked with Representative Peter Welch's office to organize and present the event.


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11.11.14

Strateege Web & Branding
Christine Sawyer
110 Birchwood Park Drive
Barre VT 05641
802-522-9055
www.strateege.com


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11.11.14

Bristol Bakery & Cafe Wholesale
Rachel Pentecost
74 Munsill Avenue Building 1 Suite 101
Bristol VT 05443
802-453-7708
www.bristolbakery.com


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11.11.14

True North Granola LLC
Ingrid Chrisco
171 Green Meadow Road
Brattleboro VT 05301
802-272-0798
www.truenorthgranola.com

 


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10.20.14

Jehshua's Specialty Foods LLC
Jehshua Barnes
1769 US Route 5 North
Norwich VT 05055
213-864-4087


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Blair of Price Chopper Wins Vermont Bagging Crown
10.03.14

Audrey BlairAudrey Blair of Essex has won the Vermont Retail and Grocers Association (VRGA) Best Bagging Competition, earning the title of "2014 Vermont Best Bagger." The bagging competition is much more than stuffing foodstuffs into bags. Three judges rate contestants on four criteria: Speed Time, Distribution of Weight Between Bags, Proper Bag Building Technique, and Style, Attitude, and Appearance.


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VRGA Presents Person of the Year Awards
09.10.14

Co-winners of the 2014 Vermont Retail and Grocers Association (VRGA) Person of the Year Award are Marcel Marquis, with Shaw's Supermarkets, and Bonnie Hawley, owner of Hawley's Florist in Rutland. The winners were officially recognized and given their awards at the Chairman's Banquet on September 10 as part of VRGA's 2014 Convention & Expo.

photo l to r; Bonnie Hawley, VRGA Chair Todd Keyworth, Marcel Marquis and VRGA president Jim Harrison
Video of Recipients


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2014 Edition of VRGA Directory Now Available
07.18.14

2014 VRGA yearbookThe 2014 digital version of the Vermont Retail & Grocers Association Directory and Reference Guidebook is now available in the Members Only section of the website. If you need help with access to the section, please contact Robin or call the association office.


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Vermont Retail & Grocers Association are now one!
04.02.14

Tasha Wallis, Executive Director of the Vermont Retail Association (VRA), and Jim Harrison, President of the Vermont Grocers Association (VGA), announced that the two groups have merged into a single new entity, the Vermont Retail and Grocers Association (VRGA), effective May 1, 2014.


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Breaking News and Events

“Shop Vermont This Holiday Season!”
11.24.14

press eventThe Vermont Retail & Grocers Association (VRGA), in partnership with Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) and the Vermont Small Business Administration (VT SBA) held a press conference today at Outdoor Gear Exchange in Burlington to kick off a "Shop Vermont This Holiday Season!" statewide awareness campaign. VRGA President Jim Harrison, VBSR Executive Director Andrea Cohen, and VT SBA District Director Darcy Carter worked with Representative Peter Welch's office to organize and present the event.


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11.11.14

Strateege Web & Branding
Christine Sawyer
110 Birchwood Park Drive
Barre VT 05641
802-522-9055
www.strateege.com


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11.11.14

Bristol Bakery & Cafe Wholesale
Rachel Pentecost
74 Munsill Avenue Building 1 Suite 101
Bristol VT 05443
802-453-7708
www.bristolbakery.com


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11.11.14

True North Granola LLC
Ingrid Chrisco
171 Green Meadow Road
Brattleboro VT 05301
802-272-0798
www.truenorthgranola.com

 


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10.20.14

Jehshua's Specialty Foods LLC
Jehshua Barnes
1769 US Route 5 North
Norwich VT 05055
213-864-4087


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Blair of Price Chopper Wins Vermont Bagging Crown
10.03.14

Audrey BlairAudrey Blair of Essex has won the Vermont Retail and Grocers Association (VRGA) Best Bagging Competition, earning the title of "2014 Vermont Best Bagger." The bagging competition is much more than stuffing foodstuffs into bags. Three judges rate contestants on four criteria: Speed Time, Distribution of Weight Between Bags, Proper Bag Building Technique, and Style, Attitude, and Appearance.


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VRGA Presents Person of the Year Awards
09.10.14

Co-winners of the 2014 Vermont Retail and Grocers Association (VRGA) Person of the Year Award are Marcel Marquis, with Shaw's Supermarkets, and Bonnie Hawley, owner of Hawley's Florist in Rutland. The winners were officially recognized and given their awards at the Chairman's Banquet on September 10 as part of VRGA's 2014 Convention & Expo.

photo l to r; Bonnie Hawley, VRGA Chair Todd Keyworth, Marcel Marquis and VRGA president Jim Harrison
Video of Recipients


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2014 Edition of VRGA Directory Now Available
07.18.14

2014 VRGA yearbookThe 2014 digital version of the Vermont Retail & Grocers Association Directory and Reference Guidebook is now available in the Members Only section of the website. If you need help with access to the section, please contact Robin or call the association office.


More...

Vermont Retail & Grocers Association are now one!
04.02.14

Tasha Wallis, Executive Director of the Vermont Retail Association (VRA), and Jim Harrison, President of the Vermont Grocers Association (VGA), announced that the two groups have merged into a single new entity, the Vermont Retail and Grocers Association (VRGA), effective May 1, 2014.


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“Shop Vermont This Holiday Season!”
11.24.14

press eventThe Vermont Retail & Grocers Association (VRGA), in partnership with Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) and the Vermont Small Business Administration (VT SBA) held a press conference today at Outdoor Gear Exchange in Burlington to kick off a "Shop Vermont This Holiday Season!" statewide awareness campaign. VRGA President Jim Harrison, VBSR Executive Director Andrea Cohen, and VT SBA District Director Darcy Carter worked with Representative Peter Welch's office to organize and present the event.


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11.11.14

Strateege Web & Branding
Christine Sawyer
110 Birchwood Park Drive
Barre VT 05641
802-522-9055
www.strateege.com


More...

11.11.14

Bristol Bakery & Cafe Wholesale
Rachel Pentecost
74 Munsill Avenue Building 1 Suite 101
Bristol VT 05443
802-453-7708
www.bristolbakery.com


More...

11.11.14

True North Granola LLC
Ingrid Chrisco
171 Green Meadow Road
Brattleboro VT 05301
802-272-0798
www.truenorthgranola.com

 


More...

10.20.14

Jehshua's Specialty Foods LLC
Jehshua Barnes
1769 US Route 5 North
Norwich VT 05055
213-864-4087


More...

Blair of Price Chopper Wins Vermont Bagging Crown
10.03.14

Audrey BlairAudrey Blair of Essex has won the Vermont Retail and Grocers Association (VRGA) Best Bagging Competition, earning the title of "2014 Vermont Best Bagger." The bagging competition is much more than stuffing foodstuffs into bags. Three judges rate contestants on four criteria: Speed Time, Distribution of Weight Between Bags, Proper Bag Building Technique, and Style, Attitude, and Appearance.


More...

VRGA Presents Person of the Year Awards
09.10.14

Co-winners of the 2014 Vermont Retail and Grocers Association (VRGA) Person of the Year Award are Marcel Marquis, with Shaw's Supermarkets, and Bonnie Hawley, owner of Hawley's Florist in Rutland. The winners were officially recognized and given their awards at the Chairman's Banquet on September 10 as part of VRGA's 2014 Convention & Expo.

photo l to r; Bonnie Hawley, VRGA Chair Todd Keyworth, Marcel Marquis and VRGA president Jim Harrison
Video of Recipients


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2014 Edition of VRGA Directory Now Available
07.18.14

2014 VRGA yearbookThe 2014 digital version of the Vermont Retail & Grocers Association Directory and Reference Guidebook is now available in the Members Only section of the website. If you need help with access to the section, please contact Robin or call the association office.


More...

Vermont Retail & Grocers Association are now one!
04.02.14

Tasha Wallis, Executive Director of the Vermont Retail Association (VRA), and Jim Harrison, President of the Vermont Grocers Association (VGA), announced that the two groups have merged into a single new entity, the Vermont Retail and Grocers Association (VRGA), effective May 1, 2014.


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