Road Pitch 2017

Road Pitch Finalists Announced! On August 4th four local entrepreneurs will “pitch” their creative ideas for an innovative product or unique business concept to an audience of business experts who will be riding into St. Johnsbury for Road Pitch 2017.  The public is invited to observe the competition at Catamount Arts Center at 10:00 am.  The four finalists seeking potential investors for their creative work … Continue reading Road Pitch 2017

Business MicroGrants

Grants for Small Businesses! Do you own or manage a small, emerging, or seasonal business that is based in St. Johnsbury? Do you need some support to help your business become established or grow? The St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce now offers Business MicroGrants of $1,000 to help your business thrive. Business MicroGrants can be used to pay for web and graphic design, photography, a … Continue reading Business MicroGrants

Community Report

2016 Yearbook Published! St. Johnsbury has a lot going on. Thanks to active and engaged neighbors and friends, our community continues to show strength. The trends might not fit the mold of what you’d expect — most rural communities of 7,600 people are experiencing stress as we adjust to increasing pressure from online shopping and demographic shifts. However, St. Johnsbury’s high points are its close-knit … Continue reading Community Report

Business Support

St. Johnsbury Businesses Receive Support through the Vermont Community Foundation The St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce just received a $2,000 grant from the Vermont Community Foundation’s Small and Inspiring grant program. This grant will support the Chamber’s role as a resource for entrepreneurs and advocate for local businesses. The grant sources include the Brooks Family Fund and the Sustainable Futures Fund. With this support, the … Continue reading Business Support