Tag Archives: REDC

Local News
July 25, 2018

REDC wins grant for new health center

$131,206 grant will include new base for Parent-Child Center

RUTLAND—The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) has awarded Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) a subgrant of $131,206 to develop a health and education center that will house the Rutland County Parent-Child Center…

Local News
May 23, 2018

Jepson departs REDC for VTC position

By Katy Savage

Rutland Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Lyle Jepson is stepping down at the end of this month. Tyler Richardson will take up those reigns as interim executive director.

Jepson has been with the organization over two years. He’s leaving at the end of…

Local News
April 4, 2018

Free business mentorship program offered to 17 emerging entrepreneurs

RUTLAND—To support the ongoing growth of entrepreneurship in Rutland County, the Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) partnered with the Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) and Berkshire Bank to offer a free 10-week business planning course to 17 emerging entrepreneurs in Rutland County, with extended…

Local News
March 7, 2018

Castleton U ends partnership with REDC downtown

RUTLAND—In response to recent restructuring at Castleton University, Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) announced March 1 that the university will end the current colocation of services with REDC in downtown Rutland.

The agreement between REDC and CU calls for a 90-day written notice between parties,…

Local News
February 21, 2018

Rutland to debut school-to-job pilot program

RUTLAND—The Rutland Region Workforce Investment Board (RRWIB) in collaboration with the Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) recently announced Real Careers @ Rutland County, a pilot program funded through the Vermont Department of Labor.

The program will engage high school seniors and recent graduates in training…

REDC secures $500,000 for business loans
December 21, 2017

REDC secures $500,000 for business loans

RUTLAND—Through a combination of state grants and federal loans, Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) has secured $500,000 this year to be made available to Rutland County businesses. REDC is a non-profit, community-based organization whose mission is to encourage and enhance business success in Rutland County.

Local News
October 25, 2017

REDC to celebrate Rutland County successes

RUTLAND—Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) has announced the agenda for its 80th annual meeting, set for Thursday, Nov. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Casella Theater at Castleton University. Governor Phil Scott will provide the keynote address.

“Through collaboration with many partners, our…

Local News
October 25, 2017

Regional marketing campaign pitches “Real Rutland”

By Alan Keays/ VTDigger

A marketing initiative aimed at boosting Rutland County’s declining population as well as helping the region land more tourists aims to show people the “Real Rutland.”

The “Real Rutland” campaign was unveiled Thursday night at the annual meeting of the Rutland Region…

Chamber/REDC legislative breakfast set for March 6

Chamber/REDC legislative breakfast set for March 6

Monday, March 6, 7:30 a.m.—RUTLAND—The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce and REDC invite the public to attend the legislative breakfast March 6, 7:30 a.m. at Franklin Conference Center. The breakfast will be moderated by Rutland County Delegation Chair Rep. Butch Show and feature a panel of…