Program Honors Vermont’s Centennial Businesses

first_imgIs Your Business A Century Old? If Yes, Then The Secretary of State IsLooking For You!Program Honors Vermont’s Centennial BusinessesMontpelier. Secretary of State Deb Markowitz has put out a call fornominations for the 2005 Vermont Centennial Business Awards program. TheVermont Centennial Business Awards honors businesses that have operated inVermont for at least 100 years. This is a joint project of the Office ofthe Secretary of State, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and the VermontBusiness Magazine.Secretary of State Deb Markowitz said, “Any business that has been inoperation in Vermont for 100 years or more can participate in this newawards program by filling out a registration form and providingverification of its business start date.” Vermont’s centennial businesseswill be presented with a plaque at an awards ceremony and their names willbe engraved on a permanent marker recognizing Vermont’s oldest businesses.”It is important to recognize Vermont’s businesses for their longevity,”said Secretary Markowitz. “It takes a tremendous amount of dedication tokeep a business active for 100 years.” Markowitz said, “The VermontCentennial Business award acknowledges Vermont’s oldest businesses forenriching our economic heritage. This program deepens our understandingof how Vermont’s businesses have enhanced our community life during thelast hundred years.”The Vermont Centennial Business Awards Program will honor awardrecipients at a reception to be held in March. Any business that hasoperated continuously for 100 years or more in Vermont is eligible toparticipate in the Centennial Awards program. For more information about the awards program and to print anapplication visit the Vermont Centennial Business Awards page on theSecretary of State’s web site:http://www.sec.state.vt.us/centennial_business.html(link is external)Centennial Awards ProgramSecretary of State’s Office 26 Terrace Street,Drawer 9 Montpelier, [email protected](link sends e-mail)last_img

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