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Presented by The Bennington Banner & The Manchester Journal, March 20, 2020

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SOUTHWESTERN VERMONT COUNCIL ON AGING Founded in 1974, Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging (SVCOA) has been working to ensure maximum independence and quality of life for older Vermonters in our region for over 45 years. Serving both Bennington and Rutland counties, SVCOA’s dedicated and compassionate staff work tirelessly to deliver a range of essential programs and services to clients of the agency. From services such as Case Management, Options Counseling, SVCOA HelpLine, Transportation and

Nutrition, to our Elder Care Clinician, Wellness, Money Management, Volunteer, Senior Companion and State Health Insurance programs, SVCOA strives to provide a suite of resources to help Vermonters age independently and in the setting of their choice. SVCOA is proud of its record of service, but equally as excited to continue to serve older Vermonters in our area for years to come. As always, don’t hesitate to give us a call or stop by and see us – we’re always here for you! |

160 Benmont Ave., Suite 90 Bennington, Vt. 802-442-5436 Hours of Operation: Mon. - Fri.: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Hawkins House is home to Southern Vermont’s most extraordinary selection of handcrafted jewelry in silver and gold including the work of jewelry designers Ed Levin, Jeff Gray and more. We also feature a complete line of engagement rings and wedding bands, which you can cusWRPL]HWRÀW\RXUGUHDPVDQG\RXUEXGJHW Customers can come into our store, or shop online at, where you can build your own unique engagement ring in UHDOWLPH DQG ZLWK Ý YLUWXDO YLHZV RI your ring as you create it. Browse our historic building and a PRGHUQ H[SDQVLRQ ÀOOHG ZLWK XQLTXH DQG beautiful gift items for everyone, including hand blown glass, wooden ware, pottery, clothing and accessories, hand-bags, cards, chocolates, socks and much, much more. Our childrens department features fun and educational toys and gifts you won’t ÀQG LQ GHSDUWPHQW VWRUHV :H IHDWXUH hand-crafted items with an emphasis on

262 North St. Bennington, Vt. 802-447-0488 Hours of Operation: Mon. - Sat.: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Sun.: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

American-made and fair trade goods, as well as artisans from all over the world. Family-owned and operated since 1977, we are open seven days a week and we offer free gift wrapping. Ask about our preferred customer rewards program — simply sign up and we will track your purchases throughout the year, and send you a three-percent-back reward in January. We also change watch batteries on almost all brands including Rolex®. We usually can change your battery while you wait, or within 48 hours. We also have a VHOHFWLRQRIZDWFKEDQGVWRÀWPDQ\ZDWFK models and styles. Hawkins House is truly a wonderful store with a focus on fun: things to amuse you, things to make you look beautiful, things to make you feel good. Our customers from around the country and the world come back year after year. They will tell you we’re “well worth the trip!”


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In 2003, two college graduates removal, tree bracing and cabling, pruning, stumpgrinding, landclearvice/Land Management Company. ing and tree planting services, they Both trained arborists, David Dence offer root collar excavations, deep Jr.and Michael D’Agata followed root fertilization and root system their passions and Greater Heights invigoration services to landowners Tree and Land Management was interested in the proper care of their born. Operating on the principle landscape investments. They also ofthat a customer’s 100% satisfaction fer crane services for both residenis most important, they have grown tial and commercial applications. into Southern Vermont’s most expe- Greater Heights Tree and Land rienced, reputable tree service and Management is the place to call for land management company. free tree hazard assessments and As a local company, Dave and expert, knowledgeable advice on Mike are committed to the proper your treescape needs or concerns. care and management of our ar- For more information please visit ea’s trees. In addition to safe tree

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G r o w j o b s . E n h a n c e t h e S o u t h w e s t e r n V e r m o n t e c o n o m y. B r i n g s t a b i l i t y and acceleration to this region's business ecosystem. Provide safe and health communities. And, encourage visitors from all walks of life to enjoy o u r b e a u t i f u l c o r n e r o f Ve r m o n t . T h i s i s w h a t t h e S o u t h w e s t e r n Ve r m o n t C h a m b e r i s a l l a b o u t ! H o w e v e r, w e c a n ' t d o i t a l o n e . W e n e e d y o u ! The Chamber of Commerce creates, designs, and implements a number of programs and events that support our mission to create a healthy business e c o s y s t e m a n d s a f e c o m m u n i t y i n T h e S h i r e s o f Ve r m o n t . W e r e l y o n business members & partners like you to help us achieve our mission and vision. Congratulations to our many business members who are part of the B e n n i n g t o n C o u n t y B u s i n e s s P r o fi l e t h i s y e a r !

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and cooling equipment, and they provide quality renewable bio-blend heating oil, clean propane gas, kerosene, motor fuel and 24-hour home comfort monitoring. With 24/7 Peace of Mind service, you’ll never have to leave a message on an answering machine. They believe in supporting the communities they do business in through donations of time, talent and contributions. Daphne and Dave have roots in the Dorset and Manchester communities and enjoy spending their time volunteering with the Manchester Rotary Club and cheering family on at local events. “People often ask me what I attribute the company’s longevity to and my answer is doing what you say you’re going to do and delivering the highest quality service possible,” says president Casey Cota. “Our highly trained service techs, delivery drivers and customer service reps are the lifeblood of our company. We are committed to give our customers the best service in the industry, hands down.

2332 Depot St. Manchester, Vt. 802-362-1941 Hours of Operation: Mon. - Fri.: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat. - Sun.: Closed |

When you become a customer, we consider you family – we care! Established in 1941, with just two trucks, when customers paid just 8 cents per gallon, the family mission was to treat customers with respect, show compassion and concern, while doing business with courteousness and professionalism. Currently owned and operated by 3rd generation siblings since 1995, Casey Cota and Kelley Tully continue to take pride in their commitment to service and the quality of the care they provide to customers. When you walk through the door you’ll be warmly greeted by Daphne, Dave, and staff ready to help you choose a home comfort solution for you and your family. They understand how important it is to keep your home safe and warm. At the forefront of the heating industry, their master SOXPEHUV DQG FHUWLÀHG VHUYLFH WHFKQLFLDQV DUH FDSDEOH of installing and servicing all brands of plumbing, heating



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The Bennington Banner has served as the Bennington County paper of record since 1841, publishing daily since 1903. The Manchester Journal has published on Fridays since 1861. Together, The Bennington Banner and Manchester Journal boast an award-winning news team, cutting-edge advertising offerings, and a combined readership of over 17,000 each week. To become a Banner or Journal subscriber, call our subscription services office at 1-800245-0254.

425 Main St., Bennington, Vt. (802) 447-7567 •

3624 Main St., Rm. 204, Manchester, Vt. (802) 855-7861 •

X Games gold medalist Nate Holland congratulates student athletes at the Bennington Banner and Manchester Journal’s annual Regional All-Stars award gala. Photo by Holly Pelczynski.

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Septic Pumping, Repair, Maintenance, and Installation; Real Estate Inspections, Clogged Drains, Septic System Locator, and High Pressure Jetting. Selling your lifelong home? Buying your dream home? Don’t forget to inspect the septic system. Uncle Bob’s Septic Service technicians are WUDLQHGDQGFHUWLÀHGZLWKWKH1DWLRQDO$VVRFLDWLRQRI:DVWHZDWHU7HFKQLFLDQV 1$:7  The Uncle Bob’s Team was born and raised in the Bennington area and they’re 5-time “Best of Bennington” award winners. For more information, visit

63 Shields Drive Bennington, Vt. 802-232-2222 |

Uncle Bob’s Septic Services is a division of One World Environmental Services, LLC, with its operations center located at 63 Shields Drive, Bennington, Vermont. A veteran and family owned company, Uncle Bob’s Septic Services started in Bennington, Vermont with one goal in mind – provide prompt and professional services to their customers at a fair and reasonable price. Uncle Bob’s Septic Service is a full service septic pumping, septic repair, and septic system installation company . Its septic services include:



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802 Restrooms is a division of One World Environmental with its headquarters located at 63 Shields Drive in Bennington, Vermont. A veteran and family owned company, 802 Restrooms is Vermont’s largest luxury restroom trailer rental and portable service company. 802 Restrooms delivers the newest, most luxurious and cleanest portable restrooms in the Northeast. Their luxury restroom trailers are equipped with AC, KHDW VXUURXQG VRXQG VWHUHR V\VWHPV DQG  ÀUHSODFes. 802 Restrooms’ portable event and construction toilets are standardly equipped with a hand sanitizer dispenser, 4-roll toilet paper dispenser, mirror, urinal, and coat hook. LED motion-activated lighting


is available upon request. 802 Restrooms carries the ZLGHVW VHOHFWLRQ RI IUHVKZDWHU Ă XVKLQJ SRUWDEOH UHstrooms, special needs and family friendly portable restrooms, hand washing stations, and construction trailer holding tanks. 5HVWURRPV7HDPRIFHUWLĂ€HGSRUWDEOHVDQLWDWLRQSURIHVVLRQDOVDUHFHUWLĂ€HGZLWK3RUWDEOH6DQLWDWLRQ $VVRFLDWLRQ ,QWHUQDWLRQDO 36$,  DQG KDYH EHHQ recognized by for their dedication and meticulous skills in providing their wedding and event planning customers with clean, reliable and affordable portable sanitation products. For more information, visit

63 Shields Drive Bennington, Vt. 802-242-2222

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INTROS 2020 - Bennington County Business Profiles  

Meet the hard-working people behind some of Bennington County's most beloved businesses.

INTROS 2020 - Bennington County Business Profiles  

Meet the hard-working people behind some of Bennington County's most beloved businesses.

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