Small Businesses Make A Big Impact

Small Businesses Make A Big Impact

By proclamation, St. Albans City is now officially a Breast-feeding Friendly City. St. Albans is one of only a handful of towns across the U.S. with such a designation. This is something to be celebrated. Not only for what it reflects as a community value, but also...
Maple Leaf Montessori Shines Gold

Maple Leaf Montessori Shines Gold

By Jessica Purvis Frost, RiseVT Wellness Specialist Every year schools have the opportunity to work with RiseVT to improve their wellness for staff and students. RiseVT engaged with many schools throughout Franklin and Grand Isle Counties in 2016-17, but one rose to...
Alternative Seating in Classrooms

Alternative Seating in Classrooms

Kids crave movement and it has been shown that physical activity can actually boost learning and the retention of information. Many teachers have regular Brain Breaks throughout the day, where students are given the chance to move their bodies and use some of their...
The Mile A Day Challenge

The Mile A Day Challenge

RiseVT’s Small Business Umbrella just wrapped up the “Mile A Day Challenge” for its members. For four weeks, members had to log one mile for six days each week. A “Mile” could be walking, or one of the many equivalent activities that RiseVT provided. Ultimately, there...