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November 30, 2012

Working Lands Enterprise Fund - Informational Session for Applicants December 4th and Dec 6th

We are pleased to invite Working Lands Enterprise Initiative applicants to join us for a “Working Lands Informational Session for Applicants” to communicate the details of the Working Lands Enterprise Initiative. The Informational Session will serve to inform applicants of the three investment areas, and will offer helpful tips which can be used when applying. Sessions are being offered as a webinar, and at locations throughout the state with on-site facilitators to help field questions. Site locations and log-in information are listed below.

The informational session will cover the following areas:

1. Background and Purpose of the Working Lands initiative

2. The 3 investment areas of the initiative (Overview of Request for Proposals)

3. Tips on filling out the application (Goals, Performance Measures, and Outcomes)

4. Dates, deadlines, and key contacts

5. Q & A

The Working Lands Informational Session for Applicants will take place on December 4th, and December 6th , 4:30pm to 6:00pm. Interested applicants who want to learn more about the application process, and/or have questions about applying, can either log in from any computer, (nothing will be downloaded, but Flash is required on a PC or Mac) or attend one of the site locations listed below. On-site facilitators will be available to field questions. Please Note: not all sites are available on both dates. Presentation materials will also be available on-line at www.vermontworkinglands.com on a later date. Please see below for informational session locations and dates:

Informational Session Locations

Tuesday, December 4th , 4:30pm-6:00pm

Agency of Agriculture

116 State Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room

Montpelier, VT 05620

Brattleboro Development Credit Corp

76 Cotton Mill Hill

Brattleboro, VT 05301

Northwest Regional Planning Commission

155 Lake Street

St. Albans, VT 05478

Thursday, December 6th , 4:30-6:00pm

Agency of Agriculture

116 State Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room

Montpelier, VT 05620

Northeastern Vermont Development Association

36 Eastern Ave, Suite 1

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

Rutland Regional Planning Commission

67 Merchants Row - Opera House

Rutland, VT 05701

To login in to the webinar, go to http://www.vermontworkinglands.com/webinar.html

• Link to webinar login will be live 10 minutes prior to webinar start time

• You will need speakers on your computer in order to hear the webinar presentation

Source: Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Last Updated at: November 30, 2012 16:33:51