The Washington Post reports that the number of Baby Boomers now retiring daily is up to 10,000 (was 6,000 during the recession). The number of Americans aged 65 or older that aren't in the labor force rose by 800,000 in the fourth quarter of 2016, marking the resumption of a long-standing trend: the exodus of the Baby Boomer (1946-1964) generation from the work force.
In May, some Vermonters head south, but you don’t have to go too far south to get away. Nestled in the southwestern corner of the state, Bennington is bustling this month with a point-to-point marathon on May 21. On May 27, it’s also the site of a block party/crafts fair and on May 20 serves as a base camp for the largest pro/am bike race/tour in the country, the Tour of the Battenkill, just across the New York border.
Mark your calendar for June 3. It's the first ever combined Cancer Center Community Crusaders Day of Celebration and National Cancer Survivors Day at SVMC. There will be an opening ceremony at 10 a.m. cupcake tasting, raffles and prize drawings, music, and kids’ activities like inflatable bounce houses and face painting continue throughout the day.
As mud season gives way to honest-to-goodness spring in Vermont, our family has taken to the mountains, exploring our favorite trails in the southern part of the state. We’ve been trekking and meandering the trails around Southern Vermont with our kids for the past 10 years, and now we want share our favorites with you.
Printing, printing, and more printing! This month's episode of 'Bennington Made' takes us to GVH Studio-Graphic Solutions. You have probably seen their work, and didn't even realize it! Take a look now and see the range of work created at GVH Studios!