Putney's Gleanery Restaurant Wins $5000 in Business Plan Competition
Saturday, June 02 2012 @ 08:16 PM EDT
Contributed by: Paul LeVasseur
Brattleboro Reformer, by HOWARD WEISS-TISMAN / Reformer Staff, Thursday May 31, 2012
BRATTLEBORO -- Twenty Windham County business owners are thousands of dollars closer to taking their businesses to the next level. The Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation and Strolling of the Heifers announced the winners of the 2012 Business Plan Competition at a ceremony at the Marlboro Graduate School Wednesday afternoon.
The big winners were two existing businesses who convinced the judges that they had the best shot at succeeding. Iron Arts, an ornamental metalwork studio owned by James Takaki at the Cotton Mill complex , and Deer Ridge Farm, a 13-acre Guilford vegetable, maple and flower growing operation, each won $10,000 to expand their businesses and hire employees.
Two new businesses, The Gleanery Restaurant in Putney and Sunny Lane Daycare Center in Brookline, each won $5,000 to help them start up their companies.
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