Immune Dysfunction 05/07/2015

The Disease With Too Many Names, May 12, 2015 is International Awareness Day.  Too Many names, Too little attention, Thousands strugling in Vermont.  Rik Carlson, Director of shares information on the disease and efforts to educate the public and medical establishment on the newly recommended name by the Institute of Medicine, Systemic Exertional Intolerance Disease (S.E.I.D.)  More information available at:

Women Helping Battered Women - Emergency Services Program 05/04/2015

Emergency Services Coordinator at Women Helping Battered Women Kim Thevenet, is joined by host Shelagh Cooley, discussing the organization's Emergency Services Program.  More information at:  Hotliine 1.800-ABUSE95

Burlington Summer Nutrition and Recreation Program 04/30/2015

Rebecca Goldberg, Youth Services Librarian at Fletcher Free Library, is joined by Gary Rogers, Director of Recreation with Burlington Parks and Recreation, and Pat Matton of the Burlington School Food Project, to discuss the upcoming Burlington Summer Nutrition and Recreation Program, aimed at keeping Burlington kids hunger-free and health this summer.  A fundraising event scheduled for May 30th, 2015, includes raffle, silent auction, dancing and food, all for a great cause.  Tix at  802.86-flynn

Vermont Workers' Center: Now is the Time!...May Day Rally 04/24/2015

Host Stauch Blaise speaks with Amanda Sheppard, Organizer with AFSCME and others on the April 18th VSEA Rally and upcoming May Day Rally at the Statehouse.  (Friday, May 1st).

Preservation Burlington: Classic Sloop "Friend Ship" - Lake Champlain Sailing Cruises 04/23/2015

Ron Wanamaker hosts Captain Mike Crowley of the Whistling Man Schooner Company and Captain of the classic sloop 'Friend Ship', departing for her slip next to ECHO, May until early October.  More information:

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Vermont Blueprint for Health 2015: Opening Remarks & Keynote Dr. John Cochran 04/17/2015

The Twelfth Vermont Blueprint for Health Annual Conference brings together national and international speakers to provide examples of how to build integrated health systems. 
Welcome, Opening Remarks and Program Overview:  
Al Gobeille, Craig Jones, MD Dean Frederick Morin, III, MD 
Keynote Speaker, Healer, Leader, Partner: 
Foundations of an Integrated Delivery System John Cochran, MD, FACS

ECOS in Action: Burlington's Downtown Parking Initiative 04/16/2015

Host Shelagh Cooley speaks with Nate Wildfire, Assistant Director for Economic Development, City of Burlington, and Kelly Devine, Executive Director, Burlington Business Association about the Burlington Downtown Parking Study.  more information at:

ECOS is a project of

2015 KidSafe Collaborative Awards 04/16/2015

Each year KidSafe Collaborative has the privilege of honoring a number of outstanding individuals and groups in our community who have made a significant contribution to improving the safety and welfare of children in Chittenden County by having the Annual KidSafe Collaborative Awards.

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Feminist Media Review: Host Peggy Luhrs 04/13/2015

Host Peggy Luhrs speaks to issues of the day

ECOS in Action: The State of Chittenden County - ECOS Leaders Reflect on Accomplishments, Trends, High Priority Actions 03/30/2015

CCRPC Executive Director Charlie Baker, Martha Maksym, Executive Director of United Way of Chittenden County, and Tom Torti, President and CEO of Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, speak to the accomplishments of the ECOS project in addressing: Attractive enviroment for responsible growth; Transportation,zoning, sewer and clean lake initiatives; Retention of jobs and marketing of the region for jobs; Reducing the widening income gap; Interconnectedness of educatoin, income, health; Housing Affordability and the importance of education.

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