Oct. 1

Leadership summit — “Making It Happen: Local Leadership for Vermont Communities” Summit. At Castleton University. Register at www.vtrural.org/Summit18.

Grant applications — Vermont entrepreneurs may begin Working Lands Business Grants request for applications process. Visit workinglands.vermont.gov for information.

Oct. 2

Economic injury — Deadline for Vermont private nonprofits to submit Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications for damages caused by the severe storm and flooding on Oct. 29-30, 2017. Visit DisasterLoan.sba.gov for application.

3SquaresVT conference — Statewide outreach and policy conference for advocates and community service providers. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Vermont Law School in South Royalton. Call 231-0394 or email dturner@hungerfreevt.org for information.

Oct. 4

Marketing workshop — Free, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at BROC Community Action, 45 Union St. Rutland. Call 665-1744 or email at ahoyle@broc.org for information.

Oct. 5

Women’s conference — Deadline to register for 22nd annual Women’s Economic Opportunity Conference on Saturday, Oct. 13, at Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center. Call Sen. Patrick Leahy’s office at 229-0569, for information.

Oct. 6

Vermont writers — League of Vermont Writers fall program, “Other Paths to Publication: Independent Presses and Self-Publishing.” 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 5171 Shelburne Road, Shelburne. Pre-register by Sept. 21 at www.leagueofvermontwriters.org.

Oct. 9

Marketing workshop — “Ignite Your Marketing” free workshop for business owners. 6-7:30 p.m. Capstone Community Action, 20 Gable Place, Barre. Call 477-5176 for information.

Oct. 11

CVEDC meeting — Central Vermont Economic Development Corporation annual meeting. 4:30-7:30 p.m. Capitol Plaza, Montpelier.

Oct. 13

Vendor signup — Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Fall Season Townwide Yard Sale Day. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 287-2010 for application.

Power of words — Meet with alumni, faculty, staff, current and prospective students about earning a degree. 4 p.m. Clockhouse at Goddard College. RSVP at www.goddard.edu/event/reception-at-power-of-words-conference.

Oct. 15

Grants deadline — Outdoor recreation grants via Land and Water Conservation Fund will be available to municipalities around the state. Visit fpr.vermont.gov/recreation/grants/lwcf for application. Call 793-3432 or email becca.washburn@vermont.gov for information.

Oct. 16

BROC annual meeting — Gov. Phil Scott keynote speaker. Noon-1:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn Rutland-Killington Area. Tickets at www.eventbrite.ca/e/broc-community-action-53rd-annual-meeting-tickets-49349942005.

Oct. 17

Awards dinner — Vermont Women in Higher Education Fall Awards Dinner. 5-8 p.m. at Norwich University. Call 468-1396, email jami.yazdani@castleton.edu or visit vwhe.org for information.

Oct. 21

Bridal show — Vermont Wedding Association event. 11:30 a.m. at Killington Grand Hotel & Conference Center, 228 East Mountain Road, Killington. Call 459-2897 or email judy@vermontweddingassociation.com.

Oct. 23

Marketing workshop — “Ignite Your Marketing” free workshop for business owners. 6-7:30 p.m. Capstone Community Action, 20 Gable Place, Barre. Call 477-5176 for information.

Aviation forum — Public input wanted for updating the Vermont Aviation System Plan. 6:30 p.m. at Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce, 963 Paine Turnpike North, Berlin. Call 828-5790, email costa.pappis@vermont.gov or visit vtrans.vermont.gov/aviation/vermont-airport-system-plan for information.

Oct. 26

Aging conference — Second annual Aging in Vermont 2018 Conference, a day-long event in Killington. Visit vermont4a.org/conference for more information.

Oct. 27

Reiki conference — Seventh annual Vermont Reiki Association Conference, “The Ki to Happiness.” 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Capitol City Plaza in Montpelier. Email info@vermontreikiassociation.org or visit vermontreikiassociation.org for information.

Oct. 30

Vermont Women’s Fund — Fundraiser features guest speaker Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at UVM Davis Center in Burlington. Tickets $50, $10 students at vermontcf.org/VWFOct30.

Nov. 13

Marketing workshop — “Ignite Your Marketing” free workshop for business owners. 6-7:30 p.m. Capstone Community Action, 20 Gable Place, Barre. Call 477-5176 for information.

Nov. 15

Grant program ends — From May 3 — Nov. 15, apply for grants to support associations that promote Vermont agriculture, food, beverage, forest and fiber products. Visit https://go.usa.gov/xQ4Tg (case sensitive) to download the Request for Proposals. Call 505-1822 or email alexandra.zipparo@vermont.gov for information.

Vermont Development Conference — Registration now open for networking event at Hilton Waterfront Hotel in Burlington. http://whiteandburke.com/resources/vermont-development-conference for information.

Dec. 11

Marketing workshop — “Ignite Your Marketing” free workshop for business owners. 6-7:30 p.m. Capstone Community Action, 20 Gable Place, Barre. Call 477-5176 for information.

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