• Vermont Forward Guidance Announced (effective April 6, 2021)

    Governor Scott Announces Roadmap to Re-Opening
    Governor Scott has presented the state’s three-month phased reopening plan with the goal of getting back to a new normal by July 4.

    The full plan is outlined HERE.
    Details about which sectors are impacted, and what comprises Universal Guidance is outlined HERE.

    Please note that masks, physical distancing, and the usual safety hygiene is still in place.

    Travel Policy Changes

    The Vermont Forward plan will also bring changes to travel quarantine rules. Effective Friday, April 9, quarantine will no longer be required for visitors coming to Vermont or for Vermonters returning from out-of-state travel. Instead, unvaccinated visitors must be tested for COVID-19 within three days of travel before they arrive in state. Unvaccinated Vermonters must get a test within three days of returning to VT. Testing is not required for vaccinated guests and residents.

    The Mandatory Mask Mandate is still in effect. Masks are required in all indoor settings and in outdoor settings where the 6-foot distancing is not possible. Masks are required for anyone over the age of 2.
    Effective April 27

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people who are fully vaccinated do not need to wear a mask when they're outdoors unless they're in a crowd, such as attending a live performance, sporting event or parade. Additional details HERE.

    For additional information and travel guidance. please visit the Vermont Department of Health website.
    For access to the statewide travel map, please visit the Vermont Agency of Commerce & Community Development website.

  • Chamber Office Hours

    The Chamber office is open Monday - Thursday from 9am - 3pm.
    We are in compliance with the State and CDC guidance around Covid-19 safety and will ask that guests respect this.
    To reach Lisamarie email her directly.
    For the most updated statewide guidance, please visit our COVID-19 Resource page linked to the button below.




  • Membership Benefits

  • The value of Chamber membership is constantly evolving as we continue to craft ingenious ways of bringing you more “bang” for your investment in the Chamber. We appreciate your continued support, and we want YOU to know it.

    We engage in local dialogue with businesses, non-profits, manufacturing and service industries. We listen to your concerns, thoughts and suggestions. We promote Northwest Vermont beyond borders. We put you in touch with state and county representatives via public forums and discussions so your voices may inform their work in Montpelier. Our office is open, warm and inviting, should you decide to come in to say hello. You’ll see us out and about in the community, because life, work, and play in Franklin County is our priority.

  • Basic Membership Package

    • Discounted dental and vision insurance through VACE.
    • Significant Member 2 Member discount offerings.
    • Listing on the FCRCC website, which receives more than 30,000 views per year!
      Advertising opportunities through the Georgia Northbound Rest Area (coming soon!)
    • Receive a weekly Chamber newsletter, plus the option submit announcements or advertisements.
    • Networking opportunities through Mixers and other Chamber events.
    • Access to the Gift Certificate Program.
    • Invites to legislative programming, and Vermont State Chamber activities.
    • A one-on-one welcome meeting with the Chamber Manager.

    Premium Plus-Up Membership Package
    An important Marketing tool for your event or product promotion!

    • Expanded website listing on the Chamber website
    • A one-hour consultation with marketing and promotions expert, Lisamarie Charlesworth
    • An opportunity to offer a special Member 2 Member discount.
    • Special Facebook “shout out” about your upcoming event or promotion.
    • Assistance with written press announcements.
    • The ability to send your announcements to the Chamber’s media contacts.
    • Two, FREE, targeted e-broadcasts to members per year.
    • A feature about your event or product in the Chamber newsletter.
    • 2 complimentary Mixer admissions per month.

    The Premium Plus-Up level membership is ideal for use with a targeted event, product or special promotion.
    The Chamber Staff will work with you to create a tailored marketing campaign, utilizing the Plus-Up features.


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