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Ignite Burlington 2012-Will Raap-Vermont Leading the Way to a ‘Green Economy’

Ignite Burlington 2012
Speaker: Will Raap
Presentation Topic: Vermont Leading the Way to a ‘Green Economy’

Activist and “restorationist” Will Raap founded Gardener’s Supply Company, an award-winning online and catalog gardening equipment retailer, and Vermont’s Intervale Center, a pioneering community farming and sustainable business organization. His Green Business Incubator advances local food, waste recycling and land restoration enterprises in the U.S. and Costa Rica.

Website: http://www.willraap.org

Twitter: @IntervaleCenter #ignitebtv

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Ignite Burlington 2012-Rusty DeWees-Another Day

Ignite Burlington 2012
Speaker: Rusty DeWees
Presentation Topic: Another Day

Rusty grew up in Stowe, Vermont, and lives in Elmore with his cat Scarlet. He lived and worked 11 years in NYC extensively in television and film and national commercials, with over 100 credits combined, (imdb.com) and also appeared on NPR’s Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me. Rusty’s self written / self produced One Man Comedy and Music Show THE LOGGER has played to sold out houses throughout New England and upstate New York for 15 years.  As one of Vermont’s most sought after speakers, DeWees speaks to High School students and businesses on the rewards discipline, and substance free living.

Website: http://www.thelogger.com

Twitter: @RustyDewees #ignitebtv

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Ignite Burlington 2012-Melinda Moulton-The Power of Naiveté

Ignite Burlington 2012
Speaker: Melinda Moulton
Presentation Topic: The Power of Naiveté

Melinda Moulton has been involved in environmental and socially conscious redevelopment since 1983.  Along with her partner, Lisa Steele, Melinda has devoted the last 30 years of her life creating a new model for development.  This model includes a “team approach to design, development, and construction” philosophy.  Melinda provided the leadership to produce a 25-year incremental redevelopment project for the Burlington Vermont Waterfront, and spearheaded 250,000 square feet and thirty million dollars of built environment on Burlington’s Waterfront.  For eleven years Melinda has and continues to host CCTV’s Channel 17 Live @ 5:25 p.m. TV Show entitled “On the Waterfront with Melinda” where monthly, Melinda’s interviews people in Vermont who are serving their community through extraordinary vision, commitment, and hard work to make our state a better place to live.

Website: http://www.mainstreetlanding.com

Twitter: @eventmainstreet #ignitebtv

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