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Annette Rexroad, co-founder of Road Crew Clusters, to lead the Food & Beverage session of the Center for Women & Enterprise Vermont’s inaugural Power Forward! Accelerator Prog

February 27, 2018

The Center for Women & Enterprise Vermont is proud to announce that Annette Rexroad, co-founder of the national snack product Road Crew Clusters, will be leading the Food & Beverage session of the inaugural Power Forward! Accelerator Program. Annette will lead a select group of early-stage, high-growth women-owned businesses through a 13-week strategic growth planning course followed by individual mentoring. “I am excited to facilitate the Power Forward program to support women entrepreneurs in navigating through the road map of strategic growth to elevate their businesses to the next level in the food & beverage industry,” says Annette R. Rexroad, PhD, MPH.

In addition to the Food & Beverage session of Power Forward!, there will be a session tailored to the needs of service providers (launching Summer 2018) and a session tailored to product manufacturers from all industries (launching Fall 2018). All programs are now accepting applications. The application deadline for the Food & Beverage session is Wednesday, March 7. As one of four recipients of the Mayor's Prize for Entrepreneurship, CWE VT is able to offer this program at no-cost to those applicants who quality. For more information or to apply contact Gwen Pokalo, Director – Center for Women & Enterprise Vermont: (802) 391- 4870.

About the Center for Women & Enterprise Established in 1995, the Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) is a non-profit organization that provides education, training, resources and connections to women (and men) through Centers in Boston, MA; Westborough, MA; Nashua, NH; Providence, RI; Burlington, VT; and Community Classrooms throughout New England. CWE also operates the Veterans Business Outreach Center of New England (VBOC of NE) that equips veteran and active duty service members and their families with the resources to help them start and run their businesses. In addition, CWE is the New England affiliate for Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), serving as their certification arm for women-owned businesses. WBENC Certification is nationally recognized in 431 Pine Street | Burlington, VT 05401 | 802-391-4870 | helping established women business owners access new corporate contracts with organizations that are actively seeking supplier diversity.

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An application is available here.

Contact Information:
Gwen Pokalo