Shows How Cooperatives Bring Jobs, Affordable Housing & Healthy Food Access; Mobile App & Contests Reward Individuals To Shop Locally & Live Cooperatively
(3BL Media) Washington, DC - October 2, 2012 - A new public awareness campaign is highlighting how cooperatives are “The Fix” to many of the tough problems affecting the US, including job creation, worker empowerment, affordable housing and healthy food access. The campaign, developed by the National Cooperative Business Association and Cabot Creamery Cooperative, will also reward consumers who learn about and utilize the nation’s 29,000 cooperatives.
The 2,300-Mile, Two-Month Celebration from Miami to Portland Honored Volunteers, Community and Cooperatives
(3BL Media) Portland, ME - July 12, 2012 - Nearly a thousand people gathered at Payson Park earlier this week to welcome a group of bike riders who rode 2,300 miles from Miami, Florida to Portland, Maine as part of Cabot Creamery Cooperative’s2012 Community Tour, a two-month long celebration of volunteers, community and cooperatives. The riders were greeted by throngs of well wishers, family and friends and were accompanied by riders from throughout the greater Portland area as they rode i
Globe Drop and Day of Festivities Mark the Impact Cooperatives Have On The U.S. and Global Economy at the Only Celebration of its Kind in the United States
(3BL Media) Cabot, VT - July 7, 2012 - Did you know more than one billion people worldwide are members of cooperatives? Did you also know that the domestic and international cooperative movement represents more than $1 trillion in revenues, and that if all the world’s cooperatives were a country, it would be the size of Spain, and rank as the tenth largest Gross Domestic Product in the world? This economic activity is even more impressive because it is generated by people working together, in a democratic fashion, to meet their
(3BL Media) Cabot, VT - June 12, 2012 - The results are in for round four of the Reward Volunteers program, and nearly 30 participants will be receiving prizes, including a grand prize of $3,000 cash. Cabot Creamery Cooperative, the farm family owned dairy cooperative best known as the makers of “The World Best Cheddar,” created the program to “reward volunteers” who selflessly do great things for their communities.
(3BL Media) Cabot, VT - May 16, 2012 - Cabot Creamery Cooperative announced its third round of winners in the Reward Volunteers Program. The 25 top individual performers collectively gave nearly 3,000 hours to the volunteer organizations and charities of their choice during the month of April.