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  August 2022  
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Win Tickets to the Addison County Fair and Field Days

Addison County Fair and Field DaysEach month, we raffle off a prize from a local business, so be sure to enter your name every month for your chance to win. This month we have another great prize for you, we will be raffling off several pairs of tickets to the Addison County Fair and Field Days! The drawing will take place on August 4th.

Click here to enter for your chance to win tickets to the Addison County Fair and Field Days.

Be sure to stop our booth at the Addison County Fair and Field Days to say hi and learn more about our Whole Home Wi-Fi solutions. The Addison county Fair and Field Days runs Tuesday, August 9th through Saturday, August 13th. Hope to see you at the Fair! For more information on the Addison County Fair and Field Days, visit:

Company Photo - Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom

Come Join Our Team - We Are Hiring!

When you become part of the Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom family, you're joining a one hundred year old organization that values its employees and recognizes the important contribution each one makes to our company's success. Our progressive benefits and compensation package reflects the appreciation we have for our employees and rewards them for their commitment and dedication to our company.

Managing a family-friendly atmosphere in a fast-paced industry can present challenges, but we keep a careful eye on workplace satisfaction and quality, as we do on product and customer service quality. We are looking for people who share our passion for excellence and are willing to grow with us in the future. We are an EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer).

Current Job Openings:
  • Internet Support Associate
  • Customer Service and Internet Support Associate
For more information, click here.

Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom has approximately 70 employees serving our more than 16,000 customers in Vermont. WCVT offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical and Dependent Care)
  • 401K Retirement Plan With Employer Matching Contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 16 hours of Paid Community Service
  • College Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health and Wellness Programs

Affordable Connectivity

Stay Connected with the New FCC Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more. The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households.

Here are the ways your household can qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP):
  • Based on your household income
  • If you or your child or dependent participate in certain government assistance programs such as SNAP, Medicaid, WIC, or other programs
  • If you or your child or dependent already receives a Lifeline benefit
For more information and to apply, visit

Mad River Valley Directory Mad River Valley Community Directory Now Available

The 2022 Mad River Valley Community Directory is hot off the press and arriving in area mailboxes.

This year's cover image was taken by Jeff Knight, Valley resident and employee of The Valley Reporter. Jeff captured image driving home on the Common Road in Waitsfield. The glow of the setting sun and texture of the clouds over the Green Mountains combine to make a breathtaking photo.

To view the 2022 Mad River Valley Telephone Directory online, click here.

For more information on the directory or to request additional copies, please contact Lorraine Keener at 802-496-8379 or via e-mail at
FRS Community Grant

Roger Nishi (left) and Eric Haskin (right) present a check to the 2021 FRS Community Grant recipient Eric Friedman of the Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Funding that Supports Important Projects in our Community

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) is currently accepting applications for their Community Grant Program. FRS is a nonprofit organization that works in cooperation with NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association to sustain and enhance the quality of life in America by advancing an understanding of rural issues. As a member of NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association, rural communities within Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom's service area can apply for the Community Grant Program offered by FRS. This grant program looks for current projects that will improve quality of life and create sustainable rural communities for its residents. The FRS Community Grant Program is a great way for projects in rural communities to receive potential financial assistance. If accepted, the grants awarded range from $250 to $5,000.

Interested? Check out the application guide and submit your application to Lorraine Keener at

The deadline to submit your application proposal to WCVT is August 15, 2022.
Community Events
Addison County Fair And Field Days | August 9 - 13 | New Haven

Don't miss Vermont's largest agricultural fair in New Haven. Children's barnyard, cattle judging, tractor pulls, rides, crafts, exhibits, live entertainment, pony and ox pulling, midway, parade, youth activities, and Vermont products dinner.

For more information, visit or visit them on Facebook at

Local Farmers Markets

Enjoy local farm products, lives music, prepared food and artisan wares from Vermont based producers at these amazing Farmers Markets in our communities.

Fridays | 3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Volunteers Green in Richmond | Website

Saturdays | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Mad River Green in Waitsfield | Website

Hinesburg Concerts In The Park – Summer 2022 | Wednesdays | Hinesburg

Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom is proud to once again sponsor the Hinesburg Concerts in the Park. Each summer, the Hinesburg Recreation Department presents the Summer Concerts in the Park music series. Concerts are held Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. through mid-August.

August 3 - Shellhouse
August 10 - Hinesburg Community Band

For more information, visit

Farm Night at Earthkeep Farmcommon | Thursdays | Charlotte

Looking for something fun to do on Thursday nights? Check out Farm Night at Earthkeep Farmcommon (formerly known as Nordic Farm) in Charlotte. Every Thursday through October 13, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Featuring food trucks and local vendors.

For more information, visit
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