Supporting local veteran-owned businesses not only contributes to the growth of the community but also pays tribute to the men and women who have served our country. Chittenden County, located in the beautiful state of Vermont, is home to a number of exceptional veteran-owned enterprises. In this blog post, we will highlight six remarkable businesses in Chittenden County, with a special focus on Premier Power Washing - the only veteran-owned power washing company in the state.
As the sole veteran-owned power washing company in Vermont our company was founded and operated by a U.S. military veteran and current Air National Guardsman, Dan R. Enright. Our business brings professionalism, integrity, and a commitment to excellence to the power washing industry. Offering an array of services catered to residential and commercial properties, Premier Power Washing utilizes state-of-the-art equipment and environmentally friendly cleaning solutions to ensure outstanding results, all while proudly serving the community as a veteran-owned enterprise.
2. Barred Woods Maple Barred Woods Maple, owned by a U.S. Navy veteran, was founded as a collaborative partnership among four friends who share a passion for Vermont, making maple syrup, and preserving our forests. They are very passionate about producing the best tasting and highest quality maple syrup possible. Our goal is to grow our maple syrup and other maple product offerings while being good stewards of the land and having a positive impact on the local economy.
3. D.J's Keys
D.J’s Keys was established in 1978. Wholly owned and operated by Dennis Barr, a Vietnam Veteran. Dennis has been installing and servicing locks for over 30 years. Dennis is a licensed electronic locksmith with a Type S Electricians License (Electronic Locksmith and Access Control), and a member of the Green Mountain Locksmith Association (GMLA), his profile can be found here.
In 1777, Vermonters declared themselves independent and became the Vermont Republic. And as the country’s 1st Republic, they honor their fierce independence as we stay mindful of the past and keep an eye on the future. 1st Republic Brewing Co. are a Veteran owned and operated brewery and are proud to have been voted VT Veteran Owned Small Business of the Year in 2018.
5. B&R Electric
B&R Electric is a third generation family business celebrating 50 years of exceptional service in Shelburne, Vermont and neighboring regions. Founded in 1972, B&R Electric is a veteran-owned business that provides lightning protection systems and electrical contracting services to clients throughout Chittenden County, Vermont. B&R Electric will protect your business or home with a state-of-the-art, aesthetically pleasing lightning protection system.
Dr. DiMeola started her medical career in the United States Navy in 2008. While with the Navy, she worked as a senior flight surgeon and occupational medicine director for a large military training facility. Prior to joining GLOWAESTHETICS Medical Spa, Dr. DiMeola worked as a Medical Director in Dallas, Texas before moving to Vermont.
As Medical Director and on-site physician, Dr. DiMeola combines her thorough knowledge of facial anatomy, advanced clinical training in cosmetic injections and warm nature to achieve beautiful non-surgical results for her clients in a safe, comfortable setting.
Vermont, is home to diverse and remarkable veteran-owned businesses that are making significant contributions to their respective industries. From Premier Power Washing's exceptional expertise in cleaning properties to Armbrust International Ltd.'s unmatched security consulting services, these enterprises exemplify the dedication, discipline, and unparalleled work ethic ingrained in military veterans. By supporting these businesses, we not only receive top-notch products and services but also honor the sacrifices made by these individuals in defense of our nation.