2012 The International Year of the Cooperative

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2012 The International Year of the Cooperative

The United Nations (UN) has declared 2012 as the International Year of Cooperatives.  It is meant to increase awareness of the cooperative business model, promote the growth of co-ops and the co-op economy, and convince lawmakers to establish co-op friendly policies.

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Reward Volunteers 2.0 Grand Prize Winners To Be Announced at the End of January
CABOT, VT, January 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - During the past four months, altruistic Americans from across the nation have earned rewards for logging their volunteer hours in Reward Volunteers 2.0. Cabot Creamery Cooperative – best known as the makers of the “World’s Best Cheddar” - created the program in...
Jan 15, 2013 10:15 AM ET
Cabot Creamery Cooperative Announces November Reward Volunteers 2.0 Winners
Cabot, VT, December 7, 2012 /3BL Media/ -  Cabot Creamery Cooperative is pleased to announce the top performers in another inspiring round of Reward Volunteers 2.0®, a program created to reward volunteers for the work they do improving lives and communities. From October 27 through...
Dec 7, 2012 5:15 PM ET
Cabot Creamery Cooperative Announces October Reward Volunteers 2.0 Winners
CABOT, Vt., November 7, 2012 /3BL Media/ – The top performers in the second round of Cabot Creamery Cooperative’s Reward Volunteers 2.0® have been announced, and the results are nothing short of inspiring. Their combined efforts, from September 27 through October 27, totaled 3,398 hours of...
Nov 8, 2012 5:30 PM ET
September Winners Announced for Reward Volunteers 2.0
(3BL Media) Cabot, VT - October 3, 2012 - Reward Volunteers 2.0, a free iPhone app and web widget that allows users to log volunteer efforts and earn prizes for themselves, and the organizations they serve, is announcing the September prize winners following the campaign’s launch in late August. Reward Volunteers 2.0 is the second phase of the...
Oct 4, 2012 1:45 PM ET
NCBA Launches “The Fix” Public Awareness Campaign to Highlight Benefits of Co-ops
(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...
Oct 2, 2012 6:15 PM ET