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NABCA Donates $5,000 Each to Two Vermont Charities

On Behalf of Vermont DLC NABCA Donates $5,000 Each to Two Area Charities

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For Immediate Release
Friday, July 31, 2020

MONTPELIER, Vt. - On behalf of the Vermont Department of Liquor and Lottery, Division of Liquor Control, the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA), has donated $5,000 each to The Vermont Community Foundation and the “Hug a Farmer” project through the Intervale Center to help in their efforts to aid those who have been adversely affected by the COVID 19 pandemic.

VDLL/DLC has been a member of NABCA since 1938 and the two organizations have collaborated on numerous community efforts in the past.

“The world has experienced unprecedented, negative circumstances due to the loss and hardship caused by the spread of COVID-19,” said Jim Sgueo, NABCA president and CEO. “It is our hope that this contribution will be helpful in easing the burden so many find themselves faced with today.”

“We are grateful to the Vermont Community Foundation and the Hug a Farmer project for providing critical services to our citizens,” said Martin Manahan, Chairman of VDLL. “Each organization plays an important role in our state, and the DLC stands ready to support our community organizations and licensees as they continue to find new and novel ways to help those most in need.”
Visit the VDLL website for more information.

About the Vermont Department of Liquor and Lottery, Division of Liquor Control (DLC):                                         
The mission of the Vermont Department of Liquor and Lottery, Division of Liquor Control is to serve the public by encouraging responsible consumption and preventing the misuse of beverage alcohol and tobacco through the controlled distribution, education and licensing of sellers, as well as the wise use of enforcement. The Department works to provide excellent customer service in conjunction with our Agency Partners to operate efficient, convenient, and profitable liquor stores. All profits from the DLC’s operations are contributed to the State of Vermont’s General Fund with over $300,000,000 being contributed since 2000.
Contact Theresa Barrows, at 802-828-4932 or

About NABCA:
Established in 1938, NABCA is the national association representing the Control State Systems - those jurisdictions that directly control the distribution and sale of beverage alcohol within their borders. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, NABCA’s mission is to support member jurisdictions in their efforts to protect public health and safety and assure responsible and efficient systems for beverage alcohol distribution and sales.
Contact Margaret Barchine, APR, at 703.578.4200 or