Cornerstone Creative Community (3CVT):

a Zone of the Vermont Creative Network (VCN)

3CVT (Cornerstone Creative Community) is a Zone of the Vermont Creative Network. If you’re located within the 3CVT Zone and consider yourself to be part of the Creative Sector, you’re a member of 3CVT! The Zone is led by the 3CVT Steering Committee of working volunteers convened by Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission, the Green Mountain Economic Development Corporation, and the Vermont Council on the Arts. The goal of this committee is to broaden and build the future partnerships that will be needed within the creative economy at all levels.

The 3CVT coverage area is a 40-town region that aligns with the ECVEDD region. Town include Andover, Baltimore, Barnard, Bethel, Bradford, Braintree, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Cavendish, Chelsea, Chester, Corinth, Fairlee, Granville, Hancock, Hartford, Hartland, Ludlow, Newbury, Norwich, Pittsfield, Plymouth, Pomfret, Reading, Randolph, Rochester, Royalton, Sharon, Springfield, Stockbridge, Strafford, Thetford, Topsham, Tunbridge, Vershire, Weathersfield, West Fairlee, West Windsor, Windsor, and Woodstock.

Current efforts and information:

To see upcoming events with 3CVT, visit and like our Facebook page at

For more information please contact the 3CVT Zone Agent Kimberly Gilbert at [email protected]

Join the conversation!!!

  • 3CVT has our own community discussion email list! Use this list to engage, discuss, and interact with one another directly about our creative economy and issues that are important to the 3CVT Zone. Come share information about your upcoming virtual events or engage with fellow creatives about how you’re adapting to the current pandemic.

3CVT Working Mission Statement:

To boost the economic prosperity and interdisciplinary connections for the creative sector in the east central Vermont region.

Steering Committee Members 2021:

  • 3CVT Steering Committee members:
    • Seth Butler, Vermont Photojournalist & Documentary Photographer
    • Sarah Danly, Network Manager, Farm to Plate
    • Emerson Gale, Musician, Seven Stars Arts
    • Kimberly Gilbert, Regional Planner at Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (Zone agent), [email protected]
    • Emily Hoffman, Graphic Artist
    • Erika Hoffman-Kiess, Executive Director, GMEDC (Green Mountain Economic Development Corp.)
    • Carol Lighthall, Executive Director, Okemo Valley Chamber of Commerce
    • Chris Maggiolo, Campus Manager, Black River Innovation Campus
    • Chris Wood, Director, BALE (Building a Local Economy)



3CVT Creative Spotlight:

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Mashup Event Agendas:


VCN 3CVT Steering Committee Meeting Minutes:













Contact: 3CVT Zone Agent Kimberly Gilbert – [email protected]