Val Pallotta

Val Pallotta

Congratulations to today’s winner, Val Pallotta, one of our Outstanding Women of 2023!

Nominated By: Colleen Palmer

“Josh’s House is a safe place for veterans to get a hot meal, counseling, massage, exercise, classes and camaraderie with fellow veterans, all of this at no charge. She won’t stop until there is an end to Veteran suicide.” – Colleen Palmer

Val Pallotta is the founder of the Josh Pallotta Fund and creator of Josh’s House Vermont. Both were created in memory of her son Josh Pallotta, a veteran of the Vermont National Guard who ultimately took his own life. The goal of Josh’s Fund and Josh’s House Vermont is to provide support for veterans, their families and their communities. Josh’s House Vermont is a safe place for veterans to get a hot meal, counseling, exercise, massage, take classes and build camaraderie with fellow veterans. To learn more about Josh’s Fund, how to donate or volunteer, visit

Listen to Val’s interview below…

Gigantic Indoor Flea Market

Sunday, April 16 from 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM at Champlain Valley Exposition. The Gigantic Indoor Flea Market features tag sale items, crafts, antiques, and more, and is a great opportunity for those looking to buy – and sell – bargain merchandise and related goods. Sign up for your table today!