The ‘I Am
Vermont Strong’ commemorative license plate has been selling briskly since it was
introduced in January in response to Tropical Storm Irene. Thursday marked a milestone: the sale of the 25,000th plate.
Peter Shumlin has signed legislation allowing Vermonters to use "I am Vermont Strong"
plates on the front of their cars and trucks. Organizers are hoping sales of the plates will raise more than $1
million for the people who suffered damages from Tropical Storm
VPR’s Bob Kinzel talks with Eric Mallette, co-founder of the "I Am Vermont Strong" campaign that has sold more than 7,000 t-shirts to benefit the Vermont Food Bank. Their graphic is also being used for the new "Vermont Strong" license plates.