Rotary breakfast honors local veterans

Rotary breakfast honors local veterans

The Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg Rotary on Nov. 14 honored its members who are veterans, along with local veterans who helped create the Veterans Monument in Shelburne. Rotarian Colleen Haag chronicled the research and outreach that brought the monument project to reality, Rotarian Sam Feitelberg, a leader of the monument project, introduced the veterans and spoke… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Year-end giving This has been a year of incredible growth at the library: we’ve expanded hours, offered more programming than ever, have new online resources, and are continuing to build a broad collection of books, magazines, movies and other materials. The library needs your support to continue these services. Please consider a donation in your… Read More »

Be a Santa to a Senior gift program cheers seniors

The holidays can be a difficult time for seniors who are unable to spend time with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and depression. The local Home Instead Senior Care office serving Chittenden, Lamoille, Franklin, Addison and Grand Isle counties invites the community to take part… Read More »

Red Cross facing national blood and platelet shortage

The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood and platelet donors. Volunteer blood drive hosts are also critically needed to prevent the shortage from worsening this winter, according to the Red Cross. Blood donors of all blood types, especially type O, and platelet donors are urged to make an… Read More »

School budgeting process begins Nov. 27

Community members are invited to get involved with building next year’s school budget by volunteering on an advisory panel to the Champlain Valley School Board or by just attending upcoming public meetings. To assemble the 2019-2020 school budget, the school board will convene a CVSD School Board Budget Advisory Group, which will attend all of… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Thanksgiving The Charlotte Library will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday and remain closed Thursday-Friday, Nov. 22-23, for the Thanksgiving holiday. It opens at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24. Open Enrollment for Vermont Health Connect Through Saturday, Dec. 15. Vermonters can sign up for 2019 health coverage or make changes to an existing plan.… Read More »

Chittenden food shelf aims for 3,500 turkey donations

The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf needs turkeys and dinner fixings for Thanksgiving and they have donors planning to match the first 250 turkeys donated. In an announcement Tuesday, the food shelf said that community members Chip and Mary Hart have pledged to contribute up to 250 turkeys to help the food shelf reach its goal… Read More »

Holiday gifts, treats abound at Saturday’s church bazaar

Holiday gifts, treats abound at Saturday’s church bazaar

The United Church of Hinesburg holds its annual Holiday Bazaar Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This more than 60-year-old tradition that kicks off the holiday season gets better every year with Grandmother’s Attic, a jewelry corner, and an arts and crafts collection. Local cooks will supply the homemade baked tables with selections from baked… Read More »

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