‘Elder Blooming’ discussion blossoms at Waldorf

‘Elder Blooming’ discussion blossoms at Waldorf

Most adults will live up to three decades longer than their great great grandparents. These additional years provide, in turn, additional opportunities. Adults need not stagnate, or live under the stigma that recent generations imposed on this increasingly important time. The Creative ‘Third Act’ Project, in collaboration with the Center for Biography and Social Arts,… Read More »

Let us entertain you

Let us entertain you

From left: Simone Edgar Holmes, Catherine Young, Schuyler Edgar Holmes, and teacher Andy Smith entertain the masses at the Charlotte Central School annual Parent Teacher Organization Barbecue on Thursday, Sept. 4 in Charlotte. Photo by Chea Waters Evans

Fall Grow It! Workshop planned for Sept. 23

The Vermont Community Garden Network (VCGN) presents the 2014 Fall Grow It! Workshops for community and school garden leaders in partnership with Charlie Nardozzi. The Grow It! Workshops provide garden leaders with timely training and networking opportunities at seven regional locations around the state. The Burlington workshop is presented in partnership with Burlington Area Community Gardens, Burlington… Read More »

New study gives hot and wet forecast for Lake Champlain Basin

A new study by a team of University of Vermont (UVM) and other scientists, “Impacts of Projected Climate Change over the Lake Champlain Basin in Vermont,” paints a picture of Vermont’s future that could affect the way policy makers, businesses, and individuals make decisions in the years to come. The study shows an increase in… Read More »

Sheldon Museum collaboration yields trapping boat study

Sheldon Museum collaboration yields trapping boat study

This fall, the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History will be partnering with the Patricia Hannaford Career Center in an innovative research partnership.  Douglas Brooks will lead students from the career center in researching the traditions of historic Vermont trapping boats. Brooks is a noted boat builder, author, and researcher.  He will introduce students to… Read More »

VSAC offers ‘Paying for College’ workshops at local high schools Students; families learn more about available financial resources

Vermont Student Assistance Corp. (VSAC) will offer free workshops at local high schools to help families plan how to pay for college and training after high school. The presentations, which normally run 90 minutes to 2 hours, provide students and their parents with information on financial aid and other resources available to pay for college.… Read More »

Stephen Kiernan tackles end-of-life care in Vermont Oct. 15

Stephen Kiernan tackles end-of-life care in Vermont Oct. 15

Charlotte resident Stephen Kiernan will discuss “Now More Than Ever: The Imperative to Provide Hospice to More Vermonters” to generate discussion on the topic at a free community event on Oct. 15 from 7-8:30pm at the Hampton Inn in Colchester. As one of the states that has the lowest rates of hospice utilization in the… Read More »

CSSU Child Find

The Chittenden South Supervisory Union is interested in locating preschool age children (birth to 5 years) who live in the towns of Charlotte, Hinesburg, Shelburne, St. George, and Williston, who show a developmental delay in the areas of speech/language, social adjustment, adaptive behavior, self-care, gross/fine motor coordination, and cognitive development. If you know of such… Read More »

UVM sponsors environmental conference for youth

Students in grades 7-12 interested in learning about, and taking a stand on, environmental issues are invited to attend the Youth Environmental Summit, Nov. 6 at the Barre Civic Center in Barre. University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H sponsors the annual conference, known as YES!, which is designed to inspire, connect, and educate kids about… Read More »

Grant writing workshop benefits Howard Center

Majoya Writing will be presenting grant writing workshops at The Best Western of Waterbury on Sept. 17, 18, and 19 from 9am-3pm, with lunch included each day. The charge is $150 per participant per day, and $10 of each participant fee benefits the Howard Center programs. Attendees can opt for the entire three-day workshop or… Read More »

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