‘Painting for a Cure’ exhibit supports cancer center

‘Painting for a Cure’ exhibit supports cancer center

Charlotte artist/architect Ted Montgomery presents a collection of his latest works for display and sale at Shelburne Vineyard starting Jan. 4 and running through March. Titled “Painting for a Cure,” the exhibit will support the University of Vermont Cancer Center research team headed by Dr. David Krag, of Shelburne. A reception will be held Jan.… Read More »

Shelburne Players, Lost Nation hold auditions for spring shows

Two community theater companies are getting ready to hold auditions for their spring productions. The Shelburne Players will have auditions for “The Dixie Swim Club” on Jan. 12 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and Jan. 13 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. In this Jones-Hope-Wooten play, five middle-aged Southern women whose friendship began on their college… Read More »

Handbell ensemble to ring in New Year with three Chittenden County concerts

Handbell ensemble to ring in New Year with three Chittenden County concerts

Now in its 15th year, the Northern Bronze Handbell Ensemble plans three early-January concerts titled “Songs of Good Cheer” at churches in Chittenden County. A professional community handbell group, the ensemble rehearses and stores its equipment at Trinity Episcopal Church in Shelburne. For the performances, they are collaborating with the Bells of St. James from… Read More »

Legislators honored as ‘Climate Champions’

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility honored two dozen Vermont House members recently – including Rep. Michael Yantachka, D-Hinesburg – as “Climate Champions” for their efforts to grow the economy and create green jobs by putting a price on carbon pollution. “Vermont spends nearly $2 billion each year on fossil fuels and most of that money… Read More »

In support of expanding the bottle deposit bill — Jeff Phillips

Since the 1970’s, the Bottle Bill has supported Vermont’s best litter prevention and waste reduction program – the bottle redemption system.  Taking reusable items, recycling them and then repurposing the recycled material into the same or different products allows for the reduced use of non-renewable virgin natural resources. In 2018, we may be seeing pressure… Read More »

Charlotte resident Whit Smith receives Howard Center Award

Charlotte resident Whit Smith of the law firm Mickenberg, Dunn, Lachs & Smith, PLC, was recently honored by the Howard Center with its 2017 Help is Here award. The honor goes to an individual whose contributions personify Howard Center’s mission and demonstrate a passion for those served by the organization. Smith was selected because of… Read More »

Thanks to volunteers for Wreaths Across America — Col. A. M. Faxon Jr.

Thanks to volunteers for Wreaths Across America — Col. A. M. Faxon Jr.

The Vermont Veterans’ Home would like to thank their fellow residents of Bennington and the surrounding area for participating in this year’s National Wreaths Across America Day at the Vermont Veterans’ Home. Each December, the event mission of “Remember, Honor and Teach” is continued through a day of wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery in… Read More »

Vermont Teddy Bear supports Olympians with bear sales, pjs

Vermont Teddy Bear supports Olympians with bear sales, pjs

Spirit, in his second year as the official Team USA Bear, will give Team USA Hoodie-Footies from PajamaGram to each American athlete — roughly 245 — so they can stay warm and rested when not skiing, sliding, snowboarding, and skating to the medal stand at the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang in 2018.… Read More »

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