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Volunteers

Teddy Willey operates the lift at Storrs Hill Ski Area. Courtesy photograph

Volunteer Jobs Listing

Friday, September 11, 2015

Please help us keep this list up to date. Send requests for volunteers by email to Volunteers@vnews.com, or by mail to Volunteer Jobs, c/o Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. 05001. For more information about this list, call 603-727-3221. The complete Volunteer Jobs list can be found on the Valley News website: www.vnews.com. Click on “Life & …

List: Ongoing Support Groups

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Please help us keep this list up to date. Send information about support groups by email to Volunteers@vnews.com, or by mail to Support Groups, c/o Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. 05001. For more information, call 603-727-3221. The complete list of support groups can be found on the Valley News …

List: Upper Valley Food Shelves

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Please help us keep this list up to date. To have information about your organization’s food shelf, soup kitchen or other similar program included in this list, or to update an existing entry, send details by email to Volunteers@vnews.com, or by regular mail to Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. …

White River Rotary Club Honors Award Winners

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Quechee — White River Rotary Club honored several of its members at an awards dinner last month at Murphy’s Farm. The awards honor achievements from the past Rotary year, which runs from July 1 to June 30. Nicolaas Bekker, president of the club for two consecutive terms, received …

Heat, Electric Assistance Is Available

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Tri-County Community Action Program is accepting applications for heating fuel and electric assistance programs. The New Hampshire fuel assistance program provides grants to income-eligible renters and homeowners to help cover the costs of their heating bills. The year-round electric assistance program can provide discounts on monthly electric bills. …

Volunteer Spotlight: New Women’s Club Seeks Members

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Windsor — A fledgling women’s club is looking for new members. Like the international organization it belongs to, the General Federation of Women’s Club of Southern Windsor County focuses on domestic violence awareness and prevention. Recently, the club …

Cheesy Goodness — For a Cause

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Norwich — A frigid winter day calls for bumping up the thermostat, but when money’s tight, just keeping the heat on can be a struggle. A buttery, gooey competition Saturday at King Arthur Flour served up classic comfort …

Volunteer Spotlight: Everybody Wins Puts Out Call for Literacy Mentors

Sunday, January 17, 2016

A school-based literacy program is looking for volunteers to spend an hour a week reading to local students. The nonprofit Everybody Wins Vermont has programs throughout the state and one in New Hampshire. Literacy mentors are needed at …

Cover Home Repair Leader to Depart

Sunday, January 10, 2016

White River Junction — The longtime executive director of Cover Home Repair will leave the organization this spring. Rob Schultz will continue as executive director until April 30 to give the board of directors time to conduct a search for his successor, the nonprofit said in a news …

Volunteer Spotlight: Richards Free Library Honors 2 Volunteers

Saturday, December 26, 2015

By Aimee Caruso Valley News Staff Writer Newport — Two Newport residents were honored at Richards Free Library’s annual volunteer tea, held Dec. 10 at the library. Paula Johnson and Barbara Kvetcovsky received the Pamela Gay Award for …

Enfield Police Spread the Wealth

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Enfield — Christmas was still hours away when an unexpected gift brought Christine Strobl to tears. Strobl was at home with her son Thursday afternoon, getting ready for company, when her friend Nancy Gerlack called to ask if …

Donation to Haven Will Support Food Program

Saturday, December 26, 2015

White River Junction — The Upper Valley Haven has received $14,000 to provide nutritious food for children in its after-school program and their families. Offered through the nonprofit’s Backpack Program, the food is for use during the weekends when resources are tight, and free and reduced-price meals are …

‘This Is Where I Learned’: Hanover High School Graduate Returns Home as Head of Clinton Campaign

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Hanover — Sitting in front of the Christmas tree in the living room Friday evening, among the plates of baguettes and brie on offer for the dozens of arriving guests, two women volunteers for Hillary Clinton compared notes …