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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. …

Making Sure Stacks Stack Up

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Newport — Few things are more frustrating for library patrons than looking for a book and finding that it isn’t where it’s supposed to be. Luckily for patrons of the Richards Free Library, keen-eyed volunteers regularly “read the …

Helping Pets Find Their Way

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Claremont — When animal control officer Cathy Sullivan says she can never predict what her schedule will be on a given day, she isn’t exaggerating. Sullivan once took a call from a woman worried about a cat that …

Windsor Elks Give Dictionaries To Third-Graders

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Windsor — Windsor Elks Lodge No. 1665 gave 108 dictionaries to third-grade students and their teachers at five local schools last month. Elks members Carol Sylvia and Norman Marshall visited Hartland Elementary School, where they gave the books to teachers Emily Morrison and Michelle Springer and their students. …

Family Place Has New Chief

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Norwich — The Family Place in Norwich has a new executive director. Nancy Bloomfield, who joined the nonprofit in May, was previously a family engagement specialist with Easter Seals Vermont. There, she worked with parents and other family …

Granite United Way Request Process Opens

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Granite United Way has opened its annual request for qualification process, in which nonprofits begin the process of becoming a qualified partner. Becoming a Granite United Way qualified partner enables nonprofits to take part in the organization’s community impact grant application process, join its Day of Caring Volunteer …

South Royalton Woman Is New SafeArt Director

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Chelsea — Bridgett Taylor, of South Royalton, has been appointed the new executive director of SafeArt. Founded in 2000, the Chelsea-based nonprofit uses the expressive arts to address issues of bullying, dating violence, domestic abuse and sexual assault. …

Hanover Rotary Auction Is Friday

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Lyme — Hanover Rotary Club’s gala auction is set for Friday at 6 p.m. at Dowd’s Country Inn. The annual event raises money for Hanover Rotary Charities and for a specific local nonprofit — this year it’s White River Junction-based Second Growth, which provides treatment and support services …

United Valley Interfaith Project Presents Annual Micah Awards

Sunday, November 1, 2015

White River Junction — More than a dozen Upper Valley residents were honored last Sunday at the fourth annual Micah Awards ceremony, sponsored by United Valley Interfaith Project. The event was held at Listen Community Center. “Each Micah Hero has been chosen by their faith community as especially …

Column: Can the Sanders Campaign Spark a Movement?

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign is different. He has refused to establish a super PAC. He shuns personal attacks. And, not incidentally, he proclaims himself a democratic socialist. But there’s one further way in which his campaign fundamentally differs not just from those of the other candidates but also …

Children’s Center Has New Director

Sunday, October 25, 2015

White River Junction — Caroline Christie has been named executive director of Green Mountain Children’s Center. The nonprofit operates early education and after school programs in Hartford, Lebanon and Claremont. A California native, Christie attended the University of …