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

Volunteer Jobs Listing

Thursday, January 3, 2013

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 & Times” and then “Volunteers.” □ Abbott Memorial Library in …

List: Ongoing Support Groups

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Send information about support groups by email to dtaylor@vnews.com, or by mail to Support Groups, 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 list of support groups can be found on the Valley News website: www.vnews.com. Click on “Life & …

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. …

Newbury, Vt., Library Installs Digital System

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Newbury, Vt. — With the help of several dedicated volunteers, Tenney Memorial Library recently converted to a digital catalog. It wasn’t a moment too soon. For most of the library’s 118-year history, each book was represented in the card catalog, the library said in a recent news release. …

Caring for All Kinds of Communities

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Randolph Center — From people to farm animals to pets, it seems Dorothy “Dot” Wathley is always looking after someone or something. Wathley, 73, divides her days between Pinello Family Farm and caring for elderly neighbors. She’s not …

Housing Panel Taps Lebanon Man for Board

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Lebanon — Shawn A. Bard, of Lebanon, was recently elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the Upper Valley Housing Coalition. Bard is assistant vice president and bank manager with Ledyard National Bank in Lebanon. He brings to the board experience with sales and …

Bald eagles enjoying resurgence in N.H.

Friday, February 28, 2014

Concord — Geoffrey Niswander has seen the iconic white-and-brown plumage of the American bald eagle on Manchester Street in Concord, at Turkey Pond and while driving on Interstate 93. “I have literally seen adult bald eagles 50 feet …

Serving the Servers in White River Junction

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Chris Chapman, right, of Norwich, helps serve a meal of turkey stew over fresh biscuits to a table of Listen Community Services volunteers including Phil Kern, center, of Lyme, Sally Page, of West Lebanon, and Graham Brawley, 9, …

Women’s Club Contest to Honor Teens’ Acts of Kindness

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Windsor — A local women’s club says it’s time to honor teenagers who do “simple acts of kindness.” The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Southern Windsor County is accepting nominations of students at Green Mountain, Hartford, Springfield, and Windsor high schools. “Every day, hundreds of teens go …

High Horses Receives $25,000 Grant

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Wilder — High Horses Therapeutic Riding Program at Brookside Farm has received a grant of $25,000 for operational support from the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation. The money supports High Horses’ overall mission to improve the well-being of people with special needs through a “therapeutic equine experience,” the …

Hill at the Heart Of the City: Volunteers Run ‘Unique’ Lebanon Ski Area

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Lebanon — Nestled into the heart of downtown Lebanon, the Storrs Hill Ski Area has for decades been the winter training ground for children learning how to ski. All grown up with two children of his own, Cory …

Hanover Rotary Bell Ringing Raises $7,000 for Listen

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Hanover — Listen Community Services recently received a donation of $7000 from the Hanover Rotary Club. The money was collected in the Rotary Club’s December Santa Claus Bell Ringing on Hanover’s Main Street. It will support LISTEN’s charitable activities in the Upper Valley. Since it began in 2005, …

Volunteer Spotlight: West Lebanon Woman Leads Prison Meditation Group

Sunday, February 16, 2014

West Lebanon — At the forefront of many volunteers’ minds is the idea that the people they serve are worthy of their time and attention. Landon Hall, of West Lebanon, shares that sentiment. In her case, however, the …