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Volunteers

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.” □ ACTS Honduras in the …

List: Ongoing Support Groups

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Send information about support groups by email to esauchelli@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. …

Dinner Will Support Family’s Travel to Disease Conference

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Hartford — A spaghetti dinner fundraiser to help an ailing young girl and her family attend a conference about her condition in Bloomingdale, Ill., is set for Friday, from 5-7 p.m., at Valley Bible Church, 851 Fairview Terrace. Emma Wallace, of W hite River Junction, has Aicardi syndrome, …

‘Freedom Summer’

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Holly Springs, Miss. — Roy DeBerry learned at an early age what could happen to a black boy who violated Mississippi’s Jim Crow-era social code. His teacher at the one-room church school outside town had arranged for porters …

Rainforest Action

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Samantha Simmons, Sara Hall and Lauren Hall, left to right, are among a group of Ray School students who have been raising money to protect the Amazon rainforest. Last weekend, the third-graders sold lemonade, baked goods and crafts …

N.H. Participates in Trails Day

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Chesterfield, N.H. (ap) — Volunteers will be spiffing up New Hampshire state parks as part of the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day. More than 2,000 events were planned around the country for Saturday, including several in New Hampshire. At Pisgah State Park in Chesterfield, volunteers were repairing …

New London Rotary Schedules Family Fun Day in North Sutton

Sunday, June 1, 2014

North Sutton — A “fun fest” sponsored by the New London Rotary Club is set for June 28, from 1-6 p.m. at Smiley Grove Park in North Sutton, adjacent to Kezar Lake on Route 114. The event, which will take place rain or shine, will include a 3-mile …

Letter: Become an Advocate for Abused Kids

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Become an Advocate for Abused Kids To the Editor: CASA of New Hampshire is looking for individuals to be the voice of abused children in the Upper Valley. Unfortunately, there is a dire need for more volunteer advocates in this area. We will begin a training in September, …

Letter: Wanting the Best for Cornish Schoolchildren

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Wanting the Best for Cornish Schoolchildren To the Editor: The Cornish School Board is made up of five elected volunteers. They all have jobs and families. In addition to having monthly meetings (sometimes more), they are also on subcommittees that require time and dedication. Before being on the …

Fundraiser Will Support Victims Of Domestic Abuse

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Windsor — A new organization hopes to provide people fleeing domestic abuse access to household items, such as cookware, linens and towels. Pots for People will hold a fundraiser on June 7, from 2-5 p.m., at The Path of Life Garden. The event will include food, music, door …

Jim Kenyon: Infantile Restrictions

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Oh, baby. I wouldn’t want to be in Cornish Elementary School Principal Sylvia Sivret’s shoes. Judging by the School Board’s discussion at its Monday night meeting, her job is about to get a lot more knotty. The board appears close to adopting a new policy regarding school volunteers …

Jim Kenyon: No Babies Allowed

Sunday, May 18, 2014

For seven years, Kate Barber has volunteered her time to help students at Cornish Elementary School put together a yearbook. Barber, who has three children enrolled at the school, shoots photographs, designs pages and conducts fundraisers to keep down the cost of the book to Cornish families. On …