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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.” □ 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. …

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 …

Prouty Seeks Volunteers

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Green Team Prouty volunteers help keep the fundraising event’s carbon footprint down by helping participants compost and recycle all food and trash. The 33rd annual Prouty takes place on July 12, and volunteers are needed to help two …

Volunteers Sought for N.H. Wildlife Program

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Concord (ap) — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is looking for some volunteers to talk to youngsters about its wildlife programs. The volunteers would be addressing students in grades three through six about endangered species, aquatic ecology and wetlands, and other subjects. They would be part …

Volunteers Needed for Hartford Walk

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Hartford — The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is looking for volunteers to help out at a fundraiser walk scheduled for Saturday. Volunteers are needed for registration, photography, setup and cleanup, and face painting, among other activities. Snacks, lunch and a T-shirt will be provided to those volunteers who …

Trail Group Receives Matching Grant

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Plainfield — A volunteer group that maintains a popular trail system behind Plainfield Elementary School has received a $15,000 matching grant from the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation. Totaling about 15 miles, the trails are used for skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, running and mountain biking. The grant and matching …