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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. …

Volunteers Learn to Grow Green

Sunday, July 27, 2014

East Barnard — Wearing long, green waterproof aprons, the farmer and volunteer stand side by side at a table, plucking stray feathers from freshly killed ducks at Kiss the Cow Farm. After rinsing the birds, they slide them …

Lyme Utility Club Celebrates 100th Anniversary With Lunch

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Lyme — The Lyme Utility Club recently celebrated its 100th anniversary with a luncheon and will also mark the event by making a quilt to be raffled off this fall. The club meets monthly between September and May, …

Volunteers Sought for Connecticut River Water Sample Effort

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Pomfret — Volunteers are needed to help with a one-day water quality monitoring program in the Twin States’ portion of the Connecticut River watershed. The “sample-palooza” will include nutrient monitoring at about 60 locations in the Connecticut River watershed on the same day. A dry, low-waterflow day is …

Grant Will Pay UVAC Camp Fees

Sunday, July 13, 2014

White River Junction — The Upper Valley Aquatic Center’s Summer Splash Camp recently received a grant of $3,000 to provide scholarships for 10 children to attend its full-day camp. The camp, which offers daylong and half-day options, is for children ages 6-10. It includes arts and crafts, water …

Thousands Raise Millions at Prouty

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Lebanon — Seven years ago, four “good buddies” cycled 100 miles for the Prouty as part of an unofficial Cardigan Mountain School team. Since then, the group has grown to about 100 students, faculty and friends — and …

July 4 Party in Lebanon

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Lebanon — A July 4 celebration will feature a yard sale, pie buffet, road races, field games and dancing. The yard sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in front of the Upper Valley Senior Center, 10 Campbell St. It will benefit Spark Community Center, …

Volunteer Readers, Drivers for Blind Needed

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Windsor — The Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired is seeking volunteer readers and drivers to help blind Vermonters with day-to-day activities. Clients of VABVI often cannot see well enough to read printed materials, even with the use of magnification, the nonprofit said in a recent …

Special Needs Center Seeks Volunteers

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Lebanon — The Special Needs Support Center in Lebanon is looking for volunteers, including board members. The nonprofit’s mission is “to help children and adults with special needs, and their families, meet their unique challenges through advocacy and program support.” Longtime members Robin Cushman Phillips, Rita Murdoch and …

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 …