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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. …

Prouty Needs Hundreds to Help

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Hanover — How many volunteers does it take to make The Prouty — the annual multi-modal fundraising event for the Norris Cotton Cancer Center — come off without a hitch? According to volunteer recruiter Susan Whelihan, the magic …

Like Visiting Old Friends: Thetford Meals On Wheels Volunteers Honored

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Thetford Center — Sitting in the Thetford Community Center building Saturday afternoon, Dorothy Tofel was tapped on the shoulder by a woman wearing a purple sweater, moving toward Tofel with the help of a walker. The woman, Lillian …

Letter: Students Ready to Help

Monday, November 4, 2013

To the Editor: November is upon us, and the holidays are near. As community events become more numerous in the months ahead, Youth-In-Action Lebanon can provide high school volunteers to help with holiday events. Volunteers also help with other community events throughout the year. Youth-in-Action Lebanon is a …

‘Local Heroes’ Set to Be Honored Today at Listen

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Hartford — The second annual Local Heroes, Local Foods Micah Awards Ceremony will be held today, from 2-4 p.m., at Listen Community Center in White River Junction. For the awards, local congregations are invited to select someone who follows the prophet Micah’s exhortation to “act justly, love kindness, …

Plainfield Art Museum Adds Three Trustees

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Plainfield — The Aidron Duckworth Art Preservation Trust of 1997 in Meriden recently expanded its governing board, adding three trustees. Julie Haskell-Webb, of Meriden, is an art teacher and the director of Taylor Gallery at Kimball Union Academy. Diane Liggett is a Cornish artist and vice president of …

Letter: DHMC Seeks Volunteers

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

To the Editor: The DHMC Volunteer Program is celebrating its 80th year of service to the hospital. Our goal is to continue to grow our programs to meet the expanding needs of Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Volunteers who work with us find it rewarding to help make the visitors’ and patients’ …

Hanover Rotary’s Nov. 2 Gala to Help Second Wind Home

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Hanover — An auction next month in Hanover will support a local transitional residence for women recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. The “auction gala,” sponsored by the Rotary Club of Hanover, is set for Nov. 2, at 5 p.m., in the Hanover Inn. The event will include …

Good Beginnings of Sullivan County Appoints New Clinical Supervisor

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Claremont — Melony Williams, a licensed clinical mental health counselor, has been named clinical supervisor of Good Beginnings of Sullivan County’s home visiting program. Williams has been with the agency for eight years as a parent educator and mental health counselor. In her new role, she will direct …

New Hampshire Liquor Outlets Begin In-Store Food Collection

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Concord — The New Hampshire Liquor Commission has started a food collection for the New Hampshire Food Bank through the holiday season. Donations of nonperishable food — including canned soups, vegetables, fruit and proteins such as tuna and chicken; all types of boxed pasta; pasta sauce; packaged macaroni …

Vt. Foodbank Warns of Donation Decline

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Barre, Vt. — With federal funding cuts coming Nov. 1 and food donations down 18 percent, the Vermont Foodbank is warning that Vermonters in need of nutrition assistance are facing a difficult time. John Sayles, CEO of the Vermont Foodbank, said in a post on the organization’s website …