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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. …

Volunteer Sought for Visually Impaired Woman in Hartford

Sunday, October 27, 2013

White River Junction — Representatives for the Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually impaired are searching for a volunteer to assist a visually impaired woman in the Hartford area. The job entails picking the woman up, taking her out to do shopping, and returning her home on …

Letter: Great Program at Senior Center

Sunday, October 27, 2013

To the Editor: I believe that the Lebanon Senior Center deserves commendation for the wonderful program the employees and volunteers put together on Oct. 16. It was a tribute to recognize its volunteers, who provide many hours of service to the organization. The theme was horse racing, complete …

Lebanon Rotary Club 34th Annual Auction Raises $21,000

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Lebanon — Rotary Club of Lebanon’s 34th annual auction on Oct. 5 raised more than $21,000 for local nonprofits. Of that, $10,000 will support a new community education program at West Central Behavioral Health in Lebanon, and the …

W. Hartford Church, Hub of Irene Relief, Gets Some TLC

Sunday, August 25, 2013

West Hartford — Coffee pots at the ready, a table filled with salty snacks and homemade muffins, volunteers sporting sweatshirts and work gloves — the scene at West Hartford Congregational Church on Route 14 yesterday recalled the months …

Sharing Meals at the Haven

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

The dining room was busy, the tables were filled and the atmosphere was familial. The conversation flowed and the menu was eclectic: sesame noodles, chicken salad, potato salad and three-bean salad. But this isn’t a conventional restaurant, and …

N.H. to Gather 87 Stream Samples

Monday, July 15, 2013

Concord — More than 50 volunteers will be simultaneously collecting water samples from 87 New Hampshire rivers and streams next week as part of a research project that organizers believe is the first of its kind in the …

Some Rivermere Residents Go Home

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Lebanon — When Twin Pines Housing Trust officials told their Rivermere tenants they could come home yesterday, one mother cried. Her kids thought they had done something wrong. But she was just happy to be coming home. Hers …

Volunteers Clean Up Rivermere

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Lebanon — As the sun beat down yesterday, Upper Valley Strong volunteers hauled mud-soaked couches and electronics, baby dolls and stuffed animals from unit seven at the Rivermere affordable housing complex. The two-story apartment was home to Melodie …

Letter: Outstanding Effort in Hartland

Saturday, June 15, 2013

To the Editor: I wish to extend a huge thank-you to the residents of Hartland for an outstanding Green Up Day effort this year. Although we fell six volunteers short of last year’s record (149 volunteers), our enthusiasm was anything but lacking! Once again, Hartland Community Connections set …

Letter: Preserving W. Hartford Church

Saturday, June 15, 2013

To the Editor: A meeting to review the preservation costs and gather community ideas and support for a long-range preservation plan for the historic West Hartford Congregational Church will be held on Tuesday a t 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the church, which is in …