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Teddy Willey operates the lift at Storrs Hill Ski Area. Courtesy photograph

Volunteer Jobs Listing

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Please help us keep this list up to date. 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 & …

List: Ongoing Support Groups

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Please help us keep this list up to date. Send information about support groups by email to Volunteers@vnews.com, or by mail to Support Groups, c/o Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. 05001. For more information, call 603-727-3221. The complete list of support groups can be found on the Valley News …

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. …

Fundraiser for Orford Family Set for March 21

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Fairlee — A fundraiser will be held next weekend for an Orford family whose infant son was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Mary and Richard “Pepe” Murray’s 6-month old son, Gavin, has been diagnosed with atypical …

Volunteer Spotlight: Five-Colleges Book Sale Needs Volunteers

Sunday, March 8, 2015

By Aimee Caruso Valley News Staff Writer Lebanon — If you like books and have a few hours to spare, organizers of the annual Five-Colleges Book Sale would love some help. “We’re desperate for volunteers,” said Marcia Frederick, one of the sale’s three chairwomen. “We really need a …

Hartland’s Newest Eagle Scout

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Riley R. Strawbridge, of Hartland, watches his mother, Jean Strawbridge, attach his Eagle medal to his uniform. The 17-year-old Hartford High School senior attained the rank on Oct. 15, and an Eagle Court of Honor was held for …

Volunteer Spotlight: Bumble Bee the Labradoodle Helps Kids Learn to Read

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Sunapee — Bumble Bee sits quietly on an orange mat as Amelia Salvitti, of Sunapee, reads aloud from the Dr. Seuss book Fox in Socks . Children have been reading Dr. Seuss books for generations. What makes this …

Claremont 5K Walk Supports Education To Stop Violence

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Claremont — The ninth annual “Steppin’ Up to End Violence” 5K walk and fun run is set for April 25 at Claremont Middle School. Event-day registration opens at 8:30 a.m., followed by a rally at 9:45 a.m. and the walk and fun run at 10 a.m. Individuals and …

Call for Volunteers

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Hartford — The Hartford Historical Society doesn’t just need volunteers to help restore the monument. There are other ways to become involved. Those with experience writing grants are needed to apply for funding for future projects. People with carpentry skills are needed to make improvements to the space. …

3 From Upper Valley Join Charitable Foundation Boards

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Three local residents have been named to the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s regional advisory boards. James R. Clements, of Grantham, is the CEO of Spaulding Youth Center, an therapeutic treatment center for children with neurological, emotional and behavior challenges in Northfield, N.H. He will serve on the Lakes …

Granite United Way Names New Chief Operating Officer

Sunday, February 8, 2015

West Lebanon — Bill Sherry, of Windham, N.H., has been named chief operating officer of Granite United Way. Sherry will oversee the operations throughout Granite United Way’s “statewide footprint,” which includes more than 80 percent of New Hampshire …

Winter Gala to Benefit Spark, Hawks

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Lebanon — The Spark Community Center and the Upper Valley Hawks Special Olympics have set their winter fundraising gala Feb. 27, at 6 p.m., at the Elks Club on Heater Road in Lebanon. The event will feature an evening of dinner, dancing, live music from The Loose Cannons …

Rotary Club Names Contest Winner, New Members

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Lebanon — Zhengqi “Jack” Zhang, a ninth-grader at Kimball Union Academy, recently won the first round of a regional speech contest. Zhengqi, who won the Rotary Club of Lebanon’s speech contest , was awarded $100 at the club’s …