Springfield Chamber Adds New Member

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The Springfield Rotary Club welcomes Richard Spanjian, from the Inn at Weathersfield, as a new member! Richard was welcomed into the Rotary Club by member Nancy Lanoue and Club President Christian Craig.

MT. ASCUTNEY HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER HOSTS VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION TEA AND RECEIVES $50,000 IN AUXILIARY FUNDS FOR CAPITAL CAMPAIGN

May 6, 2014 6:09 pm0 comments

WINDSOR, VT – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) recently hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Tea to recognize the efforts of the Hospital Auxiliary and members of Volunteers in Action (ViA) for their contributions toward improving the lives of others through service. In addition, the Auxiliary, whose members actively promote and raise funds for the Hospital in the community, presented the Hospital with a $50,000 donation toward its capital campaign. (more…)

Job Descriptions: A Job Worth Doing Right Workshop To Be Held in Springfield on May 22nd

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Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) and the Springfield Regional Development Center (SRDC) are offering a three-hour workshop on utilizing a correctly written job description as the foundation of nearly every HR function. The course will be offered on Thursday, May 22nd from 1:00 pm. to 4:00 p.m. at the Howard Dean Education Center at 307 South Street in Springfield Vermont. (more…)

The Hale Street Gang: Portraits in Writing Opens at The Great Hall on May 20th – “Meet the Artists” on May 24th from 2- 4 pm

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The Hale Street Gang: Portraits in Writing Opens at The Great Hall

on May 20th – “Meet the Artists” on May 24th from 2- 4 pm

Memory and longevity are illuminated in The Hale Street Gang: Portraits in Writing, a multimedia exhibit opening at The Great Hall in Springfield, Vermont on May 20th. The exhibit highlights the work of a dozen 80 and 90 year-olds who have been meeting regularly since 2008 to write down their life stories. Photographer Jack Rowell’s 12 larger-than-life black-and-white portraits are the focal point of the exhibit.

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Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center (AHE) Takes Silver for Worksite Wellness

April 22, 2014 7:52 pm0 comments

Springfield, Vt. — Employees of Southern Vermont AHEC were in Burlington recently being recognized by the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports for the company’s workplace wellness initiatives. One of 91 businesses considered for this award, Southern Vermont AHEC touted its individual fitness goals and other onsite efforts to promote physical fitness and a healthy work-life balance. (more…)

DOCUMENTARY “TIPPING POINT” AT FIRST UNIVERSALIST PARISH

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CHESTER – First Universalist Parish is offering a free screening of, Tipping Point: The End of Oil, Wednesday, April 23 at 7 p.m. Deep in the wilderness of Canada’s northern forests, the biggest energy project on the planet is producing as much controversy as oil. Half a trillion dollars in planned investment in a Saudi-sized deposit of oil, right on America’s doorstep. Scientists are warning of cancer-causing toxins entering rivers, record volumes of greenhouse gases pouring into the atmosphere, and a pristine Boreal ecosystem now dotted with poisonous wastewater lakes. The tar sands are already the biggest source of imported oil for the US, and production is set to triple by 2020. Learn how a tiny Native community living down the river from Canada’s tar sands reached out to the world for help, and was heard. Following the documentary showing a discussion will include information on the Portland Montreal Pipeline in northern Vermont. The film screening is hosted by the Climate Action Team of the First Universalist Parish of Chester and Vermont Interfaith Power and Light. A simple supper for $4 will be available for participants at 6 p.m. First Universalist Parish of Chester is located in the Historic Stone Village, 211 North Street, Route 103, Chester, Vermont. For more information, contact Betsy Hardy at 802-434-3397 or email: info@vtipl.org (more…)