Cycle 4 CMT raises 45K in debut effort

Cycle 4 CMT raises 45K in debut effort

Most people recognize Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT) by its former name, muscular dystrophy. This slow progressive neurological disorder causes loss of normal function and sensation in the hands, arms legs, and/or feet and affects over 2.8 million people worldwide. Simple activities like hiking, biking, skiing, and even walking are a challenge and may not be… Read More »

Shelburne teen wins prestigious USEF Talent Search Finals

Shelburne teen wins prestigious USEF Talent Search Finals

Shelburne resident Geoffrey Hesslink, above, took the title at the 2014 Platinum Performance/USEF Talent Search Finals East on Sunday, Oct. 5 in Gladstone, N.J. Part of this annual competition’s mission is to “support the ‘stars of tomorrow’” by providing the nation’s top adult riders the chance to demonstrate their skill on a program with a… Read More »

Champlain Valley Hawks host Open House Oct. 22

Looking for an exciting and challenging sport for the winter? The Champlain Valley Hawks Wrestling Program offers wrestling to students from Hinesburg, Charlotte, Shelburne, St. George, and Williston who would like to learn or refine their wrestling skills. Take the opportunity to find out more at the open house on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the… Read More »

Jamie Lee Thurston performs Oct. 24 benefit concert for PCAV

Jamie Lee Thurston performs Oct. 24 benefit concert for PCAV

Jamie Lee Thurston will perform at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland on Friday, Oct. 24 at 8pm. The concert benefits Prevent Child Abuse Vermont (PVAC), a nonprofit that seeks to end child abuse through parental education, support, and public awareness. Thurston, born in Montpelier and raised in Waterbury, has specifically chosen to benefit this organization… Read More »

Mini Maker Faire draws 1,500 to Shelburne Farms

Mini Maker Faire draws 1,500 to Shelburne Farms

Over 1,500 people attended the Champlain Mini Maker Faire Oct. 4 and 5 at Shelburne Farms to visit over 90 Maker displays, workshops, presentations, and performances. Robots for Kids Too were the winners of the first ever ChampBot Challenge and $2,500. They were one of seven teams that created homemade “ChampBots” to navigate a series… Read More »

MILESTONES

Deaths John Bruce Campbell – Shelburne John Bruce Campbell passed away peacefully on Oct. 9, 2014, predeceased by his wife of 70 years, Dorothy Jane. Bruce and DJ were the parents of three daughters, Christine and husband, Douglas Campbell, of Burlington, and their two children, Elizabeth and Mollie; Elsbeth “Beth” and husband, Joe Purvis, of… Read More »

VBM honors Shelburne’s rising business star Colleen Parker

VBM honors Shelburne’s rising business star Colleen Parker

Vermont Business Magazine (VBM) will honor 40 of Vermont’s most accomplished young leaders including Shelburne resident Colleen Parker, at the Rising Stars Ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 6 at the DoubleTree Hotel in South Burlington at 5:30pm. “We are thrilled…to recognize these up-and-coming leaders,” said VBM Publisher John Boutin. “We received over 150 outstanding nominations, the… Read More »

Do the Monster Bash Oct. 24

Do the Monster Bash Oct. 24

The fifth annual Monster Bash, the signature fundraiser for the Mahana Magic Foundation, is on Oct. 24 at Charlotte’s Old Lantern. “This fantastic evening of costumes and dancing has grown to be one of the more popular events of the year,” says Cliff Deetjen, Chair of the foundation. All money raised goes directly to helping… Read More »

Oktoberfest benefits Wounded Warrior Project

This year’s Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Oktoberfest will take place on Oct. 18 at the Dutch Mill from 2-8pm. When Major Shannon B. Blake approached Jamie Bissonnette, owner of the restaurant, “he instantly without hesitation offered to have the event at his property.” Blake, a WWP Alumni and Afghanistan veteran, has organized the event for… Read More »