Film screening raises money for Patriot Project

The documentary film, “Love Bomb,” a story of healing through love and service, will premiere Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 7pm at Merrill Roxy Cinema in Burlington. The screening is a fundraiser for the Patriot Project, a grass roots movement that helps veterans with service related disabilities understand their coverage options for chiropractic treatment through the… Read More »

Locals receive Building Block Awards

United Way of Chittenden County will honor 49 extraordinary community volunteers with this year’s Building Block Awards. Together, these volunteers represent 195 years of service and contribute more than 7,340 hours each year as volunteers in our community. United Way’s Building Block Award recognizes the collective power of volunteers in building a strong community in… Read More »

SCHIP celebrates 10th Anniversary

The schedule of monthly celebrations for SCHIP is as follows by: July: Charlotte month—all Charlotte residents get 10 percent off in store August: Raffle month—proceeds go to Charlotte Food Shelf September: Shelburne month —all Shelburne residents get 10 percent off in store plus Volunteer Party October: Hinesburg month—all Hinesburg residents get 10 percent off in… Read More »

When Val talks, Shelburne listens

Longtime Food Shelf Director Val Martel placed a call to the Shelburne News a week ago with a plea to townspeople for funds to help residents in need this summer. “I just got off the phone with a social worker that is working with three Shelburne families,” Martel explained. “Unfortunately the need is for cash,… Read More »

SCHIP’s treasures granted to local non-profits

SCHIP’s treasures granted to local non-profits

Shelburne Charlotte Hinesburg Interfaith Projects (SCHIP) recently announced its latest awards in the amount of $23,600 in community grants. To date over $490,000 has been distributed to nonprofits organizations serving residents in the towns of Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg since 2004. The funds are generated by the sale of gently used clothing, art, jewelry, home… Read More »

Our House is a very, very, very fine house

Our House is a very, very, very fine house

This article was originally published in the spring issue of Destination VT Nestled in a cozy building on the roundabout in Winooski is Our House Bistro, the “twisted comfort food” joint run by Matt Pearsall and his wife, Maggie Barch. While it is by no means the only fare available, Our House is best known… Read More »

Local seniors receive Blizzard Bags; CVAA combats senior hunger

Over 80 volunteers gathered at the Coca Cola plant on Hercules Drive in Colchester Sunday, Nov. 16 to assemble 920 Blizzard Bags to help seniors make it through the long winter months. Each year Champlain Valley Association on Aging (CVAA) delivers Blizzard Bags to seniors receiving Meals on Wheels. According to Zoe Hardy, CVAA Nutrition Director “Every Meals on Wheels client CVAA… Read More »