Lindsey Stoddard: Channeling her inner eighth-grader

Lindsey Stoddard: Channeling her inner eighth-grader

PHYL NEWBECK Growing up in Shelburne, Lindsey Stoddard was always a lover of stories. “Even before I could read,” she said, “I remember listening to stories while sitting on my parents’ laps.” When Stoddard got older, she spent a lot of time in the Shelburne Library and recalls being excited to learn that “real people”… Read More »

Hank White helps feed those in need

Hank White helps feed those in need

PHYL NEWBECK When Hank White retired from his career as a mechanical engineer at General Dynamics in 2004, he wanted to spend more time volunteering in his community. The long-time Hinesburg resident knew Doug Gunnerson, who was running the Hinesburg Food Shelf, so he didn’t have to look far for his good cause. About 10… Read More »

Katherine Carleton: Embracing many forms of art

Katherine Carleton: Embracing many forms of art

PHYL NEWBECK Katherine Carleton considers herself lucky. When she was growing up in Shelburne, her parents encouraged her interest in art but didn’t pressure her. “A lot of artists say they didn’t feel supported growing up,” she said, “but I didn’t have that.” At age 12, Carleton began taking classes in figure and still-life drawing.… Read More »

Bill Ryerson: Changing the world, one love story at a time

Bill Ryerson: Changing the world, one love story at a time

PHYL NEWBECK A student of ecology and evolutionary biology, Bill Ryerson is a long-time proponent of sustainable population. He started his career with the Population Institute and followed that with a stint at Planned Parenthood. In 1998, he founded Population Media Center (PMC) which addresses gender and reproductive issues through entertainment. Originally based in Shelburne,… Read More »

Kim Nolan: Bringing mindfulness to the forefront

Kim Nolan: Bringing mindfulness to the forefront

PHYL NEWBECK Three years ago, Shelburne’s Kim Nolan was hired to run the Human Resources Department at City Market. With a PhD in Leadership and Change from Antioch University, Nolan knew she wanted to make some alterations but the most important one was her own title. In conjunction with the store’s restructuring process, her role… Read More »