Local & Regional Briefs: White River Junction Rotary Donates School Supplies
September 24, 2017 - School Supplies
White River Junction Rotary Donates School Supplies
White River Junction — Members of a White River Junction Rotary Club donated 85 backpacks, and propagandize supplies, to a Vermont Department of Children and Family Services for children in encourage care.
A series of Rotarians took advantage of “back to propagandize sales” in sequence to performed a indispensable equipment during a discount, a classification pronounced in a news release. The equipment were delivered to Deanna Rounds, family services apparatus coordinator for a Department of Children and Family Services, shortly before a start of a propagandize year. Rounds was a new orator during a White River Rotary Club.
This is a second year that a White River Rotary has participated in a trek drive, that also enclosed area churches and other village organizations. Member P.J. Skehan led a drive.
Wildlife Habitat Workshop Set for Orford
Orford — Landowners are invited to learn about handling wildlife habitats on their properties on Friday, during 2 p.m., during a Pondside Lodge during Indian Pond in Orford.
The seminar is being presented by a Grafton County Conservation District, UNH Cooperative Extension, a Natural Resources Conservation Service and a Wildlife Management Institute. The organisation will accommodate during a lodge, 598 Indian Pond Road. The skill was formerly a Boy Scout stay and has given been managed to foster wildlife and biodiversity.
“The seminar will give participants an eventuality to learn what has worked and a hurdles and rewards of handling medium for a preferred species, as good as to ask a experts any questions,” Pam Gilbert of a Grafton County Conservation District pronounced by email.
Participants will revisit grassland and plant habitat, mature timberland and wetland areas to about a wildlife that live there and how charge efforts can be promoted. The eventuality is sleet or shine. To register, call Gilbert during 603-353-4652.
Born to Run 5K Coming to Cornish
Cornish — The eighth annual Born to Run 5K is scheduled for Oct. 7 in Cornish, with participants lifting income for TLC Family Resource Center in Claremont. The apparatus core provides supports for about 200 families in Sullivan County and reduce Grafton County.
Maggie Monroe-Cassel, executive executive for a center, pronounced this year’s competition is additional special given it is TLC’s 25th anniversary. She pronounced a classification hopes to lift about $10,000 from a event.
“It’s a dump in a bucket though it helps,” she pronounced in a write interview. The genuine concentration for a day is bringing families together to have a good time.
“This is a fun eventuality that involves whole family,” Monroe-Cassel said. “That is what we try to paint in terms of a mission: events that all family members can attend in.”
The competition includes a pumpkin lurch in that kids will competition by an barrier march done of pumpkins. Registration opens during 8 a.m. and a categorical competition takes place during 9:30 a.m., withdrawal from Cornish Town Hall, 294 Town House Road, Cornish. There will be pumpkin-themed treats and giveaway massages for participants.
For some-more information or to register, revisit www.tlcfamilyrc.org/born-to-run-5k or call 603-542-1848 prolongation 322.
Woodstock Celebrates Woodwork, Forests
Woodstock (ap) — Vermonters are celebrating woodworking, tillage and forests this weekend during a festival in Woodstock.
The 14th annual Vermont Woodworking Forest Festival continues currently during a Billings Farm Museum and a Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park until 5 p.m.
Organizers call a festival a jubilee of Vermont’s outdoor and crafts heritage. There will be internal artisans and musicians on hand, as good as horse-drawn car rides.
App for Sex Assault Victims Goes National
Concord (ap) — A smartphone app grown in New Hampshire to assistance passionate attack victims has been launched nationwide.
The uSafeNH app includes resources for victims and their supporters as good as interactive facilities directed during preventing assaults. Through a partnership between a University of New Hampshire and a state’s Attorney General’s Office, a app was deployed final year during 21 aloft preparation campuses opposite a state. It is being relaunched opposite a nation this week.
The app comes as colleges and university opposite a nation are reviewing how they hoop passionate assaults on campus. Among those was Dartmouth College, that has in new years criminialized tough liquor, grown a imperative four-year passionate assault impediment curriculum and introduced a reserve app that allows students to lane friends and news reserve concerns and emergencies.
More Vt. Guard Members To Help in Virgin Islands
Colchester, Vt. (ap) — Five some-more members of a Vermont National Guard are headed to a U.S. Virgin Islands to assistance in a issue of back-to-back hurricanes.
Sixteen Guard members have been in a Virgin Islands providing assistance given final week.
The group of 5 soldiers and airmen with a accumulation of medical backgrounds left Friday night to join a others.
The Guard says they will be fasten nurses, medicine assistants, fight medics and a alloy already there to yield help.
Maj. Gen. Steven Cray, aide ubiquitous of a Vermont National Guard, pronounced Friday that “these forms of missions are some of a many critical work we do on interest of a associate citizens.”
Substitute Teacher Fired for Modeling Hitler Salute
Georgia, Vt. (ap) — A propagandize superintendent in Vermont says a surrogate clergyman has been dismissed after being indicted of display children how to perform a salute of Adolf Hitler.
Georgia Elementary School Superintendent Ned Kirsch emailed relatives observant a children were seen station with arms out and a clergyman “modeling a position.”
Kirsch’s email also pronounced a clergyman lifted her arm somewhat and pronounced “and now we contend Heil Hitler.” WCAX-TV reported that a lady has apparently filled in during a propagandize for several years. The clergyman was not immediately identified. Kirsch pronounced he did not know what a teacher’s vigilant was. He pronounced a superintendence advisor will revisit a classroom and make certain a students felt safe.
2 N.H. Women Seek Status For EquifaxSuit
Concord (ap) — Numerous lawsuits seeking class-action standing have been filed opposite credit monitoring association Equifax over a large information breach, including one representing New Hampshire consumers. Two New Hampshire women sued in sovereign justice final week requesting a hearing and seeking a lifetime of credit monitoring and temperament burglary insurance services from a opposite company.
Jennifer Greenwald and Cynthia Robbins pronounced they and others have suffered as a outcome of a crack and had to compensate for credit reports, credit freezes, monitoring services and other protecting measures following a recover of their personal information.
The crack unprotected a information of 143 million Americans.
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