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Poultney Rotary offers scholarships to high school seniors High school seniors who plan to go on to college are encouraged to apply for a scholarship from the Poultney Rotary. Each year Poultney Rotary awards two $2,000 scholarships. All qualifying seniors attending Poultney
High School or LiHigh are eligible to apply. Applications must be received by Friday, May 17. For more information or for an application form, contact your guidance counselor. Rotary is an international
humanitarian service organization. Rotary members are business and professional leaders who volunteer their expertise, compassion and energy to improve communities at home and abroad in nearly every country in the world.
The Castleton University Women’s Hockey Team presented a Pink the Rink donation of $2,831 to the Foley Cancer Center.
Heritage Family Credit Union sponsoring concert series Pink the Rink nets donation for Heritage Family Credit Union has signed on as the presenting sponsor for the 24th season of live music at the Castleton Pavilion this summer. “Heritage Family Credit Union Presents: Castleton Summer Concerts at the Pavilion” will feature eight weeks of live entertainment by outstanding local area musicians and bands. The concerts are free and open to the public. “We are so pleased to be joining the university and community in celebrating the sounds
of summer. Heritage Family Credit Union is here to serve our members where they live, work and play and what a wonderful way for us all to get out and enjoy the time together. We look forward to meeting old friends and new at the concerts,” said Carrie Allen, senior vice president of marketing and business development at HFCU. Last year’s concert series drew hundreds of attendees to the Rutland region and featured music from the Boston
Crusaders, Extra Stout, Satin & Steel and more. The lineup for the 2019 series, which begins June 25, will be announced in May. “Heritage Family Credit Union has been an amazing community partner to Castleton University over the years. We are grateful for their support of the summer concert series, an annual event that our community members have grown to love,” said Elicia Mailhiot, Castleton’s communications coordinator.
Job search workshop at Manchester Community Library Melany Letourneau of the Vermont Department of Labor will present “Jobs for this Century: Tips and Tricks for Getting and Keeping a Job” at the Manchester Community Library on Wednesday, May 8, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The free workshop will cover how to do an effective job search, strategies for networking, resume writing, interview-
ing and other tips. Letourneau is a job center specialist who is a certified career services provider and holds certification as a global career development facilitator. She will bring a list of jobs openings, current as of that day. A children’s activity will be offered for free during the workshop for children of workshop participants. Because
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space is limited, participants must call or email beforehand to reserve a space for children and provide children’s names and ages. Preregister by calling Cindy at 802-549-4577 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Manchester Community Library is located at 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center, Vermont.
RRMC Breast Care Program On Tuesday, April 16, the Castleton University women’s hockey team presented a donation of $2,831 in the form of a giant pink check to the Foley Cancer Center in support of RRMC’s Breast Care Program. These proceeds were raised from the annual Pink the Rink event held on Friday, Jan. 25, at Spartan Arena. Among those present at the presentation were physicians and staff from the Foley Cancer Center, Castleton University president Karen Scolforo, athletic director Deanna Tyson, head coach Mike Venezia and members of
the ice hockey team. Since its inception over 10 years ago, the Pink the Rink event has raised over $60,000 in support of RRMC’s Breast Care Program. “We are so grateful to Castleton University and the women’s hockey program for their continued support of the Breast Care Program,” said Linda McKenna, director of oncology at Rutland Regional’s Foley Cancer Center. “These young women set an incredible example of compassion and commitment to such an important cause.”
West Rutland town yard sale May 11 West Rutland will host its annual town-wide yard sale on Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. West Rutland residents can register their yard sale with the town by Monday, May 6, to be
included on the town-wide map. Vendor space also is available on the Town Hall lawn at $20 for a 10’x10’ space. Vendors should bring their own tables. For more information, contact the Town Office at 802-438-2263.
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