Over the Hill Poker Run touches hearts

over the hill

The River Valley Ridge Riders held their 10th annual Over the Hill Poker Run on May 20. The ridge gets its name “Over the Hill” because it is a ride that the elderly residents of local nursing homes have come … Continued

You’ve been flamingo flocked

flocking

WINDSOR, Vt. – Send a flock of flamingos today for a special occasion or just for fun. Calvary for A Cure, a team of the Windsor County Relay for Life, for the second year will be delivering flocks of flamingos … Continued

Annual meeting welcomes two new members

okemo chamber

LUDLOW, Vt. – The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce held their Annual Meeting at Sams Steakhouse on Wednesday, May 17. Luke Stafford of Mondo Mediaworks in Brattleboro was our speaker. We welcomed two new members to the Board; Susan … Continued

OMS’s Valentine nominated to Snowboard Rookie Team

Okemo Mountain School

LUDLOW, Vt. – Okemo Mountain School snowboarder Anna Valentine (Class of 2018), of Sparta, N.J., was nominated recently for the U.S. Snowboard Rookie Team for Halfpipe. Valentine will continue to attend OMS for her senior year and work with Head … Continued

Sticker Shock Project helps prevent underage drinking

underage drinking

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Greater Falls Connections and the Advanced Above the Influence Group completed their “Sticker Shock” project on May 4 at three local retailers. Sticker Shock is targeted towards adults 21 and over, who provide alcohol to minors. … Continued

American Legion Post #37 installs officers

american legion

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – American Legion Post #37, held their nominations and voted in their “new officers” for 2017-18. The American Legion is an organization of veterans and families from all walks of life, serving those that had serve our … Continued

Corporal George Albert Perreault Jr. returns to Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders recognized the honorable military service of Corporal George Albert Perreault Jr., a Korean War veteran from Vermont whose remains were brought home Wednesday, May 10. Sanders also praised the work of the Defense POW/MIA … Continued

Building integrity through service

Trail Life USA

BROWNSVILLE, Vt. – American Heritage Girls & Trail Life USA for boys help youth to acquire skills that will assist them in all areas of life while combining character, leadership & friendship building with outdoor adventure. Surrounding area families have … Continued

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