Cold River Materials donates sandbox to Kurn Hattin

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Do you remember playing in a sandbox when you were a child? It was a wonderful, creative time. The Kurn Hattin Homes’ children now have that opportunity. A big thank you to Gary Patch, Area Manager for … Continued

RVTC culinary arts instructor earns national award

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – River Valley Technical Center’s Culinary Arts instructor Chef David Groenewold traveled to Las Vegas, Nev. in July to receive the National ProStart Educator of Excellence award for the State of Vermont. Culinary Arts instructors from around the country gathered for the ProStart event hosted by … Continued

Parker’s Passion to raise funds for district music programs

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Area nonprofit Parker’s Passion continues their support of student musicians with the second annual Pints for Parker’s Passion fundraiser. Held in memory of local musician Travis Parker, the event will take place Saturday, July 30 from 2–5 … Continued

BRAM awards Frank Dressler Scholarship

LUDLOW, Vt. – The Frank Dressler Scholarship is given in memory of Frank Dressler, Black River High School’s “ultimate fan” for many years. In his retirement, Frank moved to Ludlow and began attending Black River’s home games when he noticed … Continued

VFW Essay Contests now accepting submissions

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen Essay contests are now accepting submissions. The entry deadline is no later than Oct. 31, 2022, to be delivered to VFW Post 771, located at 191 … Continued

Hannah Crosby receives Dr. Lovell Health Career Scholarship

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Springfield Hospital and Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center (AHEC) are pleased to announce Hannah Crosby as the recipient of this year’s Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award. Hannah is a resident of Springfield, Vt. and … Continued

The Fuqua Family receives Charles Albert Dickinson award

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – On June 4, the Fuqua Family was belatedly honored with the 2021 Charles Albert Dickinson (CAD) award at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children’s graduation ceremony. The CAD Award, established in 2013, is given annually in recognition of … Continued

NHCF selects Kurn Hattin Homes to receive grant

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Kurn Hattin Homes for Children recently received a $10,500 grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s Ira S. and Gertrude S. Hubbard Memorial Fund. The grant will further Kurn Hattin’s mission of providing children a safe home … Continued

Sammy Pierce Memorial Scholarship Winners

CHESTER, Vt. – Kimberly Cummings, Green Mountain Union High School 2022 Class President and Student Government Officer, was awarded a $1,000 Sammy Pierce Scholarship for her volunteer activities as a Junior Counselor at the Green Mountain Conservation Camp for the … Continued

Frances Bremer History Prize

CHESTER, Vt. – Each year Mr. Paul Bremer awards the Frances Bremer History Prize in memory of his late wife. Mrs. Bremer was an ardent student of history and encouraged others to immerse themselves in American History. The Prize was … Continued

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