February 16th, 2017
MIDDLEBURY — National Bank of Middlebury has announced the promotion of Meaghan W. McLaughlin to assistant vice president, business community lender. McLaughlin’s main focus will be commercial lending in the Middlebury area.
MIDDLEBURY — Age Well will have a special St. Patty’s First Friday celebration meal featuring corned beef and cabbage, boiled potatoes and carrots, rye bread and Saint Patty’s day cake for dessert on Friday, March 3, at the Middlebury VFW (arrive after 11 a.m.). Certified organic regular and decaf coffee will be donated by Vermont Coffee Company. Middlebury’s own O’Hanleigh will entertain the crowd with Irish-American music.
Advance reservations are required, so call Age Well at 802-865-0360 ext. 1018 to reserve. Suggested donation is $5.
BURLINGTON — Vermont Federal Credit Union will be awarding four $2,000 educational scholarships to students with a history of strong academic achievement and service to the community.
Vermont Federal is now accepting online scholarship applications for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Credit Union’s Scholarship Committee has been awarding students with scholarships for more than fifteen years and is excited to be able to provide this benefit to the community.
MIDDLEBURY — High school students who have completed at least one year of French and who want to experience life in a French speaking household are encouraged to apply for the Rotary Club of Middlebury’s free youth exchange program with the Rotary Club of Sherbrooke, Quebec.
“This is a great opportunity for students studying French to meet others their own age,” said club President Ben Fuller. “Our first exchange was last summer. It’s close to home and still culturally different.”
ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school girls’ basketball action, all on Tuesday, only Mount Abraham prevailed, picking up a road victory, while Middlebury and Otter Valley dropped home contests and Vergennes came up short on the road.
The Eagles defeated host Milton, 50-38, as Emma Carter led the charge with 22 points against the 4-11 Yellowjackets.
MIDDLEBURY — After two key NESCAC home wins this past weekend, the Middlebury College men’s basketball team will begin its quest for its fourth league playoff championship since 2009 at home this Saturday as the tournament’s No. 2 seed. The Panthers also won a non-league game on Tuesday.
The Panthers, now ranked No. 10 in NCAA Division III according to D3hoops.com, improved to 21-3, 8-2 in NESCAC play, by defeating then No. 8 Amherst this past Friday and following that up by knocking off Trinity on Saturday to nail down the league’s second seed.
MIDDLEBURY — This spring, Community College of Vermont (CCV) will offer a free workshop in effective presentation methods at its Middlebury academic center. The course will be held on four consecutive Tuesdays, from 5-8 p.m., beginning March 7.
MIDDLEBURY — St. Stephen’s on the Green in Middlebury continues its “Last Thursday of the Month” concert series with a program of Scandinavian winter songs on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 12:15 p.m.