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community service http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/302/all en Beloved pet inspires Sox fan to write winning essay http://www.addisonindependent.com/201206beloved-pet-inspires-sox-fan-write-winning-essay <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-12230" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201206beloved-pet-inspires-sox-fan-write-winning-essay"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/rhiannacarr0111.thumbnail.jpg" alt="rhiannacarr0111.jpg" title="rhiannacarr0111.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> RHIANNA CARR OF Orwell recently won the Red Sox Kids Nation community service essay competition. Carr was selected among 900 other essayists who entered this competition. Independent photo/Andrea Warren </div> </div> </div> <p class="Bodycopy"> ORWELL &ndash;&ndash; When Rhianna Carr, 12, learned that she won a Boston Red Sox Kid Nation community service contest, she couldn&rsquo;t believe it.</p> <p class="Bodycopy"> &ldquo;I was so happy I started crying and I was just jumping,&rdquo; she said. &ldquo;I almost passed out when I found out, I was so happy.&rdquo;</p> <p class="Bodycopy"> Carr, an Orwell resident and big Sox fan, entered a contest run by Kids Nation, the Red Sox youth fan group.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12217">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201206beloved-pet-inspires-sox-fan-write-winning-essay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Orwell community service feature Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:17:06 +0000 Kaitlyn Kirkaldy 12217 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Weybridge man helps battle polio http://www.addisonindependent.com/201205weybridge-man-helps-battle-polio <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-11811" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201205weybridge-man-helps-battle-polio"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/schnoortrip.thumbnail.jpg" alt="schnoortrip.jpg" title="schnoortrip.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> JASON SCHNOOR PLACES two drops of the polio vaccine into the mouth of an Indian child during a Rotary International humanitarian visit in February. </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Jason Schnoor in February got to witness India&rsquo;s Taj Mahal, one of the most opulent and grandiose structures ever made by man.</p> <p> But that elegant edifice paled in significance to another, far less conspicuous man-made creation that Schnoor and six of his colleagues dispensed to more than 130 children on a single day in India &mdash; a vaccine, doled out in simple two-drop increments, aimed at ridding the world of polio.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11812">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201205weybridge-man-helps-battle-polio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weybridge community service Featured health Rotary Mon, 14 May 2012 18:34:35 +0000 John Flowers 11812 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Club again honors city teen http://www.addisonindependent.com/201204club-again-honors-city-teen <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-11320" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201204club-again-honors-city-teen"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Eastman8106.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Eastman8106.jpg" title="Eastman8106.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> KAITLIN LEROUX-EASTMAN, a junior at Vergennes Union High School, has been named the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Vergennes Youth of the Year for the second straight time. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; The Boys &amp; Girls Club of Greater Vergennes last month for the second straight time chose reigning Vermont Boys &amp; Girls Club Youth of the Year Kaitlin Leroux-Eastman as the local organization&rsquo;s Youth of the Year.</p> <p> On April 19 in Montpelier, Leroux-Eastman, a 16-year-old Vergennes Union High School junior with an extensive r&eacute;sum&eacute; of service to the youth club and the community, will represent the local organization in the state competition.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11321">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201204club-again-honors-city-teen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes Boys and Girls club community service Featured Mon, 02 Apr 2012 14:35:31 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 11321 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Joselson leaves mark with service to families http://www.addisonindependent.com/201105joselson-leaves-mark-service-families <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-8002" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201105joselson-leaves-mark-service-families"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/emilyjoselson1367.thumbnail.jpg" alt="emilyjoselson1367.jpg" title="emilyjoselson1367.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY ATTORNEY EMILY Joselson is cutting back on her volunteer work for child and youth issues to become president of the Vermont Association for Justice. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; One of Middlebury&rsquo;s most active volunteers for child and teen causes is reducing that role in order to take on a leadership position within the legal community.</p> <p> Emily Joselson, a local attorney, is stepping down from the boards of both the Addison County Parent-Child Center and Addison Central Teens (ACT) after a combined total of more than 35 years of service that saw seismic growth and change within those organizations.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7985">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201105joselson-leaves-mark-service-families" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury community service Mon, 23 May 2011 19:30:28 +0000 Ian Trombulak 7985 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Cronin faces off for breast cancer http://www.addisonindependent.com/201104cronin-faces-breast-cancer <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-7767" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201104cronin-faces-breast-cancer"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/lizcronin5857_0.thumbnail.jpg" alt="lizcronin5857.jpg" title="lizcronin5857.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> LIZ CRONIN, A health educator at Middlebury Union Middle School, is one of three recipients of this year’s Bonnie and John McCardell Community Service Award presented recently by Middlebury College. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andrew Stein </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; A mother, an athlete, a role model and an inspiration, Middlebury&rsquo;s Liz Cronin recently was presented with a Bonnie and John McCardell Citizen&rsquo;s Award by Middlebury College for her outstanding service to the community as the founder and previous chairwoman of the Face Off Against Breast Cancer Hockey Tournament.</p> <p> The tournament brings together women&rsquo;s hockey teams from around the state to have fun and raise money for the support of cancer patients and their families. The 12th annual tournament this past January raised close to $60,000.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7752">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201104cronin-faces-breast-cancer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury community service McCardell awards Thu, 28 Apr 2011 18:00:18 +0000 Andrew Stein 7752 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Beeman Elementary rolls up its sleeves http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103beeman-elementary-rolls-its-sleeves <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andrew Stein </div> </div> </div> <p> NEW HAVEN &mdash;&nbsp; Beeman Elementary School kicked off its annual community service projects this past Friday with kindergarten through sixth-grade students collaborating on eight projects that will span the course of March under the theme &ldquo;Kids Helping Kids, Seniors and Beeman.&rdquo;</p> <p> Teachers, community members and a group of Middlebury College mentors all volunteered their time to help with the projects.</p> <p> <strong>KIDS HELPING KIDS</strong></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7237">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103beeman-elementary-rolls-its-sleeves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Haven Beeman Elementary community service education Thu, 10 Mar 2011 19:00:22 +0000 Andrew Stein 7237 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Legion taps Senecal as city's top citizen http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103legion-taps-senecal-citys-top-citizen-plus-senecal-be-feted-past-recipients-legions-award <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-7214" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201103legion-taps-senecal-citys-top-citizen-plus-senecal-be-feted-past-recipients-legions-award"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/marguerite6965.thumbnail.jpg" alt="marguerite6965.jpg" title="marguerite6965.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MARGUERITE SENECAL IS this year’s recipient of the community service award from the Vergennes American Legion Post 14. Senecal, an Addison County Chamber of Commerce employee, has in recent years coordinated many city-wide events in Vergennes. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; Vergennes American Legion Post 14 on Thursday will bestow its annual Community Service Award on a woman who was born in a Ferrisburgh farmhouse 67 years ago and now organizes a half-dozen annual events in Vergennes.</p> <p> Marguerite Senecal, the daughter of French-speaking immigrants from Ontario, has worked for the past 10 years for the Addison County Chamber of Commerce, most recently with the title of information specialist.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7205">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103legion-taps-senecal-citys-top-citizen-plus-senecal-be-feted-past-recipients-legions-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes awards community service Vergennes American Legion Mon, 07 Mar 2011 20:00:29 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 7205 at http://www.addisonindependent.com