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Ferrisburgh news for Dec. 9

FERRISBURGH — Celebrate the season with Bixby Library by creating a holiday wreath on Saturday, Dec. 11, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Otter Creek Room (access from the back parking lot). There is limited space for this event, so please sign up by calling 802-877-2211 or emailing [email protected] The wreath base, wire, and pine boughs will be provided but please bring your own ribbon and decorations. This event is recommended for ages 15 and older.

Share your local history with a photograph! The Bixby Library is asking area residents to share their personal historic photographs that tell an interesting story about our community. It could be a photograph of yourself or a relative, a family farm, or historic business. The library is seeking photographs dated 1970 or older, taken in Addison, Ferrisburgh, Panton, Vergennes or Waltham. The online showcase of photographs will be held Thursday Dec. 9, 6-7 p.m.. The Bixby will curate the photographs into a slideshow and when your photograph comes up, you will be able to share your history. For more information, visit bixbylibrary.org/events or contact Laksamee Putnam by calling the Bixby Library (802) 877-2211 or emailing her at [email protected].

The Ferrisburgh selectboard is seeking volunteers to serve on the following new town committees: National Opioids Settlement Committee and the Town Trails Committee. 
If you are interested, or would like to know more, please contact Pam Cousino or Laurie Curler at the Town Offices: 877-3429, or e-mail them at [email protected] or [email protected]. Participation on town committees is enjoyable and rewarding. This is an important way to contribute to the quality of life here in Ferrisburgh — and also to get to know your neighbors! We are fortunate in that our Vermont Towns are designed to function with a host of dedicated volunteers so please consider this opportunity.

A reminder that it is now very easy to get COVID vaccinations and also boosters! Vaccine clinics are conveniently located throughout Vermont as are organized by the Vermont Department of Health or held in pharmacies and other accessible sites. Please be sure you and your family are vaccinated as appropriate following medical guidelines. Information on vaccines for children ages 5-11 years old are now widely available — parents can ask their physician or school nurse about the times and locations of the clinics for children. To learn more, visit healthvermont.gov/covid-19.

NOTE: We are always interested in including a variety of Ferrisburgh-related news in this column, so if you have events that would be of interest, contact Sally Kerschner at [email protected].

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