Many work together to help Vergennes club provide meals

VERGENNES — The lights have gone on in the United Methodist Church of Vergennes kitchen at 6:30 a.m. every weekday since March 18.  Four hours later more than 200 meals have been packed in Styrofoam containers, put in five volunteers’ vehicles and sent off to feed hungry families and seniors in Vergennes, Ferrisburgh, Panton and Addison. That’s the story for more than three months and 16,000 meals of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes’ Meals for All program.  There have been many hands to make it ha … (read more)

City club launches mask-making effort

VERGENNES — The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes is reaching out to its host communities with a new effort — the club hopes to work with its members and local volunteers to produce 10,000 facemasks this summer and fall to donate to area residents. “ … (read more)

City club picks Michael Davis as Youth of the Year

VERGENNES — The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes is proud to announce that Michael Davis is the club’s 2020 Youth of the Year. Davis will compete with other Vermont clubs’ Youths of the Year on July 15 for scholarships. A senior at Vergennes Union H … (read more)

Boys & Girls Club leader is out after dispute with board

VERGENNES — Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes Executive Director Jill Strube on May 8 parted ways with the organization after a tenure that began in late 2016. Strube and club board chairman Jeff Fritz both pointed to a disagreement between Strube an … (read more)

Vergennes club to host community garden

VERGENNES — The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes, already moving full speed to provide up to 280 meals a day to local residents, has announced two new initiatives. One is also food-related and the other is intended to nurture the intellects of its m … (read more)