Updated: Middlebury Rotary seeks local grant application

The local Rotary is looking for worthy causes to help out. It’s calling for applications.

Vergennes Lions collecting for the holidays

Last weekend, the Vergennes Lions and Rotary members worked together, with considerable help from Boy Scout Troop 539, to collect food for the Vergennes Food Shelf to help meet the need for Thanksgiving meals.

Middlebury Rotary marks World Polio Day; the disease’s eradication has been a global Rotary mission for decades

MIDDLEBURY — Local Rotarians were out on Middlebury’s Court Square last Saturday, a damp, cool fall day, to mark World Polio Day and bring attention to another virus that has plagued the world since the early 1800s. The coronavirus is our current epidemic … (read more)

Rotarians donate to food shelf

VERGENNES — During the COVID-19 pandemic, a small group of Rotarians in Vergennes stepped up to generate a $700 donation to the Vergennes Area Food Shelf. This small Rotary Club does much for the community and during this time of unemployment for so many … (read more)

Rotary auction includes business lifeline

MIDDLEBURY — For the past 11 years, Middlebury-area businesses have generously donated items to the Middlebury Rotary Club’s annual online auction, the proceeds from which aid numerous nonprofit causes ranging from literacy to health care. But this year, … (read more)

Curbside Christmas tree pickup in Vergennes & Middlebury this Saturday

MIDDLEBURY/VERGENNES — As part of the Addison County Solid Waste Management District’s Merry Mulch Program, volunteers from the Middlebury Rotary Club and the Vergennes Lions Club will be picking up old Christmas trees in their respective towns this Satur … (read more)

Local rotarians build kindergarten in Honduras

HONDURAS — In honor of the Rotary Club’s 21 years of service to Honduras, a kindergarten was built in the remote community of Maranones serving 40 children. Rotarians, including the Middlebury Rotary Club, provided the funding for the kindergarten and res … (read more)