Author Archives: Christina Erickson

BYOBiz Speaking from Experience: JP Adechi, co-founder of Wheeli, speaks at Champlain January 24

BYOBiz is pleased to announce that entrepreneur Jean Pierre Adechi, co-founder of innovative ride sharing service Wheeli, will be speaking at Champlain on January 24, at 5:00pm in Perry Presentation Space. Born in Africa, raised in New York City, Jean Pierre is a serial entrepreneur, whose latest venture Wheeli, is gaining traction in the marketplace, and recognition and support from savvy […]

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Summer Internship Opportunities at VEIC

Do you know someone who’s craving an environment that challenges them to challenge themselves, a place to put their passions and talents towards a purpose, a place to gain experience that takes them further on their path? Are they driven by a desire to solve some of the world’s most challenging issues, like climate change […]

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United Way of Northwest Vermont – Volunteer Connection Listings – Jan. 15

By Sue Alenick, United Way Volunteer Columnist LEND A HAND. VOLUNTEER – United Way of Northwest Vermont’s mobile-friendly Volunteer Connection connects you to hundreds of local volunteer needs. Search by age, date, county, interests or causes that are important to you. Stay connected to community needs. Go to www.unitedwaynwvt.galaxydigital.com or contact us at volctr@unitedwaynwvt.org or 860-1677. BOOKMOBILE – Franklin Grand Isle […]

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Seeking Garden Education Interns (VT)

Join us! Seeking Garden Education Interns Vermont Community Garden Network interns get direct work experience and play an important role in supporting the state’s network of community and school gardens, teaching kids and adults how to grow their own food, and reducing hunger. We are currently accepting applications for two Spring/Summer 2018 positions: Community Teaching […]

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IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE WOMEN’S MARCH VERMONT: THE MARCH FOR OUR FUTURE

On January 20, 2018, we will elevate youth and raise our voices. We will march for human rights, dignity, and equality for all. We will march for our future. America’s diverse youth and their allies will march to protect the future of this country. While facing issues like climate change and discrimination we recognize that youth […]

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NOFA VT Winter Conference: Feb 17-19, 2018

The NOFA Vermont Winter Conference is a highlight of the winter for farmers, gardeners, homesteaders and enthusiastic eaters. Please join us—and 1,100 of your fellow organic food enthusiasts —for three days of learning, inspiration, good food, great conversation, and community building. Flip through the brochure below, or click on the links below for full details about […]

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Ice on Fire – Feb. 4th – Seeking Volunteers

Montpelier’s Parks and Trees Department is proud to once again be participating in the annual celebration of winter, Ice on Fire, to be held on February 4, 2018 at North Branch Nature Center. This is Montpelier and central Vermont’s community celebration of deep winter with storytelling, song, poetry, theater, and winter sports and games. The […]

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2017 Highlights: Opening Windows to a Multicultural World on a Historic Vermont Farm

The Clemmons Family Farm is a community partner of Champlain College. ******************************** Dear Friends, 2017 was a busy year on the Clemmons Family Farm as we explored new programs and partnerships. Much of our work over the year was centered on “proof of concept” activities to demonstrate that this beautiful 148-acre historic property is a […]

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Vermont Interfaith Power & Light – January news & events

Earth Care News January 2018 In this newsletter: Faith Climate Action Week: April 14 – 22, 2018 ESSEX Plan Presentation in Richmond, Jan. 29 ESSEX Plan and Frequently Asked Questions How to Tax Carbon – Rutland Herald Editorial Recharge Together – Active Hope Event in Middlebury Celebrating Sacred Waters of Lake Champlain’s Watershed – Lewis Creek Arctic […]

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Funding opportunity: EPA’s P3 – People, Prosperity and the Planet—Program

EPA’s P3 – People, Prosperity and the Planet—Program is a unique college competition for designing solutions for a sustainable future. P3 offers students quality hands-on experience that brings their classroom learning to life. The competition has two phases. For the first phase of the competition, teams are awarded a $15,000 grant to develop their idea. They showcase their […]

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