Category Archives: Events in the Broader Community

Act Local, Think Global Volunteer Opportunity – June 17

FROM CHELSEA DAY, Social Work class of 2015. I wanted to share this with you in hopes you could pass it along to current students and alumni – Champlain College provided many opportunities for me to become involved in local and global communities. I have continued to serve both communities and am excited to share I […]

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Sustainable Tourism with the Vermont Council on World Affairs – June 8

Megan Epler Wood, author and director of Harvard University’s International Sustainable Tourism Initiative will be presenting her book, Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet on Thursday, June 8th, 7pm at the University of Vermont.  This talk is free and open to the public to attend. Those who are interested may RSVP on Eventbrite!

Vermont Youth Environmental Summit seeking workshop presenters & exhibitors

YES is an annual event for middle and high school students who want to learn about environmental issues and find ways to take action. This year’s Summit will take place on November 2, 2017 at the Barre Civic Center. We are looking for workshops on a variety of topics and ideas!  Topics of interest include: […]

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Community event: SlamT1D’s 7th Annual Vermont Summer Classic WIFFLE Ball Tournament – June 23 &24

Posting this announcement on behalf of Champlain alumna Beverly Hill: ​****************************************​ Take Yourself Out to the Ball Game SlamT1D’s 7th Annual Vermont Summer Classic WIFFLE Ball Tournament will take place on June 23 & 24, 2017 at Little Fenway Complex in Essex, VT.  Last year, eighteen teams competed and raised $105,000! This year, our total […]

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Upcoming Volunteer opportunities with Lake Champlain International

There are several upcoming volunteer needs with Lake Champlain International. Office support! Whee! I know this is everyone’s favorite way of spending a few hours – but you can spend them with me and a cup of coffee! Outreach opportunities: 2.1 May 20th, 8:00-5:00  Safe Boating Day at Apple Island Marina:   ** High need! I […]

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Seeking Volunteers for Downtown Spring Move Out Project – May 23

The 17th annual Spring Move Out Project (SMOP) needs an hour or two of your time! Our team is in search of 40+ volunteers to make this year’s community swap and recycling event a success. Details: When: Tuesday May 23, 2017 – volunteers needed from 11am to 4pm Where: Downtown Burlington More information & volunteer […]

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Volunteers for VABVI Annual Dinner & Auction – May 25

The Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (VABVI) is preparing to host our Annual Dinner and Auction. Each year we hold this event to raise funds for our organization. These funds enable our students to attend an educational summer camp program and seniors to attend support groups across the state.  This year our […]

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April 30 Concert to support Vermont Ibutwa Initiative

APRIL 30 CONCERT TO FEATURE CAROLINE ROOD, DAVID NEIWEEM AND DANCERS ELLIE WALLACE AND CORY CAMERLENGO: A wonderful and important music and dance event is set for this coming Sunday, April 30.   “Songs of Oppression… Songs of Hope for the Women of the Congo!” will take place at 4pm at the First Congregational Church […]

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Resilient Vermont Summit: Think Global, Act Local – April 29

Dear colleagues, If you’re interested in strengthening community resilience, forming new partnerships, and beginning *action plans*, please see the information below about the *Resilient Vermont Summit!* *Think Global, Act Local *- A day (April 29) to help get that local resilience action planned and projects started! See: Have you got a community wanting to build a* local […]

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