The Brownell Library along with other partners sponsored a series of book readings, presentations, theater, all under the heading of 'Love and Forgiveness'. This program includes perspectives of participants on the impact of the series. "Let's Talk About It: Love & Forgiveness," is funded by the American Library Association & the Fetzer Institute.
The economic crisis is having a dire impact on the ability of millions of American families to manage day-to-day expenses let alone plan for their long-term financial well-being. To help educate people on the need to save and to promote the need for financial literacy, the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) Consumer Education Foundation (NCEF), TD Ameritrade Institutional, and Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine are teaming up to take this important message on the road. The "Your Money Bus" visited Burlington on May 18, 2009.
The Northeast Farm to School Conference was held at Champlain College in Burlington May 17 and 18. Monday's keynote speaker was Margaret Krome with opening remarks from Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy. Margaret Krome oversees Michael Fields Agriculture Institute policy program. In this capacity, she coordinates the annual national grassroots campaign to fund federal programs supported by the National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture.
U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will visit Lawrence Barnes School in Burlington’s Old North End to announce significant new funding for the Farm to School Food Program.
Host Lauren-Glenn Davitian speaks with Armando Vilaseca, Commissioner of Education, on his first year as commissioner and vision for the future.
Host Nick Carter speaks with 3 AmeriCorps volunteers, Casey Clark, Dawn Palladino, and Joanna Stein, all working with Champlain Valley Agency on Aging regarding how they got involved and their duties now.
Students from Mrs. Provost's 5th grade organize their school to Take the Walk in support of the organization Free The Children building schools in Kenya, Africa. Take the Walk was started by the band Hansen and raises money for various charities through community participatory events. Taped and edited by Meghan O'Rourke