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Families on the Edge: Too Little or Too Much? 10/09/2014

The purpose of this program is to share stories and ideas about success in
meeting life’s challenges with an eye on the family. Host Mercy Burton Russell is a clinical social worker and
consultant trained in the application of Bowen Family Systems Theory to challenges
that face individuals, families and organizations. As Faculty Chair of the Vermont
Center for Family Studies, Mercy's guest is Kathleen B. Kerr, from the Bowen Theory Academy

Burlington Ward 6 NPA Meeting 10/02/2014

Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to encourage citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies help improve communication between the citizens of Burlington and City government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward. Ward 6 meets the first Thursday of the month. Meeting place: Greek Orthodox Church 600 South Willard Street.

Vermont Workers' Center: Marching for Our Planet 09/26/2014

Host Stauch Blaise and guests share insights into the recent massive Climate March in New York City.

Preservation Burlington: Window Restoration 09/25/2014

Host Ron Wanamaker speaks with expert window restorer Amy Mentes on the 'how-to's' .  Monthly call in show hosted by Preservation Burlington

Burlington Wards 4 & 7 NPA Meeting 09/24/2014

Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to empower citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies facilitate communication between the citizens of Burlington and city government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward. Wards 4 & 7 meet the third Tuesday of the month. Meeting place: Robert E. Miller Community Center 130 Gosse Court.

More on Redistricting: http://www.burlingtonvt.gov/CityCouncil/Ward-Redistricting/

Feminist Media Review: Host Peggy Luhrs 09/08/2014

Host Peggy Luhrs speaks to issues of the day.

Burlington Ward 6 NPA Meeting 09/04/2014

Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to encourage citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies help improve communication between the citizens of Burlington and City government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward. Ward 6 meets the first Thursday of the month. Meeting place: Greek Orthodox Church 600 South Willard Street.

Artful Word: Green Mountain Stage Race - Burlington Criterium 09/01/2014

Green Mountain Stage Race- Communiqué #4
Dealer.com Burlington Criterium
September 1, 2014 

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http://www.gmsr.info/burl.php

http://www.thegmbc.com

Preservation Burlington: Vermont Beer 08/28/2014

Host Ron Wanamaker speaks with co-authors Adam Krakowski and Kurt Staudter on their recently released book 'Vermont Beer: History of a Brewing Revolution'.  Their book is intended to establish a definitive history on the subject and set a foundation for further research as documents and information is discovered.  Monthly call in show hosted by Preservation Burlington

Adam Krakowski is a decorative and fine arts conservator in Quechee, Vermont. He holds a BA in art history, a minor in museum studies from Hartwick College and an MS in historic preservation from the University of Vermont. He has worked at museums, historical societies, art galleries and restoration firms all over New York and New England, and was the recipient of the 2010 Weston Cate Jr. Research Fellowship from the Vermont Historical Society on the project A Bitter Past: Hop Farming in Nineteenth-Century Vermont.

Kurt Staudter is the executive director of the Vermont Brewers Association, representing all of the breweries in the state. He and his wife, Patti, run the association from Springfield, Vermont. He is the Vermont columnist for Yankee Brew News, and has written about beer and politics in the Vermont Standard and Vermont Magazine. He learned about beer from his first-generation German-American father, who ensured his love for good food, great beer and family were passed on to the next generation.

All About Alzheimer's: Vermont Town Hall Meeting on Alzheimer's 08/22/2014

Hosted by the Governor's Commission on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders and the Alzheimer's Association, Vermont Chapter.

Speakers provide a positive discussion with fellow stakeholders in the dementia community and share ways to enhance dementia education, support and services in Vermont.
Short Presentations by Commissioner Susan Wehry, MD, Vermont Department of Disabilities Aging and Independent Living, William Pendlebury, MD, Medical Director of The Memory Center at Fletcher Allen Health Care and Rhonda Williams, Chronic Disease Prevention Chief, Vermont Department of Health.

A panel discussion with our speakers and additional participants representing families living with dementia, the residential long term care community and the Alzheimer's Association completes the Town Hall Meeting.

More information at: http://www.alz.org/vermont/index.asp

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