Burlington Ward 6 NPA Meeting 12/03/2015

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. Ward 6 meets the first Thursday of the month.

Meeting place: Greek Orthodox Church 600 South Willard Street

The 'Y' Connection: Greater Burlington YMCA - Mission and Philanthropy 12/02/2015

Y Connection host Jan Riordan speaks with Joyce Cameron, Director of Development & Community Relations, Marsha Faryniarz, Senior Vice President, and Jess Lukas, Assistant Aquatics Director on how the Greater Burlington YMCA blends mission and philanthropy into their community work.  or (802) 652-8159

The Y: We're for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Vermont Affordable Housing Show: Pathways from Poverty 2015 Report to the Governor 12/02/2015

Host Erhard Mahnke speaks with Linda Ryan, Executive Director of the Samaritan House in St. Albans and Co-Chair of the Governor's Council on Pathways from Poverty. Erhard and Linda review the Council's recent report and recommendations to the Governor. 

You can contact Erhard at erhardm '@'  (802) 660-9484

Champlain Parkway Community Update 11/30/2015

Sough End neighbors, businesses, and advocates learn and comment on current Parkway designs and how the project has changed.  Questions responded to by the City and VTrans.
Organized and hosted by: AARP, Local Motion, SEABA, BBA

Positively Vermont: Essex Junction Train Hop 11/30/2015

Host Dennis McMahon speaks with Darby Mayville, Community Relations/Economic Development Assistant for Essex Junction Village, on the Dec. 11th, 6pm Annual Holiday Kick-off in Essex Junction.

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Downtown Issues and Why You Should Care 11/30/2015

Wards 2/3 Neighborhood Planning Assembly Steering Committee member Charlie Gianonni speaks with Barbara McGrew, Downtown Neighborhood Association member, on Burlington's newest 'Neighborhood Association' and how it contributes to the issues affecting 'Downtown' Burlington.  More information:

Channel 17 Testimonials: Senator Bernie Sanders Remix 11/25/2015

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) shares his appreciation and the value of public access television and Channel 17/CCTV Center for Media and Democracy in light of the organization's 25th anniversary.    ACT NOW!

In the World of Winooski: Small Business Saturday and Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program 11/24/2015

Host and Mayor Seth Leonard highlights the upcoming Small Business Saturday on November 28th. He then speaks with Amila Merdzanovic, Director of Vermont Field Office, Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program.

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Channel 17 Testimonials: Stuart Comstock Gay, Vermont Community Foundation 11/23/2015

Common Good Vermont Testimonial - Why does Stuart Comstock Gay, President of the Vermont Community Foundation, appreciate Common Good Vermont?


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