BURLINGTON — The Kelly Brush Foundation awarded $232,650 in grants for adaptive sports equipment, ski racing safety and strategic partnerships, Kelly Brush Foundation Executive Director Zeke Davisson has announced.
The awards were given to 75 individuals with paralysis, 15 alpine ski clubs from around the country and in support of pilot programs and partnerships to help grow the foundation’s mission and reach.
MIDDLEBURY — As a result of a claim filed by Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP, attorneys Emily Joselson and Michele Patton, the National Federation of the Blind and Scribd, Inc. have agreed to work together to provide access and make content available by the end of 2017 in Scribd’s subscription reading service and website accessible to the blind.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School Choir will perform its annual holiday choral concert on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at noon at the Middlebury Congregational Church.
Led by MUHS choral music teacher Liz LeBeau, the choir will perform some holiday songs followed by a carol sing-along with the audience. After the concert, the Deacons Committee will sponsor a reception in Fellowship Hall for the choir and the concert attendees. Church members, friends and Middlebury community members are invited to attend to attend this free event.
MIDDLEBURY — After a squirrel damaged a main power line near the Middlebury Inn, about 1,500 Green Mountain Power customers in Middlebury village and its surroundings were without electricity for four hours on Friday morning, a GMP spokesperson said.
GMP Director of Communications Kristin Carlson said company crews arrived on the scene shortly after the initial outage, a flicker at 6:42 a.m. The power went completely out at 7:39 a.m. and was restored at about 11 a.m.
MIDDLEBURY — The North Branch School of Ripton, an independent school for students in grades seven through nine, will be hosting the 12th annual NBS Dinner and Contra Dance with Run Mountain and caller Adina Gordon at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury on Friday, Dec. 11, from 6-10 p.m.
MIDDLEBURY — Homeward Bound, Addison County’s Humane Society, is holding “Black Cat Appreciation Days” from Nov. 24-Dec. 5 at its Middlebury shelter, 236 Boardman St.
Recognizing an overlooked shelter animal, Homeward Bound officials are hoping that a very special segment of the shelter population will find homes in time for the holidays. Through Dec. 5, the shelter is offering to waive the adoption fees on all black and black/white cats and kittens.
BRISTOL — Some members of the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union community held three days of meetings just before Thanksgiving as part of the effort to restore a rift among the administrative staff, education staff and school boards.
On Nov. 20-22, twenty-seven representatives from ANeSU and the Addison Northeast Education Association (the teachers union, also known as ANEDA) met and participated in a “Relationship by Objectives” training program conducted by the federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.