Weathersfield News May 23, 2016
As Memorial Day approaches I hope we all remember why we have a day off. While most people get ready for the first weekend of summer with BBQs, garden planting, and a freedom from work day, some folks gather to remember all the service people who fought bravely for our country during many wars. During your long weekend, stop for a few minutes and reflect on the real reason why we have this day set aside and what the real price of freedom is.
Last Wednesday, I was in the audience of "Good News From Around The World" a play written and performed by the folks at Zack's Place in Woodstock.
More images: https://photosbynanci.smugmug.com/Zacks-Place-Theater-/Good-News/
Weathersfield Select Board News: At their May 16 meeting Chair Daniel Boyer announced that the
Weathersfield School News-The school welcomed Jennifer Rousse and wished good luck to Erica Yuengling. Rousse has accepted a paraprofessional position at WS to begin in the fall. Regular Education Paraprofessional, Yuengling, will be completing her teaching degree in FY 17 and will be on a one year leave of absence. Placement Letters Class lists for FY 17 went home with the children on Friday May 20. WS said good-bye to Kelly Harriman, who has been their AD for several years. The school also welcomed Stephen Lanoza who has accepted the Lead Cook position at WS for the FY 17 school year. After many years of dedicated service, Judy Sargent, Assistant to the Cook, has announced her retirement. Her last day of work is Jun. 14. Hannaford Helps Schools Program-WS belongs to the Hannaford Helps Program, when families shop, certain items count towards this program, the school that raises the most money each year gets a $1,000 check from Hannaford’s. Two Hannaford representatives came to school and awarded that check to WS school. For more information about WS, please contact Principal Oakman firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 674-5400.
Bathroom At the Weathersfield Proctor Library in Ascutney Thursday, May 26
5 p.m. Join the Trustees and Friends of Proctor Library as they officially open
their new ADA Accessible Bathroom and Walkway. Refreshments will be served.
Call 802.674.2863 for more information. ADA
Weathersfield Elementary School Dates to Remember in Ascutney, May 27, 8:15-9:15 a.m. Memorial Day Assembly – Public Invited and Early Release Day, at 11:30 a.m. -students have lunch and leave school-curriculum afternoon for Teachers. May 30, noon in Perkinsville-Principal Oakman, BJ Esty and WS Students attend Memorial Day Service. Jun. 2, 3-4 p.m.-School Volunteers Tea and Thank You. Jun. 4, 2 p.m.-Annual Drama Production Rumpelstiltskin, Private Eye. Jun. 6, 1 p.m.-Rumpelstiltskin, Private Eye, performance for grades K-8. Jun. 6, 5:30-7 p.m.-Panther Cub Night for all Incoming Kindergarteners in the fall. Jun. 8, 5-6 p.m.-School Report Night and Pizza Supper. Jun. 10-Grade 8 Class Trip to
Field Day for K-7. Jun. 13, 7 p.m. Grade 8 Graduation. Jun. 14, 11:30 a.m. Last
Day of School for Students - Early Release Day.
Memorial Day Service in Perkinsville, Monday, May 30, noon on the Green. Memorial Day is a solemn day to remember and honor the selfless dedication of service members who have boldly stood in harm’s way carrying the torch of freedom fighting to protect our abundant way of life. Please come to the Perkinsville Green to recognize the men and women who have served us and have passed on. Veterans Memorial Committee 802-885-2221
3rd Annual Five Alarm 5K in Perkinsville, Saturday Jul. 30. This 5 K Trail Run or Walk benfites the West Weathersfield Volunteer Fire Department. The is at the Power Dam at the end of
Street in Perkinsville. Registration opens at 8
a.m., Kid Race at 9 a.m., 5K starts at 9:30 a.m. First, Second and Third places
awarded to each age group. Register Online
at http://www.active.com/perkinsville-vt/running/distance-running-races/3rd-annual-five-alarm-5k-2016?int= or
paper registration available at The West Weathersfield Volunteer Fire Dept.Or
Contact Toshya at email@example.com,
(603)322-3287. A chicken BBQ will be to follow at WWFD station.
Friends of the 1879 Schoolhouse Work Days in Perkinsville. The following are volunteer work dates for the 1879 Schoolhouse-Jun. 4, 8 a.m.-4p.m. Saturday work party event with a huge manpower contribution from a Vermont/New Hampshire Men’s Community Service Organization. We will be working on interior and exterior finishing projects on both the ell and the main building. There will be work for all skill levels. Please call 802.263.5300.
Fridays Live Music Inn at Weathersfield in Perkinsville Friday nights at 5:30 p.m.- May 27-Chris Kleeman, Jun. 3-Ali T, Jun. 10-Eric Boedtker, Jun. 17-Draa Hobbs, Jun. 24-Johnny O, Jul. 1-Peter Neri, Jul. 8-Erik Boedtker.
Low Cost Cat Pay/Neuter Clinics in
Springfield. Call Springfield Humane Society 802-885-3997
for an appointment. Clinic dates: May 31, Aug. 16, Sept. 13, Oct. 11 and Dec.
13. Weathersfield residents are reimbursed for cost of surgery up to $50, limit
three (3) cats. Please bring SNAP form (available at the Town Office.)
Weathersfield Food Shelf is now open in the 1879 School in Perkinsville every Thursday from 2-3 p.m. during the winter season. In the event of inclement weather contact Weathersfield Town Office, 674-2626, for information.
Yoga Tuesday nights,
in Ascutney practice Sivananda & Flow Yoga with Charlotte McIntyre
from 5:30-6:30 p.m.. For info visit www.yogisites.com/yogawithcharlotte
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Weathersfield Town Hall Claremont, NH The Ahimsa Yoga Center is located
at 140 North Street,
across from . To find out more
about Ahimsa, please visit www.ahimsanh.com Barnes
Valley Court Diversion Programs-Volunteer are needed in Weathersfield/Springfield areas to work with low level offenders in the community. The group meets once a month at the Springfield Police Department, your commitment will require about 3 hours a month. Training is provided. For more information please visit our website at www.vcdp.org or call Maureen at 802.281.5213.
Senior Exercise Program in Ascutney-FREE sponsored by RSPV- Wednesdays 10-11 a.m. in basement of Martin Memorial Hall, Route 5,
Classes are led by Geraldine Rudenfeldt. If interested call 674-5254 for more
information. Ascutney, VT.
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