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Nov 08

11 Ways You can Give Back to Veterans

Posted on November 8, 2017 at 4:36 PM by Monique Lavallee

In Honor of Veterans Day 
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Here is a list of 11 Ways You can Give Back to Veterans

  1. Connect with veterans in your community
  2. Serve alongside veterans
  3. Volunteer at a hospital
  4. Organize your own service project
  5. Hire Veterans
  6. Volunteer to fix/build homes for Veterans
  7. Create and Send a care Package
  8. Help Veterans Visit Memorial Sites
  9. Drive a veteran to places
  10. Donate Clothes, money, cars, or your time.
  11. Send a message of thanks

Useful Websites:
For Veterans:
veterans.vermont.gov

For Veterans and Volunteers/Donators: turningpointcentervt.org

Nov 01

Stormwater Prevention

Posted on November 1, 2017 at 11:08 AM by Monique Lavallee

When rain falls and water rushes off of our roads and driveways it also picks up oils, debris, and nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus naturally found in soils. Because our stormwater discharges to Lake Champlain, these nutrients accumulate and can cause cyanobacteria, algae blooms, and threaten the quality of our water bodies.

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Oct 25

Colchester Trails

Posted on October 25, 2017 at 10:47 AM by Monique Lavallee

Colchester has several trails that bring you around the town. These trails are used for walking, mountain biking, and recreational biking...

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