Wednesday December 19, 2012

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Wednesday, Dec. 19

Moose Lodge Bingo

BENNINGTON -- Bingo is held at the Bennington Moose Lodge every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m., and food will be available. There willbe a $500 "Red Special." Senior Center activities

BENNINGTON -- Bennington Senior Center activities will include the movie from 1 to 3 p.m. "Pot O' Gold" starring Jimmy Stewart and Paulette Goddard; Zumba Gold from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; and a trip to the Moonlight Diner from 11 to 2:30 p.m.

BENNINGTON -- Bennington Senior Center activities will include the movie from 1 to 3 p.m. "Pot O' Gold" starring Jimmy Stewart and Paulette Goddard; Zumba Gold from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; and a trip to the Moonlight Diner from 11 to 2:30 p.m.

How a fixed income affects seniors

RUTLAND -- The trials and tribulations for elders living on a fixed income will be the topic of discussion at the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging annual meeting. A local financial planner will explain how seniors can find ways to live successfully on a fixed income. There will also be time for audience questions.

SVCOA invites the public to attend this free event on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until noon, at the Rutland Country Club on Grove Street. Presentations will be made about SVCOA's programs and services.

Two community partners will be recognized, Parizo's Champlain Valley Eyecare and the Bennington Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1861.


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The event will conclude with music from the Potluck Trio. Light breakfast fare will be served.

Meetings

Wednesday, December 19

Pownal Elementary School Board

Pownal Elementary Library, 6 p.m. Regular Meeting

Agenda: Executive Session for Administration Negotiations;

Presentation: Animal Habitats; Mary Lou Hunt, Teacher and Second Grade Students; Public Comments; FY14 Budget Work Session; Action Items: Financial: Treasurer's Report, Consent agenda, Policies: #5003 Bullying Prevention, #1000 Policy Drafting Committee, #6148 Internet Use Policy; Facilities: Oak Hill Property, Generator Update; Old Business: Change in Board Meeting Week/Day/Time; Principal's Report: School Website Updates; Chair's Report; Superintendent/Chief Financial Officer Reports: Budget Status Report; Other.

Battenkill Valley Supervisory Union

Arlington Memorial High School, Marsh Library, 6 p.m.

Agenda: Executive Session: Negotiations /Contracts; Public comments; Approval of minutes: Approval of changed minutes of Oct. 24 meeting, Approval of meeting of Nov. 18; Special Education Director's report; Superintendent's report; School Board report: Financial, Contract (s), Purchases, Warrants; Other business.

Sunderland School Board

Sunderland Elementary School, 6:30 p.m.

Agenda: Approval of minutes of the Nov. 20 meeting; Report of the Superintendent of Schools; Adopt Financial Management Policy, Adopt Acceptable Student use of Information Policy, Adopt the Prevention of Bullying of Students Policy, Distribution Information from Governor re: District Spending Indicators, Review Draft FY14 Budget, Red Cross Shelter Program; Report of the Principal; Appointments/ Resignations; Directors' Orders and Financial Statements; Public Comment; Other Business.

Arlington School Board

Arlington Memorial High School, Marsh Library, 6:30 p.m.

Agenda: Executive Session: Employment; Approval of minutes: Meeting of 12/5; Public comment; Principal's report: Fisher Elementary School, Arlington Memorial High School; Superintendent's report: Technology; School Board report; Financial: Contract (s), Purchases, Warrants; Other Business.