Tuesday, July 17
Overeaters Anonymous meets
BENNINGTON -- Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the Bennington Free Library. Senior Center activities
BENNINGTON -- Bennington Senior Center activities will include bone builders from 10 to 11:30 a.m.; the Help Weight group weigh -in will be held from 4:30 to 4:55 p.m. Meeting starts at 5 p.m. sharp.
Bennington Development Review Board
Bennington Fire Facility, 126 River St., 3rd Floor
Regular Meeting, 6 p.m.
Agenda: Minutes; interested persons -- appeal rights -- reading of witness’ oath; disclosure of ex parte communications and conflicts of interest; alternates -- voting assignments; Pita Development, LLC, 200 North St., seeking design plan approval for facade changes and signs; Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, Colgate Heights, Duo Corporation, Mount Anthony Preservation Society Inc., Peter R. Geannelis, 60 West Road, seeking approval of special event; Southern Vermont College, 982 Mansion Drive, seeking development plan approval for new dormitory on the SVC campus; other business: request for amendment to Appleridge planned residential development plan, officers.
Town Office, 7 p.m.
Agenda: Agenda approval; guest: Walt Klinger, Pownal representative to BCRC and the Shires of Vermont; byway committee discussion of two proposed projects: study for redevelopment of Burrington Road, bicycle path and support facilities; approval of regular meeting minutes of April 17; approval of regular meeting minutes of June 19; approval of special meeting minutes of July 10; mail; public comments; other business: ZA monthly log, town plan survey.
Portion of White Creek Road will be closed
SHAFTSBURY -- White Creek Road will be closed to all vehicle traffic between Rollin Road and Elm Street on Wednesday, July 18, from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for drainage repairs. Inquiries: Call Road Foreman Terry Stacy at 442-9838.
Last chance for raffle tickets
BENNINGTON -- Raffle tickets for the second annual "Dinner at the Top" of the Bennington Battle Monument are only available until Saturday, July 21. The drawing will be held at 4 p.m. on that day. You can still get tickets at the Monument, Beverage Den, One Hour Martinizing on Benmont Ave., Vermont Confectionery on Route 9, and the Bennington Chamber Office. Only 100 tickets will be sold. Four tickets are drawn; each ticket entitles the winner and three guests to a delectable catered dinner at the top of the Monument taking place on Friday evening, Aug. 3.
For more information call 802 447-0550 or 447-2610.
Clinic volunteers sought for ‘Calling all Women’
BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Free Clinic is now recruiting volunteers to assist with mammogram outreach screening and education. Through funds received by Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the "Calling all Women" outreach project will provide mammograms at no cost to uninsured and underinsured women ages 40 to 75 living in Bennington County.
Participating volunteers will make direct contact with women through outreach at local supermarkets, food shelves, hair salons, and other locations.Call the clinic at 802-447-3700 to obtain an application and for additional information.
UCS Health, Wellness and Safety Fair
BENNINGTON -- The annual UCS Health, Wellness and Safety Fair will be held on Thursday, July 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UCS main office at 100 Ledge Hill Drive.
Some 29 different vendors and community service/business representatives will be on hand with interactive displays, demonstrations for improving personal health, wellness and safety. The fair is open to all UCS staff, clients, and families and annually draws hundreds of visitors.
The aim is to promote living healthy, making healthy choices, and maintaining good health to avoid costly and damaging diseases. UCS has assembled one of the largest local health, wellness, and safety fairs for better community health.
Exhibitor demonstrations will include Anytime Fitness: 10:30 a.m., body step; 11:15 a.m., zumba; 12:30 p.m., body pump; 1:15 p.m., body flow. Green Mountain Tai Chi: Demonstrations at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. Karma Cat Yoga Studio: Demonstrations at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (open to attendee participation).