State Board of Education announces election of officers; James, Stokes retain top positions

first_imgThe State Board of Education elected officers at its March 17 meeting, the Department of Education announced today. Tom James of Essex was re-elected Board chair, and Ruth Stokes of Williston was re-elected vice-chair.James was appointed to the Board by Governor Douglas in February 2005 after filling an unexpired term. A retired IBM executive, James has served as a member of the Essex Planning Commission, the Essex Town School Board, the Essex Town Selectboard and the Essex Rotary. His State Board term will end in 2011.Stokes has been a Board member since 2005. Since 1999, she has been the Executive Director of the Vermont Student Opportunity Scholarship Fund (VTSOS). Previously, she served as a state representative for Williston and Richmond, from 1989 to 1992. In addition, Stokes was a member of the University of Vermont Board of Trustees from 1989 to 1995, serving the last two years as chair. She served as a member of her town s school board from 1975 to 1987, serving the last six years as chair. Stokes has also served on the executive board of the Vermont School Boards Association, and has taught high school science. Her State Board term will end in 2011.In addition, three new members, who were appointed by Governor Douglas to the State Board of Education earlier this month, participated in their first meeting. Judith Livingston of Manchester, John Hall of West Danville and Don Collins of Swanton filled three vacant appointments on the Board. Further information will be available in a later release.last_img read more

Krueger’s Lawn Care Service is seeking lawn care/landscape worker

first_imgKrueger’s Lawn Care Service  is looking for an individual to work through the remaining 2014 season and following seasons.Duties include safely and efficiently carrying out: trimming, edging, mowing, driving/hauling, light tree work, and general landscape maintenance. Must have a valid Driver’s License, be able to work in the heat, be able to handle reasonable physical labor, and be willing to learn. Experience preferred, but not required. Will train the right individual. Employees of KLCS are subject to pre-employment drug/alcohol testing. Competitive Pay, Positive work environment, Fast Paced, flexible schedule.Please Email resume with references to: [email protected] or Krueger’s Lawn Care Service, PO BOX 273, Wellington, KS 67152 by August 8, 2014—Jarret KruegerJarret R. Krueger OperationsCell: 620-440-2107E-mail: [email protected]last_img read more

Warehouse Bar + Kitchen to hold 48 Hour Runathon in aid of Pieta House

first_imgThe popular Warehouse Bar + Kitchen on Main Street, Letterkenny is holding a 48 hour charity event for the newly opened Pieta House starting on June 30 from 7pm until July 2. The entire event will be streamed live on Facebook.The event will see staff and celebrities such as Fair City actors Maclean Burke ‘Damien Halpin’ and Gerard Byrne ‘Malachy Costello’ and Irish boxer Jason Quigley running on a treadmill over 48-hours in various time slots. Also participating will be Donegal Rose Amy Callaghan, Sinn Fein’s Pearse Doherty and Fianna Fáil’s Charlie McConnalogue, Social Blogger Gabrielle’s Diary, Finn Harps Football players and past and present Donegal County GAA players.Pieta House is a non-profit organisation providing a specialised treatment programme for people who have suicidal ideation or who participate in self-harming. The centre is free of charge and a doctor’s referral or a psychiatric report is not required. As 90% of the centre’s income is raised through fundraising events, Pieta House relies on support and encouragement of volunteers. Warehouse Bar + Kitchen are calling on the local community to get involved and donate. “Pieta House are offering an invaluable service to the people of Donegal and the North West. They are saving lives on a daily basis and we want to help raise awareness for their work as well as funding. You never know when you or a loved one may need their help and support,” explains Warehouse Bar + Kitchen Manager Damien O’ Donnell. “The event will be a lot of fun, we will have many well-known faces and live music and entertainment, it’s an event for the entire community to enjoy an support and we’d ask everyone to come out and get involved.”A gofundme page has been set up for the event and donations can be made via If any businesses want to get on board they can contact Warehouse Bar + Kitchen on (074) 912 2066. Warehouse Bar + Kitchen to hold 48 Hour Runathon in aid of Pieta House was last modified: June 15th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:charityfundraiserletterkennyPIeta Housewarehouse bar + kitchenlast_img read more