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12th Annual People’s Health & Wellness Clinic Bowl-A-Thon Set for Saturday, May 5 One of the sure signs of Spring in central Vermont is the People’s Health & Wellness Clinic (PHWC) Annual Bowl-A-Thon. This year the event will take place on Saturday, May 5, 1:00 – 3:00 PM at Twin City Family Fun Center. This year marks the 12th year of the largest fundraising event in support of the free clinic, and teams, sponsors, and prize donations are wanted now! It’s time to put your teams together, have some fun, and help out a good cause. Lanes will go fast, so don’t delay and register your team today! All ages and skills are welcome! To register, call the Clinic at 479-1229, or download the registration form on the Clinic website: http://www.phwcvt.org/about-us/ annual-phwc-bowl-a-thon. Ideally, teams consist of five bowlers, and are asked to raise a minimum of $50 each for a team total of $250. But don’t stop there – people who raise more than $100 will be entered into a drawing to win extra prizes, including dinners at local restaurants or other valuable merchandise or services. Prizes are also given to the top individual and team fundraisers. “As the new Executive Director I am thrilled to help organize such an important fundraising event for the clinic!” stated Rebecca Goldfinger-Fein. “The Bowl-A- Patricia Fisher, M.D., Joins CVMC as Chief Medical Officer Patricia “Patti” Fisher, M.D., has joined The University of Vermont Health Network - Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC) as Chief Medical Officer, succeeding Philip Brown, D.O., who retired in March. Dr. Fisher comes to CVMC from The University of Vermont Medical Center, where she served as medical director for Case Management and Medical Staff Affairs as well as Family Medicine Inpatient Service/ Ambulatory Care Unit. She is a board-certified hospitalist who also served as vice president of UVM Health Network Credentialing and Enrollment. Her professional areas of expertise include health care delivery execution, quality improvement, clinical standardization, regulatory/ Joint Commission compliance and resource/ budget management. She joined UVM Medical Center in 2013 after 10 years at The Community Health Centers of Burlington, where she served as staff physician and later as medical director. Dr. Fisher earned her medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and completed her residency through Forbes Family Practice Residency in Pittsburgh, where she served as chief resident. Dr. Fisher is a 2016 graduate of the American Association for Physician Leadership’s Chief Medical Officer Academy. • • • Thon has grown over the years and we are looking forward to another successful event! It’s a great opportunity for the community to support the Clinic so that we may continue to provide much needed health care to our uninsured and underinsured neighbors. Help us raise money for the clinic and have a blast doing it!” Thanks to the National Life Group Foundation, all participants bowl for free. There will be a 50/50 Plus raffle, and other surprise drawings. Media support is provided by the Times Argus, the World, WDEV-Radio Vermont, and L. Brown & Sons. Dozens of central Vermont businesses become Lane Sponsors and donate prizes. Those interested in sponsoring or donating should contact the Clinic at 479-1229. All proceeds go directly to Clinic services. Since 1994 People’s Health & Wellness Clinic has been providing free primary health care and wellness education to uninsured and underinsured community members of central Vermont who cannot otherwise afford these services. PHWC serves all of Washington County and neighboring towns in Orange, Caledonia, and Lamoille Counties. The Clinic offers medical care, mental health services, body work, and oral health care. “Patti’s commitment to advancing provider partnerships and her patient- and family-centered care approach to her practice make her a wonderful fit for the Central Vermont Medical Center team. I look forward to working with Patti as we partner work with our community to advance population health in central Vermont,” said Anna T. Noonan, CVMC’s President and Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Fisher’s global volunteerism includes supporting the disaster response to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Irma with Heart to Heart International and ongoing medical support in Haiti. 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Storytime Themes: 4/12: Dogs, 4/16: Butterflies, 4/19: Pajama Party! 4/23: Rain, 4/26: Transportation. Spring Raffle: A Picnic Backpack! Stop in & purchase tick- Kellogg-Hubbard Library News Montpelier 135 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602 • 802-223-3338 Children’s Department: 802-223-4665 www.kellogghubbard.org “Look & See: Wendell Berry’s Kentucky” Wed 11, 7 p.m. | Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street This film is about the changing landscapes and shifting values of rural America in the era of industrial agriculture as seen through the mind’s eye of award-winning poet, writer, and farmer. PUZZLES ON PAGE 24 Introduction to Poetry Slams for Kids Thu 12, 3:30–5 p.m. | Center for Arts and Learning, 46 Barre Street. Join Vermont’s reigning slam master, Geof Hewitt, to learn about slams and write your own slam poem! Poems in Performance: A Cure for Poemphobia Thu 12, 7 p.m. | Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street The magical loosening of “poetry” has opened doors for reluctant readers, and the performance of poems in poetry slams has attracted new audiences. Geof Hewitt will offer poems that defy stereotype and will discuss strategies for finding more. Vermont Humanities Council Speakers Bureau Prophecy and Conversation: An Offering of Voices Fri 13, 7 p.m. | Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street An evening of poetry from Rosa Castellano and Bill Drislane, two poets who combine history and poetics to create a collection of poems that speak from the past. Intro to Poetry Slams for Kids Sat 14, 2–4 p.m. | Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street Join librarian Nicole Westbom to learn about slams and write your own slam poem! • • • ets! The backpack includes everything you need for a picnic: plates, cups, silverware, napkins, salt/pepper shakers, cutting board, knife, corkscrew. Great to take along on a hike, sporting event, outdoor concert, boating, camping... the uses are endless. Raffle tickets are $2 ea or 6 for $10. Drawing is April 30th. *The snow should be gone by then.* Come & Relax At The Library! We offer coffee and tea. Sit, Relax & Color… we’ve set up an area for coloring for adults, young adults and youth. We always have a puzzle to work on. Come read one of the many magazines and newspapers we subscribe to. Everyone is welcome at the library. You do not need a library card to stop in and visit. BPL Bookstore: When visiting the library, stop in to our BPL Book Store. We have some great donated books for all interests. We receive weekly donations from our patrons. Our prices are very reasonable. We also offer gift certificates. When the library is open, the bookstore is open. Monthly book specials… ask to be put on our email list. Irish Poetry and Music Sat 14, 2 p.m. | Bagitos Bagel & Burrito Cafe, 28 Main Street. Award-winning Irish poet Angela Patten reads her poetry together with the Irish Traditional Music Session at Bagitos’ Irish Saturdays. Vermont Poets at VCFA Sun 15, 4 p.m. | Chapel, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 36 College Street. Come listen to some of Vermont’s finest voices as they read their poetry: Megan Buchanan, Didi Jackson, Major Jackson, Kerrin McCadden, and Diana Whitney. Workshop: Revising Reinventing a Poem with Kerrin McCadden Mon 16, 6–8 p.m. | Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street. Bring a draft of a poem you can’t figure out what to do with, and work through some revision strategies with Kerrin McCadden. Come with a good-humored willingness to do more than tinker. Limited to 12 people. Register by calling 223-3338. Poetry Reading: Alison Prine & Bianca Stone Tue 17, 7 p.m. | Bear Pond Books, 77 Main Street Join us for this poetry reading by two Vermont poets: Alison Prine, a finalist for the 2017 Vermont Book Award, and Bianca Stone, trustee of the Ruth Stone Foundation. Reading with Phyllis Larrabee: We Are One Child Spinning Across the Mother Sky Wed 18, 2 p.m. | Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street Phyllis Larrabee has written more than forty collections of poetry and, wherever she goes, calls Vermont her muse. Poetry & Song Wed 18, 7 p.m. | Unitarian Church of Montpelier, 130 Main Street. The Thetford Chamber Singers will combine powerful literary texts with complex choral arrangements, including the work of Wendell Berry, Emily Dickinson, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and others. Vermont Humanities Council First Wednesdays SUDOKU KAKURO Answers to this week’s UNRAVEL THE TRAVEL 1. Twice the size 2. East 3. The Pentagon FEAR KNOT As we welcome spring, the return of our garden plants, and the green canopy of the forest, local artist and herbalist Michelle Wallace will be gathering leaves, seeds, stems and flowers she finds to create “nature mandalas.” Wallace arranges circular designs that explore the array of textures, colors and symmetry found in nature. Each one is temporary, 4-11 Barre Area Senior Center 131 S. Main St. #4, Barre • 479-9512 802-479-9512; 131 S. Main Street #4 – Barre, Vermont 05641; Website: www.barreseniors.org Facebook: BarreArea Senior Center Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Let’s Support Jeannie! As some of you know, Jeannie Bone, our member volunteer administrative assistant, has cancer. Jeannie began working a little more than two months ago at the Barre Area Senior Center. As our paid staff consists of two part-time people, you can imagine how another set of hands might be welcomed! • • • Ready for Spring! • • • lasting only a few hours. One photograph is selected and then offered back to the earth with a one word intention, meditation or prayer. Wallace will be showing a collection of her images at Hunger Mountain Co-op for the month of April. To follow her work throughout the seasons, find her on Instagram @naturemandala.art Jeannie has contributed greatly in her time with us—she is smart, a hard worker and has a HUGE heart. She has made many friends and has had a remarkably positive impact on our senior center community in a short time. She’s also the mother of an active service woman. She wishes to return to Virginia to spend time with her daughter while she fights back against this latest round of her illness. Please read her story in the link below. We ask for prayers, money, and link sharing to help her on her journey. (If you have any difficulty with accessing the link, please let us know.) Thank you for your consideration, Mary Rose Dougherty, BASC Executive Director The link: https://www.gofundme.com/helpjeanniebewithherfamily SUPER CROSSWORD page 8 The WORLD April 11, 2018 Northfield Senior Center 168 Wall Street, Northfield, Vermont 05663 (802) 485-8112; email@example.com www.greaternorthfieldseniors.org Tag & Bake Sale Sat., April 14th (8:30-3:00) and Sun., April 15th (8:30-1). Come and celebrate the coming of spring with the Northfield Senior Center’s annual Tag and Bake sale! Lots of unique and wonderful items will be available for purchase at great prices. Donations are appreciated for both the bake sale and the tag sale. Call the Center at 485-8112 if you’re interested in donating. Financial Fraud Presentation Monday, April 16th at 1:00 P.M. Wendy Rea from the Northfield Savings Bank will be at the Northfield Senior Center to give a presentation on fraud prevention. Come and learn about common types of fraud and scams and how to prevent financial exploitation. Most importantly, learn about ways to keep your information and money safe and secure. This event is free and no registration is required. • • • Iris Paper Folding Craft Tuesday, April 24th at 1:00 P.M. Come and learn about iris paper folding at the Northfield Senior Center. We’ll be making cards using this unique technique which involves folding strips of colored paper to make interesting designs. Space is limited, so please call the Sr. Center at 485-8112 by Friday, April 20th to reserve your spot. BINGO Mondays; doors open at 4:30 and the games begin at 5:30 Come and play Bingo at the Northfield Senior Center. We’re playing games every Monday night. Cards are $1 each and all proceeds go back to the Northfield Senior Center. Spaghetti Supper Thursday, April 19th at 5:00 P.M. Take the night off from cooking and head on down to the Northfield Senior Center for a delicious spaghetti meal. Meals are $8/each and come with spaghetti and meatballs, salad, a roll, and dessert. Thank you to Community Bank for being this month’s sponsor of our spaghetti supper!