The latest from VYCC

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Farm to Table Benefit Dinner: Saturday, August 10

July 12, 2019

Join us on August 10 for a midsummer celebration of locally-grown food and community resilience!

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PRESS RELEASE: VYCC WINS ANNETTE COMPTON FIERTZ AWARD

July 4, 2019

In June, the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC)’s was honored by the Woodstock community with the Annette Compton Fiertz Award. The award recognizes outstanding contributions by individuals or organizations that advance the Woodstock Trails Partnership goals of trail stewardship, outreach and education, volunteerism, and partnership development that supports and enhances the Woodstock trail network. 

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Congressman Welch Visits VYCC Woodstock Crew

July 2, 2019

The Woodstock Crew proudly showed Congressman Welch their work this summer, the tools they have learned to use, and the learning that surrounds a VYCC project---leave no trace, nature of the day, the impacts of climate change, and more. The crew explained about how they have to work as a team, how the work is challenging but that they get to see the impact it makes and that they know it will last a long time.  Congressman Welch shared with the crew that he often hikes or runs on trails and knows that a lot of work goes into it, but it makes it all that more real to see a crew in action.

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VYCC’s Summer Community Crew Meet-Ups

June 21, 2019

All over the state, Corps Members will show and tell local community members about the projects they are working on. We are hosting ten of these events across July and August. Your invited, please join us!

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Fun Run/Walk to benefit Health Care Shares, Saturday June 15

June 12, 2019

Join our partner, Central Vermont Medical Center, for a 5-mile run/walk around Berlin Pond on Saturday, June 15! This annual fundraiser supports VYCC and Central Vermont Medical Center’s partnership – in which VYCC grows food for CVMC patients. This is our eighth year working with CVMC on the Health Care Share project.

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“One Town at a Time” screening at the West Monitor Barn, June 13

May 23, 2019

A screening of "One Town at a Time" on Thursday, June 13 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at The West Monitor Barn as part of a summer screening tour. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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CVMC Charity Golf Classic, Friday, June 7


Registration is open for the annual CVMC Charity Golf Tournament at the Country Club of Vermont in Waterbury Center, Friday, June 7. All skill levels welcome! Register today.

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VYCC RECEIVES $3,000 GRANT FROM INTERNATIONAL PAPER FOUNDATION

April 29, 2019

The Health Care Share project has become a vital community resource to hundreds of Vermont families. One Health Care Share Member explained that “without the Health Care Share we’d be in a world of hurt.” With funding from International Paper Foundation, VYCC was able to distribute over 74,000 pounds of farm-fresh produce to families who need it most.

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