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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Southeast Regional Day

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Springfield High School
Description: 4-H EVENT: Southeast 4-H Regional Day." Open to all Windham & Windsor 4-H Members. Springfield High School, Springfield. Information and registration: Lisa Muzzey, UVM Extension 4-H, 307 South Street, Springfield, VT; 802-885-8386 x16 or 1-800-278-5471 mailto: lisa.muzzey@uvm.edu .

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4-H Sheep Quiz Bowl and Skillathon

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Orwell Town Hall, Orwell
Description: Orwell Town Hall, 480 Main Street, Orwell, VT 05760. All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Bring record books and your own bag lunch including beverage. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Wendy Sorrell at 802-656-5418 or 800-571-0668 by March 13, 2015 so we may assist you. Wendy.sorrell@uvm.edu.

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Mini Exploration Teen Board meeting

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Extension Office, Berlin
Description: Selected teen board members will meet to plan the 2015 Mini Exploration. For those who cannot attend in person the option to Skype to the meeting is available. For more information, please contact Lauren Traister, 1-866-260-5603 x 402 or lauren.traister@uvm.edu. To learn about teen boards, go to www.uvm.edu/extensiion/teenleadership and click on "Programs."

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Teen Exploration Teen Board meeting

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Extension Office, Berlin
Description: Selected teen board members will meet to plan the 2015 Teen Exploration. For those who cannot attend in person the option to Skype to the meeting is available. For more information, please contact Lauren Traister, 1-866-260-5603 x 402 or lauren.traister@uvm.edu. To learn about teen boards, go to www.uvm.edu/extensiion/teenleadership and click on "Programs."

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Monday, March 30, 2015

Northwest Regional Day entries due

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: All entries for 4-H Regional Day are due in the Spear Street Extension Office by close of day on Monday, March 30. This includes entry forms, posters and photos. Call Rose Garritano at 656-5429 for more information. Registration form and more information: www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/pdfs/events/nwregday_2015.pdf
To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Rose Garritano at 802-656-5429 or 800-571-0668 by March 30, 2015 so we may assist you.

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Farmers Market & Local Food Program Grant Writing Workshop

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Description: Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) Conference Room, 67 Merchants Row, 3rd Floor, Rutland, VT 05701. Register by March 26, 2015 online at go.uvm.edu/7-k1c. Contact Hans Estrin, 130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301, 802-380-2109 or 1-800-278-5480 ext.312, hestrin@uvm.edu.

This five-hour grant-writing workshop is designed to help potential applicants understand, develop, and submit their Federal grant applications for the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program (go.uvm.edu/n4-d2). This workshop is supported by USDAs Agricultural Marketing Service Technical Assistance (AMSTA) Project (www.amsta.net) and in collaboration with the regional Center for Rural Development. UVM Extension is facilitating the workshop and Rutland Area Farm and Food Link and USDA are hosting. Refreshments and light working lunch will be served.

Workshop is also being offered on April 6 in White River Junction.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Hans Estrin at 802-380-2109 or 1-800-278-5480 x311 or hestrin@uvm.edu by March 26, 2015 so we may assist you.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

UVM Extension Master Gardener Course

Time: 6:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont Interactive Technologies (www.vitlink.org/) locations in Bennington, Brattleboro, Johnson, Lyndon, Middlebury, Montpelier, Newport, Randolph Center, Rutland, Springfield, St. Albans, White River Jct., Williston. $395 by January 23, 2015 includes online course manual and materials; printed copies of course manual may be purchased for $55. Information: Lisa Choinard, UVM Extension Master Gardener, Jeffords Hall, 63 Carrigan Drive, Room 206, Burlington VT 05405; 802-656-9562; master.gardener@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Lisa Chouinard at 802-656-9562 by January 2, 2015 so we may assist you.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

SOUL Tree Stewards Program

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Description: Middlebury UVM Extension Office, 23 Pond lane, Suite 300, Middlebury, VT 05753. Early registration is $50.00 (by 2/27), $60.00 after 2/27. For questions contact Elise Schadler at 802-656-2657 or 800-571-2657, Elise.Schadler@uvm.edu. For more information and to register visit; www.vtcommunityforestry.org/get-involved/tree-stewards/2015-soul-program-information To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program , please contact Elise Schadler at 802-656-2657 or 800-571-2657 by February 20, 2015 so that we may assist you.

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