University of Vermont

Staff Council Holiday Bazaar and Food Drive: Dec. 6

The Staff Council Holiday Bazaar and Food Drive will be held on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Center.

More than 35 vendors comprising UVM staff, faculty, alumni, retirees and students will showcase and sell jewelry, photography, paintings, wreaths, bags, hand-turned bowls, ornaments, knitted and felted items, clothing and more. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

This is primarily a cash event, with some vendors accepting checks and credits cards.

Bring a non-perishable food donation for this year’s food drive to benefit the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf. With your donation you will receive one free raffle ticket (with a limit of one free raffle ticket per person) for a chance to win prizes that include vouchers to Vermont ski resorts, gift certificates to area businesses and items donated by participating UVM artists and crafters.

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. stop by the Holiday Bazaar and Food Drive for henna tattoos by Parvin Pothiawala a staff member from UVM's Office of International Education. Suggested donation is $5 to benefit the staff emergency loan fund.

This year, the Staff Council Social Committee will also be selling "Buy Local" coupon books and First Night Burlington buttons at the event.

Learn more on the Holiday Bazaar and Food Drive website, or contact the Staff Council Office, (802) 656-4493,