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April 2013

April 17, 2013

Can/Am Con XI [307]

4/13/13: The 11th Annual Can/Am Con (short for Canadian-American Contest) was held at Camels Hump Middle School in Richmond on Saturday - the first time it's been held in Vermont. Model makers from across New England, NY and Canada competed for prizes and bragging rights.

Music: Rick & The Ramblers Western Swing Band, What Goes Around, "My Bonnie"

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April 10, 2013

Reward Volunteers [306]

4/7/13: The Reward Volunteers app was created by Cabot Creamery Cooperative to celebrate the work of volunteers with recognition and prizes. Using this app for the iPhone and internet, individuals across the country have logged over 90,000 volunteer hours for about 1,800 organizations.

Eva visits with three Vermont organizations and meets volunteers that have logged hundreds of hours using the Reward Volunteers app. The Junior League of Champlain Valley makes dinner for residents of The Ronald McDonald House in Burlington. A mentor and a mentee spend an afternoon together thanks to the Community Friends Mentoring Program of the HowardCenter. Volunteers at TARPS (The Animal Rescue and Protection Society) in Chester feed multiple litters of newborn kittens.

Music: Brothers McMann, Different Colors, "True Heart Speak"

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April 03, 2013

Joey's Sap Opera [305]

3/28/13: Sugar maker and chef Joey Russo is a busy man. From Memorial Day to Valentine's Day he runs Joey's Junction Bakery & Cafe in Highgate Center. His partner El Towle fills the space with eclectic art and Joey provides the maple syrup-fueled food. During sugaring season you can find Joey in Belvidere boiling sap from 50,000 trees to make sweet syrup for his business, The Green Mountain Maple Sugar Refining Company.

Music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" composed by Richard Strauss, "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, both performed by Kevin MacLeod

 

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