April 24th, 2014
Coaches vs. Cancer game May 1
The Champlain Valley Union High baseball team will head to the diamond next week to raise money for a Williston community member fighting cancer.
On Thursday, May 1 at 4:30 p.m., the CVU varsity baseball team will be taking on the South Burlington Rebels in this year’s Strike Out Cancer game.
The game is being played to raise funds for June Poodiak and her family’s fight against cancer. Her son, Dan, is a member of the Redhawks baseball team. The event, which will be held at CVU, will have raffle tickets, bright pink and black t-shirts for sale and a food truck.
Drug take back day Saturday
Residents looking to safely dispose of unwanted prescription drugs can bring them to several nearby locations on Saturday.
The Williston Police Department and Chittenden County Sherriff’s Office are participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, organized annually by the DEA and U.S. Department of Justice to provide a safe, convenient and responsible way to dispose of prescription drugs. All drugs are taken, no questions asked.
Williston Police will collect prescription drugs April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shaw’s Supermarket in Williston. Drugs will also be taken at the Vermont State Police barracks on U.S. Route 2A.
The Richmond Police Department will take drugs at the police station on Bridge Street, and the Hinesburg Police Department at Kinney Drugs Pharmacy parking lot on Vermont Route 116.
Fresh Air Fund looking for host families
The Fresh Air Fund is looking for families to share their homes with city children ages 6 to 12. Transportation to and from towns is provided by the organization. It also covers liability insurance and any medical expenses for uninsured children.
For more information, visit www.freshair.org or contact Mary Sherman at 782-5426.