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Sept. 22, 2011

NEW ENGLAND BOOMERS & SENIORS EXPO MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT TO INCLUDE FASHION SHOWS

The largest event for baby boomers and seniors in New England announces the addition of two exciting fashion shows to the entertainment roster on the Main Stage.

The fashion shows will be held at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011 as part of the New England Boomers & Seniors EXPO, an event produced by the publishers of the Williston Observer. The shows will feature mature models showcasing the latest fall and winter fashions. Fashions will also include select warm-weather styles to inspire those planning tropical escapes this winter.

Lauren Bayliss, editor in chief of fashion magazine SCENE in Boston, will coordinate the show. Bayliss has been involved in the fashion industry for several years. She has worked with fashion houses in New York and Italy, and produced several runway shows. Featured clothing stores include TJ Maxx, with others to be announced soon.

The New England Boomers & Seniors EXPO will be held Saturday, Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Seaport World Trade Center-Boston. Other Main Stage entertainment at the event includes David Cassidy in concert, the Boston Pops’ April Hall Group, live game shows, theatre performances and more. For more information about the EXPO, visit www.BoomersAndSeniorsExpo.com.

CHITTENDEN SOUTH SUPERVISORY UNION SEEKS CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DELAYS

The Chittenden South Supervisory Union is interested in locating preschool age children (birth to 5-years-old) who live in the towns of Williston, St. George, Charlotte, Hinesburg and Shelburne who show a developmental delay in the areas of speech/language, social adjustment, adaptive behavior, self-care, gross/fine motor coordination, and cognitive development.

If you know of such a child between the ages of birth to 3-years-old, contact Melissa Hendrickson at the CSSU at 383-1216. For such children between 3 and 5 years old, contact the early educator at the elementary school in the town where the child resides.

Williston and St. George – Allen Brook School — 878-2762

Charlotte Central School — 425-2771

Hinesburg Community School — 482-2106

Shelburne Community School — 985-3331

The Union is also interested in locating all school age children/adolescents with disabilities living in these towns who are not currently attending school, are attending a private school by parent-choice or are being home-schooled. If you know of such a child/adolescent, call Meagan Roy, director of student support services at CSSU, at 383-1234.

VERMONT KICKS OFF FIFTH ANNUAL APPLES TO IPODS PROMOTION

Visitors to Vermont’s pick-your-own orchards will have a chance to win an iPod or iPad during the “Apples to iPods” promotion that kicked off on Sept. 16.

One specially marked wooden apple is hidden in an apple tree at 15 Vermont pick-your-own apple orchards, including Adam’s Apple Orchard & Farm Market in Williston. Customers who find the wooden apple replicas will win an Apple iPod or iPad.

For contest details about “Apples to iPods” and a list of participating orchards, please visit www.applestoipods.com.

SHAW’S TO COLLECT ITEMS FOR FOOD SHELF

Shaw’s Supermarket on Boxwood St. in Williston will collect donations for the Williston Community Food Shelf beginning Sept. 30.

Shoppers will be able to donate the items for one week. According to Anita Blau of the WCFS, acceptable items include non-perishables and hygiene products.

The WCFS serves Williston, St. George, Essex and Richmond.

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