August 1, 2014

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Local blood donors recognized

Two Williston residents recently received gallon pins from the American Red Cross. Melinda Petter has donated seven gallons and Bill Wiegner has donated 59 gallons.

Dress down and save lives on July 31

Companies all across Vermont will dress down on Tuesday, July 31 to fight back against cancer, a disease that will affect one in every three women and one in every two men in their lifetime. The American Cancer Society is inviting all Vermont businesses and their employees to take action to save lives by joining Vermont’s third annual Relay For Life Dress Down Day.

By donating $5 to the American Cancer Society, employees earn the chance to dress down at work for one day or wear purple—the color of Relay, an annual overnight signature event of the American Cancer Society—to remember or honor a loved one who has been touched by cancer.

For information about registering your worksite for Relay For Life Dress Down Day on July 31, contact Tanya Walker at your local American Cancer Society at [email protected] or 802-872-6314.

Call to artists

Artists’ Mediums in Williston is seeking additions to its Hot & Cold Exhibit, running Aug. 1 to Oct. 31. Is your artwork about the Sahara or the Sub-Arctic? Is it fiery or frigid? Bright warm colors or cool? The exhibit is looking for these opposites, so bring in your best interpretations.
All 2-D and 3-D media accepted with paperwork now through the beginning of August. Stop in or visit, www.artistsmediums.blogspot.com/p/1.html.

Sports nominees sought

The Vermont Sports Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for its inaugural class of outstanding Green Mountain athletes and sports contributors. The deadline for public nominations is Aug. 1.

The first class of athletes and contributors will be announced in early September.

To make a nomination, download the nomination form at http://vermontsportshall.com/.

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