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Vermont Journal/The Shopper

REGION -All programs are open to the public and require preregistration unless noted otherwise. For more information or to register, please call Sandy Peplau at 802-8857686 or email speplau@springfieldmed.org. CARDIO CROSS TRAINING Spice up your cardio workout by joining this program of Step Aerobics, Kick Boxing, and High/Low Impact Aerobics. Stretching and strengthening mat/fitness ball exercises will also be included. Mats, steps, fitness balls are provided. Cathy Neronski, Certified Instructor. Springfield Community Center (in cooperation with Springfield Parks & Recreation) Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5:45 p.m.—6:45 p.m. 8 week sessions, ongoing. Call Sandy to register. Cost: $66 R&R – RESTORE AND REJUVENATE An evolutionary class, emerging from Louise Nufield’s own experiences of recovering from whiplash received when her car flipped over last winter. The potential exists to recover from an injury in such a way as to become better than before. To tap into that potential, you can learn from Louisa about some tools of selfempowerment. After the Emergency Room, life does not have to be about waiting. If you’ve been there, you know what that means. By using music you already love, very gentle selfmassage, somatic movement (using the 21 tools of Ageless Grace®, and basic natural principles of anatomical repair, you can make the process of healing from injury more meaningful and satisfactory than it might otherwise be. Louise Nufield is licensed and certified in orthopedic massage, structural integration, neuromuscular integration; has been

Springfield Hospital Spring Education Classes
doing body restorative massage for over 20 years, and became an Ageless Grace® Educator this past February. 8 week session, starting March 19 Noon – 1 p.m. Springfield Hospital, Meeting House There is no fee for this class; however, you must pre-register by calling Sandy at 802-885-7686. BALLROOM DANCING- Continuation Class This class is for more experienced dancers and you will learn more steps and try more dance styles. It is also a class that is tailored more to the skill and interest of the participants. Instructor: Jenny Gelfan Classes will be held at the Springfield Adult Day Services Building on River Street, Springfield. 8 week session, Tuesdays, starting March 13 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Cost: $80 per person (Need to have a partner) BALLROOM DANCING II This class is designed for people who have had some dancing lessons; however, beginners are welcome. Instructor: Jenny Gelfan Classes will be held at the Springfield Adult Day Services Building on River Street, Springfield. 8 week session, Tuesdays, starting March 13 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Cost: $80 per person (Need to have a partner) CAR SEAT CHECKUPS Do you have a new baby in the house? Do you now have 2 car seats to fit into the vehicle? When is your child ready to use the seat belt? What does the law say about how long your kids need to stay in a car seat? And did you hear correctly that kids should stay rear-facing until they are 2 years old? Free Car Seat Safety Checks are available by appointment. Appointments can be made by calling Sandy at 802-885-7686, Colleen Gilman, 802-885-2151, or Holly Trail, 802-885-7342. HEALTHY AGING SERIES Springfield Senior Center, Springfield, Vermont. All presentations are 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Free. All are welcome to attend to hear the presentation and to ask questions. No registration necessary. Tuesday, March 13 Topic: Get up, Get Out, Get Moving Presented by David Muller, MD Tuesday, April 10 Topic: Occupational Therapy- Activities of Daily Living Presented by Vicky Palma, OTR Tuesday, May 8 Topic: Bone Density Testing Presented by Kerrie Spinrad, R.T.(R)(BD) ARRT JOURNEY FOR CONTROL....a program for people with diabetes Springfield Hospital, March 28, 10 a.m. - April 25, 6:30 p.m. - May 23, 10 a.m - June 27, 6:30 p.m. There is no fee for this class; however, pre-registration is required by calling 1-877-532-4545. This program is sponsored by Merck & Co. PRE-DIABETES CLASS First Wednesday of each month 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Meeting House There is no fee for this class; however, pre-registration is required by contacting Barbara Bye, RD, CDE at 802-885-7670. AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEARTSAVER CPR (Adult/Child/Infant CPR) March 29, May 15, September 27, October 30 Participants need to attend just one evening. Classes are 5-9 p.m. and held at

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Springfield Hospital, Library Cost $50 American Heart Association Pediatric First Aid (No CPR) March 5, April 23, June 11, September 10, September 24, October 29 Participants need to attend just one evening. Classes are 5-9 p.m. and held at Springfield Hospital, Meeting House Cost $50 American Heart Association Adult First Aid (No CPR) March 12, May 7, August 27. Participants need to attend just one evening. Classes are 5-9pm and held at Springfield Hospital, Meeting House Cost $50 American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare providers This class is for healthcare providers who do not work for SMCS or Springfield Hospital. Classes will be held on May 9 and July 12. Individuals need to attend just one evening. Classes are 5-9 p.m. and are held at Springfield Hospital, Library Cost $50 Pre-registration is required of all American Heart Association classes by calling Sandy, 802-885-7686. The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material do not represent income to the Association.

SPRINGFIELD, VT -Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) is offering a three-hour workshop on how to start your own business and write a business plan. The course will be offered on Thursday, March 8 from 9 a.m. - noon in the conference room of the Springfield Regional Development Corporation at 14 Clinton Square in Springfield. The seminar is designed for individuals who are thinking about going into business but need assistance with the procedures involved and government regulations regarding starting up a business in Vermont. Space is limited. To register for the workshop sign up online at www.vtsbdc.org (click on the training tab). For questions, please email Heather Gonyaw at hgonyaw@vtsbdc.org. The registration fee is $40.00 / $45 for two. NEW! Online option of the “Start Your Own Business” workshop. Based on our popular 3-hour workshop, this online course is now available for those individuals who are thinking about going into business and want a convenient way to access to same information. Instead of handouts, you will have exercises to do on your own and submit to an Area Business Advisor for feedback. This is the first step in working with VtSBDC as you determine whether there is a business in your good idea. You can register by going to the VtSBDC website www.vtsbdc.org. Vermont Small Business Development Center is a non-profit partnership of government, education and business, organized to help Vermont small businesses succeed. Free advice is provided to existing business owners and new entrepreneurs throughout the state. Visit our website at www.vtsbdc.org to find the advisor near you. Vermont Small Business Development Center is a partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through its funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the co-sponsors’ or participants’ opinions, products or services.

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CHESTER – “What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play! Put down the knitting, the book and the broom It’s time for a holiday! Life is a cabaret , old chum. Come to the Cabaret!” On Saturday, October 29, the Chester Rotary, NewsBank, and Green Mountain Union High School partner to host an unforgettable evening of fun and entertainment for the benefit of the Performing Arts Department: Band and Chorus, dance, and drama! Enjoy a great evening of Cabaret, dinner and live auction in support of the GMUHS students! The NewsBank Conference Center on Main Street in Chester will host the event at 5:30 p.m. A Ritz Carlton NY City Chef will prepare the meal. Don’t miss it! “Come taste the wine. Come hear the band. Come blow your horn. Start celebrating. Right this way;Your table’s waiting.” Purchase your tickets while they last (only 96 seats reserved) from Malcolm Summers at Chesterbookworm@yahoo.com (802-875-5886) or Dan Cote at DBoyCote@gmail.com (802-875-4288) Purchase a raffle ticket. (Only 2000 will be sold) First prize of $1000; Second prize of $500; Third prize of $250

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Volume 11, Issue 43

4th Annual Taste of the Valley
BY DONNA ALLEN The Vermont Journal CHESTER –The Chester American Legion is pleased to announce their 4th Annual Taste of The Valley Food Festival on Thursday Evening, November 3, 2011. This is a fundraiser for the many programs at Post 67. This year funds will go to two new recipients. The first program being supported is the Camp Keewaydin Program at Chester/ Andover Elementary School and the second program is the huge Home Alone Thanksgiving Dinner where a wonderful Turkey Dinner with all the fixings are served every Thanksgiving Day to people who may be alone or just would like to come down and dine with friends and neighbors. Over the last couple of years it has become quite and event. Well over 100 people were fed last year. Most of the food is donated from the volunteers,


but there are some expenses. The Taste of The Valley is a great opportunity for diners to experience menu items from area restaurants. It is always a menu item they are well known for or maybe an item they will be introducing for the first time. For example Pizza Stone is going to bring their famous wings and their Gluten free Pizza as well. The Restaurants participating are set up around the perimeter of the huge dining room. The center of the room is set up for dining. It is as simple as taking your plate and going around the room and sampling some of the best food the area has to offer from appetizers to Dessert. It will be a great time for a great cause.

See “Taste of the Valley” Continued on Page 2A

MacLaomainn’s Gets Ready for Halloween

Ludlow Group Rehearses New Comedy Skits

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Alan and Deb decorate MacLaomainn’s for the Halloween Festivities on Saturday. Stop in to celebrate in costume. See page 8 for the Halloween calendar of events for kids and adults.

Stan Hart, the former head writer for the Carol Burnett TV show, is pictured above as he directs three local thespians at the Ludlow Town Hall auditorium in preparation for the 9-skit program scheduled for November 4 at the auditorium. The nine skits are all original comedies on the human condition written by Stan Hart, in association with his wife Jane. Stan has persuaded a number of area actors to perform in the various skits. Pictured above is Hart directing Kata Welch, Barbara Dickey and Sandra Russo in one of the skits. The program, entitled “Old Enough to Know Better”, will be featured at the Ludlow Town Hall Auditorium on Friday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. The event is free to everyone. For information call 603-228-7239.

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