Join us this harvest season in The Charlotte News’ First Annual Ugly Gourd Instagram Contest!
This OutTake is dedicated to the Minnesota state bird, the common loon. My uncle George was a part of their flock—loony as all get out.
Please look for the new Fall Program of activities and events as an insert in this issue of The Charlotte News. As our building project continues to its final phase, we will be offering our basic programing for the early weeks of September. Join us for our delicious lunches, yoga, bridge, strength maintenance, Spanish conversation, mah jong, Pilates, tai chi, fitness and Friday morning art. For specific days and times, do call or stop in to chat about the possibilities. Here are a few other highlights to usher in the cooler temperatures.
South Burlington and Essex were sites of CVU’s continued prominence in cross-country running. Charlotte’s Sophia Gorman led the way in both women’s races, winning the Rebel Run’s junior and senior title and topping all in the Essex Invitational at the Tree Farm. Meara Heininger, another Charlotte runner, finished sixth on South Burlington’s Red Rocks course.
Driver’s Education: Offered by the 802 Driving School. The eight-week program will be taught by Joe Barch, who has over 15 years of experience teaching in the public schools. Limited spots available. Tuesdays & Thursdays, Sept. 20–Nov.11, 5:30–7:30 p.m. at Charlotte Central School. Registration fee: $690.
The south winds were perfect for Westport Marina’s Annual Challenge Regatta on Saturday, August 20, rescheduled from August 13 due to threat of thunderstorms. While several sailors were unable to make the switch, new sailors joined the race.
On the day they closed on their house, their realtor gave them a poster, illustrated by Charlotte artist Linda Seiffert Reynolds, depicting classic Charlotte scenes—Town Hall, The Old Brick Store, the view from the top of Mt. Philo, among others. At the bottom of the poster the text reads, “The Town of Charlotte, Vermont, 1762-2012. You can get there from here.”