Archive for April, 2015

The COTS Walk is almost here! There is still time to register — and walk-ins are absolutely welcome. (Walk donations appreciated, too.) Check in for the Walk begins at 1 p.m. Sunday at Battery Park in Burlington. The 3-mile Walk kicks off at 2 p.m., winding around downtown Burlington before returning to Battery Park for Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. New this year, we have a special awareness project with Gardener’s…

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With more than 1,500 Vermonters without housing on any given night and families with children now making up half of all people in emergency shelters, Gov. Peter Shumlin and Human Services Secretary Hal Cohen made an announcement at COTS regarding a statewide strategy for ending child and family homelessness in Vermont by 2020. The governor and secretary made the announcement while celebrating a grant of more than a half-million dollars…

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Everyone knows that we love our big blue building at 95 North Ave.  It’t not easy to find a shade of blue that is the exact same as Cookie Monster’s Fur.  With our Cookies For Good Sign proudly displayed, this building basically IS Cookie Monster. Although we are hesitant to part with a color as blue as smurf skin, as we start construction on this Blue’s Clues of a building,…

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