Thu, Oct 13, 2011 09:24 AM
Pictured above is a scene from the Reading-Cavendish
area that captures the mood and tranquility of our foliage
photo by Ralph Pace
Thursday, October 13 -- The Ludlow Garden Club will be having
its monthly meeting. It will be traveling to Dartmouth College in
Hanover, New Hampshire to visit the Murdough Greenhouse and Brout
Orchid collection. The meeting will start at noon. Those wishing to
carpool from Ludlow will meet at Shaw's Parking Lot at 10:30 a.m.
Those wishing to participate should bring a sandwich and a chair.
Hostesses will provide desserts and beverages. For further
information, please call 672-4041.
Friday, October 14 -- The Library Young Program at Fletcher
Memorial Library in Ludlow will feature a program on "The World of
Bats" from 3-4 p.m. Kids can bring their own plain T-shirts
from home, or purchase one at the program for $4. Please call
Lindsay in the Youth Library @ 228-3517 to register.
Thursday, October 20 -- Member of FOLA (Friends of Ludlow
Auditorium) are preparing for a healthcare forum in Ludlow.
The forum, co-sponsored by the Rutland Herald, will feature a panel
of 6 widely known figures in Vermont discussing - and debating -
the features of and impact of Act 48, the recently passed
healthcare legislation in Montpelier. Stewart Ledbetter,
senior political reporter for WPTZ/WNNE will moderate the
event. Panelists include Steve Kappel, Dr. Deb Richter, Wendy
Wilton, State Senate President John Campbell, Bob Gaydos, and
Darcie Johnston. The forum will begin with an introduction of
the panel and moderator, followed by a brief PowerPoint
presentation outlining the major elements of the Act 48
legislation. Following this, the moderator will ask the panel
members to respond to his questions. The audience will then
have the opportunity to ask the panel questions about both Act 48
and its impact. For additional information, call
The Ludlow Area Rotary Club is seeking interested people in the
age range of 25-40 to participate in a group study exchange program
with its counterpart in Northern Germany in the area of
Bremen. If you think you might qualify and be interested in
an expense paid (travel, room and board) cultural/vocational
exchange to northern Germany from May 13th to June 14th, 2012,
please contact Brigid Sullivan at 259-2274 or Kim Lampert at