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It’s that time of year

Pictured above is a scene from the Reading-Cavendish area that captures the mood and tranquility of our foliage season.
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 802-228-7239.

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 228-4000.

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