All members of the Vernon Community are invited to participate in the second phase of the Vermont Council on Rural Development’s (VCRD) Community Visit to the Town of Vernon. The meeting, to be held on Wednesday, June 8, 6:30-9:00 pm at the Vernon Elementary School at 381 Governor Hunt Road, will follow up on the initial session held in May, which drew over 120 community members.
During the day of forums on May 18, residents met in focus groups to share their thoughts on topics of relevance in Vernon including: Community Events: Arts, Culture & Multi-Generational Activities; Village Center & Gathering Place; Recreation, Trails & The River; Economic Development; Youth; and Vernon’s New Identity. A Visiting Team of 23 representatives from state, federal, private, non-profit, and philanthropic agencies heard their ideas, and will remain as resources as the town moves forward on priorities that emerge through this process. (more…)