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Addison County Industry And Employment Inquiry Takes Youth Into The Community
By Cookie Steponaitis
In order to deepen our understanding of a concept or our world, we must first take part and participate. The educators at Middlebury Middle School strive to place their students in real-world situations to better understand how they live and how it can be applied to the world in which they live. With that idea in mind, the 8th graders of MUMS recently participated in a unique inquiry called Addison County Industry and Employment. Their mission was to go into the community and experience the diversity and depths of jobs and products. While out and learning, students became familiar with their own towns, the entrepreneurial spirit that defines this region and gave many peaks into career previously known to them.  [ more ]

Addison County VFW Post 7823 Earns State And National Honors

News has recently reached Addison County Post 7823 in Middlebury that they have been selected to receive the National Outstanding Community Service Post of the Year for the State of Vermont.  This honor reflects the commitment of the Post to the mission of the VFW.  The Veterans of Foreign Wars membership is comprised of combat theater veterans who have served the United States of America on foreign soil in times of war.  The 6500 VFW posts nationwide endeavor to serve the needs of these veterans  -- and all veterans -- to ensure that they are respected for their service and recognized for their sacrifice.
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