Category: Announcements

Public Forum on Prevention

Are you interested in learning more about substance use prevention in your community and the regional programs supporting health and wellness? Would you like to play a role in community wellness and prevention? Come join the discussion! Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:15pm Missisquoi Valley Union High School 175 Thunderbird Dr, Swanton, VT […]

Join a Task Force!

Swanton is on the move and you’re all invited to join in the excitement!   The Swanton Enhancement Project, through the recent Community Visit Process with the Vermont Council On Rural Development, has formed five task forces to take action on priorities established by community members. For more information on each task force, visit their […]

Community Visit: Round 3

At the Community Meeting on March 5th almost 100 Swanton community members set five priorities for action to advance the community (see full descriptions below): -Create a Swanton Economic Development Committee -Improve River Access and Bike-ability and Expand Outdoor Recreation Opportunities and Bike Tourism -Unite the Community to Reduce Substance Abuse -Improve Traffic, Walkability, and Parking Downtown -Create a Swanton […]

Community Visit follow-up

The purpose of the March 5th meeting is to have community members set priorities based on the focus group discussions of January 28th. It is very important that the number of priorities fits the capacity of the community to achieve them.  From Paul’s experience in other communities, he’s thinking that 3 or 4 is the […]

Swanton Community Visit

Contact: Margaret Gibson McCoy Vermont Council on Rural Development, PO Box 1384, Montpelier, VT  05601 Phone: (802) 223-6091, margaret@vtrural.org January 7, 2015 SWANTON COMMUNITY VISIT PROGRAM INVITES THE FULL COMMUNITY TOGETHER Swanton residents will be coming together over the next few months to review challenges and opportunities before the community, set priorities, and advance action […]

Public Meeting – October 23rd, 2014

Mark Your Calendars! Swanton Enhancement Project Public Meeting October 23, 7:00 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Parish Hall on Grand Ave. Tim Smith, Executive Director of the Franklin County Industrial Corporation, will be our featured speaker. Tim’s presentation will focus on the region’s economy, its potential and Swanton’s role in reaching that potential. Swanton is on […]

Public Meeting – August 28th, 2014

August 28th, 7:00 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Parish Hall on Grand Avenue This is a unique opportunity for all who are interested in the vibrant future of Swanton.   Come and be part of the conversation. The featured speakers will be Chris Cochran, the Director of Community Planning and Revitalization, and Richard Amore, Village Center Program […]

Swanton on the Move: Press Release – May 28th, 2014

A banner stating “Swanton on the Move” adorned the park in downtown Swanton on the morning of May 24th as more than 30 community members, young and not so young,  gathered to plant flowers that will beautify Swanton’s  landscape throughout the summer and fall. Plenty of smiles and good will were exchanged among the group, […]

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