Front Porch Forum members celebrate community in various ways this Memorial Day weekend.
“We’re going to hold an old-fashioned Block Party and celebrate in the street with games, food and fun…. so come out and play with us!” • Kate in St. Albans
Following the ceremony, the Legion Auxiliary is hosting a potluck lunch.” • John in Guilford
“Please join us for an Ice Cream Social as we say hello to summer!” • Julie in Essex Junction
FPF applauds the many communities who will be gathering together in remembrance and tribute to our veterans.
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FPF members are sharing news in their neighborhoods on how to deal with ticks.
“After talking to area residents we think reporting tick bites will help us know and get a feel for our local situation. It would be helpful to answer all or some of these questions.
– When were you bitten?
– Where do you think you picked up the tick?
– Were you wearing repellent?
– Do you know what kind it was? (Example – Deer Tick/Black Legged Tick, Dog Tick, Lone Star Tick, etc. Google to identify.)
– Did you take the tick to a health center or send it in to be tested (University Of Mass is one place that tests)?
Keep alert and informed during tick season!
This year’s Girls on the Run 5k event will be unlike any other and FPF is proud to be a part of it! With hundreds of girls crossing the finish line ““ each one beaming with confidence and pride ““ it’s a community celebration of and for our local girls. We invite you to help support Girls on the Run and experience the 5k for yourself! Learn more at gotrvt.org/5k
Neighbors and friends continue to support the work we do.
“We are so grateful for this great way to reach you! We use Front Porch Forum a lot to let folks know about our rental cottage and we always find GREAT people through FPF. It feels safe and fun to rent our place this way and we have just become contributing members on a monthly basis to help keep FPF available to us all! It’s super easy to do, and you can choose the payment amount that works for you!” • Peg in Calais
Learn more here how you can join Peg and Indigo as supporting members!
Neighbors frequently extend their thanks to FPF, including John who held a barn sale in Cornwall, and donated a portion of his sales. Free or for sale, members find success on FPF:
“The bike helmet was taken within an hour of the posting. Thank you Front Porch Forum.” • Jean in Middlebury
“Thanks. FPFers. The Trek bikes are gone. We had over 30 responses.”
• Jeff in Waterbury
“The Subaru tires are gone, thanks to all those who inquired, I don’t think it took all of 15 minutes really. Support FPF!” • Fred & Karen in Northfield
“Free tandem kayak found a good home and we really appreciate all the interest. Our Front Porch Forum is a GREAT resource!”
• Rick in Jericho
“Thanks to FPF the golf clubs and cart were picked up today.”
• Irene in Barre
“The bike has gone to a new home. Front Porch Forum is a wonderful place.” • Kathy in Jericho