CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Wednesday, September
Vermont Independent Media announces The Media Mentoring Project (via Zoom): The goal of the first Media Mentoring Workshop - "Media Strategy for Events - Integrating Traditional Media with Social for Larger Impact" is to assist area residents in building writing, journalism, and other media literacy skills. The session covers strategies for building buzz: digital and social media, press releases, pitch letters, media alerts, calendar listings, radio and TV interviews, etc. VIM/The Commons is committed to going beyond what most people expect of a free weekly newspaper. Our goal - to assist area residents with media literacy skills -follows our belief that a vibrant democracy requires an informed, empowered, and outspoken citizenry. 7:30 p.m. (assisted by BCTV). Participants include: Randolph Holhut, News Editor of VIM/The Commons; Keith Marks, Exec. Dir., Next Stage Arts; Lynn Barrett, President & Founder of Primetime Concepts, Inc. and President of the Board, VIM/The Commons. We welcome non-profit reps, marketing and communications professionals, event organizers, anyone who wants to promote their business, product, idea. Media Mentoring Workshops continue once a month - 10/13 is next. Zoom. Information: Pre-registration required: firstname.lastname@example.org.
BRATTLEBORO Wednesday Night Charity Bingo: Join us for a chance to win awesome prizes while donating to great local causes! Tonight's charity is Brattleboro Ski Hill. 7- 9 p.m. every Wednesday in the Taproom Brewpub & Biergarten. Bingo cards for all 10 prize rounds are $1 each. Whetstone Station, 36 Bridge St. Information: 802-490-2354.
Hunger Free Vermont: COVID Lessons Learned, Is This Recovery?, and more (via Zoom): We'll discuss takeaways from our work this summer and potential strategies as we look ahead toward a long recovery from the pandemic. Agenda includes: Is this what recovery looks like? The ongoing challenge of hunger and food insecurity. How lessons learned from the COVID-19 emergency are shaping Hunger Free Vermont's advocacy priorities now - and how you can help. The upcoming (virtual) 3SquaresVT Outreach & Policy Conference. 1 p.m. Zoom. Information: RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/2ftvuub4.