Community Partnerships

St. Albans City

Rotary Volunteers helped set up fun in Taylor Park… a scary Halloween for the kids!

Northwest Family Foods (Food Shelf)

Our club donated $4,000 toward providing milk and eggs for 22 weeks at  NorthWest Family Foods.
The Rotary and Vermont Department of Health partner to help the NorthWest Family Foods stock food. (Pictured:  Destiny Cadieux from the Dept of Health and Rotarian Trisha Woodward)
Robert Ostermeyer the executive director of NorthWest Family Foods orients new Rotary volunteers.
Rotarians Sherry Scott and Carl Rosenquist meet with Robert Ostermeyer, Director of NorthWest, to discuss the work needed to be accomplished at the food shelf.
As part of the Rotary arranged volunteer program, the ladies from the Methodist church help at NorthWest Family Foods.
Rotarian Larry Bruce and his wife give time to helping the NorthWest Family Foods.
The Rotary Club sponsors a new food delivery van to be used for NorthWest Family Foods and Martha’s Kitchen.

Business and Professional Women (BPW)

The Rotary partners with The Business and Professional Women to conduct an annual Financial Literacy Day for BFA high school students.

Hard’ack DiSC Golf

Tabacco Prevention Coalition

Rotarians Valdemar and Bridgett Garibay take part in collecting cigarette butts in St. Albans.

St. Albans Foodscapers

Foodscapers are a dedicated group of people, including Rotarians, with a vision to plant edible landscapes in St. Albans which will provide healthy food, green spaces and community food security.  The group is partially funded by Rotary.
The Rotary Club supports the planting of plum trees at the Swanton Recreation Center.
Rotarian Karyn Rocheleau and Elizabeth  Malone, Executive Director of Northwest Access TV, plant various fruit trees and bushes at the cable TV station.
Robert Ostermyer, Director of NorthWest Family Foods, helps with CCV planting.
BFA Trades Department planting fruit bushes at Houghton Park in partnership with various Rotarians.

Martha’s Kitchen

The Rotary donates funds and partners with BFA High School to help Martha’s Kitchen build a storage shed.  (Pictured: Rotarian Karyn Rocheleau, Bob Begley from Martha’s Kitchen and Ross LaVoie from BFA Trades)

Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees donates their proceeds to Martha’s Kitchen and NorthWest Family Foods.
Pam Cross the chief designer for the Festival of Trees!

BFA Ecology Department

The Rotary Club partners with the BFA Ecology department to remediate invasive plants near Steven’s Brook.


Hearts Fundraiser

The Hearts Fundraiser supported our local COVID Support heroes.  The recipients of the hearts promotion were NMC, NCSS, Franklin County Home Health, Martha’s Kitchen, The Food Shelf (Northwest Family Foods - CVOEO), Maple Run School District and many others.

Heart’s Promotion in February 2021
Heart’s Promotion in February 2021
Rotary donates $300 to the Mohana Magic Foundation which was part of the Hearts Fundraiser Donations.