Pawlet Events, Fall 2013

6th Semi-Annual “Share the Warmth Clothing Drive,” 9 AM – 1 PM, Saturday and Sunday, October 26-27, Mettawee Community School: Free clothing is available; bring your own bags. Thank you, Brooke Burnham, MCS-PTO President.

Pawlet Planning Commission monthly meeting, Monday, October 28, 7:30 PM, Town Hall Conference Room: Meetings are open to the public.

Pawlet Select Board monthly meeting, Tuesday, October 29, 7 PM, Town Hall Conference Room: The public is welcome.

Roast pork supper Saturday, November 2, 5 PM, Pawlet Church: The menu includes: Roast  pork baked with topping, stuffing, mashed potatoes with gravy, hot vegetables, cabbage, salad, applesauce, fruited Jello, rolls with butter, and hot and cold beverages and Rosalie’s famous dessert. This will be the last supper of the season. Next year we will start again the first Saturday in April. Proceeds benefit the Pawlet Community Church. Please help us with maintenance and repair costs.

Spaghetti Dinner for Mettawee Community School Sixth-Grade class trip, Monday, November 4, Bernardo’s Restaurant, Granville: Proceeds benefit the Sixth-Grade class trip to Boston in the spring. Seatings will be at 5, 6 and 7:15 PM. Eat-in tickets $5; takeouts $6. Tickets can be purchased at the school 8 AM – 3 PM, through Friday, November 1, or at the door. Call 645-9009 for more information.

Pawlet Energy Group Monthly Meeting Wednesday, November 6, 12 PM, Town Hall: The public is welcome to attend the energy group’s regular monthly meetings. Learn about the Button Up Vermont program and other weatherization and energy-related initiatives. For more information contact Sue LaPorte at 325-3424 or Facebook “Pawlet Energy Group.”

West Pawlet Fire Department Pancake Breakfast, Sunday, November 10, 7:30 to 11 AM, West Pawlet fire house: The fire house is located on Route 153 (Main Street) in West Pawlet, and it’s a handicap-accessible site.  All are welcome. Pancake menu includes regular as well as chocolate chip, blueberry and cranberry. Sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, and home fries are also served, along with coffee, milk and orange juice. Prices are $7 for 12 years and up, $5 for 5-12 years and free to children under the age of 5.  In recognition of Youth Deer Hunting Weekend, all youth hunters who provide photo or proof of deer will receive a free breakfast. A 501(c) (3) non-profit, all proceeds are for the benefit of the department’s equipment and training needs. Contact:  Antonio Landon at 802-345-4312 or email: wp5801@yahoo.com.

Public Hearing on major revision of multiple regulations, Tuesday, November 12, 6:30 PM, Pawlet Town Hall Conference Room: The proposed regulations apply to flood hazard areas, subdivisions and zoning and will be incorporated into one Unified Bylaw.  A full copy of the proposed bylaw can be found at the Town Hall and on the Town of Pawlet web site http://pawlet.vt.gov/town-offices/planning-commission/.

Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department Annual Game Supper, Saturday, November 16: This community tradition, now 45 years strong, is not only one of the best-known happenings in Pawlet, it is also one of our department’s most important fundraisers. We hope you will join us! Adults $12, and $6 for children under 12.

RAVNAH Seasonal Flu and Pneumonia Clinics: The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice (RAVNAH) and Dorset Nursing will be hosting a series of 23 flu and pneumonia vaccination clinics from September 24 to November 20. For more information call RAVNAH Flu Hotline at 770-1574 or visit www.ravnah.org.

Front Porch Forum is now available in Pawlet: Front Porch Forum is a web site that helps neighbors connect and build community by hosting regional networks of online neighborhood/town forums. The new Pawlet Wells Front Porch Forum is in the member recruitment phase. So far, 54 members have signed up. Once we get 100 members on board, then full functionality will turn on and everyone can start using it to share postings among neighbors. Help spread the word! http://frontporchforum.com/registrations

Emergency Fuel Assistance Fund in Pawlet needs donations: Heating season is here, and our local fund meets emergency situations on the spot. Donations should be made out to: “Pawlet Community Church Fuel Assistance Fund” and mailed to: Pawlet Fuel Assistance Fund, C/O Tim Bryant, 3449 Vt. Rt. 133, Pawlet, VT 05761. For more information contact Bob Schoenemann, Town Service Officer at 325-3146 or 325-3420.