Author and advocate Susan Clark explains the Slow Democracy movement in which ordinary people mobilize to find local solutions to local problems. In the process some find they can bridge the “us-them” divide so prevalent in our national politics. Recorded 4/3/19.
Professional fishing guide and co-owner of Stream and Brook Fly Fishing guide service, Brian Cadoret brings his knowledge of Addison County’s rivers along with a fish story or two in his talk, “Fly Fishing, Guiding and Kayaking in Vermont”. Using videos and demonstrations, Brian shares how days on the river have brought him joy in the outdoors and shaped his stewardship and dedication to Vermont conservation. Did you know Brian spends over 150 days a year fly fishing on lakes, ponds, rivers and streams in VT and NY?
In his enthusiastic and entertaining way, Warren Kimble shares his experiences and the role he played in making the arts a strong presence in his home-town community of Brandon, and his creative, artistic approach to fundraising for the Vermont Arts Council and the Vermont Symphony Orchestra. He and Lorraine, his wife and business partner, have been deeply involved in Brandon’s civic life and philanthropy for over forty years. Did you know Warren was a cheerleader at Syracuse University where he received his B.F.A.? Warren is a trustee of the Sheldon Museum.