Skim through the skies over the Green Mountain State in a newly restored 1959 American Champion, two-seater airplane with veteran pilot and photographer Shirley Chevalier to learn what prompted her to take up flying at age 40, and what’s kept her climbing into the cockpit for more than 20 years.
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Discover a challenging 16-mile, mountain bike course in the heart of Rutland, Vermont forged entirely by volunteers whose painstaking efforts to carve out an exciting recreational park are also helping to revitalize this former industrial town.
VPT is partnering with the Jewish Genealogical Society of Montreal to screen Little Jerusalem. There will be the screening followed by a panel and community discussion.
Inspired by his best-selling Pulitzer Prize-winning book, author Nicholas Kristof and celebrity activists travel to nine countries. They witness courageous individuals who are confronting oppression and creating meaningful solutions through health care, education, and economic empowerment for women and girls.
The screening will be followed by a discussion with Ellen Dorsch (Creative Women Hand-Woven Textiles).
For more information on the Half the Sky Movement please visit HalftheSkyMovement.org
Made possible with funding from:
- Jim Wyant
- The Schwartz Family Foundation, Inc
- The Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal
- The Carolyn and Leonard Miller Center For Holocaust Studies