Word on the Street

Word on the Street…

…is where you can read our unfolding story – all the latest goings-on, accomplishments and activities happening inside & outside of King Street Center.

Mark & Lynn nominated to be 2018 Comcast Mentors of the Year! Please vote.

2017-12-22T13:23:08+00:00

VOTE HERE FOR Mark, Lynne & Hassan! By Gabriella Tufo Strouse, Community Outreach Director “It takes a village,” was the somewhat cliché subject heading of a back and forth email thread between Mark Johnson, Lynne Tiballi, and myself 5 years ago. Together, we were making a plan to advocate for special services at school for a boy named Hassan,

Mark & Lynn nominated to be 2018 Comcast Mentors of the Year! Please vote. 2017-12-22T13:23:08+00:00

Thank you for helping me reach my goal.

2017-12-08T14:53:35+00:00

In our December "annual appeal," I shared the story of Hawa and her path to Champlain College. In the letter, we quoted part of her application for the Roxane Leopold Scholarship. This letter to our community is the most critical fundraising effort of our year. I hope Hawa's story inspires you as much as it does me. “As a

Thank you for helping me reach my goal. 2017-12-08T14:53:35+00:00

Sunday Studies!

2018-01-25T14:31:08+00:00

  Sunday Studies! For the first time, King Street Center will provide academic support on Sunday afternoons from 1-5 p.m. This drop-in tutoring opportunity is for students middle or high school only. Any student seeking support is welcome - not just youth enrolled in King Street Center programs. Snacks will be provided. We are seeking tutors, age 16+ to take

Sunday Studies! 2018-01-25T14:31:08+00:00

Celebrating with a High Five!

2017-11-17T10:54:04+00:00

The King Street Center family celebrated our 2nd annual High Five appreciation event on November 16. This "thank you" is a time to show gratitude for our amazing staff, donors, volunteers, community partners, and kids. This year's honorees were: Donor: Lisa Steele - long-time friend & donor who has generously supported Kids on the Ball, Teen Futures, and King

Celebrating with a High Five! 2017-11-17T10:54:04+00:00

Fiscal Year 2017 in Review

2017-10-27T13:58:59+00:00

King Street Center's fiscal year runs from April 1 - March 31. Each year we invest in a full audit, typically conducted by Tapia & Huckabay, P.C. You can access our most recent 990 here. Fiscal year 2017 expenses totaled $1,291,601 and income totaled $1,195,366.  The statistics here are fairly typical of historical trends at King Street Center. We

Fiscal Year 2017 in Review 2017-10-27T13:58:59+00:00

Binod Sarki Earns 2017 Jake Agna Award

2017-10-11T12:12:04+00:00

The 7th annual Jake Agna Award was presented to Edmunds Middle School 8th grader, Binod Sarki, on October 4 in front of a crowd of peers, volunteers, staff, and a wonderful group of “fans” – teachers from Edmunds Middle School and Integrated Arts Academy. “Since day one,” Director Dave Besserer says, "He is one of the first people to

Binod Sarki Earns 2017 Jake Agna Award 2017-10-11T12:12:04+00:00

A new chapter for Kids on the Ball Tennis

2017-09-12T14:35:17+00:00

Kids on the Ball  tennis started seventeen years ago fueled by Jake Agna’s passion for making tennis accessible to all children. Through King Street Center, generous support from the philanthropic community, and help from dozens of volunteers and assistant instructors, this program has enabled thousands of school-children to gain access to tennis in their physical education classes, in public

A new chapter for Kids on the Ball Tennis 2017-09-12T14:35:17+00:00

Backyard Classic, King of the Court, Rally for King Street Raffle – a success!

2017-09-07T13:31:02+00:00

    Wow! What a day. Hundreds of King Street Center friends and fans made August 26 a very special experience. See King of the Court photos here and Backyard Classic pictures here! We are so grateful to Dealer.com and Burlington Tennis Club for generously hosting a fun day of tennis followed by fantastic dinner & lawn games. Together

Backyard Classic, King of the Court, Rally for King Street Raffle – a success! 2017-09-07T13:31:02+00:00

Castle Camp News, hot off the press!

2017-07-20T09:31:26+00:00

A team of young journalists are writing & producing a weekly newsletter at King Street Center this summer. We thought you might like to see some of their musings! They highlight a staff member each week, celebrate something special about their peers, and share some brainteasers and puzzlers to keep your mind sharp. Enjoy! They love that Nihad "Aways

Castle Camp News, hot off the press! 2017-07-20T09:31:26+00:00

MyChamplainValley.com visits King Street Lemonade Stand, shares Life Lessons

2017-07-20T09:12:31+00:00

http://www.mychamplainvalley.com/news/lemonade-stands-life-lessons/760450180 Burlington, Vermont - You likely pass them all the time on when you're walking on Church Street. Kids working hard to serve you what some call the best lemonade in Burlington. But, with each drink the King Street lemonade stand teaches these young entrepreneurs the value of team work and responsibility. One of those kids is 13-year-old Mohamed

MyChamplainValley.com visits King Street Lemonade Stand, shares Life Lessons 2017-07-20T09:12:31+00:00
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