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.

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

Champlain Valley Aikido teaches grace, balance

2017-06-30T11:23:03+00:00

By Deena Murphy, Education Director Blend, flow, respect, grace, balance, compassion. These are some of the ideals that inspire students of the ancient art of Aikido. For the past several months, seven King Street students have been training at Champlain Valley Aikido, and after much time, work and perseverance, have earned their yellow belts. Each week, these students have walked from

Champlain Valley Aikido teaches grace, balance 2017-06-30T11:23:03+00:00

Thank you for playing in the 27th Annual Golf Tournament & congratulations to our winners!

2017-06-27T14:44:28+00:00

The sun shone on King Street Center golfers, June 26, at Burlington Country Club. We are so grateful to the teams who took time out of their busy schedules for some friendly competition for a great cause! 2017 Results Gross Winner, 1st Place, Fair Point Communications:Nate Demar, Shayne Bocash, Pete Bocash, Dave Handy Gross Winner, 2nd Place, Donahue

Thank you for playing in the 27th Annual Golf Tournament & congratulations to our winners! 2017-06-27T14:44:28+00:00

Leadership Champlain investigates feasibility of Weekend Programs at King Street Center

2017-06-16T13:40:29+00:00

Leadership Champlain is a program offered to local business, government, and non-profit leaders by the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce. King Street Center submitted an application for one of their teams to conduct a community assessment of the need/feasibility of weekend programs moving forward. Through surveys, focus groups, and individual conversations, this group of volunteers is helping us to

Leadership Champlain investigates feasibility of Weekend Programs at King Street Center 2017-06-16T13:40:29+00:00
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