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.

VT Biz features: Community Bank NA 2019 donations total more than $2.6 million

2020-02-12T14:30:17-05:00

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 2:10am -- Related Company: Community Bank NA Vermont Business Magazine Throughout its more than 150-year history, Community Bank N.A has remained committed to giving back to the communities it serves. In 2019, the bank’s annual charitable giving reached more than $2.6 million in sponsorships, donations and grants, with its branches across New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Massachusetts donating to

VT Biz features: Community Bank NA 2019 donations total more than $2.6 million2020-02-12T14:30:17-05:00

Remembering Bobby Miller

2020-02-06T15:46:41-05:00

On Tuesday, I lost a friend and our community lost a champion. Bobby Miller sits on my shoulder every day. When making decisions, big or small, I ask myself, "What would Bobby do?" As numerous tributes and news articles this week mention, Bobby and Holly were important benefactors of King Street Center. While Bobby enjoyed making a

Remembering Bobby Miller2020-02-06T15:46:41-05:00

January is National Mentoring Month

2020-01-27T14:01:33-05:00

  Happy National Mentoring Month! Instead of a "Mentor of the Year" contest, this year MENTOR Vermont invited programs to celebrate "ambassador" stories. We are excited to feature Bonnie & Kada from our program! Read about them and other terrific mentoring pairs from around the state right here https://www.mentorvt.org/ambassadors-of-mentoring/ SB Mentoring Speakers Series Wednesday, January 29 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. A

January is National Mentoring Month2020-01-27T14:01:33-05:00

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion @ King Street Center

2019-12-04T14:24:52-05:00

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion @ King Street Center from the desk of Jehan Dolbashian, Administrative Assistant In late October, King Street staff arrived to an empty center, void of the normal patter of toddlers and preschoolers running across the gym floor and excited afterschoolers bustling in at the end of a long school day. Instead, the chatter of eager

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion @ King Street Center2019-12-04T14:24:52-05:00

High Five Awards Appreciate Five!

2019-11-19T11:09:47-05:00

Watch our tribute to Frank! Watch our tribute to Very Merry Theatre! Watch our tribute to Jenna! Watch our tribute to Dealer.com! Watch our tribute to Hunter! (slightly edited for consideration to social media policy of youth)   The 4th annual High Five Appreciation Awards Celebration on November 13 honored our volunteers, our staff, our donors, our youth, and

High Five Awards Appreciate Five!2019-11-19T11:09:47-05:00

Wish list items for the “King Street Store”

2019-11-19T12:10:02-05:00

From the desk of Education Director, Deena Murphy King Street "bucks" are incentives for good deeds and hard work. Students are given the "bucks" to reward good work in reading or math, helping a friend, picking up trash without being asked etc. Tutors, teachers and staff can give students the "bucks." Every few weeks, students can spend their "bucks"

Wish list items for the “King Street Store”2019-11-19T12:10:02-05:00

The Citizen reports: King Street Center kids ride at Merrymac Farm

2019-10-14T10:16:54-04:00

EMMETT GARTNER Community News Service  As the sun set on a picture-perfect crisp autumn Saturday, horses neighed and excitement filled the air at Merrymac Farm in Charlotte ahead of a special open house.  Friends and family members of kids who attend Burlington’s King Street Center arrived to see firsthand what their youngsters have been up to for the past

The Citizen reports: King Street Center kids ride at Merrymac Farm2019-10-14T10:16:54-04:00

Flat King Street Kids

2019-08-23T07:42:30-04:00

                  From the desk of Deena Murphy, Education Director There are lots of ways to take a vacation if you are creative. You don’t have to get in a car or on a plane to experience new places and make new friends. This summer, King Street students designed and colored flat

Flat King Street Kids2019-08-23T07:42:30-04:00

Summer Events – having fun while doing good!

2019-08-23T15:45:11-04:00

King Street Center's summer isn't all about kids and summer camp fun. It's also our opportunity to raise critical funds to support King Street Center programs. Two-thirds of our annual $1.3 million budget is raised privately. Yes, that's from friends, foundations, and local businesses! Events are a great way to celebrate the work of King Street Center, build relationships,

Summer Events – having fun while doing good!2019-08-23T15:45:11-04:00
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