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.

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

Congratulations & Farewell to Heather Benoit!

2017-06-16T13:47:22+00:00

King Street Center's long-time Preschool Lead Teacher, Heather Benoit is "retiring" after a long career of teaching and nurturing young learners. She's had an immensely positive influence on the hundreds of children who grew up in her classroom here at King Street and in her previous teaching positions. Heather was honored as "Early Educator of the Year" in 2006

Congratulations & Farewell to Heather Benoit! 2017-06-16T13:47:22+00:00

Eric Ode joins King Street Center Board of Directors

2017-06-06T14:24:28+00:00

Vicky Smith is thrilled to announce that Eric Ode is the most recent addition to the King Street Center Board of Directors and will continue to serve on  the Finance Committee after being an ad hoc member over this past year.  "I couldn't be more excited to welcome Eric's energy and expertise to our Board of Directors. He's incredibly

Eric Ode joins King Street Center Board of Directors 2017-06-06T14:24:28+00:00

Welcome, Carol Boardman

2017-04-10T13:30:30+00:00

Carol Boardman was voted in as the newest member of King Street Center's Board of Directors at their April 2017 meeting. Executive Director Vicky Smith says, "Carol and her family have been part of the fabric at King Street Center for many years. We've loved having her children volunteer in our programs - her boys were a magnet every

Welcome, Carol Boardman 2017-04-10T13:30:30+00:00

Thank you for your Board service!

2017-04-06T14:01:14+00:00

At their April meeting, King Street Center's Board of Directors bid farewell to two long-standing members. Collectively, their contributions to the life and evolution of King Street Center are quite remarkable. Please be sure to show your appreciation to Chuck as he greets audiences at the Flynn and to Chaska when you see her on the tennis court! Chuck Ginsberg

Thank you for your Board service! 2017-04-06T14:01:14+00:00

Do you Vew-Do?

2017-03-15T16:58:13+00:00

In King Street Center's Tutoring Program, kids are paired up with fantastic volunteers from throughout the community to work one-on-one toward academic goals. Familiar with these efforts, Dr. Erika Senft Miller and her daughter, Anna Senft Miller, reached out to teach us about their Empowered Learning Method. They taught us how bodies and minds are connected, and how the

Do you Vew-Do? 2017-03-15T16:58:13+00:00

UVM Men’s Soccer Team brings their A-game to King Street Center

2017-02-22T09:58:09+00:00

University of Vermont Athletics Reports: UVM men's soccer team used Monday's holiday as an opportunity to give back to the community. The Catamounts spent the afternoon with kids at the King Street Center. (See Link Here.) The afternoon consisted of various activities using soccer balls including four square, basketball, keep-away and even a few soccer games. "There were a lot

UVM Men’s Soccer Team brings their A-game to King Street Center 2017-02-22T09:58:09+00:00

Jai Macker joins Board of Directors

2017-02-21T11:32:01+00:00

  Jai Macker, of South Burlington, recently joined the King Street Center Board of Directors, his term starting in late 2016. Jai serves as VP of Products at Dealer.com where he and his team work to help transform automotive retailing through the Digital Marketing and Retailing products and services. "Having lived in the King Street neighborhood, work just blocks away,

Jai Macker joins Board of Directors 2017-02-21T11:32:01+00:00
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