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.

Welcome, new staff!


Please join us as we welcome new faces to the King Street Center staff team! Deena Murphy, Education Director Chris Cadieux, Food Services

Lakou Mizik visits King Street Center


With thanks to our great friends at Dealer.com, a Haitian band called Lakou Mizik came to shake things up at King Street Center. Their magnetic, musical presence drew the kids right into their circle for an epic summer dance party. You can check out a video on our facebook page! Check out some of their curious, exuberant looks in this slideshow.

Matt Campbell joins King Street Center Board


Matthew Campbell joined our Board of Directors in our July meeting. Matt is a Business Client Advisor at Hickok & Boardman Insurance Group, responsible for the development and cultivation of large commercial clients.  Matt also sits on the board of Vermont Children's Trust Foundation. Matt says, "The reason I joined the board of King Street Center is I wanted to be part of a dynamic

Hiking Club 2016


Summer traditions at King Street run strong. For the sixth year in a row, Janet Bellavance (an Edmunds Elementary School teacher) comes to King Street and takes a determined group of fourth and fifth graders on a series of hikes. This year our students are tackling Mt. Philo, Mt. Elmore, Snake Mountain, and then finally across the lake to Coon Mountain. Kadar, one

King Street Skates!


Friends for A_Dog Teach King Street kids to Skateboard! The kids of King Street had a very special opportunity this past month. Soon on the heels of the Burlington Skatepark dedication in the memory of Andy "A-Dog" Williams, Friends for A_Dog hosted their first ever skateboarding camp - and invited King Street Center youth to participate. King Street kids, from

Bluebird BBQ wraps up successful One Love Campaign


Sue Bette and her team at Bluebird BBQ hosted its 2nd annual One Love Campaign to raise funds for King Street's Kids on the Ball program. In addition to a traditional Community Night (10% of proceeds to benefit our programs) customers were invited to purchase a tennis ball to add to the "Wall of Fame" in the restaurant.  

Michelle Lewis joins King Street Center Board of Directors


Michelle Lewis joined our Board of Directors in our May meeting. Michelle brings expertise in Human Resources, currently serving as the Director of Compensation & Benefits at the Howard Center. "King Street Center's mission instantly tugged at my heart strings and I knew that I wanted to be involved in the great work that this organization is doing for the

Welcome, Dacia Ostlund!


King Street Center welcomes a new Associate Director, Dacia Ostlund. Read the full article from the Shelburne News here!

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