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"Our 4-Town Future" Community Visit Forums - Feb 21, Mar 14, 21, and 28

All members of the Royalton, Sharon, Strafford & Tunbridge communities are invited to participate in a series of forums, held in each of the 4 towns, to share concerns and ideas. VCRD will bring a team of federal, state, business, nonprofit, and philanthropic leaders who will listen to residents and return in months ahead with recommendations, ideas, and support in developing action plans and funding strategies. Residents from all four towns are invited to participate in any or all of the forums across the region. Attend the sessions most important to you and come to the Free Community Dinners! Click HERE for the full schedule.

Ideas brainstormed at community forums will be shared at an "Our 4-Town Future" Priorities Session in April to discuss and then vote on key priorities. Local task force groups will form in May to implement priorities chosen.

Survey to Share Your Ideas: If you have ideas for action to share, we invite you to use the online survey to share YOUR ideas for the future of the Royalton, Sharon, Strafford and Tunbridge 4-Town Region.

Forum Notes:

  • February 21st: Economic & Cultural Vitality and Affordable Housing and Senior Living. Notes available here.

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The three remaining forum dates and topics are:

March 14th
Tunbridge Central School, 523 VT Route 110, Tunbridge
6:00pm: Free Community Dinner
7-8:30pm Forums: Attracting & Supporting Young Residents & Families | Agriculture & Forestry

March 21st
Barrett Memorial Hall, 248 VT Route 132, South Strafford
6:00pm: Free Community Dinner
7-8:30pm Forums: Infrastructure, Communication & Municipal Partnerships | Recreation, Trails, Environment & Natural Resources

March 28th
Sharon Elementary School, 75 VT Route 132, Sharon
6:00pm: Free Community Dinner
7-8:30pm Forums: Education | Addressing Poverty

There will be childcare during forums at each location.

EVERYONE is welcome to the dinners and forums at each location – Hope to see you there!

For more information contact Jenna at jenna@vtrural.org or 225-6091 or visit https://vtrural.org and the "Our 4-Town Future" Facebook Event.