UPS Holding 10th Annual Golf Classic for GMUW

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Green Mountain United Way

Serving Caledonia, Essex, Orange, Orleans & Washington Counties of Vermont

UPS Holding 10th Annual Golf Classic for GMUW


Golfers take note. July 17th is the date when employees of United Parcel Service are holding the 10th Annual Golf Classic for the benefit of Green Mountain United Way. The event will be held at the Country Club of Barre at 142 Drake Rd., Barre, VT starting with registration at 11:30 am and a Shotgun Start at 1 pm sharp followed by chicken and ribs catered by Cornerstone Catering at 5 pm.

This will be an 18-hole Best Ball Scramble to include lots of contests (Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive and Hole-in-One and more) and prizes. Just think – you might win a brand new pickup truck from Capitol City GMC.

Get your foursome together today. The entry fee is $125 per golfer or $500 per foursome, which includes greens fees, two carts, registration gifts and dinner. Visit to access more information and registration forms. Or, contact Randy Tullar at 802-249-8763 or, or Laurie Kelty at 802-223-6609 or

Register today for a great day on the links and your chance to help a good, local cause.

Family and Friends Fun Rides

bicycle riders

A collaboration was recently formed between North Country Hospital in Newport, Green Mountain United Way and The Village Bike Shop in Derby to promote bike riding for fun and a bit of exercise.

Every Thursday evening starting at 5:30, all are welcome to meet at the Newport Bike Path on Prouty Drive in Newport for a casual ride along beautiful Lake Memphremagog. The only requirements are that you have a bike and wear a helmet.

GMUW is proud to be a part of this effort to get people out for their health. It’s a wonderful way to get some exercise and fresh air and to meet new friends. Join us every Thursday from now until Oct. 2nd!

Summer Safety

School is out, children are out playing, and families are on vacation. This is a special time of year for all of us when we can enjoy the summer. But, it is also a time when traffic is heavier, walkers and bicyclists are out in droves and the potential for accidents is higher.

We at GMUW ask that you be careful through the summer. Drive a little slower, be mindful of your children’s activities and exercise a little patience during commute times. We all want to have a fun time this summer without tragedy. Happy Summer!!

Dates to Remember

July 3, 2015: Green Mountain United Way offices will be closed for Independence Day.

July 2 to Oct. 2, 2015:
Family & Friends Fun Bike Rides on Newport’s Bike Path. See details in a separate article in this issue.

Sept. 7, 2015:
GMUW offices will be closed for Labor Day.

Sept. 10, 2015:
Thankful Thursday Dinner event for benefit of GMUW at Juniper’s Restaurant
at the Wildflower Inn, 2059 Darling Hill Rd., Lyndonville, VT. The owners of this establishment generously donate 15% of the evening’s proceeds to GMUW. Great food and scenery. Don’t miss it.

Mid-Sept, 2015:
GMUW annual campaign Kickoff Breakfast. Exact date and location will be announced soon. Watch future newsletters for specific details.

Sept. 27, 2015:
4th Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament at the Tom Breslin Community Center for benefit of GMUW. More details to follow.

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