Ludlow Fight Like a Girl Events
The Burlage-Paul Band will perform on Sunday February 14 as part of the "Fight Like a Girl" Valentine Weekend Event for the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center. The show will be at Christopher's Sports Pub at 145 Main Street in Ludlow at 7 p.m.
Also featured on the show will be the Spiders, another popular Vermont band.
Co-ordinated by residents Mark and Betsy Andrade, all proceeds of this Valentine's Weekend event will be evenly donated between The National Breast Cancer Foundation and The Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.
There will be four main events taking place all weekend long with each night playing host to one "special event". Donations will be accepted and raffle tickets will be sold for prizes provided by area businesses at all events.
To either make a donation or purchase raffle tickets via mail please make checks payable to: Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center and mail to Mark Andrade, 55 Sears Farm Road, Ludlow, VT 05149
You can reach Mark at (603)-715-4443 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Snow Fleas February Rides
Future group rides are planned for the Cavendish Green Mountain Snow Fleas Snowmobile Club members. Save the dates of Saturday, February 6; Saturday, Feb. 27 and Sunday, Feb. 14. Weather and snow conditions permitting; the club is planning two group rides and participation in a Tri-Club Poker Run during the month of February. Specifics about each of the rides are explained below:
The first ride is to the camp of Jon Springer in Barnard. The group members will meet at 9 a.m. at the club's Food Shack for the ride. Members are to bring their own food and beverages to drink. There will be a grill available at the camp if anyone wants to grill their food. The club will hold its February meeting at the camp.
The second ride is the Tri-Club Poker Run on Sunday, Feb. 14 for a sixty-five mile ride. The snowmobile clubs of Shrewsbury, Mount Holly, Cavendish and Ludlow will participate. The Snow Fleas will meet at 8 a.m. at the club's Food Shack for the Poker Run and leave by 8:30 a.m. The cost is $10 per hand and each participant can have a maximum of four hands. There will be five punches on each hand during the ride. There are also prizes awarded for the best poker hand: First prize is $350.00, Second prize is $250.00 and Third prize is $150.00.
The third group ride is to the home of Steve Turco on Hawks Mountain. Club members will meet at the club's Food Shack at 10 a.m. for the ride. Members are to bring their own food and beverages to drink. There will be a grill available at the camp if anyone wants to grill their food.
There are no alternate dates for the rides. All of the rides are subject to the snow and weather conditions prevailing on the scheduled dates.
Ludlow Winter Carnival Seeks Paraders
The Ludlow Winter Carnival is looking for men, women and even children, teens, too (you can even bring your pets) to march in the Winter Carnival Parade on Feb. 6 at 6.30 p.m. and make some noise. Line up starts at 6 at the high school.
Bring your instrument, kazoo, pan and spoon, cow bell, jingle bells or screaming child--anything-- just as long as it makes noise. We want a whole contingent of noisemakers to march right down the center of Main St to celebrate winter.
You can walk on stilts and sing, ride a bike with a card clipped to the spokes-just as long as it makes noise.
Band members from the local schools, please come and help us out. Hot chocolate and marshmallow to follow the parade at Dorsey Park along with fireworks.
Bake Sale to Benefit Heifer International
There will be a bake sale to benefit Heifer International on Saturday, Feb. 13 from 2-6 p.m. outside the Shaws supermarket in Ludlow.
The Cavendish Cares Team, headed by second grader Alyssa Ripley, will be selling homemade baked goods. Heifer International is a Better Business Bureau approved organization providing education and livestock to poor families throughout the US and the world, including Haiti. Help us meet our goal of raising $8000.
Contact Mercury Ripley at 226-7933 or email@example.com if you are willing to donate baked goods or help with the sale.
Black & White Film Series Features Hud
The Black & White Nights Film Series will show the Oscar winning film "Hud" on Friday, Feb 5 at 7 p.m. at the Cavendish Elementary School on Rte. 131 in Proctorsville.
In 1963 Paul Newman was cast as an angry young rancher and won an Oscar nomination for his smoldering portrayal of Hud Bannon, modern-day cowboy. It is one of Newman's most memorable roles.