Join us for our annual celebration!

Same beautiful views, different venue.  You won’t want to miss this year’s celebration!

Thursday, June 21, 2018, 5pm – 9:00pm


Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center

Catered by Love Local Catering. Purchase your tickets HERE

We plan to spend the first evening of summer on Lake Champlain celebrating Carlen’s leadership with music, food, and friends. Join us for an evening of celebration featuring youth led music and entertainment!

Purchase your tickets in advance and make a contribution to the Carlen Finn Roots & Wings Fund.

Stay tuned for more!

Important Facts
School meals

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Early Prenatal Care

Between 2000 and 2010, the rate of pregnant women in Vermont receiving early prenatal care ranged between 80 and 85 percent. This was short [more]


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Teen Births

Teen mothers often have fewer resources than older parents to provide for a healthy baby and for themselves.  Babies born [more]

7.5% of Vermont’s children received Reach Up (TANF) benefits in 2011; a 27% increase from 2007. [more]

98% of Vermont’s children have health insurance. [more]

Babies with low birthweight – under 5.5 pounds – are at risk for respiratory conditions, cognitive and developmental delays, and other long-term health [more]