Ending a Busy Quarter!

March was a busy month with tons of events culminating in an exciting end to the first quarter of 2019! We taught several Youth and Adult Mental Health First Aid Classes, worked with the NEK YPN on both a March Open Meeting and a March Mixer at Burke Mountain, presented at the Vermont League of Cities and Towns Conference, presented about our work with the Regional Prevention Partnerships, presented Women LEAD and even visited a local elementary school to talk to the 8th graders about careers. We also connected with Gwen from… Read More

Setting the Pace – Women LEAD

On Monday March 25 Setting the Pace, Women LEAD a fundraising calendar was announced. There was an excellent party attended by over 100 community members at The Eastside and I was thrilled to give a speech. Look for more details about this initiative over the coming months and pick up a calendar here!   My Comments from Women Lead:   Tonight I am thrilled to be representing the Northeast Kingdom Young Professionals Network. But before we get into those details – let’s talk about how I got here, back in Newport, after… Read More

Busy Bee

Wow! March has been an incredible month. In addition to planning several events, we have had the opportunity to teach several Mental Health First Aid courses. In April things will slow down a bit as we take a break, so for now we are just basking in the extra energy that allows us to hustle! Follow our Facebook Page as well to see whats up!

NEK Young Professionals Present Opportunities to Engage in March

  (Kinsley Sicard, Sunny Naughton and Maire Folan of the Executive Committee for the NEK YPN) The Northeast Kingdom Young Professionals Network (NEK YPN), a committee of the Northeast Kingdom Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to present opportunities to engage and collaborate around the region in the month of March. NEK YPN will represent its work as a part of the new Women LEAD initiative on Monday, March 25, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Eastside Restaurant and Pub, 47 Landing St., Newport. The event is a free fundraiser and mixer,… Read More

Announcing Women Lead

Northeast Kingdom – Women LEAD (Leveraging Energy And Drive) is a new initiative led by Michelle Tarryk and Barbara Morrow with over two dozen women leaders and business owners from the Kingdom created to foster leadership in girls and women in the Northeast Kingdom. Women LEAD will launch with a fundraiser at The Eastside Restaurant & Pub on Monday, March 25th from 6PM to 8PM. Women LEAD is in alignment with recommendations from the recent NEK Collaborative Leadership Development Task Force Action Plan. Recommendations include creating a NEK Leadership Institute as well… Read More