July Newsletter 2015
New Tools: A Sawzall (you furnish the blade) and a yellow, plastic thingy to unclog drains, and a high branch cutter. If interested in donating tools contact Heather @ firstname.lastname@example.org or call 661.8959.
Browse our inventory at: https://onionriverexchange.myturn.com/library/
Both Office and Tool Library Hours:
T 9 to 4| W 9 to 6 |Thurs. 9 to 4 |Plus 9-11am Saturdays Tool Library
- A few guidelines to note before you come into borrow:
Must be an ORE member in good standing (Up-to-date on renewal.)
Present a valid driver's license or identification.
Only members may use tools.
Sign liability waiver.
Put down a 20% deposit of the sum total of tools to be returned when tools are.
ORE has empty tool boxes for a customized tool selection for a quick grab and go or simply borrow the tool of your choice.
ORE on FOX! (About the Tool Library)
July 1st we moved!
Linda and I moved down the hall at 46 Barre St. Enter side entrance, up a short flight,make a right, 1st door on the right. We now have a little more room to move and able to give proper orientations and even hold meetings in our office.
A big thanks to David Bergamini for all of your help and reconnecting tech wires!
Come in for a cup of tea, get some assistance to make an exchange, post offers or requests, or perhaps a little chit chat.
Every Wednesdays 12 to 2pm.
Thank you to VSECU for funding assistance to support the Onion River Exchange. ORE will use the funding to grow our organization as well as to assist and engage members. The vision of VSECU to to improve the lives of all Vermonters. ORE supports that vision by offering a network to connect to local resources and meeting the needs of the community.
ORE has also received support in 2015 from the Montpelier Community Fund, New England Grassroots Environmental Fund, and Northfield Savings Bank. The Board, staff, and members are grateful for your support to help people help themselves.
Need 10 Extra Hands this Fall?
The onion river EXCHANGE is raffling a garden crew of 5 to come to your home for 2 hours to: Weed, Compost, Dig, Plant, Build, Prune, Rake, Divide Plantings, Remove Brush, Stack Wood and otherâ€¦...? Yes, thatâ€™s 10 Hours of person power. Picnic lunch Provided. Final Drawing September 24th. Work to be done by the middle of October. So buy your raffle tickets, make a list of what you need to get done, and cross your fingers. Tickets| 6 for $5. | 13 for $10. Tickets at the Montpelier Farmer's Market and at the office @ 46 Barre St.
Bring the kiddos to
Farmer's Market for FREE Face-Painting
@ the ORE table 10-1pm | July 25th
Potlucks | Montpelier | Morrisville
Bring a plate, utensils, cup, and something tasty to share. Great time to meet other Members and set up some exchanges. Bring a dish and log your cooking time!
Montpelier at the Tulsi Tea Room (34 Elm St. near White Orchid) on the 3rd Monday of the month at 5:30. Next: 7.20
Special Pot Luck. On Monday July 20th at the Tulsi Tea Room we will be doing a Potluck and Movie night. The potluck will start at 5:30 as usual and the movie will start at 6pm. If you just want to come for the movie at 6 and not bring a dish that works.
Note: This will be the last potluck that Gail and Irvin will be hosting. If interested in running pot lucks even for a short period of time let us know. It would be nice to keep these going. Irv
Call Linda for more info 661.8959
Morrisville: Spiral Pathways Holistic Health & Learning, LLC
49 Brigham Street
Morrisville, VT (802) 363-2057 in downtown Morrisville, on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm. (please do not come prior to 630 and rsvp if you can. Thanks!)
Next pot luck: June 8th
A note about OFFERS and REQUESTS
Linda and I want to encourage you to post offers and requests. It keeps our time bank vibrant, juicy and to have more fun.
(Please log in to ORE before clicking so you may connect to the listing for more information and ability to contact) Click Here
Advice on College and Career Choices
Business Startup & Small Business Development Consulting
Delicious and aromatic chicken (or vegetable) curry, dahl, basmati rice for 2
The Benefits of Gong
Love Letters and Fanmail Addressed to You!?
You actually CAN recycle that!
Make your own goodies.
60 Minute Health Coaching Session- Diet and Nutrition
hemp initatives / hemp products. I can help you find websites and hemp initiatives , promote biodiesel
help from local library . scanning documents at Cutler library
Mending and Alterations
Homemade Chocolate (allergy friendly)
Raw Cakes for all Occasions (vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free, delicious)
Reel to Reel Tapes converted to Digital
Organizing help. Be prepared to prioritize.
Dynamic Duo for Expert Dusting and Decluttering
Wrist Watch Pins
Conscious Gardening Service
Business Consulting Services
Bit by a Tick? Now what?
Reiki or Relaxation Massage
Meeting Space in Downtown Barre
Gardening Support ~
Computer Software (Windows) and Math Tutoring
Computer Hardware+Software Installation/Repair/Maintenance (Windows Machines)
Fix Your Photos
American Sign Language (ASL)
Convert your old audio-tapes or vinyl records to CD
Need a Lift in Washington Cty?
Dog Walking in Washington Cty
Advance Directives, Consumer Funeral Education, Weddings, Notarize documents?
Audio Cassette & Vinyl Records Converted to CD or MP3
Provide clerical and administrative support
Transportation as needed
Assist with variety of financial needs (balance checkbook)
Computer repair (Mac) or Android questions
Spanish language tutoring
Cheese farm internship
Family History Research
'Limo' Service to Airports, Train Stations, Bus Terminals, Ferries
Singalongs for Gatherings
Gentle Horse Riding Lessons
Licensed Veterinary Technician offers Cage-Free Home-Based Dog Board
Montpelier-Mad River Valley daily
REQUESTS (please log in before you check)
Phone number: 802.661.8959
Office and Tool Library Hours:
T 9 to 4| W 9 to 6 |Thurs. 9 to 4
Plus 9 to 11 Sat. for Tool Library
Send us photographs or stories of exchanges and get 1 credit.
Send to: email@example.com