0211 RH Bulletin Board
WEST RUTLAND — The public is invited to the West Rutland Historical Society meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Town Hall on Marble Street. Paul Bartholomew will speak on his book, “Monsters of the Northwoods,” followed by a question-and-answer session and free refreshments.
Free tax preparation for middle- and low-income taxpayers, with special attention to those age 60 and older, will be available from Monday through April 15. Rutland AARP Tax-Aide volunteers, trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service, will offer help with personal income tax returns.
Taxes will be done by appointment only; call 773-8931 for appointments.
Tax service is also available for homebound individuals through Southwest Vermont Council on Aging by calling 786-5991.
The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Vermont Inc., is offering scholarships to Vermont women who are in need of education or training to enter the workforce because of losing their principal means of support. This may be due to separation, divorce, death or long-term disability or unemployment of their spouse.
To apply by March 15 for the Barbara Jean Barker Memorial Scholarships, which range from $500 to $1,500, contact Betty Haggerty at 463-4159, email@example.com, 463-4159, GFWCVT@comcast.net.
Rutland Natural Resources Conservation District will offer a spring planting program, including balsam fir, Fraser fir, blue spruce and white spruce, red oak, red maple, sugar maple and birch, cranberry, lilac, hazelnut, forsythia and dogwood, apple, pear, peach, plum and sweet cherry trees. Strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, asparagus plants and day lilies are also available.
Orders will be taken until April 10, or while supplies last.
For more information, call 775-8034, ext. 17, or visit www.vacd.org/rcd.