News and highlights from Sara's work in the community!

Meet the Candidates: Sara Coffey for State Rep. - Windham 1 (D)

September 17, 2018
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Brattleboro Community Television

Olga Peters talks with Sara Coffey, Democratic Candidate for State Representative, Windham 1, serving Vernon and Guilford.

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Sara Coffey provides hope

September 3, 2018
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Brattleboro Reformer

Letter to the Editor from Andy Burrows of Guilford, Vermont

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Sara Coffey advocates power through unity

August 12, 2018
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Brattleboro Reformer

Sara Coffey says collaboration is her superpower. It's the strength that made her confident enough to run for office, she said. Coffey is running as a Democrat for Windham-1, which is made up of Vernon and Guilford, on a platform of education, creative workforce development strategies, stewardship of agriculture and pushing for affordable housing and healthcare.

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VT Digger Launches 2018 Elections Guide

July 31, 2018
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VT Digger

Across the state, 270 candidates have registered to run under the Democratic, Republican or Progressive party banners for House, Senate or gubernatorial races. VTDigger sent out a survey asking for information about the candidates and their policy positions. Find Sara's here: https://vtdigger.org/vtdiggers-2018-election-guide/2018-voter-guide-candidate/?candidate_id=sara-coffey

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Summit: Reinvisioning a post-Vermont Yankee economy

June 22, 2018
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Vermont Biz

The ultimate goal of the conference was to kick-off of the first ever Southern Vermont Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) process to cover both Bennington and Windham counties.

“People coming together as they did at this conference, with such a high-level of optimism and partnership, bodes well for a comprehensive CEDS process,” said Coffey.

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Democrat to seek seat Hebert is vacating

May 16, 2018
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The Commons

On May 9, Guilford resident Sara Coffey launched her campaign as a Democratic candidate for the Vermont House of Representatives. She’s running for the open seat in the Windham-1 district, made up of Guilford and Vernon. The incumbent, Vernon Republican Mike Hebert, announced last month that he wouldn’t seek re-election.

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Sara Coffey announces candidacy for Windham-1 seat

May 15, 2018
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VT Digger

Sara Coffey delivers a message of unity as she announces her candidacy for the Windham-1 Seat in the Vermont House of Representatives representing Vernon and Guilford.

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Artists look to capitalize on Vermont’s ‘creative economy’

April 9, 2018
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VT Digger

Organized by Sara Coffey of Vermont Performance Lab and Robert McBride of Rockingham Art & Museum Project, the Southern Vermont Creative Meeting on Monday drew 120 local, state and federal attendees to the Next Stage Arts Project in Putney.

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Art, education, and science converge in The Confluence Project

March 21, 2018
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The Commons

Vermont Performance Lab, Windham Regional Commission team up to promote preservation of watersheds.

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Emerge Vermont Annual Celebration of Women in Politics is March 24

March 19, 2018
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VT Digger

The Annual gathering featured speakers like Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley; Governor Madeleine Kunin; VT State Treasurer Beth Pearce; VT Senate Majority Leader Becca Balint and celebrated the 29 women (including Sara) who completed the Emerge Training Program.

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Community center seeks status for tax exemption

January 10, 2018
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The Commons

Sara Coffey and Don McLean, president and vice-president of the Community Center, gave the Guilford Select Board an update on the Community Center’s progress purchasing and renovating the Broad Brook Grange.

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Vermont Performance Lab kicks off The Confluence Project

December 13, 2017
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VT Digger

Vermont Performance Lab launches The Confluence Project, a new collaborative effort that demonstrates an in-depth model for bringing arts, youth, community groups, and educational institutions to the civic dialogue table to help create a deeper engagement around environmental and social issues in our community.

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Guilford groups leverage $400K to transform historic Grange Hall into community center

October 3, 2017
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VT Digger

Through a forward thinking partnership, Guilford groups leverage $400K to transform historic grange hall into an accessible and vibrant center for the community.

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National Endowment for the Arts chairman Jane Chu visited area

June 9, 2016
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Brattleboro Reformer

NEA grantees Vermont Performance Lab in Guilford and Putney's Sandglass Theater each welcomed NEA Chairman Jane Chu with a full tour of their facility followed by conversations with invited guests and members of the media, examining the importance of art in the community.

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