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

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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