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Community Organizations

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American Legion, Post 14- Promotes patriotism through community service and youth development; keeps abreast of veterans’ affairs. Meets the 3rd Tuesday Sept-June at 114 West St.Contact - 860-875-1091 Email:alctpost14@yahoo.com

Cub Scout Packs- Boys aged 7-10 or 1st through 5th Grade -focuses on building character, improving physical fitness, teaching practical skills, and developing a spirit of community service.

Cub Scout Pack No. 221: Sponsored by Lake Street School in Vernon, CT and are a part of the Connecticut Rivers Council. Contact: webmaster@ctpack221.org

Cub Scout Pack No. 223: Meets at St. John's Episcopal Church

Cub Scout Pack No. 382: Meets at Fayette Lodge # 69, Orchard St. Ellington, CT

Cub Scout Pack No.807. Meet on Thursday evenings at Northeast School in Vernon. Further information can be found on website or by emailing pack807@gmail.com

Boy Scout Troops- Boys aged 10 or have completed 5th grade-focues on developing character, citizenship, and personal fitness
Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 11   Meets (school year) Sundays at 7:00 at Talcottville Congregational Church of Vernon. Contact: Paul Hotchkiss 860-647-9103

Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 86    Meets (school year) Thursdays at 7:00 at First Congregational Church of Vernon.

Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 92 - information to follow

Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 223 . Meets at St. John's Episcopal Church, 523 Hartford Tpke, Vernon

Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 2020. Meets at Moose Lodge #1574, 31 Kingsberry Ave, Vernon CT

Democratic Town Committee Develops and elects Democrats to local, state and national office and keeps the electorate informed about political issues. 100 South St. Contact Thomas Didio 646-5320

Friends of Valley Falls:Organized in 1972, the friends mission is to promote the betterment of Valley Falls Park and Valley Falls Farm Contact: Ginny Gingras 860-875-9865

Gene Pitney Commemorative Committee:Authorized by Pitney Family to administer a scholarship in memory of the "Rockville Rocket", promotes activities etc. Contact by EMail :GPCC.Inc@comcast.net

Knights of Columbus. Council 4122: Catholic fraternal service organization. Meets 3rd Monday at St. Joseph's Church Hall. Contact – Nick Poinatale-EMail: nickie54@kofc4122.org

Moms Club of Vernon/Bolton- Moms Offering Moms Support. Promotes children's and women's issues for stay-at-home moms. Contact - MOMSClubofVernon@yahoo.com

New England Civil War Museum: staffed by volunteers of Alden Skinner Camp #45, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Open hours vary. Located at 14 Park Place, Vernon CT ( Town Hall) Contact: 860-870-8563 Email:necwm@hotmail.com

Northern Connecticut Land Trust: preserves the natural resources of the northern Connecticut region including agricultural land and other ecologically important open space. Application on line or contact Walt Moody at NCTLT@sbcglobal.net

Parent Teacher Organization – Center Road Elementary School: Enhances and complements the educational experience. 20 Center Rd. Vernon, CT 860-870-6300 Contact: President(s) Nancy Sullivan (nje4047@comcast.net) and Karen Aafedt (aafedt@sbcglobal.net)

Parent Teacher Organization –Lake Street Elementary School : Enhances and complements the educational experience. 201 Lake St., Vernon, Ct 860-870-6085 Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM in cafeteria. Contact: President(s) Dorian Famiglietti (dfamiglietti@kkc-law.com) / 860-454-4108 or Jennifer Sargent (jennifersargent@sbcglobal.net) / 860-643-2156

Parent Teacher Organization – Maple St. Elementary School:Enhances and complements the educational experience. 20 Maple St.. Vernon, CT 860-870-6175

Parent Teacher Organization –Northeast Elementary School : Enhances and complements the educational experience. 69 East St., Vernon, CT 860-870-6080 Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 PM. contact: Julie Garceau( juliegarceau@sbcglobal.net )

Parent Teacher Organization – Skinner Road Elementary School: Enhances and complements the educational experience. 90 Skinner Rd., Vernon,CT 860-870-6180 Meets the 1st Wednesday of each month in the library ( childcare provided)Contact: President Steve Ransom(sransompto@att.net)

Parent Teacher Organization – Vernon Center Middle School:
Enhances and complements the educational experience. 777 Hartford Tpke., Vernon, CT 860-870-6070

Republican Town Committee Develops, promotes and elects Republican candidates for local, state and national offices. Meets 2nd Wednesday Vernon Town Hall, 3rd Floor Council Chambers Contact – 860-871-1185 EMail: contact@VernonGop.com

Rockville Community Alliance: formed to improve and preserve the Greater Rockville Area of Vernon. Meets monthy at Florence Mills Apts. Community Room 121 W. Main St. Contact:860-875-1044 EMail: RCA@RockvilleCT.com

Rockville Downtown Association: dedicated to improving the image, physical environment, and economic stability and revitalization of downtown Rockville. 30 Park Place, P.O. Box 865 Rockville, CT Contact: 860-875-7439 EMail: rda@rdact.com

Rockville Elks Lodge committed to the ideals of charity and patriotism. Meets 2nd & 4th Thursday ( except July & Aug) at 7:30 PM at 9 North Park St., Rockville. Contact: 860-875-8057 or Email:1359Rockville@CTElks.org

Rockville Fish & Game Club, which was established in 1925, is a member oriented and owned Sportsman's Club, dedicated to outdoor activities including: hunting, fishing, recreational shooting and archery. Meets the 2nd Monday of each month. Sponsorship required to join. Contact: Steve Ouellette 860-966-7787

Rockville Lodge #1574 Loyal Order of Moose- dedicated to bettering the lives of children and elderly in need, to helping our communities on both the national and local level, and to providing family recreation at a modest cost. 31 Kingsberry Ave. Tolland, CT Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesday at 7:00 PM. Contact:Joe Carney 860-875-2453 Email:lodge1574@mooseunits.org

Rotary Club of Rockville- Encourages and fosters the ideal of community service. Meets every Monday 12 noon at Angellino's Restaurant. Contact –aatwater@kidsafect.com

Tolland County Chamber of Commerce: Promotes business and the community. Meetings varied.. 30 Lafayette Square, Vernon CT Contact – Candice Corcione, Ex. Dir, 860-872-0587 E Mail:tccc@tollandcountychamber.org

Tri Town Shelter Services: To provide a safe, stable, and supportive environment for individuals and families to address their challenges in ways that promote their development as productive and contributing members of the community.  Contact- Pieter Nijssen 860-875-9702 or Email: Pieter Nijssen

Vernon Community Arts Center The Vernon Community Arts Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to uniting artists and community through exhibition, education, performances, and outreach. They are located at 709 Hartford Turnpike. The phone number is 860-871-8222.

Vernon Garden Club:Founded to stimulate an interest in horticulture, aid in the protection of native trees, birds, wildflowers and promote community spirit, beautification and civic betterment. Meets the 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Rockville United Methodist church, 142 Grove St., Rockville, CT Contact: vernongardenclub@sbcglobal.net

Vernon Grange #52: activites to develop leadership, improve the community and expand opportunities for all people. Meets 1st Friday of each month at 8:00 PM at the GRange Hall, 734 Hartford Tpke, Vernon CT. To join go to the CT Grange Website at http://www.ctstategrange.org/howcanijoin.asp

Vernon Greenways Volunteers: assist the Vernon Parks and Recreation Department through the maintenance, enhancement and proper use of the 30+ miles of trails in Vernon, CT. Contact- Email :bellinghamdl@att.net

Vernon Historical Society: has collected and preserved many items of local historic interest. The Society has computerized its collection of books and has set up a library for public use. Museum at 734 Hartford Tpke( Rte. 30) Vernon CT. Contact: 860-875-3426 Email:vernonhs@sbcglobal.net

Vernon Junior Women’s Club
: Club of women over 18, The purpose of Vernon Junior Women's Club is to provide service and promote civic, cultural, educational, and philanthropic affairs within our community. . Meets the 2nd Tuesday (Sept-May) at Vernon Senior Center Contact –Chris Brouillard 860-871-7292

Vernon Lions Club: Community and civic service; support of sight and hearing research. Meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Theo's Restaurant, Rte 30. Contact -vernonlionsct@hotmail.com

Vernon Volunter Fire Dept/ Ambulance Corp: provide fire protection, emergency medical assistance, rescues, and to mitigate other dangerous conditions. 6 Stations with 80 volunteers. Meet weekly on Mondays at 7:00 PM. Mail application ( available online) to:Town of Vernon Fire Department, P.O. Box 54, Vernon, CT 06066, Attention: Recruitment Committee. 

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post No. 1021:Primarily vets from WW2 and life members . For information about this and other area VFWs Contact – Fred Lewis 860-875-2283


 

 

            

 

 

 

 

 

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