March 15, 1947 - February 5, 2012
The DREAM Program and all of its particpants mourn the passing of Lowell Richards, Dartmouth Alumnus and Friend of DREAM. Our sincerest regrets to the family of this wonderful man and big dreamer.
Teen Winter Adventure Camp this year was something completely different! On Saturday, February 6th, over 20 teens from all over Vermont got to connect and share a day of wacky winter fun! The teens were joined by mentors, volunteers, DREAM staff, and AmeriCorps members who worked together to make the day memorable, and of course, extra DREAMy!
Cheryl Houchens currently serves as Merchants Bank’s Compliance Officer and is responsible for ensuring the Bank’s compliance with state and federal regulations. In addition, she also serves as the Bank’s CRA (“Community Reinvestment Act”) Officer and oversees their lending, investment, and service participation in community development programs. Cheryl has 25 years in banking experience in both community and regional sized banks. Her experience includes retail operations; consumer, residential, and commercial lending and analysis; credit administration; regulatory compliance; and operations management.
Cheryl has well-established connections in the Vermont business, banking, and non-profit communities. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Carolina in Business Administration and is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager through The Institute of Certified Bankers.
Dates are tentative, with more info in early March. This event is for teens ages 12-14 who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and maturity in their programs.
Vermont DREAM took some of our older teens on a journey to the Boston Museum of Science on Saturday, December 5th. There were 27 DREAMers present, including staff and teens. The day was full of adventure, wonder, old and new DREAM friends, and of course….science!!!!