Bennington

Regional Contact

Darla Senecal

Regional Manager, Bennington, Rutland, Addison

Darla serves as the Regional Manger for Bennington, Addison and Rutland counties. She works to support collaboration between families, educators, community partners and others dedicated to creating the best outcomes for children and families. Darla has spent much of her career working in community service, first as a volunteer, then as Recreation Director for 17 years, and most recently as a newly elected Selectboard member in the Town of Bristol. Working on projects that bring communities together is when Darla finds herself most energized. Darla can often be found working in her gardens, regularly accompanied by her cat Angus.

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Upcoming Council Meetings

Bennington Regional Council Meeting

November 9 at 11:00 am |contact Darla Senecal for videoconference link

Please contact Darla Senecal (dsenecal@buildingbrightfutures.org) for meeting information.

Rutland Regional Council

Bennington Regional Council Meeting

October 12 at 11:00 am |contact Darla Senecal for videoconference link

Please contact Darla Senecal (dsenecal@buildingbrightfutures.org) for meeting information.

Rutland Regional Council

Bennington Regional Council Meeting

September 14 at 11:00 am |contact Darla Senecal for videoconference link

Please contact Darla Senecal (dsenecal@buildingbrightfutures.org) for meeting information.

Rutland Regional Council

Bennington Regional Council Meeting

June 8 at 11:00 am |contact Darla Senecal for videoconference link

Please contact Darla Senecal (dsenecal@buildingbrightfutures.org) for meeting information.

Rutland Regional Council

Bennington Regional Council Meeting

May 11 at 11:00 am |contact Darla Senecal for videoconference link

Please contact Darla Senecal (dsenecal@buildingbrightfutures.org) for meeting information.

Rutland Regional Council

Bennington Regional Council Meeting

April 13 at 11:00 am |contact Darla Senecal for videoconference link

Please contact Darla Senecal (dsenecal@buildingbrightfutures.org) for meeting information.

Rutland Regional Council

Bennington Regional Council Meeting

July 14, 2021 at 11:00 am

Bennington Regional Council Meeting

June 9, 2021 at 11:00 am

Bennington Regional Council Meeting

May 12, 2021 at 11:00 am

Bennington Regional Council Meeting

April 14, 2021 at 11:00 am |contact Robin Stromgren for videoconference information

Regional Action Plan

The Regional Action Plan acts as a blueprint for how the Council serves local children and families.

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Stories From Bennington

Blog

January 19, 2022

BBF Awards $100,000 in Vermont Early Childhood Fund Grants

Building Bright Futures Regional Councils awards $100,000 in Vermont Early Childhood Fund grants to improve the well-being of children, families and communities Building Bright Futures (BBF) announced seven recipients of grants from the Vermont Early Childhood Fund (VECF). Grantees will work with BBF Regional Councils to improve the well-being of children (prenatal–age 8) and families, […]

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Blog

October 8, 2021

BBF Launches the Vermont Early Childhood Fund with $100K to Communities

Building Bright Futures is pleased to announce the creation of the Vermont Early Childhood Fund (VECF) providing grants of $10,000-$20,000 for up to 7 grantees to support creative solutions that will improve the well-being of children (prenatal-age 8), families, as well as the Vermont communities in which they live.  Each year BBF Regional Councils, the […]

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Blog

March 2, 2020

Breaking New Ground with Betsy Rathbun Gunn of Bennington County Head Start

One of the definitions of the word ‘partner’ is one who shares.  The word takes on a depth of meanings and added strength in the context of the early childhood profession.  Partnership is about action; it is the way that we do our work in the Bennington region- by sharing strengths and resources while assisting […]

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Regional HAVYC&F Profile

Data and conditions for children and families in the Bennington Region are highlighted in How Are Vermont’s Young Children and Families. The priorities of the Regional Council are also discussed.

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