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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

July 14 at 11:00 am

Bennington Regional Council Meeting

June 9 at 11:00 am

Bennington Regional Council Meeting

May 12 at 11:00 am

Bennington Regional Council Meeting

April 14 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

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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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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November 22, 2019

Welcome to Camp Be-A-Kid, Helping Children Build Social Emotional Skills

Children who have strong social emotional skills are ready to learn, ready for school and ready for life.  However, there are many children and families that need support to move forward in life.  Right now, there is not enough capacity in the mental health system for children and their families, resulting in some children not […]

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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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