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Vermont Law School to Weatherize Homes in the Upper Valley

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Oct. 22, 2010

SOUTH ROYALTON, VT – Vermont Law School students and Schweitzer Fellows are working to help COVER Home Repair meet their 100 Homes in 100 Days goal before winter begins. Students, staff and faculty will spend two Saturdays, October 23 and November 6, weatherizing homes for local residents in need.

The media are welcome to attend the training and weatherizing events. Training is from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at VLS’s Institute for Energy and the Environment, Eaton House, 153 Chelsea Street, South Royalton. Weatherizing projects will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at homes of low-income, disabled and elderly residents in South Royalton, Randolph and White River Junction. Media should contact Michelle Tarnelli for the exact locations.

For information on the Schweitzer Fellowship, visit www.coverhomerepair.org. For information on COVER Home Repair, visit www.coverhomerepair.org.

Vermont Law School, a private, independent institution, has the top-ranked environmental law program and one of the top-ranked clinical training programs in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. VLS offers a Juris Doctor curriculum that emphasizes public service, a Master of Environmental Law and Policy degree and two post-JD degrees, the Master of Laws in Environmental Law and the LLM in American Legal Studies (for international students). The school features innovative experiential programs and is home to the Environmental Law Center and the South Royalton Legal Clinic.
For more information, visit www.vermontlaw.edu.

CONTACT:   John Cramer, Associate Director of Media Relations
802-831-1106, jcramer@vermontlaw.edu

Michelle Tarnelli (VLS student, on-site media contact)
315-525-3109, mtarnelli@vermontlaw.edu

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