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A children’s dictionary has a definition of “support” that is perfectly suited to the Root Schoolhouse: “to hold up in position by serving as a foundation or base for.”  We thank the following individuals and organizations for their support in the form of professional advice, in kind donations, individual donations and heart felt enthusiasm!  We thank all the Norwich citizens and others who have donated to this project from $25 to $5,000, see our donor list at: Root District Game Club Donors Oct 2019.

  • Jaci Allen, Organizational Consultant
  • Cecily Anderson, ANAGRAM (graphic design)
  • The Beaver Meadow Schoolhouse Association
  • Peter Brink:  Norwich Historic Preservation Commission
  • Dorothy and Jack Byrne Foundation
  • CATV
  • Country School Association of America
  • Dan & Whits and the Norwich Inn
  • DeWolfe Engineering Associates
  • Rocky Fuller, Strafford Meetinghouse, for Clivus Multrum visit
  • Rick Geddes,  Building Movers, Bow, NH.
  • Dan Grossman, Grossman and Ripp, PLLC
  • David Taplin: Tree removal
  • Here in Hanover
  • Mascoma Savings Bank
  • Mr B’s Concrete, Barre, VT
  • Norwich Historical Society
  • Norwich Lions Club
  • Norwich Public Library: Roger Arnold and the staff
  • Norwich Times: Jen MacMillen
  • Norwich Women’s Club
  • Lyssa Papazian, Historic Preservation Consultant
  • Pathways Consulting, LLC:  Jeff Goodrich
  • Preservation Trust of Vermont:  Ann Cousins, Lisa Ryan, and Paul Bruhn
  • Heather Smith (web design)
  • Kenny Smith: Driveway entrance
  • Blake Spencer Associates:  Blake Spencer and Sean Dalton
  • Ken Turino:  Historic New England
  • Town of Norwich, Vermont
  • John Vansant:  Smith & Vansant Architects, PC
  • Valley News
  • Vermont Community Foundation
  • Vermont Division for Historic Preservation: Caitlin Corkins and Laura Trieschmann
  • Vermont PBS
  • Webster and Donovan, Excavating: Graham Webster
  • Wilder Center

Thanks to the leaders and volunteers of the Root Schoolhouse over the years, just to name a few of the many:

Jean and John Astley, Wende Beck, Ken and Lisa Cadow, Brian Cook, Irma Cook, Ruth Cook, Sidney Cook, Kristin Graham and Tom Hullenberg, Tom Johnson (for mowing), Calvin and Joyce Knights, Barbara and Robert Ladd,  Fred Ladd, John and Jean Lawe, Suzanne Lupien, Suzie Wallis, the Boy Scouts and many many more, not mentioned here but deeply appreciated, since 1952! Some of those individuals have left us but are not forgotten.

And a special thanks to the present board members of the Root District Game Club who have dedicated their time and energy to this project:

  • Courtney Dobyns, President
  • Mary Layton, Vice President
  • Tricia Spellman, Treasurer
  • Carla Vincent, Secretary
  • Mary Layton, Board Member
  • Jean Lawe, Board Member
  • John Lawe, Board Member
  • Suzi Wallis, Board Member
  • Nancy LaRowe, Board Member

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