ACTR awarded $2,000 grant from Peasant Market
The Peasant Market of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church recently donated $2,000 to Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) to help replace aging buses. ACTR plans to put two new 28-passenger buses in service to ensure the travelling public’s safety and meet ridership demands.
“This support means a lot to ACTR,” said Jim Moulton, Executive Director. “It represents the hard work of all those involved with the Peasant Market and the value they place on ACTR as a means of improving the community through access to nutrition, education, employment opportunity, medical care and environmental stability.”
The Peasant Market has been a popular local event for several decades. Typically it offers a high quality flea market, baked goods, handicrafts and games to play. Area non-profits and service organizations benefit from the proceeds. This year’s event takes place on the Middlebury Green from 9 to 2 on Saturday, July 8th.
ACTR continues to raise local matching funds that are required to leverage its government grant for new buses. To learn more about ACTR’s services, or contribute to the capital campaign for fleet replacement, go to www.actr-vt.org or call 388-2287. ACTR’s mission is to enhance the economic, social and environmental health of the region by providing public transportation services that are safe, reliable, accessible and affordable for everyone.