Vermont brewery installs the largest solar canopy in the state

Good News Notes: “Lawson’s Finest Liquids announced the completion of what it says is the largest solar canopy in the state of Vermont. The Waitsfield Brewery and Taproom was generating about 10% of the electricity to run its operation, but with the addition of 215 kW from 495 solar modules, it expects that 60% of…

Ritenour Food Pantry receives $56,000 donation from local dealership

Good News Notes: “Sunset Hills Subaru will donate to the Ritenour Co-Care Food Pantry. Sunset Hills Subaru General Manager Ryan Blankenship will present a $58,000 check Thursday, April 28 at 10 a.m. to the Pantry’s Board of Directors at the dealership showroom. “We don’t want anyone to ever go hungry,” Blankenship said. “Right now, it’s…

Colorado Springs nonprofit makes a big impact through iconic childhood toy

Good News Notes: “Despite the nationwide appeal of American Girl dolls, its hefty price tag makes it tough for some families to afford but that’s where the nonprofit organization, Madison’s Hope, Inc. comes in. The founder of the nonprofit organization, Shari Kovariks says her mission is to take donated American Girl dolls and refurbish them to give…

Ukraine President Thanks Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher for Donation

Good News Notes: “Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy is grateful for Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher. On Twitter Sunday, the leader shared a photo of himself in a Zoom meeting with the actor couple. “@aplusk & Mila Kunis were among the first to respond to our grief. They have already raised $35 million & are sending it to…

Goldfield, Iowa veteran gifted mortgage-free home

Good News Notes: “A former U.S. Army sergeant and his family have been given the keys to a new home in Goldfield. Michael Hulsey, a Purple Heart recipient, was gifted a mortgage-free house. The house was a donation from Wells Fargo to the Military Warriors Support FoundationHomes 4 Wounded Heroes program. Wells Fargo has donated more…

Virginia nonprofit donates hundreds of robotic pets to children from Ukraine

Good News Notes: “Children in Ukraine who had to leave their homes are getting a special surprise from a Northern Virginia nonprofit. They look like stuffed animals, but there’s more to them. “These are quite remarkable. They are lifelike and act like real pets. They’re affordable,” Steve Cone, chief of philanthropy and communications at Virginia-based…