C.I.D.E.R. is an acronym that stands for Champlain Islanders Developing Essential Resources, Inc. As there are many apple orchards in Grand Isle County, it is a very appropriate name.  Even though we don’t sell any, we do, however, get the occasional off-island or out-of-state visitor coming into the office looking to purchase some apple cider.

C.I.D.E.R.’s mission is to develop and foster resources that enable the people of Grand Isle County, Vermont to live in their community with dignity.  C.I.D.E.R. accomplishes this by providing direct services and collaborating with other individuals and groups.  C.I.D.E.R. feels a special responsibility to elders and persons with disabilities.

The values that guide C.I.D.E.R. are to be: Caring, Creative, Client Based, Cost Effective and Community Based.

C.I.D.E.R. partners with the Franklin-Grand Isle County United Way


Support CIDER and Run Vermont

Sunday September 24, 2017 Island Vines 4th Annual 10K Race.  Come on out and support Run Vermont and CIDER    Registered runners to meet at Snow Farm Vineyard in South Hero.    Race starts at 10:00 am. More information at www.runvermont.org

September 20th, 2017

Pig Roast to Benefit CIDER

Please join us at the Annual Pig Roast to benefit CIDER. When:     Saturday September 9, 2017 Where:    Grand Isle Recreation Park Donaldson Road Grand Isle, VT Time:       Food served from 5:00 pm till 6:30 pm Music from 5:30 pm till 7:30 pm     Come out for an evening and join your neighbors [...]

August 25th, 2017

Annual Volunteer Picnic

   ANNUAL VOLUNTEER PICNIC We appreciate all that you do.  Check your mail for your invite and give us a call at 372-6425.  Present your invitation at the gate and if you have a park pass show that at the gate as well. Date:          August 23, 2017 Place:          Knight’s [...]

August 3rd, 2017

2018 Membership Campaign

CIDER is beginning our 2018 Membership Drive.  We are a membership organization by bylaw and always welcome new members as well as renewing all of our present members. CIDER is a special organization that helps the Grand Isle County Community.  We offer door to door transportation, meals at “The Neighbors” in South Hero, MOW Program, [...]

August 2nd, 2017

August Events 2017

Weekly Shopping Trips: Highgate Shopping Center in Saint Albans trips are August 3, 10, 17 and 24. Hannaford Shopping in Milton Scheduled for August 1, 8,15, 22 and 29.  (pending adequate request). Annual Ferry Trip and Picnic date is August 8th. Annual Fair Trip is August 31st. Special Meal Events at the “Neighbors” with Van [...]

August 2nd, 2017
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