BELLOWS FALLS, VT. (September 4, 2007) — Sovernet Communications, Vermont’s locally operated provider of telecommunications services, is sponsoring a Harvest Walk with all proceeds plus a matching donation of up to $5000, going to the Vermont Foodbank.”Our Harvest Walk for the Foodbank is a great opportunity to walk magnificent trails during peak foliage season, while at the same time fighting to end hunger in Vermont. The Vermont Foodbank is a wonderful organization that distributes millions of pounds of food each year to every corner of the state of Vermont. They stand by the message that no one should go hungry in Vermont. We feel fortunate that we are able to contribute in a meaningful way and look forward to making a positive difference in our state through this Harvest Walk.” says Judy Eshelman, Sovernet Communication’s Director of Customer Service.The Harvest Walk is on September 29th at 9:30, rain or shine. The walk is in Bellows Falls beginning at the water tower on Griswold Hill and ending at Minard’s Pond. The Compass school bus will shuttle walkers from parking at the Waypoint Center to the trailhead and then back from Minard’s Pond. The Little Hope String Band will be at Minard’s Pond, where walkers will be treated to a lunch created by the Foodbank chef from ingredients donated by Grafton Village Cheese, the Bellows Falls Farmers Market, Allen Brothers and other local growers.Sovernet thanks their Gold Sponsors: AdPlanet, Springfield Hospital/Blueprint for Health, Sonnax, Vermont Country Store, and Vermont Tee’s for their support and strong commitment to the Vermont Foodbank.For more information and to download forms, please go to www.sover.net/walk(link is external), or contact Judy at 802-460-9103.About Sovernet Communications:Founded in 1995, Sovernet Communications is Vermont’s first and largest locally operated statewide competitive provider of residential and business telephone and Internet services. Sovernet Communications is headquartered in Bellows Falls, with facilities in Burlington and Winooski and is committed to bringing excellent services to its customers and to supporting local communities. For more information, please visit www.sover.net(link is external). Contact: Annette Grenier, Marketing, Sovernet Communications, [email protected](link sends e-mail)About the Vermont Foodbank:Located in Barre, the Vermont Foodbank is Vermonts only food bank, and serves a network of 270 partners, consisting of food shelves, food pantries, senior centers, shelters, group homes and after-school programs, that assist more than 66,000 Vermonters each year. In 2006, the Vermont Foodbank distributed nearly 6.5 million pounds of food to its Network Partners around the state. Started in 1986, the Vermont Foodbank is a member of America’s Second Harvest — The Nation’s Food Bank Network (A2HN), the country’s largest charitable hunger-relief organization. For additional information about the Vermont Foodbank or to donate, please visit www.vtfoodbank.org(link is external). To volunteer, contact Patrick Gilbert at 802-476-3341, x127.