Wilderness Skills Fund
Dutch Barhydt (L) founder of The Wilderness Skills Fund at The Connecticut Community Foundation, with Anne Parmenter, who successfully sumited Mt. Everest. Parmenter spoke to approximately 100 guests at The Litchfield Community Center as The Wildereness Skills Fund celebrated its 10th Anniversary in October, 2008. Since its inception, it has awarded over 35 scholarships to area high school students who have participated in Outward Bound and Student Conservation Association programs.
Anne Parmenter sitting atop Mt. Everest!