JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT MIXER
Start your St. Patrick's Day celebrating
at the next Chamber mixer!
by Carr's Florist & Gifts and Sheri's Diner.
Thursday, March 17 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Appetizers and Hors'douvres and Complimentary Bar
|Liz, Wendy, Joan, Dick and Wayne |
(l-r), our terrific greeters at the Brandon booth
at the Rutland Trade Show
BRANDON WELL REPRESENTED AT THE RUTLAND TRADE SHOW
Every year in March, the Brandon Chamber does a little outreach to our friends and neighbors at the Rutland Chamber's Annual Trade Show. The trade show attracts hundreds of area folks to learn more about Rutland County businesses.The theme of our display this year was Happy 250th Birthday Brandon!
A 250th Birthday Cake was made by Judy Bunde of The Inn on Park Street
Judy Bunde of the Inn on Park Street
made a fabulous cake and we gave away many pieces! Thanks to the team: Nancy Leary of Nancy Leary Design, Joan Rowe of Rowe Real Estate, Liz Gregorek of OMYA, Wendy Bizzarro ofHeritage Family Credit Union, Wayne Rausenberger of WLR Improvements and Dick Kirby of Dick Kirby Welding. Also thanks to Dennis Marden for helping with some of the display art and Visual Learning Company for use of their display walls.
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
Painted Woods Farm
Anthony & Donna Peduto
3080 Wheeler Rd., Brandon
Agriculture / Agritourism / Weddings & Events
Reflexology for the Sole
mail: 44 Knox Hill Rd., Orwell 05760
location: Ayrshire Building, Brandon
Health Care & Fitness / Services
Pittsford Village Self Storage
mail: PO Box 345 and location: 3224 US Route 7, Pittsford 05763
phone: 747-8014 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership Category: Storage
THE SNOW WILL MELT!
SPRING & SUMMER RUNS / WALKS
DISCOVERING HAWK HILL: WALKS & TALKS SERIES
Saturday morning walks at Hawk Hill -- the ridge behind Otter Valley Union High School -- this winter and spring. The Hawk Hill Committee, who maintains the property, and the Staying Connected Initiative, a group with the goal of spreading awareness about a local wildlife corridor, are co-sponsoring this free series. Except for the bird walk, which begins at 8:00am, the walks begin at 10:00am and last approximately 2 hours. Families are welcome. For all walks, please meet at the far end of the Otter Valley High School parking lot. With questions, please email email@example.com or call 446-7030.
CLUES OF THE FOREST MARCH 26
HAWK HILL HISTORY APRIL 16
ROCKS, CLIFFS, AND GLACIERS APRIL 30
WINGS ON HAWK HILL May 21
SUNSHINE RUN - Local Students. Global Travel
Race date: Saturday, May 7
- New for 2011! Kids Fun Run
- New for 2011! USATF-certified 5K course
- Start/finish at Transfiguration Farm, Union Street, Brandon, Vermont.
- Professionally timed
- Race day registration and number pick-up 8:00 - 9:45 a.m.
- Student-friendly registration rate
- FREE t-shirt for all entries postmarked by 4/22/11
- First 100 registrants receive a Sarahwear key chain
- 1st male/female finishers receive winners' medal
- Road closed to traffic (Union Street will close at approximately 9:45-plan ahead!)
- Parking at Transfiguration Farm-walking distance to starting line
MOOSALAMOO GOSHEN GALLOP
Saturday, July 16
Now in its 33rd year, the rugged 10K course takes the runner on the dirt and gravel roads of Goshen and onto a packed soil surface up to elevations between 1800 and 2100 feet above sea level following the Nordic Cross-Country ski trails set in the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area of the Green Mountain National Forest. It's an exciting and challenging event that welcomes runners of all abilities.
March 24 - March 27 in Killington and Rutland
Snoe.down, the all-ages Winter Music & Sports Festival hosted by moe., returns to Killington and Spartan Arena in Rutland for a weekend of winter fun and music.
moe. will headline both Friday and Saturday nights at Spartan Arena. One-man-band Keller Williams will join moe. on Friday and live instrumental dance rock band Lotus joins moe. on Saturday night. Several afternoon performances by a variety of artists including The London Souls will take place throughout the weekend at the K-1 and Bear Mountain Lodges.
On Saturday afternoon, March 26, moe. and special guests Ryan Montbleau Band will perform on the Swany Stage outdoors at the base of Bear Mountain. Find out more information.
Please take the time to link our website:
www.brandon.org to your website. It will help with search engine optimization for both your business and the Chamber.
For a lively evening of entertainment, catch the OVUHS One Act performances this weekend. Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12 at 7 pm.
SAVE THE DATE
April Chamber Mixer
Thursday, April 21
JOINT MIXER WITH
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
HAPPY 250th BIRTHDAY BRANDON
ECONOMIC DEVEOPMENT REVOLVING LOAN FUND AVAILABLE
The Brandon Area Chamber of Commerce administers a low-interest revolving loan fund available to businesses for an approved building improvement project. The loan fund was originally established as a way to recognize that each and every improvement to Brandon's built community is important to a revitalized town. This loan has been lent several times in the past and there is $2500 available to be lent at the current time. Please contact the Chamber if you would like more information about this little pot of gold!
| Brandon Area Chamber of Commerce|
PO Box 267
Brandon VT 05733