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Winter in August Celebration 2016

August 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Join the Fun!!! Winter in August Celebration!

 Winter in August 2Come out and help celebrate the ski industry at the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce 35th Annual Winter In August Celebration on Tuesday, August 9th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM sponsored by Rutland Herald, Davis & Hodgdon, CPAs LLC and Copper Leaf Financial.  This important Chamber fundraiser and show of appreciation to the ski industry. Winter In August will take place at the Vermont Farmers Food Center at 251 West St. New this year the event will feature Local Craft Brews!

Because so many restaurants have gone all out and done creative displays andWinter in August 61 prepared such great food in the past, The Chamber acknowledges the effort with the: The Best Taste Award judged by a Chef led panel. There will also be a People’s Choice Award.

This important Chamber Fundraiser is made possible by businesses who participate, the those who attend annually and by our sponsor Rutland Herald.

The Chef’s Best Taste Award was presented to Greenfields Restaurant at the Holiday Inn, Chef’s Best Taste Runner Up Award going to the The American Legion Post 31.  The Chef’s Best Display Award went to Sweet Lovin’ Creations, Chef’s Best Display Runner Up Award went to Killington.  The People’s Choice Award was presented to Red Clover Inn.

WIA 17 Over 700 people including Senator Patrick Leahy, Congressman Peter Welch, Vermont Commissioner of Tourism Megan Smith, Mayor Chris Louras and many other officials, along with Killington Resort and Okemo Mountain Resort attended. This year’s event was held at the Vermont Farmers Food Center (home to the indoor Winter Farmers Market) in Rutland.

The annual event recognizes the positive economic impact that the ski industry has on the Rutland region and Vermont. Area restaurants and businesses provided delicious food for attendees to enjoy while the businesses marketed their establishments.  If you are interested in participating in Winter In August, click here for more information or call 802-773-2747.

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Rutland Herald


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A BIG Thank you goes out to:

Thank you to the following businesses, restaurants and organizations who participated in the 34th Annual Winter In August Celebration.

American Legion Post 31, Baxter’s at the Rutland Country Club, Cape Air, Casella Waste Systems, Castleton University, Crowley Cheese, Franklin Conference Center, Franklins, Greenfields Steakhouse @ Holiday Inn, Hop N Moose Brewing Co., Killington Grand Hotel & Conference Center, MVRTD/The Bus, NBT Bank ,Okemo Mountain Resort, Raiche’s Vermont Made Salsa, Red Clover Inn, Riverside Veterinary Clinic, Rotary Club of Rutland, Rutland City Church, Rutland County Parent/Child Center, Rutland Jewish Center, Rutland Restaurant, Sweet Lovin’ Creations, The Foundry@ Summit Pond, The Local , The Palm’s Restaurant, The Vermont Inn, The Vermont Truffle Company, Traveling Treats, Vermont Tap House, Walk To End Alzheimer’s.

Again this year, thank you to Casella Resource Solutions for providing waste services and Foley Linen for providing table clothes for the event.


Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce


Vermont Farmers Food Center
251 West St.
Rutland, VT 05701
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