Archive | February, 2017


Space is filling up fast, register your team today!

You don’t want to wait too long to register for the Chamber Golf Classic! Imagine a beautiful day on the golf course at Rutland Country Club, you and 4 clients, key employees or friends enjoying the Spring breeze, a refreshing beverage and a fun round of golf.  Does that sound good?  Then sign up for […]

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A Message From Mary

Hello Chamber Members, Lots of great things going on here at the Chamber! Our Regional Marketing Initiative is under way with the announcement of the chosen marketing firm to happen any day. We were successful in getting requests for funding for the Initiative on several town ballots.  If you live in Mendon, Killington, Rutland Town, […]

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Regional Marketing: An Urgent Need

By Lyle Jepson and Mary Cohen   Imagine a future for Rutland County in which… …young families move into efficient new homes close to high-paying advanced manufacturing jobs. …recent college graduates shop downtown for “first day of work wardrobes” before starting jobs with local companies where they worked as student interns. …construction workers in hardhats […]

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Rutland City Mayoral Forum on Economic Development Set for March 1st

Rutland City Mayoral Forum on Economic Development Set for March 1st Rutland City mayoral candidates will gather at College of St. Joseph’s Tuttle Hall Theater to discuss their ideas about economic development at 7 p.m. March 1, 2017. The City’s four candidates – Incumbent Mayor Christopher Louras, City Alderman David Allaire, Michael Coppinger and Kam […]

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What are your strengths?

by Suzanne Ellis Back in 2001, I was introduced to the management book by Gallup ~ Now, Discover Your Strengths. The book spent more than five years on the bestseller lists and ignited a global conversation, while StrengthsFinder helped millions discover their top five talents. I used this book with clients to develop their strengths […]

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Cricket Wireless Is Now in Rutland

Looking for a new cellular phone company….Cricket Wireless may be the solution for you and we are so excited to have them as new Chamber Members and in the Rutland Community. Cricket Wireless offers reliable service, a nationwide 4G LTE network covering more than 280 million Americans; with easy and affordable unlimited plans. Cricket Wireless […]

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Workers Comp Prices Decreasing!

Workers Comp Corner   Workers Comp Corner is sponsored by National Financial Partners: For more information or rates on Workers’ Compensation or any other business insurance contact Chuck Rose at National Financial Partners, 802-775-4443 or This is a reprint of an article from the Insurance Journal.  Click here for the original article. Vermont […]

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Looking For Local Healthy Vending?

Vitality Vending is your source for local healthy snack vending and more! The Chamber is excited to welcome Brent Farrell and Vitality Vending to the Rutland Region and as a Chamber member. Vitality Vending’s focus is to provide customers a unique vending experience.  One of the ways Vitality Vending does that is by placing local, […]

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Celebrate Love at Gilmore Home Center

Mark your calendar and plan on attending the February Chamber Mixer at Gilmore Home Center on Tuesday, February 14 from 5 – 7 pm. Make your dinner reservations for a bit later and come enjoy food catered by Otto’s Cones Point General Store, a chocolate fountain, flowers for the ladies and a chance to win […]

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