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12th Annual Soup Bowls for Hunger

12th Annual Soup Bowls for Hunger

Enjoy a bowl of soup, crackers, roll, dessert, beverage and choose your own handcrafted bowl to take home.

Sponsored by Delta Kappa Gamma Society of women educators.

Tickets are $20 per person (make checks payable to Soup Bowls for Hunger) and must be purchased in advance.

There will be two sittings this year (4:45 pm and 6:15 pm) with top quality bowls available at each sitting.

There will also be raffles for various donated items and a silent auction.

Music provided by Daniel Luther Graves.

To purchase tickets call Rutland High School Main Office at 773-1955, Ann Bannister at 747-0569, or Susan Ponto at 779-5919, beginning March 1st.

Tickets may also be purchased at Phoenix Books in Rutland.

All proceeds will be donated to The Community Cupboard, BROC, Brandon, Pittsford, Poultney, and West Rutland food shelves.


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Tinmouth Volunteer Fire Department 49th Game Supper

Tinmouth Volunteer Fire Department 49th Game Supper

Tinmouth Volunteer Fire Department’s 49th Annual Game Supper is Saturday November 18.

This famous Vermont event is held at the Tinmouth Community Center, 573 Route 140, Tinmouth beginning at 4 p.m.

Gourmet all you can eat menu includes: venison and moose sauerbraten, game cornbread chili, secret marinated roasts of venison, moose, and bear, smoked moose, wild Italian meatballs. Also: chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes and squash, salads, rolls, beans, and over 100 homemade pies.

Takeouts available.

$15, children 6-12 $10, under 6 free

Earlybirds welcome. No waiting outside. Over 500 served.

This event is the major fundraiser for the Tinmouth Volunteer Fire Dept.

For more information contact Chief Mo Squier at 802-235-2718.

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Sara’s Stories Chili Cook Off

Sara’s Stories Chili Cook Off

It is time for the 2nd annual Chili Cook-Off to benefit Sara’s Stories!

Sara’s Stories is a program in Pittsford that gives books to residents ages 0-5 throughout the year, in memory of Sara Gallipo.

Saturday, October 14th at 11:30 am

Lothrop Elementary School Gym, 3447 US Route 7, Pittsford

1st Prize: $250

2nd Prize: $150

3rd Prize: $75

Registration begins at 11:00 am.

Please bring a crockpot of chili, a serving spoon and $5 to enter your chili. Or come and make a donation at the door to taste and vote for your favorite chili!

Great family fun for a great cause! Come and get your Sara’s Stories book for the month of October at this event too!

Any questions, please contact Meghan Fox, vtfoxfamily14@gmail.com

802) 353-1525


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7th Annual Bella Notte: A Beautiful Night for Giving

7th Annual Bella Notte: A Beautiful Night for Giving

The Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of the Southwest Region requests the honor of your presence at an evening of celebration.

Come enjoy good company, fine fare, laughter, and the excitement of a live auction on Sunday, September 24th graciously hosted by Wally Sabotka at theSouthside Steakhouse in Rutland.

Cocktails at 5pm, dinner at 6pm with the live action to follow.

Proceeds benefit our Hospice Program and help offset the costs of charitable and underinsured care,  therapies and comfort items for hospice patients, medical equipment, bereavement support and staff, volunteer and community education.

Tickets are $125 per person. Seating is limited so we request your RSVP by Friday, September 15th by emailing Katie O’Connor-West at email or by calling 802.442.0501.

click here for auction items


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Rutland County Humane Society “Duck Derby”

Rutland County Humane Society “Duck Derby”

Sunday, September 24 at 2 PM – 3:30 PM

The Rutland County Humane Society will be hosting our 6th annual Duck Derby at 2pm, on Sunday, September 24, at the Pittsford Recreation Area.

Join us as we cheer on our adopted ducks, as they race to the finish for cash prizes.

There is still time to adopt your ducks!! Stop by the Humane Society on Stevens Road, in Pittsford, or visit our website, rchsvt.org.



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Haunted Castle Masquerade at Wilson Castle

Haunted Castle Masquerade at Wilson Castle

Wilson Castle

Wilson Castle

The next restoration fundraiser for the Wilson Castle has been scheduled! The event will start at 8:00 p.m. on 9/23/17 and go until 1:00 a.m.

This is a BYOB event, so bring your coolers & let’s kick off the season with a fully decorated Haunted Castle Masquerade!

There will be refreshments served throughout the night, which is included in the ticket price.

Here are just some of the activities taking place that night:

Refreshments (included in ticket price)
Costume Contest with Prizes
Circus Performers
Live Bands
Drag Show
Interactive Game Shows with Prizes
Raffle for Prizes (Grand Prize includes a free rental of the castle for your event)
50/50 Raffle
Tarot Readings

There will be ONE (1) VIP section available for purchase, in addition to the tickets. This section will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis. Come be our special guests for the event. The VIP section will accomodate up to 8 people, & include a private seating area, ice, cups, straws, soda, special snacks & appetitizers, and will be situated with the best seats in the house for the bands and other live entertainment. PLUS, a guarantee that someone from your party will be chosen to participate in the interactive gameshow which includes prizes!

There will be a special online group discount price of $80 for 4 tickets. That’s $20 in savings, but when the group tickets sell out, they’re gone!

There are also “General Admission + Guaranteed Game Show Contestant” tikets available. These will guarantee that you are picked as a contestant for one of the game shows. There are only a few available, so get them before they sell out!

Some of the prizes include:

The Party Store in Rutland ($25 Gift Certificate)
Heart & Soul Cafe in Brandon ($25 Gift Certificate)
Mae’s Place Diner ($25 Gift Certificate)
Little Harry’s ($25 Gift Certigficate)
Cafe Provence ($20 Gift Certificate)
Brandon House of Pizza ($25 Gift Certificate)
Iron Lantern Restaurant in Castleton ($50 Gift Certificate)
Lake House Pub ($25 Gift Certificate)
Sugar & Spice Restaurant ($25 Gift Certificate)
Merchants Hall (2 Hr. Rental – additional time @ discounted rate)
Medium Mindi (Free Reading)
Carrs Florist ($25 Candle)
Blue Seal (Bird Feeder & Seed)
Garden Time
Wilson Castle (2 Hr. Rental – additional time @ discounted rate)
Turn The Party Productions (Luci Furr-Matrix & Edda Belle will host your private event)


To purchase tickets click here

Follow our event on our facebook page – www.facebook.com/wilson.castle



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The Vermont Great 2-4-6-8K Run, Walk, Relay

The Vermont Great 2-4-6-8K Run, Walk, Relay

Sep 23, 2017

The Vermont Great 2-4-6-8K Run, Walk, Relay is a chance to enjoy all that downtown Rutland has to offer.

Please join us for an afternoon and evening of health, fun, and socializing, all while benefiting Rutland Regional Medical Center’s Foley Cancer Center.

Raise awareness and funds by running in honor of a friend or loved one who can’t be there.

The race course loops you around and through historic downtown Rutland.  The various distances make this an event for all fitness levels.

Enjoy the post-race party featuring food, beer, music.  Individual and team photos will be available.

This will be a truly inspiring program & an opportunity for you to help make in a difference.


Click here to register

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Riverside Veterinary Care and Dental Services presents Parks for Paws Summer Social!

Riverside Veterinary Care and Dental Services presents Parks for Paws Summer Social!

11 am – 3 pm

Riverside Veterinary Care is partnering up with Parks for Paws, who will be building dog parks in Rutland and West Rutland.

They are in need of more money to get the ball rolling!

We will be raising money to provide local dog parks which will give dogs a safe place to socialize. This will make the community pets safer and the community cleaner with designated pet social areas.

The Summer Social will include: Ice Cream, Dog wash, nail trimming booth, Dog Kissing Booth, Raffle, doggie pools, and more!

Be on the lookout for more information as it comes available.

We look forward to seeing you and your furbabies as we give back to the community!

Please note that parking is limited near Riverside. Parking along side streets where permitted is highly recommended as there will be no parking at Riverside.

We are contacting local businesses for donations/ raffle baskets or items that will increase fundraising!

If your business is interested in donating, please contact Hillary at hhunt@riversidevetcare.com or Sherry Boudreau at sboudreau54321@gmail.com


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