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Sparkle Barn Short Films Night

Introducing Sparkle Barn Shorts – Film Night!
Every third Friday of the month we host a 1 hour curated compilation of short films, clips, and videos based on a new theme each month.

We promise a fascinating, inspiring, and totally unique line-up!

This is a free event!

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2019 Chamber Golf Classic

Register Today! The 34th Annual Chamber Golf Classic is scheduled for Friday, May 24th, 1pm at Rutland Country Club.    This is a great opportunity to have a fun day with employees, friends and business contacts on a nice Spring afternoon.  There will be special on course contests including  hole in one opportunities from Key Honda, […]

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Rutland Vermont 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza

Help Us Provide the Fireworks Extravaganza

The Chamber’s Fireworks Extravaganza, celebrating Independence Day will take place on July 4, 2019 at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland.  The fireworks will start promptly at 9:45.  Join the Chamber in making this celebration happen with your sponsorship. We are requesting sponsorship from local businesses for this important community event.  The fireworks sponsorship is […]

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Pancake Breakfast & Vintage Snowmobile Show

Who doesn’t love FREE PANCAKES?! Without our landowners, our trails wouldn’t be possible. Help us say thank you by joining us for our annual FREE Landowner Appreciation Breakfast and Vintage Snowmobile Show! We’ll have a 50/50 raffle, gun raffle, vintage gear contest, cash bar, kid’s activities and more.

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Parent’s Night Out

Drop the kids off from 6:00-9:00pm and enjoy a night off, every second Friday of the the month! While you are out we’ll be doing gymnastics, playing games, eating pizza and having fun at Cobra!

$18 members/$20 non-members. Families of 3 or more, just $40 members/$45 non-members, pizza included! School Ages 5-15

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February Message From Mary

Hello Chamber Members and Friends, We are so incredibly excited about the Rutland Winterfest coming February 16th – 24th! What a great way to celebrate winter and all the wonderful activities and events planned. If you need a schedule of events, stop by the Chamber to pick up your Winterfest Guide. We are so happy […]

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Rutland Regional Marketing Initiative Offers Concierge Service

Rutland Regional Marketing Initiative offers “Concierge Service” to attract prospective new residents “Rutland Red Carpet” provides unprecedented social, business, housing and career contacts, guidance Building on the regional marketing campaign and grassroots efforts to help people move to Vermont, Rutland’s Regional Marketing Initiative (RMI) is “rolling out the red carpet” to prospective new Rutland County […]

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Rutland Regional Downtown Mixer

Join Rutland Regional Medical Center physicians, staff, local business and community members to learn more about vital programs and services that improve the health and wellness of our region. Enjoy great food from Roots the Restaurant, a cash bar and exciting raffles. Featuring physicians & staff from the Rutland Heart Center.

Stay for dinner following the mixer. Reserve online to ensure seating – www.rootsrutland.com. 15% of all dinners will be donated to the “imagine…a Healthy Heart” Campaign. Thank you, Roots the Restaurant!

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Mentor Bowl – Strike A Difference

The 12th Annual Mentor Bowl takes place on January 26, 2019 at The Rutland Bowlerama. This fun-filled afternoon offers a much-needed outlet for those of you that feel “winter housebound”.  Families, friends, and colleagues all have a great time, especially the kids (and kids at heart)!

The Mentor Bowl is one of only two fun(d)raisers hosted by The Mentor Connector. It brings in over 300 enthusiastic supporters including community partners, mentor matches, and families.  So grab up to 4 of your favorite people to bowl with you and get started… pick your team, select a team name, and sign up! No bowling experience is necessary! Team registration sheets and pledge forms can be found here: http://bit.ly/MentorBowlTeam

We ask that each team collectively raise $250.  You can pay that outright, find a sponsor, or ask each team member to fun(d)raise. Don’t stop at $250—we’ll give prizes to the top fun(d)raisers!

Details Below:

Date: January 26, 2019 rce,

Location: The Rutland Bowlerama

Time: Pick your time slot 12:30pm or 2:30pm

Bowlers Enjoy:

  • Free shoe rental
  • 2 Rounds of Bowling
  • T-Shirts for Teams that raise $250
  • Free Food
  • Face Painting
  • Prizes for Top Fun(d)raisers
  • Silent Auction & Raffles
  • Spin at the Prize Wheel
  • Music & Fun
  • The Chance to Make a Difference
  • Need more information contact kelly@mentorconnector.com

About the Mentor Connector

The Mentor Connector creates positive change within Rutland County through the power of one-on-one mentoring. Each year, we guide vulnerable youth (age 5-21) through life-changing friendships to build goals, character, and skills to be successful in life.

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Showing of “Divided By Diversity”

Green Mountain College and the Rutland NAACP present “Divided By Diversity,” a true story of racism and community. This showing will be followed by a panel discussion.

In 2010, five student athletes from the Bronx, NY were accepted to attend a private Catholic school in Vermont. A school in desperate need of students and five teens in search of an opportunity to escape one of the worst crime areas in New York should have been a perfect match. Instead, the youths were met with resistance and conjecture that they had been recruited to prop up a failing basketball program. Feelings of entitlement and resentment, fueled by social media and helicopter parenting, grew to a xenophobic frenzy. “Divided by Diversity” tells the story of how these young men, along with their coaches, teammates and supporters, endured physical and verbal attacks as well as covert attempts to have them returned to New York. It also reveals many of the modern elements that are contributing to racial tension nationwide.

View the trailer here: http://www.carltonefilms.com/divided-by-diversity.html

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