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VAC Open House

Vermont Achievement Center

Welcomes you to our FREE

Annual Open House:

A Community Celebration of Children & Families

during Autism Awareness Month

and the Celebration of the Young Child

Saturday April 27th from 10-1 @ VAC

88 Park Street, Rutland

“When Families Thrive, Communities Succeed”

*drawstring backpack filled with goodies including a free family of 4 swim pass to the first 100 families

Join us for kids games and activities, music, sensory room play, free pizza,   Sheldon Academy  crafts and seed planting,  fruit smoothies, Therapy dogs, popcorn, face painting, kinetic sand play, tile hand printing sale (cash or check only for tile sale), free swimming in the Mitchell Therapy Pool (adults must stay in pool area with children—children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water-swim diaper required unless toilet trained) raffles, 50/50 tickets, and so much more!!

Please contact Rosie Piontek at rosiep@vacvt.org for a flyer or for more info.  See you there!

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VAC Open House – A Community Celebration of Children & Families

VAC Open House – A Community Celebration of Children & Families

Join us for this *FREE and fun event!

VAC’s Open House helps celebrate Autism Awareness Month and the Celebration of the Young Child.

*Children’s personal handprint on a tile will be available for sale to be displayed on our “Hands in Time” wall!

Call Rosie at 775-2395 x2103 for more information!




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VAC Open House–Celebrating 80 years!

VAC Open House–Celebrating 80 years!

On Saturday, April 29, 2017 the Vermont Achievement Center will host a Community-wide celebration of children and families in honor of Autism Awareness Month and the Month of the Young Child.

Please join us at the free event  from 10 am until 2 pm for swimming, VINS “Raptor on a Glove” demonstration, children’s activities including card making, face painting, story telling, music, fine and grow motor activities,  therapy dogs, smoothie station, Raffles and so much more!!

There will be a collaboration of community programs available to share information and support for families.  Workshops will also be featured and will include information about child nutrition, daily living skills, and sensory equipment demonstrations.  50/50 raffle, quilt raffle, handmade jewelry and many more raffle items to choose from.

“Because when families Thrive, Communities succeed!

 For more information, please contact Rosie Piontek,

Public Relations/Event Planner, 802-775-2395 X103.

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Vermont Achievement Center February Chamber Mixer

Vermont Achievement Center February Chamber Mixer

Join us at VAC for the Chamber February Mixer!

There will be valuable networking, lots of door prizes, 50/50 raffle, tasty hors d’oeuvres and more!

For more information call the Chamber at 802-773-2747.


The Vermont Achievement Center, Inc., a 501 (c) 3 charitable organization has been serving the needs of children and families throughout the Rutland region and Vermont since 1937. VAC continues to offer innovative and responsive programs in special education, early education and child care, family social services and intervention, as well as water safety and aqua therapy. The programs provided by VAC touch the lives of more than 7,000 children and families throughout our region each year.




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VAC’s Community Celebration of Children & Families

Saturday, April 25th between 10 am and 2pm

Vermont Achievement Center on 88 Park Street in Rutland will host a spring open house and grand re-opening of the Mitchell Therapy Pool.

Bring the family and come to  enjoy a pool party, barbeque, bouncy house, demonstrations by VINS, music, activities and games for children, informational workshops for families and so much more.

Free, open to the public.

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