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Vermont Antique & Classic Car Meet

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August 9 & 10

The Central Vermont Chamber is hosting the first ever Beer Garden at this year's Vermont Antique and Classic Car Meet and YOU can sponsor it!

For just $500, your company's banner will be hung on the side of the Beer Garden tent for over 35,000 visitors to see!

Contact the Chamber at 229-5711 or email jeannette@centralvt.com to be included in this great marketing opportunity!!

Vermont ATHENA Leadership Award & ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award

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Thank You Sponsors!!!

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See your business here as a supporter for the honoring of Vermont's amazing women leaders!

Nike Goddess Sponsorship ($2500)

• Prominent mention in all promotional announcements, advertising, notices, brochures, applications and all collateral materials related to the ATHENA Award®

• Display of banner at ATHENA Award® Gala

• Recognition from the podium at the ATHENA Award® Gala

• Opportunity to address the audience at the ATHENA Award® Gala

• Prominent placement in the ATHENA Award® Gala program

• Table of eight to attend the ATHENA Award® Gala

 

Bia Goddess Sponsorship: ($1750)

Prominent mention in all promotional announcements, advertising, notices, brochures,

applications and all collateral materials related to the ATHENA Award®

• Recognition from the podium at the ATHENA Award® Gala

• Prominent placement in the ATHENA Award® Gala program

• One half-table (4) to attend the ATHENA awards® Gala

 

Tyche Goddess Sponsorship ($1000)

Prominent mention in all promotional announcements, advertising, notices, brochures,

applications and all collateral materials related to the ATHENA Award®

• Recognition from the podium at the ATHENA Award® Gala

• Prominent placement in the ATHENA Award® Gala program

• Two tickets to attend the ATHENA Awards® Gala

 

Table Sponsorship ($250)

Logo on all dinner tables

• Recognition from the podium at the ATHENA Award® Gala

• Placement in the ATHENA Award® Gala program

• One ticket to attend the ATHENA Awards® Gala

 

If you have any questions or wish to help sponsor this prestigious event, contact us Athena@centralvt.com or (802)229-5711!

Promotional Opportunities Available!

 

Event Sponsor- $1,500

Your company logo on all the ticket (x155), a raffle ticket that includes two to attend and a chance to win, banner hung prominently at event, recognition from the podium, and logo on all table and in all media releases.

 

Meal Sponsor- $1,000

Your company banner hung on buffet table, a raffle ticket that includes two to attend the drawing and a chance to win, recognition from the podium, and logo on all the table and in all media releases.

 

Table Sponsor- $500

A raffle tickets that includes two to attend the drawing and a chance to win, logo on all tables and mention in all media releases.

 

If interested, please reach out to tonya@centralvt.com or call 802-229-5711.

Need office space? Need office space that isn't going to flood? Need space with a private restroom or a closet? Need office space where you never have to worry about finding a parking space? Need office space that's affordable? WE GOT YOU! We have two offices that recently became available in Berlin! Minutes from downtown Barre or Montpelier, right off the interstate! Give Garrett's Properties a call, or reach out to us here at the Chamber to arrange a tour!

Join Us in Celebrating 100 Years of Excellence at the Country Club of Barre!Dear Members and Friends,
Mark your calendars to celebrate the Country Club of Barre's Centennial Celebration on Saturday, June 29th starting at 5:30pm. This incredible milestone is a testament to the enduring legacy and cherished memories shared by generations of our community. To mark this momentous occasion, we are organizing a spectacular anniversary celebration at the Club on Saturday, June 29th. Please note that this event will not be part of the Member Member tournament itself, but an additional event open to all members and guests!


What should I expect?
The tentative agenda includes a cocktail hour from 5:30-7:00 pm with light appetizers and a cash bar at Fairways and Greens. Grab a drink and some finger food while checking out a timeline of CCB's history and reminiscing with friends. From 7:00-7:45pm, a collection of speakers will share some of CCBs rich history starting with Wayne Stiles' original course design through the renovation to 18 holes and finally the changes that shaped the beautiful golf course we have today. Along the way, current and former members will share some of their favorite memories at CCB. Following our presentation, we encourage members to mingle, swap stories, and check out some of the historical artifacts we've gathered to share with you.


Can I participate?
Of course! A centennial celebration would not be complete without the contributions of our revered members. We are looking for current and former members to share some of your favorite memories with us so we can incorporate them into the celebration. We all know golfers love our stories and those stories aren't short in nature, but we are limiting our formal speaking time to allow for more socializing and sharing personal stories. With that said, we would love for a select few to share a short story with everyone during the presentation portion of the evening. If you have a story to tell, please reach out to CountryClubofBarre@gmail.com and let us know. Even if we don't have time for everyone to tell their stories, we are looking for written memories, photographs, or other submissions that can and be on display in the club in the weeks leading up the celebration and be featured at the celebration.


How can I help?
As part of our anniversary celebration, we are hosting a fundraising raffle to support numerous course improvements. We kindly invite local businesses to join us in commemorating this milestone by donating items for our raffle. Your contribution will not only help make our celebration unforgettable but will also contribute to the betterment of our community. If you would like to contribute to our raffle or learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Cathy Systo at ccsysto@gmail.com or 802-249-1799. Your generosity will be recognized and appreciated by all who attend our celebration.
Ticket sales are underway! We have over 20 prizes already including the grand prize of a 2025 Membership to the Country Club of Barre! Stop by the Pro Shop to buy some tickets for a chance to win some incredible prizes.
Interested in contributing to the celebration in another way?
The Country Club of Barre could not exist without the incredible support of our membership. We are seeking sponsors to help us put on this amazing event. Please reach out to CountryClubofBarre@gmail.com if you're interested in being a sponsor or if you have other feedback or ideas you'd like to share.
Thank you for your continued support, and we look forward to celebrating 100 years of excellence with you!
Highlights, logistics, and volunteer opportunities at Montpelier's 2024
Independence Day Celebration on July 3rd!


Get ready for Montpelier's biggest celebration of the year, celebrated all around town! Come for the day, stay for the fireworks and afterwards in town.


This year's Family Fest has something for everyone, open to ALL ages! It starts at 3 pm with food trucks, bouncy houses, Meet and Greet Miss Vermont and Miss Teen Vermont, games with Let's Grow Kids, the Big Nazo puppet group and the Providence Drum Troupe. Get gifts, face
painting, and, as always, delicious foods from all around the world (40 vendors in all!). Check out the fire dancer performance at Kellogg Hubbard Library, as well as free day at the pool and at the Vermont Historical museum. Enjoy downtown at the Langdon Street Block Party, with
music and food later in the evening. https://montpelieralive.com/july3rdfamilyfestival


The Montpelier Mile starts at 6 pm, followed by the fabulous parade, with returning community favorites such as Catamount Pipe Band, Hannaford's Fife and Drum group, AllTogetherNow's enormous puppets, Shidaa Project's West African drumming, and the HoneyBee Steelband.


Following the parade, local celebrity Dave Keller performs on the Main Stage, bringing energetic music to the State House Lawn. Fair Sparrow sings the National Anthem, and the grand captivating Fireworks display caps the day!


Find street closures, parking information, accessibility, accommodations, as well as information on taking the Green Mountain Transit shuttle on our website at:
https://montpelieralive.com/july3eventlogistics


Help out on July 3rd!
Volunteers are a crucial part of hosting the City's biggest event of the year and this year's event is packed full of activities for everyone! Montpelier Alive is seeking volunteers for this year's event and volunteers can find positions to help with all aspects of the day (meals included!). The
list of volunteer roles and shifts (to view only) is found at the following link:
To register to volunteer:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/15pbVTdSv9DORMOms7VgpYMBLc5FYEKOv_Bn-ca
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Questions? Contact the volunteer coordinator Kristin Cantu at volunteer@montpelieralive.org.


Find out everything you need to know about attending Montpelier's Independence Day Celebration at https://montpelieralive.com/july3


The July 3rd festivities are generously supported by lead sponsors Union Mutual, Vermont Mutual, Community National Bank, and National Life Group. Additional sponsors include The City of Montpelier, and others listed on our July 3rd webpage.
Flood the Streets with Art
A Celebration of Resiliency & Hope on the One-Year Anniversary of the Montpelier Flood
 
The Montpelier Senior Activity Center, along with Montpelier Alive, the Center for Arts & Learning, Kellogg-Hubbard Library, and the T.W. Wood Gallery, are excited to announce Flood the Streets with Art, a recognition of the one-year anniversary of the 2023 Montpelier flood. This community event will take place on Wednesday, July 10th from 9am – 7pm in downtown Montpelier.
For more details and event schedule, visit www.montpelier-vt.org/FloodTheStreetsWithArt
Montpelier Alive, the capital city's downtown association, has coordinated with 14 businesses to act as collection points for the National Life Group Do Good Cupboard, located at 58 Barre Street in front of the Montpelier Senior Activity Center.
 
Established during the pandemic, the Do Good Cupboard is a community resource available 24/7 for those who need emergency, shelf stable items such as nonperishable food and hygiene products. It is not intended to provide on-going assistance but items that could be helpful during a time of hardship. Items in the Do Good Cupboard are often depleted daily.    
 
Identifiable by branded window clings, items can be dropped off at these locations:
·        Althea's Attic Boutique
·        Aromed
·        Bear Pond Books
·        Book Garden
·        Capital Cannabis 
·        Capitol Grounds
·        Chesire Cat Clothing
·        Greenway Institute
·        Guys Farm & Yard
·        North Branch Cafe
·        Notion Fabric & Craft
·        Rebel Heart
·        Splash Naturals
·        Woodbury Mountain Toys
Please go to Ending Childhood Hunger | National Life for a list of recommended items to donate.
Construction Update
Berlin STP SURF(83)
Berlin-Barre STP SURF(75) &
?Berlin-Barre Town STP SURF(84)


DATE: Friday, June 14, 2024
 
TRAFFIC IMPACT:
 
Vermont Route 63:
Single lane closures will be implemented and motorists should watch for shifting traffic patterns over the course of the week. One lane of traffic will be maintained in either direction at all times. Motorcycles should use caution on grooved surfaces.
 
Vermont Route 62:
Daytime, single lane closures will continue to be in place along VT 62 east of the intersection with Airport Road to the intersection with U.S. Route 302 for crack filling operations. One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction at all times. Motorcycles should use caution on grooved surfaces.
 
Airport Road/Berlin State Highway:
Daily, one-way alternating traffic patterns with flaggers are anticipated to be in place toward the end of next week on Airport Road from the intersection with Granger Road toward the airport. Some delays are expected. Motorcycles should continue to use caution on milled surfaces.


CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES:
 
Multiple operations are scheduled for next week across all projects.
 
Drainage structure repair, berm removal, and removal and replacement of curbed traffic islands will begin next week on VT 62 in areas where the pavement has been milled. Once these operations are complete, the subcontractor will move to VT 63 to begin this work there.
 
Another subcontractor will be sealing cracks on the milled surfaces beginning on VT 63. Once that is complete, they will progress to VT 62 and are scheduled to be on Airport Road toward the end of the week.
 
All work is currently scheduled to be done during the day with single lane closures. One lane of traffic will be maintained in both directions on VT 62 and VT 63, and alternating one-way traffic patterns with flaggers will be in place on Airport Road.

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?LOCATION:
The Berlin STP SURF (83) resurfacing project begins on Berlin State Highway (Airport Road) near the intersection with Piper Road and progresses northerly for approximately 1.2 miles and stops at the intersection with Vermont Route 62. The project resumes on Berlin State Highway at the intersection with VT 62 (at the northbound and southbound ramps) and continues to the intersection of U.S. Route 302.
 
The Berlin-Barre STP SURF (75) resurfacing project begins under the Exit 7 overpass and extends along VT 62 for approximately 4.5 miles to the intersection of U.S. 302 (Main Street) in Barre City.
 
The Berlin-Barre STP SURF (84) resurfacing project begins under the Exit 6 overpass and extends along Vermont Route 63 for approximately 4 miles to the intersection of Vermont Route 14 (South Barre Road) and Middle Road in Barre Town.
 
?Work includes milling and paving of a leveling and wearing course, pavement markings, signs, guardrail, drainage, installation of rumble stripes and other highway improvements. Portions of these projects are required to be completed between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. with an option for all of the work to be done at night.
 
 
PROJECTED COMPLETION: Fall 2024.




 
Construction Update
Northfield-Berlin STP PS24(1) &
?Montpelier NH PS24(12)


DATE: Thursday, June 13, 2024
 
TRAFFIC IMPACT:
 
Vermont Route 12:
Multiple single lane closures with alternating one-way traffic will continue next week throughout the project limits. Motorcycles should continue to use caution on grooved surfaces. Expect delays.
 
?Montpelier State Highway (Memorial Drive):
Between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. from Sunday nights until Friday mornings, single lane closures will be in place. Motorists should expect stopped traffic delays in the area of the Interstate 89 Exit 8 Interchange ramps where roadway widths are narrow. Motorcycles should use caution on grooved and uneven surfaces.
 
Montpelier Junction State Highway (Dog River Road):
Motorcycles should use caution on milled surfaces.



CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES:
 
Vermont Route 12:
Roadside ditching and berm removal will continue south of Crosstown Road. New culvert installation North of Crosstown Road may occur.
 
Montpelier State Highway (Memorial Drive):
Paving of the leveling course will occur between the hours of 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. from Sunday night June 16th through Friday morning June 21st.
 
Montpelier Junction State Highway (Dog River Road):
No work is planned next week.


?LOCATION:
The Northfield-Berlin STP PS24(1) resurfacing project begins just south of the Cumberland Farms gas station on N. Main Street in Northfield and extends northerly approximately 8 miles on VT Route 12 to the Berlin/Montpelier town line. A portion of this project is also located on Montpelier Junction State Highway (aka Dog River Road) and includes resurfacing the Montpelier park & ride at the Exit 8 interchange with I-89.
 
The Montpelier NH PS24(12) resurfacing project begins under the Exit 8 overpass and extends along Montpelier State Highway (Memorial Drive) for 3/4 of a mile and ends at the Class I Town Highway limits with the City of Montpelier.
 
Work includes milling and paving of a leveling and wearing course, pavement markings, signs, guardrail, drainage, and other highway improvements.
 
 
PROJECTED COMPLETION: Fall 2024.
 
https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/sl/UoKCtDE/berlinbarrepaving
 

Contact Information:
Name - Bethany Oprendek
Phone - 802.267.4044
Email - bethany@bbo-enterprises.com


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Open for Meetings & Events
The conference rooms at the Central VT Chamber offices, also known as Beaulieu Place, are available for meetings and events!
Two conference rooms separated by a fold away wall can host meetings and events from just a few people to over 40. Centrally located in a prime space just off exit 7 from I-89, with free parking, coffee/tea, LCD projector, speakerphone and more, what more could you ask for in a conference room space?!
For more information on these meeting rooms and rates, click here.
 
Don't hesitate as dates are filling up quickly and reserved on a first come, first served basis.
Reserve your next meeting or event by calling 229-5711 or email tonya@centralvt.com. We look forward to hosting you in our great space!
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