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21st Annual Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival Adds New Vendors and Features!

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The Annual Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival, now in its twenty-first year, will take place at Camelot Village on September 3rd and 4th.  The two-day event was attended by nearly 15,000 people last year and has been named one of Vermont’s “Top Ten Events of the Year,” selected as a “Top Event” by Yankee Magazine’s Best of New England, and recently consideredRead the Rest…


Bennington Arts Weekend Returns with First Fridays, The Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival, the Homebrew Festival, and Much More


Bennington Arts Weekend returns this year August 5 to the 7, offering more variety and venues for arts and entertainment.  The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, Better Bennington Corporation (BBC), 4Corners North, Homebrew Festival, Cultural Bennington Arts Council (CBAC), and the Craftproducers of the Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival have come together to further enrich and expand Bennington Arts Weekend intoRead the Rest…

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Bennington Chamber Invites Shires Working Group and Manchester Area Businesses to July Mixer


The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce has invited the Shires Working Group and the Manchester area businesses to their next networking mixer on Wednesday, July 20th at the Bennington Project Independence (BPI) building on Harwood Hill. The Shires Working Group is a subgroup of the Regional Marketing Organization (RMO) known as the Shires of Vermont.  The Shires of Vermont RMO set upRead the Rest…

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Exploring a Regional Chamber in the Shires of Vermont


The Shires of Vermont Regional Marketing Organization a 501(C)(3), invited the executive board of the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, business leaders from the Northshire and some former Manchester and the Mountains Chamber of Commerce members to a meeting on Tuesday, May 3 to discuss the current situation in Manchester. As the Manchester and the Mountains Chamber closed its doorsRead the Rest…

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Bennington Chamber and CAT-TV Launch “Bennington Made” series


On Monday, April 11th the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with CAT-TV, launched the first of a series of episodes for a show called “Bennington Made.” The Bennington Made show will focus on locally made Bennington products and the owner, operators and staff that make these quality products. “When I first joined the Chamber, I was invited toRead the Rest…