THE GEN-X/MILLENNIAL CONUNDRUM
9 REASONS TO HEAD TO BENNINGTON
The Washington Post reports that the number of Baby Boomers now retiring daily is up to 10,000 (was 6,000 during the recession). The number of Americans aged 65 or older that aren't in the labor force rose by 800,000 in the fourth quarter of 2016, marking the resumption of a long-standing trend: the exodus of the Baby Boomer (1946-1964) generation from the work force.
UCS GO THE DISTANCE 5K RUN/WALK
In May, some Vermonters head south, but you don’t have to go too far south to get away. Nestled in the southwestern corner of the state, Bennington is bustling this month with a point-to-point marathon on May 21. On May 27, it’s also the site of a block party/crafts fair and on May 20 serves as a base camp for the largest pro/am bike race/tour in the country, the Tour of the Battenkill, just across the New York border.
CHAMBER CELEBRATION | HOLYCOW 1ST ANNIVERSARY
UCS is hosting it's 7th Annual "GoThe Distance" 5K. Run or walk a paved course through beautiful Bennington, Vermont. All proceeds go to help support Peer Services at United Counseling Services.
NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVORS DAY 2017, JUNE 3RD
Why not, "Dessert First"? Plan to join us as we help celebrate HolyCow's 1st Anniversary. The celebration will take place between 5:00pm and 7:00pm. During this 2 hours, you will be able to Spin the Wheel for one of the following discounts: 75%, 50%, 25% or 15%.
CAT-TV & CHAMBER SERIES, “BENNINGTON MADE” WINS TWO NATIONAL TELLY AWARDS
Mark your calendar for June 3. It's the first ever combined Cancer Center Community Crusaders Day of Celebration and National Cancer Survivors Day at SVMC. There will be an opening ceremony at 10 a.m. cupcake tasting, raffles and prize drawings, music, and kids’ activities like inflatable bounce houses and face painting continue throughout the day.
OLDCASTLE KICKS OFF IT'S 46TH SEASON WITH THE ADVENTUROUS "SHIPWRECKED"
Bennington, VT – “Bennington Made,” a local series developed by CAT-TV and the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce has won two 2017 Telly Awards. The specific episodes that were entered were “Bennington Made – Vermont Wooden Blocks” and “Bennington Made – Madison Brewing Company”.
BEST HIKES FOR KIDS IN SOUTHERN VERMONT
The season opens May 19 with Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Donald Margulies’ highly inventive “Shipwrecked! The Amazing Adventures of Louis De Rougemont (As Told By Himself).”
BENNINGTON MADE FEATURING GVH STUDIO
As mud season gives way to honest-to-goodness spring in Vermont, our family has taken to the mountains, exploring our favorite trails in the southern part of the state. We’ve been trekking and meandering the trails around Southern Vermont with our kids for the past 10 years, and now we want share our favorites with you.
BENNINGTON CHAMBER LAUNCHES FIRST REGIONAL SHIRES OF VERMONT VISITORS GUIDE
Printing, printing, and more printing! This month's episode of 'Bennington Made' takes us to GVH Studio-Graphic Solutions. You have probably seen their work, and didn't even realize it! Take a look now and see the range of work created at GVH Studios!
A SOUTHERN VERMONT OF TOMORROW PART 1
The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce unveiled the new regional visitors guide. The area guide, a staple of the Chamber’s tourism efforts, is updated yearly and distributed throughout the Northeast as a way to showcase the region’s various tourist attractions.
BENNINGTON ARTS WEEKEND EXPERIENCE
When we look at the future of Southern Vermont and specifically, how the next few years will have enormous impact on that future, there are vast amounts of perspectives and ideas that one could suggest.
BENNINGTON TOMORROW RELEASES EPISODE 2
The Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival and Bennington Arts Weekend bring together artisans and admirers for a weekend of art, culture, music, Vermont craft beer and more.
BENNINGTON MADE FEATURING NSK STEERING SYSTEMS
#BenningtonTomorrow episode 2 spotlights Oldcastle Theatre Company, Bennington County Choral Society, and all that's happening in the region! Enjoy the show!
HOW TO SPEND LESS THAN $30 AT THESE LOCATIONS ON YOUR VISIT TO THE SHIRES
Our latest episode of #BenningtonMade is up! Check out our tour of NSK Steering Systems America based in Bennington, Vermont.
SHAKING YOUR SHAMROCK IN THE SOUTH SHIRE OF VERMONT
One of the things most Vermonters pride themselves on is their thrifty and frugal nature (fiscally responsible is what we like to say). Looking for some inexpensive ways to make some memories?
SPRING RESTAURANT WEEK 2017: YOUR CHECKLIST FOR THE BEST DEALS
Not all of us can make it back to the homeland to celebrate St. Patty’s Day; with that in mind come check out all that's happening in the Southern Shire of Vermont instead!
FEBRUARY VACATION WEEK: WINTER ADVENTURES AND APRES AWESOME
Join us as we celebrate the local eateries, dining establishments and restaurants during our annual Spring Restaurant Week February 25th- March 4th. Our area restaurants are whipping up some delicious meals and promotions for only $20.17 in honor of the New Year!
BENNINGTON MADE FEATURING TAM
We’ve had SO much snow this month we’re starting to re-think peak. Kidding of course, but this winter’s amazing! It feels like old school Vermont and is the best way to celebrate vacation week. Out in front of us (and you!) are epic skiing and riding, lots of live music, fun stuff for kids, and après so good you’ll wish it would snow until April.
OLD CINEMA COMES BACK TO LIFE AT OLDCASTLE THEATRE
Ready to get dirty? Join our Bennington Made crew as they explore how local waste management company, TAM disposes of your trash, recycling and now compost!
Lights! Camera! Action! For the first time in decades, the Oldcastle Theatre is bringing movies back to Main Street in Bennington, Vermont. Every Thursday at 7 pm Oldcastle is hosting classic movie nights on their newly installed movie equipment and it’s all only $5 per person...