Member News

Signs of the Times – Back to Normalcy

June 8, 2021

It’s clear that things are really getting back to normal here in the MRV. The most obvious signs of our…

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Quirky Dining in the MRV

May 31, 2021

Quirky is defined as “characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits” and the Mad River Valley certainly fits the bill in…

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stewardMRV Aims to Care for Recreational Access Points

May 27, 2021

Memorial Day weekend marks the kick-off of stewardMRV, a new initiative spearheaded by the Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce,…

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Valley Reporter Turns 50!

April 22, 2021

Happy 50th Birthday to The Valley Reporter! It is hard to imagine that our favorite, local news source is half…

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Community Conversation A Mid-season Update from the Ski Areas

February 10, 2021

Everyone in the MRV community is invited to an online Community Conversation presented by the MRV Chamber of Commerce involving…

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New Name for Local Arts Organization

February 9, 2021

An iconic local arts organization has a new name—and a new look. Mad River Valley Arts (MRVA) is the name…

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Snow People Contest

February 5, 2021

With all the new snow of late, the Mad River Valley has been turned into a winter wonderland. Residents and…

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Memory Tree Lighting

December 13, 2020

It’s Not Too Late to Dedicate Your Memory! The Mad River Valley Memory Tree will officially be lit on Friday,…

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It’s Time to Light up the MRV!

November 17, 2020

Every holiday season, the Mad River Valley comes to life with a spectacle of illumination that is quintessential Vermont. While it…

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View the Foliage Like a Pro

September 28, 2020

With our dirt roads, mountain vistas, rolling farmland and sinewy river the Mad River Valley offers an ideal backdrop for…

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Please Write Your State Senator!

September 24, 2020

We are pleading with you to encourage our representatives in the legislature to fully fund direct business relief grants currently being…

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VermonTouring – Scenic Drives in the MRV & Beyond

September 23, 2020

When Mad River Valley locals head out to explore and experience other parts of Vermont you might hear them say…

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Inaugural Win Smith Be Better Award Presented

September 10, 2020

The Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce announced the creation and recipient of the inaugural Win Smith Be Better Award…

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August 10, 2020

Board of Directors & Officers/Nominations 2020 & Proposed Slate of Candidates Three Directors are retiring after serving six years. Also…

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Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce 2020 Annual Meeting

August 6, 2020

Please join us for the 2020 Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting & Celebration September 9, 2019 –…

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Community Fund Offers Bridge Grants

April 2, 2020

  The Mad River Valley Community Fund is accepting applications for Bridge Grants to help individuals and families who live…

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Public Health Alert

March 22, 2020

PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT Keep yourself and others safe during this pandemic. COVID -19 has a 2-14 day incubation, spreads person…

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Business Resources

March 19, 2020

Here are resources compiled to assist MRV businesses deal with the COVID-19 Crisis Unemployment Insurance Claims In an effort to…

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Business Education Series

February 26, 2020

Each month the Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts our Business Education Series.  They are designed as away to…

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Leap of Kindness Day

February 23, 2020

So what will you do with the extra day we all get this Leap Year, on Saturday, February 29, 2020?…

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Talking Economic Development in the MRV

December 16, 2019

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Pat McDonald from Campaign for Vermont for a wide-ranging discussion about…

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Give the Gift of Giving

December 1, 2019

The holiday season is a great opportunity to give meaningful gifts that come back to support amazing local organizations that…

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Experiences are the Perfect Gift

November 25, 2019

These days many folks don’t want “things” as gifts. Instead they value experiences more. The MRV has so many great…

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Co-op Advertising to Promote the MRV

November 12, 2019

As I connect with local business owners I have noticed a growing desire to develop ways to work collectively to…

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Mad River Real Estate – It’s All About The Community

November 5, 2019

Mad River Real Estate is  certainly a premier agency here in the MRV. They are professional, knowledgeable and experienced. The…

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Buy Local – A Campaign for the MRV

October 28, 2019

Since I began working at the Mad River Valley of Chamber of Commerce I have made a concerted effort to…

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The “Almost World Famous” Warren Store

October 24, 2019

Valley visitors simply love the Warren Store! A recent social media post is typical; “One of my favorite places in…

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Country Christmas Events

October 11, 2019

Country Christmas is how the Mad River Valley celebrates the holidays. The Mad River Valley Chamber works in collaboration with the business…

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Country Christmas Planning

October 10, 2019

The Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce and the retail business community have been  working together to re-imagine the traditional…

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2nd Annual Mad River Valley Memory Tree 2019

October 10, 2019

The Mad River Valley Memory Tree stands as a bright and beautiful symbol of those we remember, honor, and celebrate this…

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Staffing Issues?

September 23, 2019

With unemployment rates at historically low levels filling job openings is one of the biggest issues facing local business owners.…

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MRV Barns & Bridges Festival This Weekend!

September 19, 2019

This Weekend!  The 2nd Annual Vermont Barns & Bridges Festival— September 20, 21 & 22.  This foliage kick-off Festival is…

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Sugarbush Season Passes! Discount for Chamber Members.

August 20, 2019

Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce Member Benefit: Get a Discount on your Sugarbush Season’s Pass! Get ready for ski…

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Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting 2019: Details

August 13, 2019

Please join us for the 2019 Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting & Celebration September 10, 2019 –…

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First Impressions

July 3, 2019

My first few weeks on the job have certainly been interesting, eye-opening and frankly a whole lot of fun. Getting…

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Presentation to Jasmine Bigelow

Farewell to Jasmine Bigelow

May 22, 2019

At the Mad Mingle on May 21st at the Mad River Barn, also hosted by Jamieson Insurance, Chamber members wished…

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New Chamber Executive Director Announced

May 15, 2019

The Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is excited to announce that following discussions with a number…

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Runners, Walkers, and Watchers… GET READY TO DASH!

May 7, 2019

The date is set: The Mad River Path’s 24th Annual Mad Dash is on Sunday, Oct. 13th, 2019! The event…

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Marketing Opportunity: State Subsidized MRV coop ad in Yankee Magazine

April 18, 2019

Our partners at the Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing have offered us a generous subsidy to place a full-page…

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The Mad River Valley is ‘Capitol for a Day’ on Monday, April 29th!

April 18, 2019

All are welcome to join!  Roundtable Discussion on Tax, Tourism, Economic Development, and Finance in the State of Vermont. This…

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Vermont Top 10 Winter Events: call for nominations!

April 18, 2019

Nominate Your Favorites for Top 10 Winter Events 2019-2020! Annually, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce features the state’s best activities…

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Marketing Opportunity: Sugarbush Magazine 2019/20

April 18, 2019

Sugarbush is getting ready to publish the 2019/20 issue of Sugarbush Magazine.  Once again, they are offering a 10% discount…

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Search for new Executive Director is underway!

March 19, 2019

As reported via email on February 28th, the MRVCC Executive Director, Jasmine Bigelow is moving on at the end of…

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Peter MacLaren is 2019 Vermont Innkeeper of the Year!

March 14, 2019

Exciting News for our community!  The Mad River Valley’s Peter MacLaren, of West Hill House B&B, is selected as the…

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Registration Open: Vermont Tourism Summit

February 20, 2019

The Vermont Tourism Summit, one of the largest gatherings of tourism professionals in the state, is in South Burlington on…

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Results: Vermont Small Business Economic Outlook Survey

February 20, 2019

141 Vermont businesses from diverse industries completed the latest semi-annual economic survey in January regarding the outlook of Vermont’s small-…

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Ride to Ski: Our FREE MRV Bus

January 23, 2019

Get around the Mad River Valley on the GMT Bus, our FREE winter-seasonal bus service, operated by Green Mountain Transit. Daily…

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Marketing Assets for Mad River Valley Businesses

January 17, 2019

Hey there Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce members!  We can’t say it enough… your support and membership investment helps…

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Joan Gorman celebration

Congratulations, Joan!

January 16, 2019

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate with us at Mad River Glen on January 15th!  Thank you…

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MRV Next Steps for Housing: Survey

January 16, 2019

The Mad River Valley Planning District has put together a survey on Housing to be completed prior to the MRV…

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