Member News

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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Ski the Valley

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 Valley Real Estate

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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Mad River Valley Memory Tree

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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Eric Friedman at Mad River Glen

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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Yankee Magazine Cover

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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Sugarbush Magazine

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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MRV Ride to Ski

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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Sugarbush Announces Wall of Fame!

January 15, 2019

In celebration of their Diamond Jubilee Anniversary, Sugarbush Resort announces the opening of the nominating period for the Sugarbush Wall…

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Memory Tree

Thank you for making the Mad River Valley Memory Tree a success!

January 9, 2019

There are two things we do on a regular basis here at the Chamber: 1. Solve Problems. 2. Make Connections.…

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2017 Vermont Tourism Benchmark Study

2017 Tourism Benchmark Study Results

January 9, 2019

The State of Vermont has released the results of its 2017 Tourism Benchmark Study.  The impact of tourism on Vermont’s…

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Mad Marathon Makes Runner’s World Bucket List!

January 8, 2019

For the 2nd year in a row, our own Mad Marathon was named to Runner’s World’s TEN BUCKET LIST MARATHONS…

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MRV LOVE BUS

Ride the LOVE Bus!

January 6, 2019

Enjoy a romantic evening out with your sweetheart, and let the LOVE BUS drive! Our FREE Mad River Valley bus…

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Marketing Opportunity: ABC22 / FOX44 / mychamplainvalley.com

December 11, 2018

The folks at ABC22 / FOX44, and mychamplainvalley.com have offered us an opportunity to put together a ‘Visit the Mad…

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Vermont Ski and Ride magazine

Marketing Opportunity: VT Ski + Ride

December 9, 2018

Have you seen the Holiday edition of VT Ski + Ride magazine?  The editorial is a 60-year retrospective of Sugarbush,…

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Sugarbush Festival of Lights & Memory Tree

December 3, 2018

The Sugarbush Festival of Lights is a Mad River Valley holiday tradition!  Businesses and residents in the Mad River Valley…

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Marketing Opportunity: Ride-the-Bus Punch Pass

November 2, 2018

Promote your business {for free!} to GMT Bus riders this winter! For the 3rd year, the Mad River Valley Chamber…

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Benefit of Membership: Health Insurance Plans!

October 31, 2018

We are excited to announce that Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce member businesses, with between 1 and 100 employees,…

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Now Accepting 2019 Event Grant Applications

October 30, 2018

We love events in the Mad River Valley!  They introduce new people to our special place, create a vibrant environment,…

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Country Christmas in the Mad River Valley

Participate in Country Christmas 2018 – 20th Anniversary Event!

October 30, 2018

The first few flakes of snow have drifted down and winter is right around the corner. With the early days…

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Vote for Mad River Valley for USA Todays 10 Best Awards

Vote for Mad River Valley!

October 28, 2018

We’ve got two local businesses up for USA Today’s 10 BEST ‘Readers Choice’ awards!  Let’s show them some love, and…

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Lawsons Finest Liquids Taproom

Beer is here! Lawson’s Finest Liquids is Open!

October 25, 2018

Sean and Karen Lawson have announced the official opening of Lawson’s Finest Liquids‘ brewery, taproom, and retail store at 155…

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