2017 Annual Conservation Banquet

We invite you to join us
at the 2017
Annual Conservation Banquet!
The Southwestern Vermont Chapter
of Trout Unlimited is hosting its
Annual Conservation Banquet

Saturday, April 22nd
The Equinox Resort, Manchester, Vermont
5:00pm – 9:00pm

As a non-profit conservation organization, we have relied on this event over the years to support the Chapter’s local river conservation projects and youth education programs. Help us celebrate all we have accomplished together and support our continued work to restore and protect our local trout streams and educate the next generation of river stewards.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!!


$45 per person and must be purchased in advance. Payment can be made by cash, check, or by using a credit card through the PayPal button below. Please be sure to tell us the names of each ticket holder, as tickets will be picked up at the door.

Buy Tickets to Annual Banquet

 

 

You can also mail your payment to:
Southwestern Vermont Trout Unlimited
PO Box 88
Manchester, VT 05254

This event will sell out! Tickets must be purchased in advance, so don’t wait until the last minute.

WHEN:
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
We will have a cocktail hour from 5-6pm with a cash bar. Dinner will begin at 6:30pm and we will have a door prize, raffles and a silent auction. We are very excited to host our special guest speaker, Louis Porter, Commissioner of VT Fish & Wildlife.

WHERE:
The Collonade
The Equinox Resort | Manchester, VT
www.equinoxresort.com

WHO:
This fun night out is open to the public! Bring your friends!

Raffle and Silent Auction Items
We have started to receive some very exciting donations!  Cash, check, and credit cards accepted as payment for silent auction items and raffle ticket purchases.

If you would like to make a donation to the raffle or auction prizes, please contact Jackie Kutzer at tuswvt@gmail.com

Vermont’s Trout in the Classroom Program

EXPERIENCE OUR TIC PAGE HERE:

http://vermonttroutintheclassroom.weebly.com/

Shown here: Students from the Middletown Springs.

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SWVT’s Joe Mark and the VT TIC program featured on PEG TV!

 

A great look into Middletown Springs Elementary School’s TIC program. A whopping 38 classrooms throughout Vermont are involved in TU’s Trout in Classroom program!

 

Click HERE to take a look at Vermont’s TIC website.

 

2016 Annual Conservation Banquet!! 4/30/16

We invite you to join us at the
2016 Annual Conservation Banquet!
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The Southwestern Vermont Chapter of Trout Unlimited is hosting its Annual Conservation Banquet on Saturday, April 30th, at The Equinox Resort in historic Manchester, Vermont. As a non-profit conservation organization, we have relied on this event over the years to support the Chapter’s local river conservation projects and youth education programs. Help us celebrate all we have accomplished together and support our continued work to restore and protect our local trout streams and educate the next generation of river stewards.

Tickets: 
$45 per person and must be purchased in advance. Payment can be made by cash, check, or credit card through the PayPal button below. Please be sure to tell us the names of each ticket holder, as tickets will be picked up at the door.

Buy Tickets to Annual Banquet

 

 

You can also mail your payment to:
Southwestern Vermont Trout Unlimited
PO Box 88
Manchester, VT 05254

This event will sell out! Tickets must be purchased in advance, so don’t wait until the last minute.

When:
Saturday, April 30th, 2016
We will have a cocktail hour from 5-6pm with a cash bar. Dinner will begin at 6:30pm and we will have both raffles and a silent auction.

Where:
The Colonnade
The Equinox Resort | Manchester, VT
www.equinoxresort.com

Who:
This not-to-be-missed event is open to the public! Everyone is welcome.

Special Guest Speaker
This year we are excited to have special guest speaker, Gordon Batcheller, a career wildlife professional.

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Gordon Batcheller
Executive Secretary,
Northeast Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies

 

Door Prize!
Just by joining us, you will be entered to win an Orvis 8′ 4-weight Superfine Carbon Outfit!

Raffle and Silent Auction Items
We have started to receive some very exciting donations from both near and far.

The list goes on and on! There is SO MUCH MORE!!!  Get your tickets now.
Cash, check, and credit cards accepted as payment for silent auction items and raffle ticket purchases.

If you would like to make a donation to the raffle or auction prizes, please contact Jackie Jordan at jordanj@orvis.com

Trout In The Classroom featured on WCAX!

Our own Joe Mark, dedicated Board Member and Vermont’s TIC Coordinator, took to the snowy roads this past January to personally deliver trout eggs to all the TIC classrooms in our region (and a bit beyond).

He was 1 volunteer. 9.5 hours. 221.8 miles. 5 schools. 1 slice of pizza. 1 thermos of coffee. 1 liter of water. 900 eggs!!

Way to go Joe! SWVT TU and all participating TIC classrooms across Vermont thank you for all your hard work and dedication to this program.

Click HERE to see the Castleton Village School’s TIC program featured on WCAX!

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Joe Mark taking a autumn hike with his grandchildren.

A night of holiday fun for the whole family!

Join us this year at the Orvis Flagship Store for a night of fun!

Holiday Family Festival  |  Tuesday, December 16th  |  6-8pm  |  Orvis Flagship Store  |  Historic Route 7A  |  Manchester, VT

  • DECORATE TROUT COOKIES
  • CREATE HOLIDAY ORNAMENTS (PROJECTS FOR ALL AGES)
  • EXCLUSIVE ORVIS SHOPPING OFFERS DURING EVENT
  • SHOP ORGANIC, HANDMADE ITEMS FROM LOCAL VENDORS

FREE REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.
PROCEEDS GO TOWARDS SWVT TU’S LOCAL CONSERVATION WORK.

$5 suggested donation at the door

WE ARE ALSO LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP US WITH THIS EVENT. Please email Jackie Jordan at jordanj@orvis.com if you would like to sign up.

Here are some pictures of last year’s fun!

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