Sunday, March 19, 3 p.m.—WEST RUTLAND—The eighth annual West Rutland Variety Show will showcase local talent to raise money for the Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter Sunday, March 19, a variety of local talent, featuring members of the West Rutland and Rutland communities and beyond, will be performing music, comedy, and dance at West Rutland Town Hall with a 3 p.m. start time. Tom Leypoldt, executive director of PEG-TV, will serve as the master of ceremonies.
Members of St. Bridget and St. Stanislaus Kostka Churches in West Rutland will perform, as will the Rutland Curbstone Chorus and dancers from Just Dance studio. Adult and youth singers, musicians, and comedians will round out the program. The event will also feature a 50/50 raffle and a bake sale. All funds raised will go directly to the Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter.
Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for seniors/children under 12, or $20 for a family. For tickets, call 802-438-2490. West Rutland Town Hall is located at 35 Marble Street, West Rutland.
The Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter (RCWNS) is the single agency addressing the issue of domestic and/or sexual violence in Rutland County, serving families and individuals in the community who have been victims of violence. RCWNS’s focus includes prevention, education, outreach and safe housing to the communities of Rutland County with the goal of preventing and decreasing incidences of further abuse. During 2015/16, RCWNS served 731 women, men and children; led 17 trainings to a total of 354 law enforcement officers, victim advocates, volunteers, and medical and legal professionals; and reached over 820 members of the Rutland community through outreach events.
Photo by Donna Wilkins Photography
The 2016 West Rutland Variety Show raised funds fro the West Rutland Food Shelf, seeing acts both small and large.