OKEMO VALLEY—The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce (OVRCC) invited its 12-town region to make an extra effort to decorate this year to help celebrate the holiday season with the Okemo Valley Lights promotion. Businesses, municipalities, neighborhoods and residents were all included. Find more info on the OVRCC website YourPlaceInVermont.com.
There is now a new tour map on their website with photos and addresses to find all these participants! So far this includes: The Chester Green, Davallia Gallery & Boutique, DJ’s Restaurant, Echo Lake Inn, Engel & Volkers, The Fullerton Inn, The Governor’s Inn, The Grafton Inn, Green Mountain Railroad, Kelly’s Real Estate, Killarney’s Irish Pub, Londonderry Marketplace, Main+Mountain, NewsBank, Smokeshire Design, Stewart Maple, Tygart Mountain Sports, The Vermont Country Store, The Weston Gazebo, The Weston Playhouse, & Wright Construction.
New participants are still welcome to join in by sharing photos of their decorations with the chamber’s social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Please include the hastags: #OkemoValleyLights #OkemoValleyHolidayLights & #VTLightsTheWay (to connect with the statewide effort).
Imerys of Ludlow is sponsoring the contest for the best lights display. Winners will be selected in various categories: business, town, and resident/neighborhood. A total value of $500 in prizes will be awarded to all the winners.
The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit, member-driven association and the voice of 300+ businesses and the communities of South Central Vermont. OVRCC includes the Towns & Villages of Andover/Simonsville, Baltimore, Cavendish/ Proctorsville, Chester/Gassetts, Grafton/Cambridgeport, Londonderry, Ludlow, Mount Holly/Belmont, Plymouth/Tyson, Shrewsbury/Cuttingsville, Weathersfield/Ascutney/Perkinsville, & Weston along the VT Scenic Route 100 Byway. OVRCC provides advocacy, support, and unified regional marketing to promote and enhance businesses in the region as well as the four-season economy.