• REDC celebrates 75 years
    November 05,2012
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    Rutland Economic Development Corp.’s 75th anniversary celebration will be held Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn.

    The event will celebrate REDC’s past and the vision for its future. Cocktails, dinner and special recognitions will be featured. The evening will conclude with dancing to local band Satin and Steel.

    REDC’s “Member of the Year” is GE Aviation.

    “In recognition of our 75th anniversary, REDC has chosen to honor GE’s contributions to our regional economy since moving to Rutland in the ’50s”, said Jamie Stewart, REDC executive director. “They have been, and continue to be, a key to this region’s success. And as REDC celebrates our anniversary, we want to acknowledge the importance of the role GE has played in the economic vitality of Rutland County.”

    REDC’s meeting sponsors include Berkshire Bank, Casella Waste Systems, Castleton State College, Ellison Surface Technologies, GE Aviation, Green Mountain Power, Heritage Family Credit Union, Kenlan, Schwiebert, Facey & Goss, Merchants Bank, O’Brien Shortle Reynolds & Sabotka, Omya Inc., Rutland Regional Medical Center, Ryan Smith & Carbine, the University of Vermont, Vermont Economic Development Authority, and Vermont Electric Power Company, with additional support from Foley Family of Companies, Holiday Inn Rutland, Hubbardton Forge, and Vermont Roots.

    The public is invited to attend. The price is $50 and RSVP is required. For more information, call REDC at 773-9147 or email info@rutlandeconomy.com.
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