Bulldogs Connect in Manchester

    • Bulldogs Connect in Manchester

Alumni and spouses gathered at Union Underground in Manchester Center in February for the Bulldogs Connect event. Gloria Rovnak Palmer ’81, president of the Alumni Association Board welcomed everyone to the event, and thanked alumni for staying connected. Attending (in alpha order) Joy ’78 and John ’73 AlexopolousTracy Beldon ’81Dody ’87 and Tim BoucherAndy ’01 and Ananda BoyerCourtney Callo ’84Vince ’67 and Pam ClarkJim ’70 and Cathy ComarMike Comar ’67Merrick Counsell ’75Matthew Houskeeper ’83Astri ’67 and Mike ’67 KilburnCarol Bresko O’Connor ’67Gloria Rovnak Palmer ’81Sue Ritchie ’74Ellen Rodolfy Russell ’84Andy Shaw ’75Erin ’01 and Sean ’01 TarantinoRoberta Brown White ’84, and Jack ’75 and Sheila Williams.  

Bulldogs Connect Winooski

    • Bulldogs Connect – Winooski

We had a great turnout of alumni, spouses, and friends at Bulldogs Connect – Winooski in November. The event is an annual gathering of alumni that first started at Splash at the Boathouse in Burlington, Vermont, where it was hosted by Barbara Bardin ’69 for many years. The event then transitioned to Ri Ra’s in downtown Burlington. This year it was held at Waterworks Food + Drink in Winooski, Vermont with a great view of the falls and river. Our thanks to hosts Boris Funtow ’71 and Whitney Heingartner ’05 for reaching out to area alumni. Gloria Rovnak Palmer ’81, president of the Alumni Association Board joined a number of her family at the event. Special thanks to Sarah Johnson ’07, general manager at Waterworks for coordinating the evening. Pictured above in alphabetical order: Jackson Ameden ’18, Meredith Bay-Tyack ’04, Erin Cairns ’17, Peter Carrol ’71, Kiki Colgan ’89, Jill Prouty Coombs ’02, Boris ’71 and Mary Beth Funtow, Ana Garay ’17, Eva Gonova ’05, Fred ’59 and Meg Hadley, Jamie Hathaway ’88, Kylee Heingartner ’08, Whitney Heingartner ’05, Erica Houskeeper ’88, Dan Hutner, Jr. ’02, Roy Johnson ’69, Sarah Johnson ’07, Tasha Cornell Lansbury ’84, Faye Conte Mack ’02, Tina Madkour-Companion ’77, Kristen Palmer ’09, Rich Pearl ’73, Jeanne Pallotta ’58, Lucy Prouty ’09, Lauren Read ’05, Matthew Rosenthal ’10, John ’92 and Michelle Rovnak, Bobby Sheridan ’09, Molly Smith ’02, Carolyn Rovnak Weber ’85 and Patrick Weber, and Gordie ’59 and Dottie Wilkins.

Great lodging in the area

Manchester/Dorset/Arlington/Sunderland area
  • The Aspen at Manchester, 802-362-2450
  • Arlington’s West Mountain Inn, Arlington, VT 802-375-6516
  • Barnstead Inn, Rt. 30, Manchester Center, VT 802-362-1619
  • Barrows House, Dorset, VT 802-867-4455
  • Brittany Motel, Rt. 7A, Manchester Center, VT 802-362-1033
  • Casablanca Motel, Rt. 7A, Manchester Center, VT 802-362-2145
  • Chalet Motel, Depot St., Manchester Center, VT 802-362-1622
  • Cornucopia Bed & Breakfast, Rte. 30, Dorset Village, VT  802-867-5751
  • The Dorset Inn, Dorset, VT 802-867-4455
  • Equinox Resort, Manchester Village, VT 802-362-4700
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Manchester, VT 802-362-4000
  • Hill Farm Inn, Sunderland, VT 802-375-2269
  • Inn at Manchester, Manchester, VT 802-362-1793
  • Inn at West View Farm, Dorset, VT 802-867-5715
  • Ira Allen House, Sunderland, VT 802-362-2284
  • Manchester View Motel, Manchester Center, VT 802-362-2739
  • Olympia Motor Lodge, Rt. 7A, Manchester Center, VT 802-362-1700
  • Red Sled Motel, Depot St. Manch. Ctr. 802-362-2161
  • Reluctant Panther Inn, Manchester Village, VT 800-822-2331
  • Stamford Motel, Manchester Center, VT 802-362-2342
  • Taconic Hotel, Manchester Village, VT 802-362-0147
  • Toll Road Inn, Depot St., Manchester Center, VT 802-362-1711
  • Weathervane Motel, Rt. 7A, Manchester Village, VT 802-362-2444
Peru/Weston, VT area (15 to 30 minutes from Manchester)
  • Apple Knoll Inn, Weston, VT 802-824-0051
  • Brandmeyer’s Mountainside Lodge, Weston, VT 802-824-5851
  • Colonial House Inn & Motel, Weston, VT 802-824-6286
  • Inn at Weston, Weston, VT 802-824-6789
  • The Lodge at Bromley, Peru, VT 802-824-6941
Bennington, VT area (about 30 minutes south of Manchester)
  • Bennington Motor Inn, Bennington, VT 800-359-9900
  • Best Western, Bennington, VT 802-442-6311
  • Eddington House B&B, North Bennington, VT 802-442-1511
  • Hampton Inn, Bennington, VT 802-442-6311
  • Knotty Pine Motel, Bennington, VT 802-442-5487
  • Paradise Inn, Bennington, VT 800-575-5784
Rutland, VT area (about 45 minutes north of Manchester)
  • Best Western, Rutland, VT 802-773-3200
  • Comfort Inn, Rutland, VT 802-775-2200
  • Days Inn, Rutland, VT 802-775-4303
  • Hampton Inn, Rutland, VT 802-773-9066
  • Holiday Inn, Rutland, VT 802-775-1911
  • Quality Inn, Rutland, VT 802-773-3361
* These are not recommendations by Burr and Burton, nor is this meant to be a complete list. This is provided solely as a convenience to alumni and families planning a visit during Reunion Weekend and/or for other events and seasons. Additional lodging information is available on the Manchester Business Association website manchestervermont.com. Please contact Rich in the Alumni Office with any corrections or omissions at 802-549-8135 or rthompson@burrburton.org.

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PO Box 498
Manchester, VT 05254
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