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1st Annual Bonfire

posted Jan 13, 2016, 5:41 PM by Vincent Chiarella   [ updated Jan 13, 2016, 5:43 PM ]

Make a sacrifice to the "snow gods", bring your tree and add it to the bonfire for a $5 donation.
Sunday, Jan 17th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Pasta Pot. Don't miss the lighting at 5:30. Hot chocolate, Pizza and cash bar available.

5th annual Turkey Trot

posted Nov 11, 2015, 8:03 AM by jon curtis

We're staffing the Turkey Trot with Rotary club members this Thanksgiving morning.  Get out there and strut your stuffing.

Killington-Pico Rotary Club teams up for Killington Half Marathon / 5K

posted Jun 25, 2015, 10:53 AM by jon curtis   [ updated Jul 29, 2015, 6:23 AM ]

This year we are teaming up with the Killington Half Marathon  / 5K as a fundraising project. The race will take place at Killington on September 13, 2015.  Killington-Pico Rotary Club members will work with the organizer 3C Race Productions to serve as course marshals and staff the water stations. Information about the event can be found at www.KillingtonHalfMarathon.com. 

We are very grateful to our sponsors, who are identified below.  

CV Oil                                                Killington Motel
Prestige Real Estate                           The Greenbrier Inn & Gift Shop
Sleep Woodstock Motel
Bear Trax Adventures
Rutland Regional Medical Center
LaValley Building Supply
Casella Waste Management
Robert Carl Williams Associates PC

Their $100 sponsorship is applied  directly towards contributing to community charities that we support. 



 

 
 


VA Winter Carnival BBQ staffed

posted Feb 24, 2015, 7:03 AM by jon curtis

Our Rotary club staffed the Vermont Adaptive winter carnival BBQ serving skiers and riders of the United States Association of Blind Athletes.  Over 75 people, guides and participants, enjoyed a meal at lunchtime.  Killington Resort donated the burgers, buns and set up two of their industrial grills for us to use.

Goldstein Ski Weekend

posted Feb 24, 2015, 6:57 AM by jon curtis

We hosted the District's exchange students for a four day adventure featuring skiing and lessons at Pico Mountain.  Rutland Rotary hosted a dance party in Rutland and a pool and pizza party was held at the Grand Hotel in Killington.  Thank you, Killington Resort for your donation of lift tickets and lessons.

Vermont Adaptive $6000 grant

posted Sep 25, 2014, 11:37 AM by jon curtis

A $6,000 grant was received by Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports via the Killington-Pico Rotary Club.  Pictured from left to right are:  Dr. Ben Lawton of the Killington-Pico Rotary Club and a member of the International Skiing Fellowship of Rotarians; Mac Janney and Tom Alcorn of Vermont  Adaptive Ski and Sports;  and Janina Curtis, President of the Killington-Pico Rotary Club.  Some of the  adaptive ski equipment that was purchased with the grant can be seen in the background. 

Andrea Weymouth joins Rotary

posted Sep 23, 2014, 7:35 AM by jon curtis

Andrea Weymouth becomes the newest Rotary member of our club.  Pictured here between Membership Chair Bob Montgomery and President Maureen Prencipe.

Rotary volunteers at the Spartan World Championship

posted Sep 23, 2014, 7:18 AM by jon curtis

We helped out at the Spartan race by staffing the memory challenge and earned a significant donation to the club.  We not only grilled 10,000 Spartans on what they memorized on the course, we also grilled hamburgers and hot dogs for ourselves!  Thank you, MB, for setting up the BBQ.

And the winner is Wishbone!

posted May 12, 2014, 1:49 PM by jon curtis

The winner of the 2014 Killington-Pico Rotary Club Ice Out Contest was Mark "Wishbone" Shea.  Mr. Shea had the closest  guess to the official "ice out" time of 9:07 PM on April 14 and received  the 50/50 cash prize of $1,625.  Pictured are Mark Shea and Janina Curtis, President of the Killington-Pico Rotary Club.  The prize was awarded  at The Foundry on May 3, followed by a raffle for gift certificates to local businesses and other prizes with all the tickets that had been purchased in the 2014 contest.  

The lucky winners of the raffle were:  
$20  Z Corners Inn - Charlotte Miller, Provincetown, MA
$25  Liquid Art  - Ellen Hawke, Killington, VT
$50 Charity's - Don Heithaus, Rye Brook, NY
$25  Pasta Pot - Carl Helmetag, Riverside, RI
$20 Snow Angel - Dr. John Yonge, NYC, NY
$25 Greenbrier Gift Shop - Chris Martin, Tenafly, NJ
18" Pizza  Domenic's - Kevin Flannery, Weymouth, MA
$10 Brad's Crazy Side - Will Gergits, Albany, NY
$10 Brad's Crazy Side - Denise Coriell, Killington, VT
$25 The Foundry  - Kendra Lawton,  Goshen, VT 
$10 Brad's Crazy Side - Tom Abele, Diamond Point, NY
In addition the following door prizes were raffled at the event:
$25 The Foundry
$25 Pasta Pot
$10 Brad's Crazy Side
2 Breakfast Sandwiches from Sun Up Bakery
Ice Trekkers donated by Northern Ski Works
T-Shirt donated by Accents & Images

The Killington - Pico Rotary Club wishes to thank the generosity of the local businesses who supported the Ice Out Contest and made it a success, as well as all the people who bought Ice Out Tickets! 

Ice Out Contest Grand Prize Award and Raffle Party

posted Apr 28, 2014, 12:57 PM by jon curtis

If you have not noticed, the flag on the  "Ice -Out Hut"  on the Summit Pond recently indicated that the ice has "gone out" on the pond!  The winner of the 2014 Killington -Pico Rotary Club Ice Out Contest will be announced  at a party at The Foundry on May 3 at 4 PM and  will receive a check for 50% of the contest proceeds.  This year, in addition to the 50/50 grand prize award, at the party all tickets will be entered into a general raffle drawing  for gift certificates to area restaurants and merchandise donated by local businesses.  There will also be door prize raffles for all attendees, so even if you did not enter the Ice Out Contest, you could still a win a prize!   Stop by The Foundry at 4 PM on May 3 and see if you are a winner! 

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