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A TASTE OF THE TOWN
A Taste of the Town 2013
On May 18th, 2012 the Winston Prouty Center for Child Development hosted its 24th Annual Benefit and Auction A Taste of the Town. The Taste is Prouty’s signature fundraising event and gala celebration.
We are grateful for the many volunteers (including members of the Board of Trustees, Prouty staff and families) who gave of themselves to ensure the success of the Taste. We would like to acknowledge John Benouski and his staff at Sodexo World Learning for their invaluable assistance, Ian Kelley of WTSA for his emceeing talents, and Dan Rostov for his musical accompaniment.
The Primary Sponsors of the 2013 Taste were G.S. Precision, Inc., The Richards Group and The Trust Company of Vermont. Other sponsors included River Valley Credit Union, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Brattleboro Primary Care, Lawton Floor Design, Brattleboro Ford Subaru and Cota & Cota. Support was also given by the Brattleboro Rotary Club, Chalmers Insurance and Financial Services and WTSA. The Taste would not be possible without these sponsors and our many in-kind donors.
The following area restaurants donated delicious food: Amy’s Bakery Arts Café, Blue Moose Café, Brattleboro Food Co-op, Chesterfield Inn, Elliot Street Café, Entera Artisanal Catering, Fairway Tavern, Fireworks, Grafton Village Cheese, Jasmine’s Bakery, Joy Wah, Little City Baking Company, Marina Restaurant, New England House, Panasian, Peter Havens, Putney Inn, Shin La Restaurant & Sushi Bar, Sodexo at World Learning, Thin Crust Pizza, TJ Buckley’s, Top of the Hill Grill, Vermont Country Deli, Vermont Inn Pizza, Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery and the Works.
These local florists and garden centers provided floral arrangements and hanging plants: Linden Gardens, Newfane Greenhouse, Taylor for Flowers and Walker Farm. Dynamic Landscaping provided the bushes and trees that decorated the room.
We are grateful to these businesses, artists, and craftspeople who provided fabulous items for our silent and chance auctions: Alicescapes, Altiplano, Avenue Hair Design, Baker’s Hallmark, Basketville, Beadniks, Bhava Yoga Center, Billings Farm & Museum, The Blue Moose, Bodysense Body Care Center, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro School of Budo, Brattleboro Tire, Britton’s Greenhouses, Brown & Roberts Hardware, Burrows Specialized Sports, Burton Car Wash, Colonial Pool & Spa, Gaia Cornwall, Curves of Brattleboro, Dan Healey Forest Works, Terrill Douglas, The Dream Quilt, ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center, The Essex, Bridget Goodell, Grafton Inn, Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center, a supporter of Green Mountain Camp for Girls, Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Katrina Irish, Jasmine Massage and Aesthetics, Kringle Candle Company, Latchis Theatre, Laura Zindel Ceramics, LaValley Building Supply, Lawton Floor Design, MASS MoCA, Masteler Cleaning Service, Mocha Joe’s, Montshire Museum of Science, Mount Snow Resort, Nancy Mosher, New England Center for Circus Arts, Newton Business, North End Butchers, Linda O’Brien, Orchard View Farm (Carolyn & Ted Belden), Outer Limits Health Club, Papagallos, Renaissance Fine Jewelry & Gallery, Retreat Petting Farm, River Gallery School of Art, Sam’s Outdoor Outfitters, Shelburne Museum, Don Sherefkin, Sprockets Cycle Studio, Studio 20 Hair Salon, Supreme Fitness, Three Stones, United Natural Foods, Verde for Garden and Home, Windham Wines, The Wright Supplier, Yellow Barn and Zico Barber Shop.
For almost 45 years, the Winston Prouty Center has been committed to supporting the growth of children and their families and recognizing all children as important members of their communities. We are grateful that so many supporters share our vision for a world where all children and families have a strong start.
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