To the Editor:
I would like to make a brief but heartfelt thank you to all who supported the 17th annual Stowe Rotary Oktoberfest this past weekend.
From our generous sponsors and business community that purchased ads in our program and/or provided items and gift certificates for our silent auction, to the generous donations from local businesses and residents of our area for our raffle items, to those who provided invaluable in-kind services, and to the numerous volunteers and my fellow Stowe Rotarians, I thank you all for an amazing weekend.
I also want to thank the town of Stowe and the Department Parks and Recreation for their direct support and assistance in pulling this event off at our new venue. And, of course, thank you to the residents of Stowe and our lovely tourists who came out this weekend in support of all of our charities and foundations.
Our new venue and the new atmosphere on the Mayo Farms Events Field (this year in October) appeared to be a hit — no, rather, a home run — as we shattered attendance records with this year’s Oktoberfest.
And one final thank you is due. Thanks to Trapp Family Lodge and Trapp Lager for your generous donation of your incredibly smooth lagers, your financial support, and your continued partnership with Stowe Rotary.
Thank you all for a spectacular weekend.
President, Stowe Rotary Club