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Jan. 22 | News & Brews: Southern Vermont Spotlight

Join VPR reporters on January 22 for an evening of drinks and discussion about southern Vermont communities and issues.
Howard Weiss-Tisman
Join VPR reporters on January 22 for an evening of drinks and discussion about southern Vermont communities and issues.

Sometimes you just need to get together with your neighbors, grab a drink, and talk about how the news is affecting your life. Wind down from the day and join us at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden in Brattleboro for a meet-and-greet with VPR reporters.Join us on Wednesday, January 22 to meet the journalists dedicated to covering issues that matter to you,  including Southern Vermont Reporter Howard Weiss-Tisman, Upper Valley & Arts Reporter Betty Smith and Statehouse Reporter Peter Hirschfeld. 

And tell us about your community - what issues and stories matter most to the people where you live? And how are you approaching statewide issues at the local level — from economic development to fostering a thriving arts community?

Bring your thoughts, experiences and ideas for a fun evening of drinks and discussion.

No recorders. Just us. We hope to see you there!

This event is sponsored by Brattleboro Savings & Loan.


Event FAQ:

Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

6:00 p.m. - Doors open
6:30 p.m - Drinks, snacks and conversation
7:00 p.m. (approx.) - Attendees sit for brief presentation from reporters
7:30 p.m. - Open Q&A
8:00 p.m. (approx) - Event concludes

Location: Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT.

Is there a cost to attend?
The event is free to attend. If you're inclined to support VPR, you can pitch in what you can at anytime online!

What will happen to my tickets if I registered for the event that was previously scheduled for 11/19/19 at The Stone Church?
All tickets reserved for the previously scheduled event on 11/19/19 are no longer valid. Pleasereserve new tickets for this rescheduled date and location.

Do I have to bring my ticket to the event?
No, we will have a guest list at the door.

Can I show up if I don’t have a reservation?
We will accept walk-ins if we have space. You will be asked to register at the door.

Will there be seating?
For the first half of the event, we expect most folks will be walking around, enjoying food, drink, and conversation. The second half of the event will be seated. Seating will not be reserved.

What if my question isn’t answered here?
Send us a message here or call 800-639-2192, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Anna Ste. Marie joined the organization in early 2017 in the Marketing & Engagement department. She got her start as an intern for Vermont Edition while receiving her B.A. in Media Studies, Journalism, and Digital Arts from St. Michael’s College in 2016. Anna is a lifelong Vermonter, hailing from the Northeast Kingdom. She loves flowers, cats, TikTok, crafts and the juiciest reality TV drama.
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