MVP Family News
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Pat Pranger was recently named “Volunteer of the Year” for her work as house manager and usher at the Paramount Theatre.
Virginia Bones if off to college. She will be studying Eqyptian Archeology at the University College of London. She has wasted no time getting involved in campus life and is already a member of the glee choir and the rowing club.
Tammy Brown is pleased to announce that her son, Adrian, has also gone off to college at UVM. He reports that his classes are all interesting, “well, except math.”! Also, Tammy just started working (yoga classes and Thai Yoga Massage) at a new place in town: A Signature Salon at 930 U.S. Rte 4, in Mendon. Check it out!
Leif Erickson was the winner (no surprise there!) of Rutland’s ”Dancing With The Rutland Stars” last year and is looking forward to competing again this year as a professional. He will be performing with dancing partner, Joan Gamble, to benefit "Kids on the Move".
Mitch Rosengarten, who was a professional dancer on Broadway, is directing "Baby, the Musical" for MVP. Delivery dates are Nov. 2,3,9 & 10 at the West Rutland Town Hall Theater.
Tim Rice directed a hilarious and very successful production of "Moon Over Buffalo" for The Brandon Town Players in June 2012. His next project is "The Allergist's Wife" which he will be directing for Actor's Rep in April 2013.
Pat Shortle played the role of Curley in Middlebury Actors Workshop production “Of Mice and Men” at the Paramount on Oct. 14th.
MVP fondly remembers Karen Schneider who passed away on October 8, 2012 after a year long battle with pancreatic cancer. Our sympathies go out to her brother, Martin Bones and his family. Updated information on plans for a funeral service in "Celebration of Her Life" can be found at www.caringbridge.org/visit/karenschneider1
Cupid News! Gail O’Brien and Kerry Spradlin were married by Justice of the Peace, Diane Mott, on August 20th at Kerry’s home. They played husband and wife in MVP’s “The Man Who Came to Dinner” directed by Charlie Gillam (Cupid in disguise?!) Congratulations Gail and Kerry!
Eric Mallette recently received Vermont Business Magazine’s “ Rising Stars” recognition award. Recipients were selected by a panel of judges for their commitment to business growth, professional excellence and involvement in their communities.