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The Green Mountain Club Centennial

March 10, 1910 - March 10, 2010

General Contact: Mari Zagarins
Media Contact: Mari Zagarins
Phone: (802) 244-7037 x24
Posted: 03/22/2010

A YEAR OF CELEBRATING!

Thursday, March 11, 2010: We celebrated the GMC's actual birthday at the Doubletree Inn in South Burlington. Festivities included slideshow presentations, and even a song! James P. Taylor, Professor Monroe, the Three Musketeers, and a Porcupine all made appearances. Click here to see video highlights!

Friday, May 7, 2010: A fundraising dinner at Trapp Family Lodge, featuring special guest. Howard Dean. A good time was had by all!

Saturday, May 22, 2010: We reflected upon a hundred years of memories and accomplishments and enjoyed fantastic weather at GMC's 100th annual meeting at club headquarters in Waterbury Center. 

Saturday, June 5, 2010: The Killington Section hosted an event at the Inn at the Long Trail to celebrate GMC's 100th birthday and raise funds for the trail. A full showing of guests enjoyed a lively discussion led by Ben Rose on the future of the Long Trail; a presentation of 1920s lantern slides from the Rutland Historical Society; and music by Phil Henry.
 
Friday, July 16, 2010: A barbeque supper followed by a contra and square dance at the Fancy Grade Barn in South Londonderry. Details available here.

July 17 - August 15, 2010:  30 hikes in 30 days covering the Long Trail!  We did it!
 
Saturday, July 31 - Sunday, October 24, 2010: The Great Vermont Corn Maze in North Danville, VT, recently named the second best maze in America by www.AmericasBestOnline.com, celebated GMC's 100th Birthday with a special hiking-themed maze design! Learn more at www.VermontCornMaze.com.
 
Vermont Public Radio's The Long Trail at 100
 
 
Ongoing:
The Long Trail Traveling Exhibit tours Vermont libraries through 2010.
 
SUCCESS! Just as the club wrapped up a year of centennial celebrations, GMC's membership base broke the unprecedented 10,000 member mark thanks to a surge of public support! Read about Project 10K

 





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