Concerts & Caps: More flood relief fund-raisers

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The Chester Telegraph continues to track efforts to raise funds for those affected by the floods in south-central Vermont. Below is a compilation of events and other opportunities to support those in need. If you know of other such efforts, please e-mail them in the format below, including a description of the need, to



Event: ‘Vermont Strong 2.0’ T-shirts, hats and magnets. Offerings are rapidly expanding and T-shirt inventory is currently on back-order.

Event Date/Time: Ongoing

Event Location: Sharon’s on the Common, 80 The Common in Chester

Organizer: Sharon Baker

Recipient(s): Local small businesses

Full Details: Click here.


Event:  Sale of Vermont Strong T-shirts, hoodies and sweatshirts

Event Date/Time: Ongoing

Organizer:  Gabby Currier of Gabby’s Small Town Designs

Recipient(s): 75% of all monies will go toward Chester’s Swift Water Rescue Team

To order:

Infant sizes: 6mo, 12mo, 18mo, 24mo ($16)
Toddler sizes: 2T – 6T ($18)
Youth sizes: XS – XL ($20)
Adult sizes: XS -XL ($22) 2X-4X ($25)

Infant: by request
Toddler: 2T – 4T ($24)
Youth: SM – XL ($28)
Adult: SM – XL ($32) 2X – 4X ($35)

Infant: by request
Toddler: 2T – 4T ($24)
Youth: XS – XL ($26)
Adult: XS – XL ($30) 2X-4X ($32)

When ordering, include type, size and quantity of shirts and specific design (Heart or Flag) and if shipping is needed.
Once you receive your invoice, you’ll be able to pay with a credit card online. Once invoice is sent you can go online and pay for it with any credit card.


Event:  Purple Chicken Dinner with grilled chicken breast marinated in raspberry vinaigrette, baked glazed carrots and dessert. This event will also feature a 50/50 raffle.

Date/Time: Friday, Aug. 4 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Location: Ballard Hobart American Legion Post 36 at 133 Main St., Ludlow

Organizer: Ballard Hobart American Legion Post 36

Recipient(s): All proceeds benefit flood victims

Tickets: $15. For reservations, call (802) 228-9807.

For more information: Click here.


Event: Music for Flood Relief, featuring Castleton-based Gubbulidis with Twiddle’s Mihali Savoulidis and Zdenek Gubb. There will also be a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle.

Organizer: Stratton Community Foundation Flood Relief Fund together with Magic Mountain and Bromley

Recipient: Stratton Community Foundation Flood Relief Fund for local, small businesses

Goal: $10,000

Date/Time: Friday, Aug  4, 2023 from 6 to 11 p.m.

Location: Magic Mountain at 495 Magic Mountain Access Road, Londonderry

Tickets: Advance tickets $20 for adults; Free for children age 11 and under. Click here to purchase tickets.

Donate: Click here.

 Details: Click here.


Event: 5 Town Flood Relief Benefit Concert with Saints & Liars, Pete Bernhard, Reed Foehl, Erin Cassells-Brown with special guests Melanie Alanna Glenn and Ida Mae Specker.  Food available.  WEQX raffle and donation buckets.

Date/Time: 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14

Recipient: First responders (Fire Departments and Rescue Squads) of Londonderry, S. Londonderry, Peru, Landgrove and Weston

Location: Pingree Park, with parking at the Londonderry Plaza to catch a bus to the park and handicap parking at the park.
Details: For more information, click here.

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