January 2017 Member of the Month – CTM


Marji Graf, CEO of Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the January Member of the Month award to Julie Bowyer of CTM Media Group.  

Criteria used:

  1. Contributes to community
  2. Hosts and/or co-hosts mixers
  3. Current on dues
  4. Donations (door prizes for mixers/events)
  5. Participates in shows.
  6. Packages with other businesses
  7. Participates in “Just Between Us”.
  8. Advertises/promotes & participates in guidebook and co-op advertising.
  9. Contributes in monthly committee meetings.
  10. Is an ambassador for the chamber and region.

Marji also thanked Julie to chairing our annual golf tournament.

About CTM Media:

For the past 30 years, CTM Media Group has specialized in getting your marketing message into the hands of tourists and visitors in every step of the decision-making process. As one of North America’s largest distributors of visitor information, our out-of-home network encompasses 18,000 information displays.  CTM offers digital and print distribution as well as publishing, print and design services.  For additional information contact jhbowyer@ctmmedia.com or www.ctmmediagroup.com

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Russ Hurlburt Photography opens his gallery on Main Street in Ludlow

Marji Graf, CEO of Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomes Russ Hurlburt Photography to his new location at 136 Main Street, Ludlow. Russ got his start as a ski photographer and has been a local photographer for years, specializing in weddings, family photos, special events and skiing photos. He will also be selling his framed fine art work at his gallery. He will be open Thursday-Monday and by appointment. Stop in, or check out his website: russhurlburtphotography.com.  802-236-2888.


pictured l-r Abigail Lechthaler Hurlburt,  Russ Hurlburt & Marji Graf

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Southern Pie Company opens a Ludlow location!

The Southern Pie Company celebrated the grand opening of their new location at 28 Main St. in Ludlow. The new location will offer take-out or sit-down service featuring homemade pies with the southern touch made fresh daily in the Chester location as well as quiche, cupcakes and specialty cakes. There will be coffee available, too. From left to right, Marji Graf CEO from The Okemo Valley Chamber of Commerce, Owners Leslie and Scott Blair and son Jacob.


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September Members of the Month

Congratulations to LPCTV for being chosen as September Members of the Month by your peers. 14333743_10206496278839075_3823947247687596895_n   Criteria used: Contributes to community Hosts and/or co-hosts mixers Current on dues Donations (door prizes for mixers/events) Participates in shows. Packages with other businesses Participates in “Just Between Us”. Advertises/promotes & participates in guidebook and co-op advertising. Contributes in monthly committee meetings. Is an ambassador for the chamber and region. Watch for our Okemo Valley dining show!

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Big Eyes is in their NEW Ludlow location!!!

Big Eyes Bakery has relocated to 126 Main Street in the heart of downtown Ludlow. Situated immediately behind Engel and Volker’s Real Estate Office, the new space is accessible on foot, and there is plenty of parking on or off the street. The bakery now offers seating, and an expanded coffee bar serving Mountain Grove Coffee, a family roaster located in White River Junction.

Big Eyes Bakery was established by Brigid Faenza in 2001, after her retirement from the NYPD. In the years that followed, Brigid her husband Paul and their children Alice & Mary moved to Vermont where they continued the home based business, selling their baked goods at Farmer’s Markets.

In October 2014 the couple opened a retail shop in Ludlow, and developed a clientele of customers who enjoy Brigid’s hand crafted Cabot butter crusts which are used in all their pies and quiche; their ethnic breads including Irish Soda Bread. There are several dessert options including Cheesecake Bites, Cannoli and more. Of course they make special occasion cakes including Guinness Chocolate Cake, Carrot Cake, and a family favorite Prince of Wales cake. Special orders are welcomed.

Big Eyes Bakery is open six days a week, and are closed on Monday. Visit www.bigeyesbakery.com or Facebook for more information. 802-228-2400._DSC4133-6-9

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