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Staff Council Holiday Bazaar & Food Drive

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Grand Maple Ballroom
Davis Student Center


We gathered 389lbs of food and $42 which equates to 21 meals for the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf!

RAFFLE PRIZES WINNERS are listed below!


2013 Holiday Bazaar and Food Drive Vendors


Katie Frey
Greeting cards, gift wrap, cosmetic bags, toties, earrings
Muff Parsons -Reinhardt
Preserves, beaded jewelry, wood items
Laurie Hurowitz
Handknit hats, cowls, scarfs, fingerless mittens, shawls
Kathy Layton
Hand-made paper boxes and cloth gift bags
Anna Ayres
Original oil and acrylic paintings of land, sea and botanicals; prints of originals, greeting cards, packs of cards
Diane Mincher
Button jewelry, record bowls, pottery pins and pendants, book clips, key chains
Nelson Sears
Felt and knit hats, scarves, gloves, felted soap bars, dolls, fashion accessories
Martin Lewis
Vermont Cheeseless
Shari Halik
Fresh Balsam Fir Wreaths
Jill Bennett
Colleen Shaw
Handknit animals, accessories, cards 
Karen Wright
Wine glass charms made of crystals, metals and stones
Lynn Cummings
Watercolor paintings
Dale Bergdahl
Wood turnings: lamps, pens, bowls, etc
Jane Nevins
Jewelry, fragrant blams, photography
Rachel Smith
Handbags, clutches, tote bags, recycled shirt bags, pickles
Pamela Harris
Acrylic Paintings & Paper Goods
Judi Bradley
Cutting boards, handpainted glass items, quilted/embroidered items, knitting, cloth books, ornaments
Cal Williams
photography gift cards, magnets, framed prints
Michael Guyer
homer roasted  coffee
Celia Oliver
Tote bags,felted mittens, pincushions, photo notecards
Karen Parker
beaded jewelry
Matthew Dugener
framed photos and stained glass
Patty Eldred
wooden bowls, fleted mittens & toys, 
Elaine Ploof
Photos, jewlery, gift baskets
Beth Loiselle
Wool mittens lined w/fleece crafted from recycled sweaters. Christmas stockings, canvas bags
George Gonzalez
Hand thrown & hand painted pottery, silk screen tshirts and recycled jewelry
Gail Kirby
natural bath&body products
Amanda Gervais
Sterling silver & mixed metal jewelry
Straff Council Social Committee
Food Drive to Benefit Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf
Staff Council Social Committee
Bake Sale & Raffle
Allison Carrier
Sustainable & organic jewelry
Sharon Patten
Mary Massey
Crochet top towels, bell wreaths, ornaments and hair pieces
42, 43
Dee Dion
Jewelry, glass ornaments
Natalie Guillette
Ornaments, sltes, plaques, decorative boxes, etc.
Darcelene Lewis-Wedge
Knitting, Crocheting, hats, mittens, jewelry, sweaters, handbags
Abbey Peterson
Homemade marshmallows, hot chocolate on a stick, other baked goods
Karin Hernandez
fabric wallets, keychains, eyeglass cases and makeup bags
Carley Tillinghast
Tatted jewelry and accessories
Karen Lemire 
Snowflake ornaments/decorative plates
Meg Pond
Organic raspberry jam, vinaigrette, choc-rasp. Sauce


Raffle Prize Winners

Box 1

Bolton Valley

Prize 1: (1) One Day Alpine Lift Ticket ($66 value)
Winner:   Jane Petrillo

Prize 2: (1) One Day Alpine Lift Ticket ($66 value)
Winner:   Michelle Taylor

Smuggler's Notch

Prize 1: Fully Transferable Ski/Ride Season Pass  adult or youth. $649 value
Winner: D Mernicky

Jay Peak

Prize 1:  (3) Jay Day Plus Package (ages 11+) This package includes a 2 hour group lesson, full rental equipment (ski or snowboard setup) and a lower mountain lift ticket
Winner: Marie Tiemann
Winner: Cindy Lee
Winner: Liana Merrill



Item           (1) Free 12" Pizza Coupons (2 individual prizes)
Donor        Leonardo's Pizza
Winner      Arlene Erit
                   Eric Davis 

Item           (1) Gift Certificate for Brunch for Two
Donor        Sheraton
Winner      Pam Blum

Item           (1) Gift Certificate to Kampus Kitchen (2 individual prizes)
Donor        Kampus Kitchen
 Winner    Slavojka Avdibegovic
                  Colleen Shaw

Item           (1) Homemade Jar of Pickles
Donor        Rachel P. Smith
Winner     Hilda Alajajian 

Item           (1) Gift Certificate to Trader Dukes
Donor        Doubletree Hilton
Winner      Sally Bartlett 

Item           (1) Gift Certificate to Skinny Pancake
Donor        Skinny Pancake
Winner     Rose Feenan 

Item           (1) Vermont Cheeseless Cheesecake (vegan)
Vendor      Martin Lewis, Vermont Cheeseless
Winner      Carol Mauger 

Item           (1) Homemade Raspberry Marshmallow and Hot Cocoa/Marshmellows on a Stick
Vendor      Abbey Peterson
Winner         Keith Benoitt 
 Item          (1) Homemade Raspberry Vingeraitte
 Vendor      Meg Pond
Winner       Kirsten Hallquist

 Box 3

Item            (2) Pairs Earrings
Vendor       Muff Parson-Reinhardt
Winner:      Kim Dutton SPA
Winner:      Kelly Medlar      

Item            Book Clip
Vendor       Diane Mincher
Winner:      Barickman
Winner:      Pam Gardner

Item            Handmade Decorative Box
Vendor       Katherine Layton
Winner:      Kathleen Truax

Item            Handmade Earrings
Vendor       Amanda Gervais
Winner:      Sheila Russell

Item            Necklace/Bracelet Set
Vendor       Elaine Ploof
Winner:      Eric Davis

Item            Jewelry
Vendor       Jane Nevins
Winner:      Eric Davis

Item Earrings by Patty Eldred
Winner:      Nancy Towle

Item            Gift Box w/ Hand-Crafted Items
Vendor       Katie Frey
Winner:      Jodi Barrows

Item            (2) Felted Soap Bars
Vendor       Nelson Sears
Winner:      Sheila Russell

Item            Fused Glass Necklace
Vendor       Dee Dion
Winner:      PK Gardner
Winner:      Lisa Chouinard

 Item           Watercolor Note Cards
Vendor       Lynn Cummings
Winner:      Bethany Wolfe (Notecards)
Winner:      Robin Colletta (Canvas Bag)

Item            Tagua Ring
Vendor       Allison Carrier
Winner:      Laurel Cameron

Item            Handmade Note Cards
Vendor       Anna Ayres
Winner:      Peggy Hendee 68644
Winner:      Annette Mailhot

Item            Silver Necklace
Winner:      Laura Lee

Box 4

Item            (1) 1 lb. Whole Bean Coffee, Cocoa mix and Ceramic Mug
                   Gift Pack
Donor         Starbucks
Winner:      Wendy Coy

Item            (1) Glass Water Bottle filled with Lake Champlain Chocolates
Donor         UVM Bookstore
Winner:      Joel Tilley

Item            (1) Asian Cookbook with a wooden prep board
Donor         Sodexho
Winner:      Susan Williford

Item            (1) set of wine charms
Donor         Karen Wright
Winner:      Laura Harris

Item            Wooden Birch Bowl - Patty Eldred
Donor         Karen Wright
Winner:     Nina Jaffe

Item            1lb. VT Artisan's coffee w/ 2
                   travel mugs
Vendor       UVM Bookstore, Henderson's Cafe
Winner:      Mary Parent

Item            Decorative Plate—K2 Crafts
Vendor       Karen Lemire
Winner:      Maryanne Crowley

Item            (1) bag of home roasted coffee
Donor         Michael Guyer
Winner:      Cindy Lee

Item            Wine Bottle Stopper
Vendor       Dale Bergdahl
Winner:      V. Brennan

Item            Painted Bottle Light
Vendor       Judi A. Bradley
Winner:      Pam Gardner

Item            (1) 1lb Coffee & Coffee Press
Donor         Vermont Artisan Coffee & Tea Co.
Winner:      Diane Muhr

Item            Homemade Pin Cushion
Vendor       Celia Oliver
Winner       Gwen Landis

Item            (1) Gift Certificate to Noyes
                   Automotive & Tire (4 prizes)
Vendor       Noyes Automotive & Tire
Winner:      Brigitte Lavoie
Winner:      Joon Bruley
Winner:      Cal Williams
Winner:      Maura Pierson

Box 5

Item            CALS T-Shirt
                   and Small Maple Syrup
Donor         College of Agriculture
and Life Sciences
Winner:      Kathleen Truax

Item            (3) Davis Center Dollars
Donor         Davis Center Operations/Event Svcs
Winner:      Linda Cummings
Winner:      Joan Chace
Winner:      Sara Kingsley

Item            Gift Certificate for Plants or Renting Space for the Spring’s
                   Garden Spot Program
Donor         UVM Greenhouse
Winner:      Jackie Hayes

Item            Extension Gift Basket
Donor         UVM Extension
Winner:      Linda Cummings

Item            (2) Maple Syrup Quarts
Donor         Proctor Maple
Winner:      Holly Pedrini
Winner:      Pat Brown

Item            UVM Candle Sticks
Vendor       UVM Bookstore
Winner:      Slavojka Avdibegovic

Item            (1) Four general admission to UVM Women’s Hockey Game regular season 2013-2014 game
Donor         UVM Athletics
Winner:      Peggy Hendee

Item            (1) Four general admission to UVM  Men’s Basketball Game regular season 2013-2014 game
Donor         UVM Athletics
Winner:      Shelley Marshall

Item            (1) Four general admission to UVM Women’s Basketball Game regular season 2013-2014 game
Donor         UVM Athletics
Winner:      Jeanne Keefe

Item            (1) Pair of Tickets to see Lucy Kaplansky/Richard Shindell  on March 28, 2014
Donor         UVM Lane Series
Winner:      Matt Dugener

Item            (2) Gift Certificate to
                   UVM Horticultural Farm
Donor         UVM Horticultural Farm
Winner:      Andrea Lee
Winner:      Laurie Teator

Item            (1) iHome Stereo Speaker System
Donor         UVM Computer Depot
Winner:      Kelly Medlar

Item            2 Tickets to see Urinetown
                   (2 individual prizes)
Donor         UVM Department of  Theatre
Winner:      Mariah Schneider
Winner:      Mila Morrical

Box 6

Name          The Edge
Info            3 month  membership—Active Edge membership
Winner:      Ken Beane

Name          Timberlane Physical Therapy
Info            Gift Certificate for 30 min. massage          
Winner:      Ken Beane

Name          Gail Kirby
Info            Natural Body Product
Winner:      Kim Dutton

Name          Compatibles Dating Service
Info            Gift Certificate for 4 referrals
Winner:      Dianna Smith

Name          Amy Gilman, HTI-PA
Info            1 hour session of Healing Touch Energy Work
Donor         Amy Gilman
Winner:      Karen Orr

Name          Campus Recreation—Fitness Center & Facilities
Info            3 month membership
Donor         Campus Recreation
Winner:      Heidi Weston

Box 7

Item            Whimsy Hat
Vendor       Laurie Hurowitz
Winner:      Rose Feenan

Item            (1) Women’s Large Jacket
                   Black-Large w/Logo
Vendor       Physical Plant
Winner:      Claudia McCullough 62010

Item            (1) Rain Jacket Unisex Style
                   Navy Blue—Med w/ Logo
Vendor       Physical Plant
Winner:      Kim Dutton

Item            Black Fleece Vest
                   Black-Med  w/Logo
Vendor       UVM Extension Service
Winner:      V Brennan

Item            Pair of Hand Knit Mittens
Vendor       Beth Loiselle
Winner:      Joan Chace

Item            Hand Knit Item
Vendor       Darcelne Lewis-Wedge
Winner:      Peggy Hendee

Item            VCat Baseball Cap-Gold
Vendor       UVM Bookstore
Winner:      Amanda Gervais

Item            VCat Baseball Cap-White
Vendor       UVM Bookstore
Winner:      Kelly Medlar

Item            VCat Baseball Cap-Black
Vendor       UVM Bookstore
Winner:      Marie Tiemann

Item            Fabric Mini Wallet
Vendor       Karin Hernandez
Winner:      Joanne Stetson


Box 8

Item            Voucher for 2 tickets to a Flynn Center Performance ‘13-’14 Season
Vendor       Flynn Center
Winner:      Simrat Peltier

Item            Two Adult Buttons to First Night Burlington—Dec. 31, 2013
Vendor       First Night Burlington
Winner:      Maureen Matthews

Item            Gift Certificate to Lyric Theatre
Vendor       Lyric Theatre Company
Winner:      Lynn Tracy

Item            1 hour HD Simulator Time
Vendor       Gonzo’s Indoor Golf
Winner:      John Printon      

Item            Framed Photo
Vendor       Matthew Dugener
Winner:      Adriana Borra

Item            Hand-crafted Pottery
Vendor       George Gonzalez
Winner:      Kim Dutton

Item            Family Pass to the Shelburne Museum (good for one year)
Vendor       Shelburne Museum
Winner:      Karen Orr

Item           Acrylic Painting
Vendor       Pamela Harris
Winner:      Peggy Hendee

Item            (2) Framed Photography Prints
Vendor       Cal Williams
Winner:      V Brennan
Winner:      Carol Rolland

Item            A Bobblehead—Vermont Lake Monsters
Vendor       VT Lake Monsters
Winner:      Julie Paris


Who can participate?

UVM Staff, Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Retirees are eligible to rent 6ft. tables for the Holiday Bazaar.

What can I sell?

Handmade crafts, pottery, art work, home-made baked goods, etc. No mass manufactured goods may be sold.
Individuals are responsible for selling their own crafts, collecting any sales tax, and any loss or damage to their sales items.

When and Where is the event?

The Holiday Bazaar will be held:

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Center
9:00am - 3:00pm

How do I reserve a table?


If you would like to be on a waiting list in case of cancellations, please contact the Staff Council Office at 802-656-4493.

A limited amount of tables are available and will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Tables cost $30.
The deadline for reservations was November 8, 2013, but all tables sold out on October 31, 2013.

For a reservation form and table layout, please refer to the documents below.

How can I help with the event?

The Staff Council welcomes volunteers as well as donations of crafts or home-made baked goods for the Social Committee table raffle and bake sale. All proceeds from this table and the rental fees for vendors help to support Staff Council Social Committee events such as bus trips, Champlain Valley Fair ticket discounts, Community Service Award Program, and much, much more.

If you are interested in volunteering the day of the event or donating a baked good, please sign up online through the links below.

If you have other questions or would like more information, please contact the Staff Council at


All questions regarding the Staff Council Holiday Bazaar and Food Drive should be directed to:

Staff Council Office
University of Vermont
85 South Prospect Street
313 Waterman
Burlington, VT 05405

Phone: 802-656-4493




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