The Rink at State Street
About the Rink
The Rink at State Street is a winter‐season, public, outdoor ice rink situated on the State House lawn in downtown Montpelier, Vermont. The rink is operated by the City of Montpelier in coordination with Montpelier Alive and community volunteers.
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Thanks for a great pilot season, Montpelier and the State of Vermont!
A huge thanks to all who contributed to making the Rink at State Street happen and making it a success. From the enthusiastic skaters, to City and Montpelier Alive staff, to local businesses who donated, to volunteers... it was truly a community effort.
We’d like to extend special thanks to the following groups and individuals for their efforts:
National Life Group Foundation
Vermont Mutual Insurance Group Giving Fund
CED Twin State Electrical Supply
Harry Strand and Montpelier Construction
State Street Gulf Station
Sign Design Digital Graphics
The many individuals who lent their time and expertise along the way:
Richard Amore, Jessie Baker, Paul Carnahan, Alex DePillis, Suzanne Eikenberry, Stephen Frey, William Fraser, Christine Hertz, Harry Kahn, Ward Joyce, Dave Mascoveta, John Murphy, Theresa Murray-Clasen, Mariah Quinn, Louis Porter, Damian Renzello, Dan Vooris, Tom Willard, Ashley Witzenberger and Richard Wobby
Representatives of Key Community Organizations and State Agencies:
Former President Sarah Jarvis and the Board of Montpelier Alive
Mayor John Hollar and the Montpelier City Council
Montpelier Business Association
Chief Robert Gowans and the Montpelier Fire Department
Chief Anthony Facos and the Montpelier Police Department
Tom McArdle and the Montpelier Department of Public Works
Arne McMullen, Rick Lachapelle, Carl Nunn and the Montpelier Recreation Department
Reps. Mary Hooper and Warren Kitzmiller
The Vermont Capitol Complex Commission
The Vermont Agency of Administration and the Department of Buildings and General Services
Onion River Sports
And, of course, huge thanks go out to our
Volunteer Rink Monitors who spent some cold days out there on the ice!
● Amy Bell
● Caroline Blake
● Jon Copans
● Chip Gianfagna
● Al Rosa
● Kate Stephenson
● David Tartter
● Perry Thomas
The Rink Coordinators are working on a final report for the pilot season, including the community survey results, to share with the Vermont Department of Buildings and General Services, local supporters, and the community at large. A summary of the report will be made available on this website in July 2017.
We hope to see you all out there next year!
Rink Coordinators, Nate Hausman and Kim McKee