News, Notes & Announcements for the Ludlow Region

Robin is a long time activist and resident of Proctorsville who studied art at the New School for Social Research under Benny Andrews, took classes with her uncle John Dobbs and spent one year at the Portland Museum Art School in Oregon.

New Edition of Okemo, All Come Home

Award-winning author Karen Lorentz has recently completed the second edition of Okemo, All Come Home, a comprehensive history of the popular year-round resort.

The limited second edition traces the story of Okemo Mountain Resort from inception to present day and it is destined to become another collector's item with Okemo skiers and riders, as well as those interested in ski history. The highly coveted first edition, published in 1996, is out of print and has been unavailable for several years. The updated book features 40 pages of color photography and more than 200 black-and-white images of the area's history and people.

Okemo, All Come Home is available for purchase at Okemo's Snowsports Shops; at The Book Nook, Chapter XIV and Totem Pole Sports Shop, in Ludlow; Annie's Book Shop, in Rutland, and by mail at Mountain Publishing, Inc., 1300 CCC Road, Shrewsbury, VT 05738.

For more information about Okemo Mountain Resort, call 228-1600 or visit www.okemo.com.

Book Discussion at Fletcher Library

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, a novel by Anne Tyler, will be the subject of the March meeting of The Friends of the Library book discussion group at Fletcher Memorial Library in Ludlow.

Told from the perspective of several family members, the story follows the Tull family of Baltimore through several decades.

The discussion will take place on Thursday, March 25 at 7 p.m. at the library on Main Street. Access and parking are from the rear of the building.

FOLA Announces Summer Concert Dates

The Friends of Ludlow Auditorium has announced the scheduled dates for performances by the Okemo Young Artists Program in the Ludlow auditorium in Town Hall this summer.

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