Make plans to attend the first annual Vermont HOF induction Nov. 17

Tickets are now available for the 2012 Vermont Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Celebration to be held on Saturday, Nov. 17 at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton Burlington on Williston Road.

The event begins with a cocktail reception at 5 pm followed by dinner at 6 pm. The inaugural class of 13, including former Shelburne resident Jen Carlson Johnson, will then be inducted into the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame. A silent auction featuring sports and Vermont-related items also will be held. A portion of the proceeds from the dinner and all Vermont Sports Hall of Fame’s events will benefit its designated charity, Prevent Child Abuse Vermont.

Corporate sponsorships are available for the 2012 induction dinner and celebration. For more information email the VSHOF at or log on to:

Tickets for the first annual event may be purchased online at or by calling Antonia Opitz of Standing O Corporate Event Planning at (802) 238-6592. All tickets should be purchased by Nov. 12. Tickets are $75 per person and group tables of 10 are available.  Those who purchase tickets to the event are eligible for a special room rate at the DoubleTree.

For more information on the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame, visit

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