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The Little Pressroom is celebrating our 30th anniversary this year! To celebrate we want to give back to the best part of our business, our customers! Each month we will be hosting a contest with some fantastic giveaways.

This month we want to get you in the outdoor mood with a picnic basket. Prizes include a gift card to Otter Creek Brewing, state park day pass, and other items to make a picnic wonderful. To enter guess the number of state parks that Vermont has. Closest guess wins!

Like us and comment on our
Facebook page or email your name and guess to contests@littlepressroom.com

Contest ends April 28th and winner will be announced April 29th!
 
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Top 3 Nerd News Articles of March

1. Pi Day
In March we celebrated Pi Day (3/14). We celebrated here with pie all day; quiche for breakfast, pizza for lunch, and chocolate and pecan pie for dessert!

2. Goldfish Braces
For humans braces are usually a cosmetic fix, but for Mr. Hot Wing the goldfish they saved his life. Mr. Hot Wing was born without a lower jaw, so a veterinarian used a bit of credit card to allow him to breathe and eat. Check out the whole article here.

3. Adorable New Octopus
Finding a new species of animal is always exciting. When that animal looks like an adorable little Casper the Ghost it is even more exciting. Check out the video here

Event Spotlight

A look back on the Little Pressroom's last 30 years.

Ray Rheaume had worked for Standard Register for 20+ years when in early 1986 he began thinking about branching off on his own. He started buying machines and supplies throughout the summer and opened the Little Pressroom in his home in December 1986.
With his wife Lynda's help, business boomed over the next two years and they had to find a new home for their expanded needs.
Ray and Linda in a sales meeting
They settled upon a deal with George Phinney for renting space at his Marketplace on Creek Rd in Middlebury in August of 1988.  
Ray and Lynda built their reputation over the next 22 years on offering quality printed products, superb customer service and fast turnaround. 
Linda Stearns, Chamber Director & Jim Hadeka, Chamber President welcome Ray to his new location at 18 Creek Rd in Phinney’s Marketplace
Then after having been downsized by the economy in late 2009, I gave Ray and Lynda a call to pose the idea of when they were ready to retire, to please give me a call about their printing business. I had been in printing back in the 80's for a bit and enjoyed it at the time (back then we had no PC's, no internet, VCR's had become the rage and microwave ovens were now smaller than Volvo's).
To my pleasant surprise they called almost immediately to say they had been thinking about retirement already. After a few meetings, we put the deal together and I came on board in February of 2010. 
Putting the new sign on the shop 
In my 6 years, we have expanded to include offering promotional products as well as just about anything printed. We have also been able to expand to 5 staff over the course of time. We remain in the same space at 18 Creek Rd and plan to continue here well into the future. 
Today's team. From left to right: Chris, Ted, Betsy, Michelle, and Courtney 
We have honored Ray and Lynda's legacy by continuing their dedication to offering quality printed products, superb customer service, and fast turnaround. 
And, to you our treasured clients, as we move into our 30th year of business, we offer a very heartfelt thank you for allowing us to produce your printing and promotional goods over all these years! 

Sincerely,
Ted Shambo
We wanted to congratulate Nick Beauchamp of Middlebury Union High School for his success and being named the 2016 State Wrestling Champion in the  220lb weight class!

New Promotional Items

If you are looking to get your customer's attention in a new way, here are some of our products that might spark your imagination.
Book Light, Orwell Free Library
Award Plaques, Friends of Panther Hockey 
Award Cup, Friends of Panther Hockey 
2016 Vermont Chili Festival Trophies, Experience Middlebury
Concussion Magnets, Porter Medical Center
Gold Foil Folders, Middlebury Inn
Initial Stamp, Addison County Home Health & Hospice
Vinyl Sticker, Vermont Ski and Ride / Vermont Sports
Meat Labels, Champlain Valley Alpacas
Posters, Snake Mountain Boatworks
Bamboo Plaque, Hospice Volunteer Services
Rubber Stamps, Marion Leonard
First time promotional products receive a 10% discount!
Call us today 802-388-2337
Shop Promo Products Here!

Welcome to Our Newest Clients

We want to give a shout out to our newest clients; thank you for the opportunity to help with your print and promo needs!
 

Middlebury STEAM
Laffin Design 
Creative Bloc Paint & Sip
PPS Inti Ombak
GeoBarns
Woodstock Union High School

Upcoming Events

April 2016

 

April 3- April Fool's Day
April 7- National Beer Day (call 388-BEER)
April 9- Trout Fishing Starts
April 15- Taxes Due
April 22-
Earth Day
April 28- LPR April Contest Closes
April 29- NEW!! Middlebury Town Hall Open House
April 29- Arbor Day


 

Other Calendars

Brandon Town Hall & Community Center 
Brandon Chamber Of Commerce
Green Mountain Club
Rotary Club of Middlebury
Town Hall Theater
Two Brothers Tavern and Lounge
Better Middlebury Partnership- Experience Middlebury 
Minibury


Upcoming May Events


May 3- Midd Fire Department Ham Supper
May 5
- Cinco De Mayo
May 7- Green Mountain Draft Horse Association Raffle Ends
May 8- Mother's Day
May 30- Memorial Day 



 

Seasonal Activities!

Spruce Up Your Home this April
 
Here at the Little Pressroom we are all very excited at the arrival of spring. Both Betsy and Courtney have recently moved into new homes, sparking their spring cleaning and renovation desires. Here are some great links to get your home in top shape for spring. 

This link has an in depth check list for a thorough spring cleaning. Throw open some windows and give the home a top to bottom clean!

Thinking about remodeling, but don't want to spend a fortune?
Here are some quick and cheap upgrades that you can make to your home.

Don't forget about your yard!
 This link has simple ideas to liven up your yard and wow your guests.
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