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NO. R-112. JOINT RESOLUTION RELATING TO CONGRATULATING THE MT. ANTHONY COUNTRY CLUB ON ITS 100TH ANNIVERSARY.

( J.R.S. 51)

Offered by: Senator Sears of Bennington County, Senator Ehrich of Bennington County, Senator Bloomer of Rutland County, Senator Hooker of Rutland County, Senator Maynard of Rutland County, Senator Chard of Windham County and Senator Shumlin of Windham County.

Whereas, in 1897, the Mt. Anthony Country Club was established in Bennington, Vermont as a golf course, and

Whereas, this challenging golfing venue has been affectionately named Mt. Agony since its expansion in the 1960's over hilly terrain to an 18-hole facility, and

Whereas, Mt. Anthony Country has the distinction of being the oldest continuing operating golf course in Vermont, and

Whereas, thousands of Vermonters have spent many pleasurable hours putting the little white ball across its lush and manicured expanse, and

Whereas, in the 1980's when the site of the Mt. Anthony Country Club was considered for potential development, the then owner J. C. Jerome and family sold the club to Ted and Louise Price, assuring future golfing opportunities, and

Whereas, on July 5 and 6, the Mt. Anthony Country Club will formally commemorate a century of golfing in Bennington County with a special centennial celebration, now therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:

That the General Assembly is pleased to congratulate the Mt. Anthony Country Club on the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the club and its golf course, and be it further

Resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to Ted and Louise Price of Bennington and to J. C. Jerome of Bennington.