Housing Trust of Rutland County Goes Retro at the
Second Annual Raise the Roof: Back to the 80s
RUTLAND, VT Fire up your flux capacitors, because the Housing Trust of Rutland (HTRC) County is taking us Back to the 80's and Raising the Roof for affordable housing with this year’s totally awesome event. This fun, retro event will be hosted at Southside Steakhouse on Friday, November 8 at 6 pm and feature a karaoke contest with cash prizes, as well as “Spin You Right Round” DJ Greg providing music for guests who want to dance and raise the roof for the HTRC. Dress up as your favorite 80’s character and you could win a prize for the raddest, most bodacious costume. Tickets are $50 per person and available at http://bit.ly/RAISETHEROOF80S
“For more than 25 years, the Housing Trust of Rutland County has been mission-driven and focused on the fact that safe, stable, and affordable housing equals healthy communities,” said Elisabeth Kulas, Executive Director of the Housing Trust of Rutland County. “We wanted to find a fun way to celebrate the good work that we do in our communities and introduce our organization to more people. This year’s Raise the Roof promises to be a great event that will help us meet this goal.”
Proceeds raised at the event will help provide affordable housing to people in need in Rutland County. For more information about the event, please call Emily Delong at 802.775.3139 ext. 218 or visit http://bit.ly/RAISETHEROOF80S
About the Housing Trust of Rutland County
The Housing Trust of Rutland County is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that develops and manages rental housing using a perpetual affordability model under the leadership of a local board of directors. We offer affordable rentals (subsidized, senior housing, reduced rents) and mobile home lots in several communities within the greater Rutland Region. Its highly trained, professional staff is based in Downtown Rutland and provides full service property management and maintenance including 24/7 emergency response. The Housing Trust is very much a grassroots organization, providing much of its outstanding service through partnerships with local businesses, proudly contributing $4 million annually to the local economy, paying its property taxes and other municipal charges, and responding to neighborhood concerns and community needs.