Keep the Home Fire Burning

Rutland Dismas House Cordially invites you to

The Twenty-Ninth Annual Dinner Auction Event

Sunday, May 19, 2019

At the Rutland Holiday Inn, Route 7 South


Jack Hickey AwardRobert Black



Mary O’AwardPhyllis Wells


Loving Spoonful Award

Proctor Union Church Cooks 


Master of Ceremonies: Paul Fonteyn

See auction items on Facebook/Rutland Dismas House

(continue checking as new items are added!)



3:00 PM           Social Hour and Silent Auction

Appetizers of Vermont Cheese and crackers and fresh fruit and vegetables.

Silent Auction with over 300 items from gift certificates, home baked goods, toys, clothing, tools, works of art, plants, and a wide variety of generously donated items from local businesses and friends of Dismas.


5:00 PM           Welcome by Master of Ceremonies Paul Fonteyn, followed with an invocation by Pastor John Sanborn, Pastor of the Proctor Union Church

Then let the Live Auction begin!  Between 35 and 40 fantastic items up for the bidding!  Please continue to check our Face Book page to see what items we have:  Facebook – Rutland Dismas House


6:15 PM           Dinner, with a choice of 3 delicious options (please be sure to mark your choice when you order your tickets below).

  1. CHICKEN – Baked Stuffed Chicken – Stuffed with a Caramelized Apple and Onion Bread Stuffing
  2. FISH Orange Basil Glazed Salmon – Atlantic Salmon Steak Topped with an Orange Zest Basil Glaze
  3. VEGETARIAN – Napoleon – Grilled & Marinated Vegetables Tossed with Marinara and Pesto Topped with Mozzarella Cheese



  • Presentation of Awards
  • Guest Speaker, award-winning Vermont Documentary Filmmaker, Bess O’Brien, will share clips from her latest documentary titled, “Coming Home” about the COSA (Circles Of Support and Accountability) program working with individuals returning to the community from prison. She will also speak on her other documentaries over the years covering topics of challenging issues facing Vermonters in today’s world, including the opioid crisis, anorexia, domestic violence and foster care.

To benefit the projects of

Rutland Dismas House

103 Park Avenue, Rutland, VT  05701

Questions call (802) 775-5539