Vermont Disaster Relief Fund http://wamc.org en Vermont Governor To Forego Inaugural Ball for Irene Fundraiser http://wamc.org/post/vermont-governor-forego-inaugural-ball-irene-fundraiser <p>Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says he's not going to host a traditional inaugural ball next month after he's sworn in to his second term in office.<br><br>Instead he's going to host a free-to-the-public open house at the Montpelier Statehouse that will also serve as a fundraiser for ongoing efforts to help victims of last year's Tropical Storm Irene.<br><br>The Jan. 10 event in the House chamber will feature music and light refreshments.<br> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 22:50:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 53448 at http://wamc.org Vermont Governor To Forego Inaugural Ball for Irene Fundraiser