When tropical storm Irene hit Central Vermont, Inn Victoria, a Chester Vermont Bed and Breakfast, was spared the damage that many homes and businesses suffered. Crows Bakery and Opera House Cafe is one of those businesses that was hardest hit by Irene, and today they are emerging from the mess and once again providing their outstanding baked goods to the community.
Irene dropped eight inches of water in the Black River basin, through the Okemo Valley Region. Proctorsville, Vermont got slammed with a continuous flow of water that was simply unstoppable. Crows Bakery and Opera House Cafe were in the direct path, destroying all of their inventory, cutting power, and damaging the building. Over six weeks of clean up has lead to this days’ opening, and for that we are all happy. Inn Victoria, salutes Crow’s Bakery and Opera House Cafe for their determination to persevere and reopen. Our friends at the bakery provide Inn Victoria with pastries, cakes and scones for High Tea.
Shown in this picture is Shamiaka Glidden of Glidden Construction and Painting in Cavendish, Vermont. Shamiaka is painting the finishing touches to the front of the building.
Penny & Dan Cote
Owners, Inn Victoria, a Bed and Breakfast Okemo Vermont