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Downtown Newport Flowers

Newport City Renaissance Corporation (NCRC) is pleased to present The Newport City Flower Pot Program.  This beautification program is a mix of efforts that have existed in the community for a number of years.  The project, spearheaded by Penny Thomas, began with hanging flower baskets on Main Street and has expanded across Veteran’s Memorial Bridge and East Main Street.  The concrete urns full of flowers on the Causeway and the street-level whiskey barrels on Main Street are also part of the beautification program.

Penny grew the program to its current size, and this year, asked NCRC to take over the management of the program.  The Newport City Renaissance Design Committee gladly accepted the task.  However, the flowers need your support!  Penny began this program by going door-to-door, seeking monetary support for the flower pots.  NCRC is now seeking your support to continue the program into the future.

Each flower pot is valued at $180.00, which covers spring set-up, summer-long watering and fertilizing, and annual equipment maintenance.  NCRC welcomes you to sponsor a flower pot or multiple pots, and donations of any amount are most welcome. NCRC will post “thank-you’s” on this page for every donation of $180 or more.



Ways to Donate:

To donate by check: make your check payable to Newport City Renaissance Corporation - flowers.

Mail to:  NCRC, 194 Main Street, Suite 205, Newport, VT 05855

Online, at Paypal, with this button:

donate button

To print a Flower Flier, click the pdf link below. 

Downtown Newport, VT - Hanging Baskets








2016 Supporters:  (listed alphabetically, as of May 7, 2016)

  • Antonia and Rita Pomerleau Foundation
  • Built by Newport
  • Centruy 21 Farm & Forest
  • Christina Cotnoir
  • Eden Ice Cider Co., Inc.
  • Frank & Alicia Knoll
  • Isabelle Insurance
  • MAC Center for the Arts
  • Memphremagog Rentals
  • My Salon and Spa
  • Mywood Properties
  • Salon Ces't Beau
  • North Country Hospital
  • NPC Realty
  • Passumpsic Savings Bank
  • Pick & Shovel
  • Pinard, Francis O O.D., P.C.
  • Rotary Club
  • Taylor - Susan, Carl Gary
  • TRIO Thai LLC 
  • Union Bank - Tina Norton

 Supporters listed above have donated $100 or more to the program.

Thank you to all who have donated to the program. You support is vital to the success and future of the the Flower Pot Program.


Beautification is everyone's business!  Support the Flower Pot Program today.

This program is an independently funded effort to help keep Downtown Newport beautiful and inviting.

Newport City Renaissance Corporation is a federally recognized 501(c)6 independent non-profit organization.