Grill Your Ace Off raises $795 for River BridgeThe Grill Your Ace Off fundraiser raised $795 this year. After customers made a donation to the River Bridge Regional Center, they sampled the different meats that were being grilled. After sampling, they voted for their favorite. Ace Hardware Associates from stores around the Western Slope were competing to win the People's Choice Award and bragging rights for their store.
The New Castle Junior Soo Bahk Do class showed a demonstration in forms, sparring and self defense for their next belt level. The juniors vary in rank from white belt to red belts, which is the highest colored belt level in Soo Bahk Do before testing for the midnight blue belt, which is commonly known as the black belt level. The students are part of Rocky Mountain Martial Arts, which has studios in New Castle, Basalt and Aspen.