Readers Say Thanks
RSVP thanks local business
High Country RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) would like to thank the local businesses who generously donated funds and gift certificates for our annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet on Oct. 18, 2014 at the Aspen Glen Club. The generosity and support of the following businesses for RSVP volunteers is greatly appreciated: Base Camp Café, Chili’s, City Market, Elk Creek Bar and Grill, Farm Fresh Cafe, Fiesta Guadalajara, Glenwood Canyon Brew Pub, Glenwood Caverns, Glenwood Sewing Center, Hotel Colorado, Italian Underground, Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse, Lazy Bear Restaurant, Mi Casita, Miner’s Claim, New Castle Diner, Rifle Movie Theater, Shanghai Gardens, Shooter’s Grill, Sunlight Mountain Ski and Bike Shop, Target, Tractor Supply, Village Inn, Valley View Hospital Gift Shop, White House Pizza, Zheng’s Asian Bistro, US Bank and Bank of Colorado.
Retired Senior Volunteers donated 29,000 hours of volunteer service to residents of Garfield County last year. These amazing volunteers helped seniors with their Medicare, filed their taxes, provided minor home repairs, taught Driver Safety Classes, mentored youth, cared for abandoned pets, served senior meals, delivered Meals on Wheels and much, much more.
A huge “thank you!” to these businesses and all RSVP volunteers — you are what make Garfield County such a great place to live, volunteer and play!
Patty Daniells and Barbara Peterson
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
RSVP Program Director, RSVP Volunteer Coordinator
Thanksgiving dinner served
The Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #215 and Thanksgiving Chairperson Dawn Hayes would like to extend our appreciation to over 50 community volunteers — to many to name but you know who you are. With an extra-helping of thank yous’ to the following businesses and individuals without whose generous donations of time, product or both another successful year would not have been possible —Brook and Kim Loving of Summit Sun and Lift Up respectively, Rob and Cindy of Springs Downtown Bar & Grill,Jose, Susan and Mason Pardo of JMP Companies, Steve Thompson, Robert Herrill, Brian and Tyler Hergert, Teri Clark and Craig Pickett, Troy and Dawndrea Moorse, Nancy Reinish and Paul Salomen Connie Cline, Donny Reinhard, Steve and Dominic Molinari, Sidney Wheeler, Framces Meranz, Lupie Gonzales, Claudine Wheeler, Joe Bingham, Collette Wren and Jason and Tadaza Porter, Joshua Anderson — and last but not least my husband Monte Hayes who makes all things possible.
This year we were proud and pleased to serve a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner of Turkey, Stuffing, Mashers with gravy, homemade cranberry sauce, green beans, sweet potatoes, rolls and pumpkin pie with whipped cream to 525 members of the GWS community.
Thanksgiving Chair FOE #215 Ladies Auxillary
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