Family Visitor to celebrate having a home of its own
For nearly 20 years, the Family Visitor Program has provided new parents in the Parachute to Aspen region with at-home advice, answers to important questions, parenting education and helpful information. Over 500 families are served each year with home visits and parent support groups.
When there was an opportunity to purchase space for the permanent program offices, the staff and board of directors began a capital campaign in May 2001. To date, 75 percent of the purchase price has been raised from donations and foundations.
Many local and Colorado foundations have participated, including the Aspen Valley Community Foundation, Adolph Coors Foundation, Bonfils Stanton Foundation, Bacon Foundation, Boettcher Foundation and Gates Foundation.
Bob Young, chairman or Alpine Banks of Colorado, is the honorary capital campaign chairperson. He will be the guest of honor at the program’s community celebration dinner dance. Sponsors of this event include Alpine Banks of Colorado, Valley View Hospital, Glenwood Medical Associates, American Furniture Warehouse, Print Works, Wells Fargo Banks, Productivity Software, Maro Zagoras, Jerry Evans and Rocky Mountain Realtors, Pediatric Partners of Glenwood, and Judith Moffatt Consulting.
We invite the community to join us for our new home celebration. It will take place on Saturday, May 18, at the Hotel Colorado. An “Elegant Evening” dinner will be served, with dancing to the music of the Walt Smith Trio and live entertainment performed by the Rocky Tops. Tickets are $50, and may be purchased at Top Drawer Office Supply or by calling the Family Visitor Program at 945-1234.
Family Visitor Program
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