Readers say thanks
On behalf of the BE HEARD! Local youth crew and True Media Foundation, we would like to extend our greatest appreciation to the following businesses and individuals for their generous contributions. Their support made the live-web coverage of the Glenwood Springs Demons State Championship Victory, November 29, 2008 a huge success. The BE HEARD! web site received 82,746 hits and 2,910 of those were watching the game.
Thank you to Alpine Bank Glenwood Springs, Berthod Motors, Glenwood Insurance Agency, Glenwood Springs Lions Club, Roaring Fork Furniture, Neil-Garing Insurance Agency, Vista Auto Group, Edwards Rental, Nanett Avery, Mary Ann Braklow, Carl Ciani, John Diemoz, David Harris, Matt Hays, Peter Jaycox, Gregory Jeung, Robert Klein, Kerstin Petre-McDaniel, Linda McKinley, Lawrence Mincer, Darlene Raymond, Samuel Tribble, Donald, David and Steve Vanderhoof.
BE HEARD staff- Jordan Tribble, Auston Tribble, Ellie McKinley, Josh Fitzpatrick, Austin Lottimer, Caelin Sheahan, Kidd Martin, Isaac Carlson, Greg Mills and Chris Tribble, founder and director of BE HEARD! and Johnna Modene
True Media Foundation/BE HEARD! TV, Carbondale
Preceptor Beta Kappa wishes to thank the many people who helped with Homes on Parade held December 7th. First of all, our homeowners who so generously opened their homes to the public: Jim and Lee Priestley, Rick and Geneva Farr, Sally Brands and John Savage, John and Tanya Doose, Chris and Melanie Coffelt, Norma and Jay Miller, and Al and Renae Stump. Your homes were beautiful, and I know it took you weeks to get them decorated.
Next we want to thank those retailers who sold tickets for us and provided items for our drawing: The Country Florist, Mary’s Wondrous Things, Karylett’s Country Store, The Whimsical Wagon, An Exquisite Design, Country Rose Boutique, Midland Arts Company and Candy Bouquet. Your help and donations were heaven-sent, and were so appreciated. What beautiful work is done by our area retailers.
Thank you to Alpine Bank of Rifle for paying for the printing of our booklets. You helped us earn more money. With your generosity, we can give our profits back to those in the community who need it.
Mike McKibbin of the Rifle Citizen Telegram, you did a beautiful article the week of the home tour. Thank you so much. Also, thanks to Bonnie at the Telegram and to Kay at the Glenwood Springs Post Independent for the notices you put in the newspaper. Channel 13 ran our notice as well, and we thank you for that.
You can thank Keith of City Market for the beautiful green and red balloons which made our homes more visible.
Thanks also to the Lovell Building next the United Methodist Presbyterian Church for allowing us to use the building December 7th to hand out the booklets and sell tickets.
This tour has been a lot of work for many people. We plan on doing another one next year, and we even have some promises of homes lined up. Thank you, Rifle and surrounding communities, for attending and making our tour a success.
Karen Rhoades, Preceptor Beta Kappa publicity chair
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