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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Originally addressed: To the fine business community of Glenwood Springs and individuals

Working as a committee is easy, when one has the cooperation of those involved. Erin, Gretchenn and I had this dealing with most facets of food and its trimmings to create a fantastic communitywide 125th Celebration Picnic in Glenwood Springs at Two Rivers Park.

We serviced several attendees, and were off to a rip roarin’ start. Unfortunately Mother Nature had a different idea concerning the day’s agenda. I wish we could have continued our service; however, the wind and storm prohibited the progress of the food lineup.



I do intend taking service forward to Aug. 25, which is the anniversary date.

We wish to extend our thank-you and deep appreciation to all who helped us give further special meaning to the Fourth of July, and a celebration of 125 years for Glenwood Springs.



Our sincere thank-you and special recognitions go out to:

Alpine Bank, Glenwood Springs: Bill Sanderson, scholarship to the Elks Club

Aspen Glen Golf Club: Erin Amichaux, assistant Food Committee chair

Charcoal Burger: Bart Victor, hamburgers, storage and delivery

Cheerleaders of GSHS

Colorado Mountain College and CMC Foundation: Joyce Gornick, Food Committee chair

Elks Club: Kirk Blaszyk and team, “The Cooks”

Hotel Colorado: Kelly and company and equipment

Kentucky Fried Chicken: Amy, sporks

McDonald’s: Paul Nelson, buns and condiments

Glenwood Springs High School Percussion Ensemble: Casey Beckler and team, tickets

Premier Party Rental: Leann Katchuk, tent and equipment

Rib City Grill, Glenwood Springs: Mike and Bob, baked beans

Safeway Stores, Inc.: Don, cupcakes

Sunlight Mountain Inn: Gretchenn DuBois, assistant Food Committee chair and friends

Valley View Hospital Community Relations: bottled water

Wal-Mart: Mike, paper goods, hot dogs, buns, chips and volunteers

The following granted special gifts for the 7:30 p.m. drawing:

Aspen Glen Golf Club, Hotel Colorado, Chili’s, Holiday Inn Express, Glenwood Caverns, Spa of the Rockies, Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge and Pool, Sunlight Mountain Stables, Glenwood Suites West Glenwood, The Committee to Elect Tom J for County Commissioner, and Good Health Natural Grocers

Joyce Gornick, Erin Amichaux and Gretchenn Dubois

food committee for the 125th anniversary celebration July 4, 2010


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