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Readers Say Thanks

The New Castle Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who attended the 13th annual 2010 Chili Cook-off and Microbrew tasting in New Castle on Dec. 4. We had a strong turn-out and fantastic weather, ensuring another successful event. Below are the chili winners, and those sponsors we’d like to thank for making the event a possibility.

People’s Choice Chili Award: Cooter’s Country Catering

Judge’s Choices: 1st Place -Terry and Hector of Mr. T’s; 2nd Place – Robin Mitchell; 3rd Place – Tim and Lisa Cain.

Special Thanks to the following sponsors and supporters: Sue and Loran Randles, the New Castle Chamber of Commerce board and members, Russell and Ross Talbott, the town of New Castle, the New Castle Police Department, the chili contestants, the microbrewers, Bob Byram, Shane McCrary (Burning Mountain Bowl), Pepsi, Alpine Bank, The New Castle Diner, Elk Creek Mining Company, Spirits Liquor, Innermountain Distributing, KMTS, Innermountain Waste, Mr. T’s Hardware, Wal-Mart, and Santa Claus.

If I’ve forgotten anyone, I apologize, and thank you again for making the event a great evening for the people of New Castle.

Bucky Moser

New Castle

Many thanks to everyone who made the Grand Holiday possible this year. Many children and parents enjoyed Santa and the live reindeer for the sixth consecutive year. The wonderful Mountain Harmony singers entertained downtown visitors, and the Salvation Army provided hot cider and warm winter clothing for those in need.

This year’s event was hosted by Glenwood’s Downtown Market and the Glenwood Springs Downtown Partnership and was sponsored by Garfield County and the city of Glenwood Springs and the following businesses who stepped up to the plate:

Sunlight Ski and Bike Shop, Anderson’s Clothing, a la carte, Alpine Bank, May Palace, the Salvation Army, TreadZ, Confetti Design, Main Street Gallery, Glenwood Sewing Center, Balcomb and Green, Downtown Drug, Flower Mart, Through the Looking Glass, Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse, Village Markets, the Springs, Doc Holliday’s, Christmas Decor, Sacred Grounds and Glenwood Cafe.


Cindy Svatos

Nancy Page

Erin Zalinski

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