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Post IndependentGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Garfield County Crime Stoppers Board of Directors would like to take this opportunity to thank the Garfield Board of County Commissioners for the generous $5,000 grant awarded to our organization. Crime Stoppers benefits all law-abiding citizens of Garfield County. We commend the BOCC for recognizing our mission and demonstrating the leadership to work with us in creating a symbiotic relationship. Hopefully, this relationship will be a long and fruitful one.The Garfield County Crime Stoppers Board of DirectorsJane Ashworth, SecretaryRifle

The Silt Heyday Committee would like to thank all the contributors that helped to make the 42nd Silt HeyDay and Silt HeyDay Car Show a huge success. This includes all those who donated financial support, door prizes and services. Because of you, we were able to provide a great hometown celebration. We want to give special thanks to our Over The Top donors, Alpine Bank, Bill Barrett, EnCana, all the newspapers, radio and TV stations that publicized the event, Harrelson Music for sound equipment, Garfield County for providing dumping and Downvalley Septic for the sanitary facilities we used both days. New this year was our beer provider, Rifle Brewing Co. We hope you enjoyed their beer. We wish to thank all the people who donated their time for Silt HeyDay, including our Hobble 5K race participants, the parade entrants, our parade judges, our booth providers, our Car Show participants and workers, our performers, local support including the Silt Police and the security volunteers, Silt Historical Society friends in the kitchen and in the beer booth, the town of Silt employees, and all of the others that helped. We again say, “Remember Ferguson Crossing.”Thanks to our bands, and dancers, Timbermill, The Missing Link Band, The Strolling Scones, DJ Rockin’ Rob with Boogie Down and the Western Slope Stompers.If we forgot anyone here, it is not intentional, and we thank you, too. It was difficult to keep track of all the work going on. Without all of this support, we could not have done it. Silt HeyDay CommitteeDave Bartlett, Levy Burris, Chris Claussen, Joan Nestor, Sylvia MacLaughlin, Kim Price, Kathy Strong, Rob Stovkis and Peggy Swank

The family of Vance Flynn would like to thank friends, family and co-workers for all the love and support to our family. It was an enormous comfort to know Vance was respected and loved by so many people in the community.We appreciate all of the flowers, cards, calls and food. A special thanks goes to Vance’s employer, Southwest Electric, for donating the meat for the reception. Another special thanks goes to Butch and Eileen Pressler for hosting the reception in their yard.Vance will be missed by many and forever be in our hearts.Julie Flynn and familySilt

The following businesses and people contributed to the Storm King Two Lady Best Ball Golf Tournament on July 23. Without their support, our tournament would not have been a success.Hole sponsors: Abbey Carpet, Alpine Bank, Berthod Motors, Carbondale Insurance Service, Inc., Carpet One, David Electric, Dodson Engineered Products, Inc, Erickson’s Home Services, Faas Systems Inc, Flooring America, Gould Construction, Grand River Construction, Italian Underground, Lafarge, Mauldin Plumbing, McDonald’s, Red Lion, Sun Pro Window Tinting and Theresa Zelenka, CPA.Rounds of golf from: Battlement Mesa Golf Club, Glenwood Springs Golf Course, Meeker Golf Course, Moab Golf Club and Rifle Creek Golf Course.Door prize contributors: Grand River Hospital District, Alpine Bank, Kelly’s Aloha Spa, Vail & Associates, Glenwood Suites, Cyber Salon & Day Spa, Carbondale Insurance Service, Inc., Riviera Restaurant, Sopris Liquor & Wine, Rona Fischer – Mary Kay, Jeans Printing, WingNutz, Intermountain Distributors, Turtle’s Liquor, Red Mountain Wine & Spirits, Yeakel Concrete, LaFarge, Route 6 Bar & Grill, Cheryl Strickland, Peppino’s Pizza, Tequilas, Dr. Jay Heim DDS, Red Brick BBQ, Elk Creek Mining Co., Chili’s, Shale Country Liquor, Choice Liquors, New Castle Family Fitness Center, Country Florist, Rivers Restaurant, Pizza Pro, Whimsical Wagon, Sports Authority, Silt Discount Liquor, Dusty Wagon Car Wash, Glenwood Caverns, Alpine Tire, Watches by Paige Bond, Elmer Suds, Ala Carte, Jimmy’s 66 and Dairy Queen.Special thanks to all the ladies from GSLGC who helped, our golf pro Greg Gortsema, course crew and Dave and Trish at Hill Top Caf for the great lunch.Storm King CommitteeCheryl StricklandNellie YeakelRona FischerGlenwood Springs

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