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Readers say thanks

On behalf of the New Castle Chamber, thanks to all who participated in the Coal Country Feud 2007.A huge thank-you to Clinton Carroll for volunteering to be the Coal Country Feud chairperson. He did a fantastic job and all his efforts paid off. The Coal Country Feud raised over $2,700 to date and donations are still coming in. Thank you, Russell Talbott for being The Master of Ceremonies and providing the sound equipment and light buzzers.Thanks to Patti Reich for her decorating skills, and Alpine Gardens for beautiful flower decorations. Thank you, Kim Breslin, for the spaghetti sauce. A big thank you to Boy Scout Troop #221 for serving the dinner and providing the accruements and their can-do attitude.Thanks to Shannon Bailey for her time and efforts for the delicious dessert items. Thank you to Elyse Hutchinson of Elyse Hutchinson Design, Cheryl Warder of Bank of Colorado, Clark and Debbie Loter of Farmers Insurance, Heather Paulson of Vertie Inc., Kathy Thissen of Garfield & Hecht, Eileen Wysocki, Angela Apostolik, Betty Scranton. Nancy Vance of Sweet Peas Gardens and Flowers, Flatops Electric, and Baileys Garage Doors and More. Thanks to all the behind-the-scenes people – Noreen Nolan for collecting raffle items; vendors who donated the items: Making New Waves, New Castle Café, Creekside Hair and Skin, Antique Etc., New Castle Diner, Porter Ranch, Eileen Leland, Elmer Suds, The Picket Fence, Mo Hair, Mr. T’s New Castle Family Fitness, Bailey Books, Hogback Pizza, Devin’s Barbershop, Spirits, Alpine Bank, Rock Gardens Rafting and Pizza Pro. Thank you, Lyndee Zelenka, for this year’s Burning Mountain Festival T-shirt design.Last but not least, thanks to all the feud teams. Seniors: Dolores Weatherly, Larry Hazelton, Paul Taylor, Robert Zarlingo, Charles Ryden, Sherry Simonson; Bankers: Jaime Carroll, Bucky Moser, and Charlene Revoir; Town Council; Frank Breslin, Bruce Leland, Steve Rippy, Duane Guettler; New Castle Chamber/Lions Club, Mo Maznio, Virginia Erickson, Tori Palmer and Neva Hiscock; Town Staff: Lisa Cain, Jim Taylor, Kevin Steuben; and The Post Independent: Kay Vasilakis, Heidi Rice, Dennis Webb and Derek Franz. Neva Hiscock, Siltand the New Castle Chamber

The Kiwanis Club of Glenwood Springs would like to thank all the supporters of the Great Ball Race that was held June 17th. We are pleased to announce the prize winners.The first prize winner of $5,000 is James Stuart of Collbran. The second prize of $500 was awarded to James Bradford of Glenwood Springs. Other winners include Whitney Bridger, Julie Allmon, Catherine Buck, Alan Lytle, Jim Garland, Monica Miller, Mark Spidell, Chris McComas, Lisa Flanery, Mandy Gauldin, Mandy Betts, Kent Jolley, Stacey Hohl, Dick Moolick, Jody Baehr, Brie Carmer, Mary Fedora and Kris Hoffmeister. Prizes can be picked up at Canyon Bikes, located in the lower level of The Hotel Colorado.We wish to thank the major sponsors of our event, whose generous donations provided the first two prizes. They are Ace Roofing, Alpine Bank, American National Bank, Glenwood Springs Ford, US Bank, Jeff Leonard at State Farm Insurance, Schmueser Gordon Meyer Engineering, HP Geotech, SDS Mortgage, Bank of Colorado, Lonco Inc., High Country Engineering, Gamba and Associates, Diemoz Construction, and Sherry Morgan with Aspen Arterial Screening.Thanks also to those who donated the balance of the prizes, including The Hotel Colorado, Hot Springs Pool, Yampah Vapor Caves, Juicy Lucy’s, Holiday Inn, Italian Underground, Rosi’s Bavarian, Canyon Bikes, Tequila’s, Rock Gardens Rafting, Fiesta Guadalajara, Mountain Sports Outlet, Springs Theatre, Buffalo Valley, Peppo Nino, Dos Hombres, Sunlight Ski and Bike, Florindo’s, Zheng’s Asian Bistro, Grease Monkey, Chili’s, Pit Stop, Riviera, Moe’s, Russo’s, Magoo’s, Whitewater Rafting, Glenwood Adventure Caverns, Gary Lant, Glenwood Canyon Brewing Co. and the Bayou.We would like everyone who purchased a ticket to know that 100 percent of the funds collected in connection with the Ball Race are re-circulated back into the community to support the children and youth of our town.This year’s event was a great success, and we look forward to another Great Race next summer.Jeff Neer, Glenwood SpringsKiwanis Club of Glenwood Springs

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