Hospice thanks community for golf tournament success
To the Editor:We live in the most beautiful and generous valley in Colorado. On May 18 Heart of the Mountains Hospice held its best golf benefit ever, with great cooperation from Mike, Dorinda and Peter at Grand Elk and thanks, Joe Rooyakkers for the music.Many thanks to our loyal family of annual sponsors: Everist Materials, Triad Services, Mountain Parks, Wells Fargo, Pat Spieles for Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater, IceBox Builders, Rocky Mountain Moonshine Liquor, and newcomer Cheeky Monk Belgian Beer Caf in the ski area village.Fowler & Peth stepped up as most generous sustaining sponsor and Grand Mountain Bank repeated as a Heart of Gold Sponsor.Silent Auction donations ran the gamut:Golf passes from Pole Creek, Headwaters, Grand Elk and Inverness in Denver. Artists Fran Cassidy, Jack Corey, and photos from Fraser 1 Hour photo. Restaurants: 7 Trails Grille, LIME, Cheeky Monk, Bear’s Den, Tabernash Tavern, Deno’s, Pizza Hut, Rapids, Max & T’s, Devil’s Thumb, Smokin Moe’s, McDonald’s. Massages: Miller’s Inn, Tranquility, Blue Sky, Jill Suffin, Joyce Hartington, Kayleen Reeves. Hair care from A La Mode, K.C. & Co., Pet Care from Shauna at Byer’s Peak and Mike Brooks DVM, spinal care at Kloss Chiropractic, dental care from Dr.s Lurie and Chua. Still in pain, lotsa liquor from R.& J. In Granby, Winter Park Winery, Verso Cellars, and vodka from Ed Raegner.Also, Wildlife: a huge gorilla from Paul Jones at Ski Broker, a handsome bear from Bank of the West, a moose from the Forest Service, and pet outfit from Paw Paw Patch and Elk Creek Arts. Toys for Big Boys: car care items from car Quest, Napa, First Class Auto, and Wrangler. Tools and such from Alpine Lumber, Highland Lumber, Grand Lake Hardware, and Indian Peaks Rental. High Tech: a Home Energy Audit from Simply Efficient Wind & Solar, flash drive from Radio Shack and computer backpacks from Jill Penn. Stylin’ hats, sweaters, jackets, shoes & socks from Grand Sports, Power World, Jill Penn, Wild West, Blue Sky Shoes, Grand Lake Emporium, Granby Ace Hardware. Plants from Rustic Urn, Margaret’s Garden, Cold Spring Nursery, home decor from Mountain Timber Furnishings, Alco, Cascades Cabin, Trail’s End Mercantile, Grand Lake Art Gallery, Plant Orphanage, Quilts & Stitches.Plan ahead for tickets to the Rockies, to the fall show at Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater and Grand Adventures snowmobile tours next winter. Huge hugs to our tireless volunteers: Ibbie Stroh, Amber Tetlow, Judy Reichert, Carol & Rollie Cahalane, Marsha and Mike Braddy, Ken Spawn, Ted Parker, Mikie Tenant and board members Gary McGraw, Deb Knutson, Jennifer Neumann, Executive Director Joan Gaskins. Great Day, Great Players, Great Cause, Great Community. Lynda ParkerFor Heart of the Mountains Hospice
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