Letters of Thanks

Grand County, CO Colorado

To the Editor:The 5th Grade Chili dinner and Silent Auction was a grand success due to the extremely generous donations from community businesses, numerous parent volunteers and the 5th grade students’ and teachers’ enthusiasm. The people in Grand County continue to prove their dedication and support to the students of East Grand School district. A remarkable donation by Sagebrush BBQ and Grill allowed the chili cooking team to create a tasty and large supply of chili for the event. Thank you, Ellen Hoskins for leading your team gracefully and efficiently.Our sincere thanks to the following businesses for their generosity and contributions of ingredients: Ace Hardware, Brickhouse 40, Circle D, City Market, Middle Park Meat Company, Sysco, Subway, Deno’s, Town of Granby, and East Grand Fire Fighters.Thank you to the following businesses and individuals who provided a marvelous array of silent auction items: Daven Haven, Full Circle Cyclery, EG’s Bar and Grill, Grand Lake Bowling Alley, Grand Lake Nordic Center, Casey Weimer, Hot Sulphur Springs Spa and Resort, Joe Cisneros, Kopy Kat, NAPA, Ski Granby Ranch, Snow Mountain Ranch, Winter Park Resort, Granby Dental, FVMRD, Power World, Pearl Dragon, Maverick’s, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre, Rocky Mountain Roastery, Maralyn Branstetter (Tupperware), Edward Jones, Frank Expressions, Miyauchis Snack Bar, Mountain Man Candy, Middle Park Conservation District, Christy Sports, and Western Riviera.Thank you Rachael DeLong for coordinating and tracking ticket sales and money.Lastly, to all 5th grade students, you have successfully completed three hours of restaurant job experience. Thank you for your enthusiasm and pride. Volunteers Gretchen Bergren, Lynda Troccoli and Elaine DieterleTo the Editor:The Grand Lake Fire Protection District would like to say thank you to all of the local businesses that donated eggs for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. This year’s donations were provided by The Sagebrush BBQ and Grill, Pancho and Lefty’s, The Hub coffee and cones, The Grand Lake Gentlemen’s Club, The Roadhouse, The Lariat Saloon and Sloopy’s Grill. This year’s event was a great success with more than 900 eggs donated and about 200 people participating. We had great weather this year and fun was had by all, including our firefighters.Jason AllenGrand Lake Fire Protection District

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