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Letter: Beres

Jubilee Events Gives Thanks

Jubilee Events is pleased to thank Tim Holinka, Brandon Ransom, Jason Finehout, Ryan Rayfield, Andrew Stetler, Maxx Wilhite, Katie Knoll and Matt Wittern from Denver Water for granting the use of William’s Fork Reservoir; for the inaugural Warrior’s Scramble Catch and Release Ice Fishing Tournament on Feb. 13. These fine individuals also assisted in plowing the boat ramps and campgrounds, registering and parking competitors, providing the competitor gift back-packs, measuring fish, packing trail on the lake for the competitors to walk on, delivering volunteer radios, for providing the Vexilar fish finder for the door prize drawing, providing a marketing opportunity on Channel 18 and for consistently being professional and courteous. Thank you Tom Cary and Chris Parmenter for volunteering to measure fish; next year you will be measuring a lot more, I promise. Thank you Shelly for helping Katie and I register competitors.

Thank you Stephen Gale for helping us put the event tent together. Jeff Miller, THANK YOU again for helping us dismantle the event tent and hauling it away. Thank you Mike Ivey; Granby Bait and Tackle and the Granby Chamber of Commerce for distributing the registration forms in person and by mail. Thank you Granby Chamber of Commerce for the use of your P.A. system. Bernie Keefe, your experience and knowledge is priceless, thank you for assisting me when I really needed it. Thank you Katie Sanford and Katie Jones; Grand County EMS for being on standby at the event. Thank you Marco DeAndrea and the staff at the Parshall Inn for hosting the welcome party on Friday night before the tournament.

I want to acknowledge the door prize donors who helped make the tournament a success; Ferguson Plumbing, Granby; WalMart, Frisco; Lowe’s, Silverthorne; Murdoch’s, Silverthorne; Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce; Rick “Worm” Charbonneau; Blue Mountain Grill, Granby; Colorado Timber Resources, Parshall; Grand County Historical Association; City Market, Granby. Thank you Grand County Colorado Tourism Board of Directors for granting marketing dollars and to Mike Turner; Channel 18 Outside Television for assisting me with marketing the event.

John Van Grinsven, you continue to be the back-bone of my success. I would like to thank the competitors who joined us for the inaugural event and supporting Project Healing Waters. Please let us know if you have constructive ideas for next year’s event. Lastly, thank you Chris Benson and Brady Busby for representing Project Healing Waters at our event and sharing your stories and the mission of the organization with us.

Kacey Beres, IOM

Jubilee Events

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