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Brenda Himelfarb | Giving Back , Giving Back | January 2, 2017

If you were to you ask Google “Who is considered at-risk youth,” you’ll find this answer: “An at-risk youth is one who is less likely to transition into adulthood successfully. Success is frequently defined as the ability to avoid crime, achieve academic success and become financially independent.” National, as well as local figures, reveal that […]

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Davin Scott | Giving Back , Giving Back |

It was at a Vail Valley Partnership meeting on Valentine’s Day, 2007, when Sue Froeschle’s boss walked into her office and asked if anyone knew CPR. Fortunately, Sue did. “I thought he was canvasing the staff to see if we needed training. But, when he said ‘we need you in the conference now,’ I knew […]

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Kirsten Dobroth | Giving Back | June 26, 2016

Few things are more Colorado, or more enchanting, than a herd of Mustangs galloping through the state’s rugged topography, or the images conjured by thoughts of early pioneers picking their way through Colorado’s mountainous terrain on horseback. Although some might say those are the days of yore, at Mountain Valley Horse Rescue in Eagle, that sense of magic still […]

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Nepal Mt Everest Vail Valley Magazine

The Vail Valley is host to over 70 families from the Himalayan region of Nepal. When the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck on April 25 and May 12 of 2015, many remote villages were severely damaged. The Sherpa Foundation was formed and is committed to help these communities rebuild their lives. This event, held in […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Colorado Profile , Giving Back , Local Spotlight | December 20, 2015

Sarah Schleper’s life has always been about challenge and balance. From the time she decided that she wanted to be an alpine ski racer she became a juggler of sorts between school, practice and competition – the balance and challenge always a priority. Schleper’s career began in 1995 and spanned 15 years, a stint that […]

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Kimberly Nicoletti | Dining , Giving Back | December 18, 2015

Nate Gatrel earned his culinary degree at age 20 from one of the top three culinary schools in the nation: Kendall College. In 2007, when the Park Hyatt at Beaver Creek recruited him as a chef, he moved from Chicago to Beaver Creek. Throughout the years, he built a strong resume by working in some […]

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Kimberly Nicoletti | Giving Back | December 17, 2015

In 2008, Meighen Lovelace left her bartending job to raise her newborn, while her husband juggled three or more jobs. When she eventually turned to the Salvation Army’s food pantry for assistance, she received enough to feed her family, but she noticed the shortage of fresh produce. She remained grateful for the food; after all, […]

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Author | Giving Back | February 12, 2015

THE WOMEN’S FOUNDATION OF COLORADO The Women’s Foundation of Colorado Vail Valley Regional Committee hosted author and journalist Helen Thorpe as the keynote speaker for its annual luncheon. This year’s luncheon theme was “A Place At The Table: Challenges & Opportunities of Women in the Military and at Home.” The Vail Breast Cancer Awareness Group supports all those […]

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Helena Leslie | Giving Back , Volunteer - Vail Valley | February 8, 2015

We have decided to take a risk. We are writing about a subject which might be considered too serious by many a glossy magazine. But, whether you live here or are visiting, we hoped that you would want to know more about a very important institution in our Valley, and the incredible work it does here and […]

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Helena Leslie | Giving Back |

Look up at the Edwards Interfaith Chapel and CommunityCenter from Route 6, and you will see an imposing façade with a huge central window, which recalls traditional church architecture, flanked by two more large expanses of glass. Not merely esthetic elements, these illuminate the entire building, making the restorative and stimulating beauty of the Eagle Valley part […]

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