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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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There’s no sacrificing style for sustainability in Vail. Buying used, consignment and repurposed furniture and accessories keeps money in your pocket and waste out of the landfill. The lifecycle continues at Thrifty Shops When shoppers fail to scoop up those hidden gems at the valley’s local consignment store and Habitat ReStore, those items are usually donated […]

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Heather Hower | Giving Back , Lifestyle | August 16, 2014

The nonprofit gives kids a way to play in the mountains. Imagine living here and not being able to explore the mountain in winter or trails in the summer. Enter Small Champions, a local nonprofit that works with kids who have Cerebral Palsy, Down’s syndrome, blindness and autism, giving them the chance to ski, snowboard, […]

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