I would like to thank everyone who helped in the American Cancer Society’s Climb to Conquer Cancer event that took place on Aug.7. Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped with this event, and the wonderful committee – Tim Cannon, Becky Hannigan, Seth Weatherfield, Clifford Hansen, William Ratcliffe, Patrick Nicklaus, Heidi Lauterbach, and Sarah Danaher. Thank you to Bobbi Smith with KOTO for providing so many radio opportunities. Thank you to Paul Machado with the Telluride Jazz Festival for the support and advertisements. Thank you to Maggie’s for generously donating 5 percent of her day-of sales. Thank you to La Cocina for hosting the kick-off. Thank you each and every business that donated to the silent auction. Thank you to Sally Puff Courtney, Bill Fandel, and TD Smith for sponsorship donations. Thank you to Scott Andrews for being such a great speaker. And lastly, thank you to all of the participants. All of you have truly made a difference in the fight against cancer and I deeply appreciate it.
– Kari Slingerland, American Cancer Society Community Relationship Manager