Mountain Mayhem: Happy Birthday, Bland! |

Mountain Mayhem: Happy Birthday, Bland!

Bland the birthday girl, Evan Nislis and Seth Sachson.
Karen Sanders |

On Tuesday, April 18, the Friends of the Aspen Animal Shelter hosted a surprise party for one of their beloved board members. Bland Nesbit was lured by friends Seth Sachson, Amy Feldman, Lee Ann Vold and Kathryn Dziedzic to the shelter under the guise of a meeting. Upon arrival, she was greeted by more than 65 friends, community members, FAAS donors and board members, all there to wish her a happy 7-0! Described as “the godmother” of the shelter for the past 20 years by Dziedzic, Bland’s many contributions include volunteering for the shelter to creating their ads for the newspaper. Guests enjoyed food from Sarah Mandell, Flourish and Food to Thrive On, birthday cake and spending time with a legend in the making.

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