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A mountain of thanks

Dear Editor:On behalf of the Carbondale Community School (CCS) and the 8th Annual Roaring Fork Studio Tour, the organizers would like to send out a huge thank-you to the community for your incredible support and enthusiasm. We are proud of what the Studio Tour has accomplished this year. We thank the Roaring Fork community for our continued success!We would like to extend a special thank you to our generous major sponsors – Alpine Bank, The Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado, Noelhouse Creative and Target. We would also like to thank our other sponsors – Personal Rehabilitation Center, Mitchell & Co, Flying Dog Arts, Glenwood Insurance Agency, American National Bank, David Johnston Architects and Bighorn Toyota.The Studio Tour would be nothing without the support of the participating artists. This valley has so much talent and artistic vitality. Thank you to all of our Studio Tour artists!The Roaring Fork Studio Tour is committed to growing the creative potential of our young artists, and with a portion of the proceeds from this year’s tour, we have started a scholarship in conjunction with CCAH to provide free art classes for children.Another thank-you to our food and beverage sponsors: Pour House, Beijin Tokyo, Heidi’s, Mi Casita, Gandhi, Coca-Cola, Main Street Spirits, Roaring Fork Liquors, Big Sids, Orrison Distributing Inc., Glenwood Canyon Brewing Co., and Cynthia Meyer.Finally, thank you to the many parent volunteers of the Carbondale Community School. Your tireless commitment to the Studio Tour and our school is so appreciated!Seana Lee and Liz Penzel2011 Studio Tour co-chairsTom Penzel, principal