Around Aspen: St. Pat’s at St. Mary’s |

Around Aspen: St. Pat’s at St. Mary’s

MEHEnjoying the St. Patrick's Day dinner at St. Mary's Catholic Church are Liam, Megan and Kristen Heath.

The St. Patrick’s Day Dinner at St. Mary Catholic Church is such a gigantic community affair and a real family event. This year, children did as much work as the adults and everyone had a great time – and a great meal.

A ski poster designed by Herbert Bayer in 1946 with the ski mountains, a green aspen leaf with cutout snowflake and the words “Ski in Aspen” recently sold for $16,800 at a vintage ski poster auction at the Swann Gallery in Manhattan. The story is in the March-April 2011 issue of Skiing Heritage Magazine, the publication of the International Skiing History Association. The magazine also features the famous poster on its cover.

In Avignon, France on March 16, a baby daughter was born to Sabrina and Sebstien Millecamps of St. Remy, France. Grandparents are Patricia Hill and Nasser Sadeghi of Aspen and Vero and Jean Claude Millecamps of Lesigny, France.

Recently in town for a nostalgic visit were Jim Avery, with his 21-year-old son and 19-year-old daughter of Fredricksburg, Va. Jim was manager of The Hotel Jerome back when it was owned by John Gilmore.

Undercurrent … That long avenue of golden willows in El Jebel gladdens the heart.

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