Boo Bash thanks |

Boo Bash thanks

Dear Editor:

The Red Brick Council for the Arts would like to thank everyone who was involved with the Halloween Boo Bash. Without your time and efforts it would not have been possible or so successful.

Thanks, also, to all who attended for making the Boo Bash a wonderful and fun community gathering. Prizes were given to the following people: adult/amateur pumpkin Bake Off: Vicky Chapman, middle school division; Bake Off: first place: Molly Gallaher and runner-up went to Claudea Smart. Costume prizes: ages 3-7: most original went to Eva Thirion; scariest to Nate Balko, and Parker Younger won for judges’ choice. Costume prize for ages 8-12: most original went to Storey Balko, scariest to Alexander Crete and judges’ choice to Sophia Mitchell. And costume prizes for ages 13 to adult was most original to Brianne Loe, scariest to Arkette Gonzalez, and judges’ choice to Kristian Horinek. The High School Pumpkin Smash winner was Slater McLean.

For those of you who missed the fun, you can log onto to see images of the day taken by Rae Lampe.

The following organizations and individuals made the Boo Bash a success:

Our partners: The Thrift Shop of Aspen, Alpine Bank, Aspen Daily News, The Aspen Times, Aspen High School Outreach Club, Tasters Pizza, Kidtoons Productions, Tee Pleak, Jammin Jim, Craig Didier, Pop Aspen, Aspen Fire Department, Andre’s Photo Booth, The Kitchenstore of Basalt, Cache Cache, Su Casa, Montagna, 520 Grill, Aspen Recreation Department, city of Aspen, Edible Aspen, and Boogie’s Diner.

Volunteers were: Cecilia Anthony, Sheila Babbie, Anne Byard, Jerry and Susan Bloomberg, Marsha Brendlinger, Sean Evans, Leslie Smith, Ana Ferrara, Samantha Kelly, Rae Lampe, Nicole Levesque, Peggy Mink, Sophia Mitchell, Jim Morris, Sarah Motsenbocker, Lee Mulchay, Ray Cheney, Whitney Onsgard, Lynn and Will Pelz, Danielle Reisz, Lisa Houston, Jeremy Rohsenshine, Jill Sabella, Terry Stephenson, Toney Thomas, Kia Vresilovic, Erin Wilson and anyone we may have omitted.

It is the volunteers that make the Red Brick the great community asset that it is. Thanks again for you Halloween spirit. It was great working with everyone.

Debra Muzikar

executive director, Red Brick Council for the Arts