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Buddy Celebration Dinner

09: Little Buddy Max and his Big Buddy Steven Watson.

The Caribou Club generously hosted the Buddy Program’s annual Celebration Dinner last month. Buddy Pairs, along with Buddy Program supporters and staff enjoyed the evening playing cards, having their photos taken, faces painted and temporary tattoos applied followed by dinner and dancing.

A highlight of the night was an awards ceremony in the Great Room honoring board member David Cook for his service and influential role as the President of the Leadership Development Board. Cook accepted his “Hero Award,” noting the Big Buddies are the ones who most inspire him as the heroes of the organization. Volunteer Marny Nedlin was acknowledged for her longtime involvement. Lindsey Lofaro, the director of programs, also was recognized, celebrating her tenth anniversary on staff. An honored — and surprised — Lofaro expressed her appreciation for the program and its vision. “I look forward to the next ten years,” she stated. “I can’t imagine anywhere else I’d rather be.”

Buddy Program executive director David Hougy spoke on behalf of the organization, thanking Billy Stolz, of the Caribou, as well as supporters Richard and Nancy Rogers who were given the “Angel Award” for their contributions from the Mary Kay Foundation.

For more information about the Buddy Program and how to make a difference in the lives of Roaring Fork Valley youth, visit http://www.buddyprogram.org.

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