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Icing on the cake

Dear Editor:

In November 2009, the U19’s the Aspen High School Women’s Hockey Team visited and competed in Aspen’s Sister City of Chamonix, France. The Angels of Chamonix Women’s Hockey Team has in turn come to Aspen for the First Sister Cities Women’s Hockey Week and Tournament. These exchanges foster friendship, sportsmanship, cooperation, camaraderie and goodwill among our two communities of Aspen and Chamonix, France.

We would like to thank the people that have supported this exchange and have made possible the First Sister Cities Women’s Hockey Week and Tournament:

The city of Aspen, Mayor Mick Ireland, the Aspen City Council, Torre, Dwayne Romero, Steve Skadron, Derek Johnson, Sally Spaulding, Rebecca Hodgson, Katherine Koch, the Aspen Recreation Center, Tim Andersen, Aspen Ice Garden, Jon Larson, Bryan Lee, Scott March, Aspen Sister Cities Committee, Don Shelley, Pat Fallin, John Armstrong, Karinjo Devore, Robert Dasarro, Brad Benson, Stan Hajenga, Macey Morris, Clark’s Market, Tony Welgos, The Elks Lodge, Ron Bates, the Mountain Chalet, Craig Melville, Ralph and Marion Melville, Jim Rose, Elevation restaurant, Pitkin County Steakhouse, Rob Seiderman, the Aspen Mother Puckers Hockey Team, The U14’s, U16′, U 19’s, Aspen High School women’s teams, the Glenwood Ice Queens, the Glenwood Slick Chicks, Aspen Skiing Company, Woody Creek Community Center, Art Abelmann, Abby Corcoran, Steve Forsberg, Sydney Wells, Aspen High School French Club, Snowmass Creek Outfitters, Chris Wyckoff, Courtney Sheeley, Jeffrey Richards – Honorary Consul of France, Denver, Colo. The city of Chamonix, Mayor Eric Fournier, Chamonix Sister Cities Committee, Janny Couttet, Jacques Tomei, Isabelle Weber, Helene Blair, Compagnie du Mont Blanc Skiing Co. and the Angels of Chamonix Women’s Hockey team.

This week of international hockey, friendship, and celebration could not have happened without your support. Apologies to anyone we might have missed. Merci beaucoup.

Francesca MacPherson, Aspen-Chamonix Sister Cities Committee

Isabelle Day, Aspen-Chamonix Sister Cities Committee

Wiley Manering, Aspen/Chamonix Sister Cities Hockey youth liaison/coach

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