Mountain Mayhem: A perfect 10 |

Mountain Mayhem: A perfect 10

May Selby
The Aspen Times
Aspen, CO Colorado
May Selby Rainy Day Design owners Erin Rigney and Craig Wheeless.

Rainy Day Designs of Carbondale celebrated its 10th anniver­sary with a bowling bash at El Jebowl on Saturday, Oct. 25. Play­ing on the “10 pin and strike” theme for their 10 years in business, owners Craig Wheeless and Erin Rigney invited employees, clients, friends and family for an evening at the alley. In between frames, guests enjoyed an all out buffet of pizza, wings, salad and plenty of cold beer.

For the past decade, the downvalley graphic arts studio has specialized in brand development that focuses on strategic visuals and compelling concepts.

“In our 10 years, we have been fortu­nate to have worked with clients who have become our friends,” Rigney said. “Some include Cloudveil, Kent Harvey Films, Smoke Modern Barbecue, The Tourism Council of Carbondale and Valley View Hospital Foundation.”

For the anniversary occasion, Whee-l­ess, Rigney and their crew comprising Jen Moss, Rachel Braudis and Angie Quinn dressed in matching tees with “sketchballs” written across the front in script.

A few guests arrived properly attired, wearing a personalized shirt, carrying their own ball and even busting out high-performance shoes. Following a few practice rounds, the management turned down the house lights, cranked up the sound system and flicked on the disco bulbs above the lanes.

About halfway through the party El Jebowl owner Glen Harris paid the ultimate compliment, noting, “So far, it’s been a well behaved group.”

As of press time, no stories had surfaced contradicting that statement. Cheers to another 10 years of Rainy Day Designs.

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