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ASPEN – The Aspen Homeless Shelter announced Friday it is the recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Aspen Community Foundation.
According to a statement, the grant will help give the shelter additional resources to provide homeless individuals with services to assist them to moving out of homelessness and toward self-sufficiency. Over the past year, the Aspen Homeless Shelter has been granted $15,000 from the Aspen Community Foundation’s general grant-making fund and Baguettes Advised Fund.
For more information on the Community Foundation, visit http://www.aspencommunity
foundation.org or call 970-925-9300.
ASPEN – The Aspen Historical Society will present a panel discussion on snowboarding called “Members of the Board: Pioneers of Shred” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Wheeler Operate House.
Olympic bronze medalist Chris Klug and X Games gold medalist Travis McLain will moderate the discussion.
Panel members include:
• Jeff Grell, inventor of the high-back binding and national snowboard tour director.
• Kevin Delaney, first-ever snowboarder inducted into Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame.
• Chris Karol, former professional snowboarder, founder of FAST and former Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club director.
• Susan Saghatoselami, director of snowboarding for Ski Doctors and champion snowboarder.
• Chris Tribble, snow-sports videographer who captured the birth of snowboarding at Highlands on film.
• Larry Madden, owner of first full-service snowboard shop in Aspen.
The event is part of the historical society’s Time Travel Tuesday programming. Tickets are $8 and available for purchase at http://www.aspenshowtix.com.
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