No. 1 for a reason
Dear Editor:As chairman of this year’s Aspen/Snowmass Ride for the Cure, and a member of its original steering committee, I want to thank The Aspen Times’ readers for selecting this event as Aspen’s No. 1 “Organized Outdoor Event.” We are really proud to have this recognition, and gratefully thank the Komen Aspen staff and hundreds of volunteers who make it happen. There are many great outdoor charitable and athletic events throughout the Aspen calendar, so we are truly honored to be voted No. 1! If you would like to ride or volunteer at this year’s event this weekend, Sept. 7-8, it’s not too late. Register online at http://www.komenaspen.org, call 920-0250, or come to Koch Park by 7 p.m. on Sept. 7, and ask for Pamela to ride and Judy to volunteer. Or, if you don’t want to ride but still want to participate, put an encouraging sign along the route if we pass your home. Even better, join the Aspen High students (thanks, Kathy Krum!) and come on out and cheer the riders on. The funds raised through the Ride for the Cure are used to provide mammograms for the uninsured, and mammography equipment and prevention education for everyone.Everyone is invited to join us for our finish-line party with food, beer and live music at Koch Park. You can also visit the “Putting a Face on Cancer” survivor photo exhibit created by Sue Drinker, Georgia Hanson and Paul Hilts. Bring the kids for ice cream, the bouncy house and Hula-Hoop contest, as well as great dance music from Dan Sheridan and Broadband, and see for yourselves why this event was voted No. 1! Bill FabrociniChairman, 2007 Komen Aspen Ride
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