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Raising the barn

Dear Editor:

The Basalt Regional Heritage Society held its seventh annual Saloon Night Benefit on Oct. 18 at Two Rivers Cafe. Once again the wonderful people of the Roaring Fork Valley stepped inside to a night of organized dining, gaming and dancing.

None of this would have been possible if not for the people who are involved behind the scenes. These people and companies allowed us to swing open those doors and raise money for the Arbaney Barn Museum restoration. This museum will bring Basalt’s history alive through live presentations to Basalt students, citizens and visitors.

Hats off to the table and prize sponsors: Alpine Bank Basalt, Valley Lumber Co., Basalt Bistro, Cindy Kenney Agency American Family Ins., Brad Elliott Architect, Inc., Roaring Fork Club, Aspen Skiing Co., Michael Bair Design; and the event sponsors: Toklat Gallery, town of Basalt, Community Bank Basalt, Two Rivers Cafe Staff, Jimmy Dykann, John Zajicek and Frank Todaro.

Thanks also to our volunteer dealers: Skip Harlow, Dave Parker, Bruce (Lion’s Club members), Tina Gomez, Brad Elliott, Yuani Ruiz (Alpine Bank), Michael Wilenta, Terry Orcutt and Rae Christian.

Please join us next year when we swing open the doors again to great music, food and gaming, all to help “Raise the Barn.”

Janice Duroux, Nancy Maurin,

Gingi Bai, Ryan White

and Diana Cordova Elliott

Basalt Regional Heritage Society

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