Valley community’s light shines brightly |

Valley community’s light shines brightly

Dear Editor:”Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.” – David ThomasThank you to all the unselfish souls in this amazing community for your support of the fundraisers for my son, Jevon Boudreaux. First and foremost, thanks to Lynne Jammeron for lighting a torch and who, along with her sassy and very special sidekick, Katie Winder, carried it forward with some grand help from family members Ashley, Garret and Glen. Thanks to Stick, Susie and the whole Cheney family, Marybeth and Tom Joiner Sr., and Kim and Rob Velasquez for their love-filled help.Thanks to the boys (grown men) who created a fun event where friends could gather and contribute more love: Nate Cheney, Garret Jammaron, A.J. Joiner, Al Lopez, Dan Markoya and Eric Rudd.Then there are my incredible employers and co-workers at Campo de Fiori and Gisella who continue to provide loving support that is needed more than I realize sometimes.Thanks also to the town of Carbondale for showing its charitable heart in supporting a child of its village.And thanks to all the vendors and individuals for their thoughtful contributions of time and generous donation items: 19th Street Diner, 31 Bags & Gifts – Jessica Scott, Aaron Markham, Accelerate Gym – John and Judy, Ace Hardware-Carbondale, Alpine Banks, Amanda and Jason Back, Anderson’s Clothing, Ashley Jammaron, Avalanche Outfitters, Bonfire Coffee Shop, Campo de Fiori, the Carbondale Fire Department, Cassie DeMarco Hair, Copy Copy, Culligan’s Water, Dr. Brody Peterson, Dr. Kent Albrecht, Gigi Kesler, Gisella, Glenwood Vaudeville Review, Hotel Denver, Ian Heinig, Jason Mironov, Jimmy’s 66, Juicy Lucy’s, Kika Paprika – Paulette Wheeler, KMTS (special thanks to Gabe Chenoweth), KSPN (special thanks to Rochelle Obechina), Lisa and Lance Quint, Lauri Rubinstein, Leclarann’s Sew Shop & Used Book Exchange, Lori Shafer, Madd Fox Clothing, massage by Kristin Foote, massage by Janelle Cardiff, massage by Molly Mogavero, massage by Win Institute, Mi Casita, Michelle Cheney Hair, Moe’s Southwestern Grill, Mona Lisa Clothing, MRI Trash and Waste, Nancy Vories, Night Owl Cleaning, Pampered Chef – Katie Winder, Pathfinders, Peppino’s, Valerie of Polish Salon, Premier Jewelry – Danika Porter, Principled Chiropractors, Regis Salon (thanks to all the staff that turned out!), Redstone Inn, Returning Balance – Christa Wagner, Roaring Fork Co-op, Russets, Sopris Sun, Sunburst Car Wash, T.P. Bible Camp, the Orchard, the Pour House, the Smithy, Tianna White, Timbo’s Pizza, Tory Jensen, White House Pizza and the whole town of Carbondale.Thanks to all the individuals who showed up at each event and shared a laugh, a story, lots of love and a few tears, and thanks to all of you who could not make it to the activities but contributed your generous monetary support and continue your thoughtful prayers.But mostly, thanks to my son, Jevon, who has once again shown me that radiant souls cannot keep the light from themselves. Merci beaucoup from the entire Boudreaux family! Charmaine BoudreauxGlenwood Springs

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