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Salvation Army Surpasses Goal!

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By: Karen McClure

A whopping $28,650, $3,650 over the goal of $25,000, had been contributed to the annual Salvation Army kettle campaign by Christmas Eve, according to treasurer Wayne Andersen. Campaign chair Randy Skeie, relentless in his efforts, coordinated a team of twenty-eight businesses and organizations and over two hundred bell ringers who made it happen. A community with a big heart and generous nature responded in kind.

Kettle captains were: Larry Allen, Wayne Andersen, Dick Brown, Bob Brunson, Ken Cole, Don Lickfett, Roy Marvin, Rey Olson, Terry Parenti, Ernie Petrocine, Julie Phares and Randy Skeie.

The following were supporting businesses and organizations: Anderson Realty® & Mgmt., American Legion, Board of Realtors®, Boulder Valley Credit Union, Crossroads Minstry, Estes Park News, Estes Park High School, Estes Park Trail Gazette, First Colorado Realty®, First National Bank, Insurance Associates of Estes Park, KEPL Radio, Kiwanis Club, Knights of Columbus, Komito Boots, LB & N Insurance, Lions Club, Macdonald Book Shop, the Optimist Club, Prudential Rocky Mountain Realty®, Redstone Restaurant owned by Josh Henderson, Sunrise Rotary, Safeway, Salud Clinic, Senior Center, The Rotary Club of Estes Park, the Town of Estes Park and US Bank.
Steve Komito of Komito Boots and the staff of Safeway stored the kettles at night.

Thanks, also, to those bell ringers!

2008 Bell Ringers: Terry Parenti, Fred Hagen, Mike Wold, Norm Carver, Randy Davis, Ron Franklin, Larry Carr, Karen McClure, Nancy Condon, Randy Skeie, Jeanie Koebler, Tiny Koebler, Bob Brunson, Jack Reed, Roger Poe, Judy Poe, Peter Sinnott, Stephanie Sinnott, Ken Cole, Ernie Petrocine, Roxy Whalley, Mimi Hardendorf, Mike Oline, Sam Logan, Ray Leaycraft, Cindy Leaycraft, Louise Olson, Rey Olson, Nan Dilts, Linda Dilts, Joanne Neider, Ray Neider, Don Lickfett, Dick Colin, Joe Phillips, Bob Shaw, Marsha Logan, Pat Barnett, Janet Vaser, Diane Rayburn, Sandy Lindquist, Marjorie Getchell, Tom Anderson, Milt Garrett, Bruce Lehmkuhl, Les Foiles, Cliff Dill, Stan Gengler, Lori Mitchell, Dale Maugans, Judy Nystrom, Darlene Armstrong, Fran Gabrielson, Terry Davis, Clay Schwartzkopf, Larraine Darling, Shelly Doggett, Rita Kurelja, Larry Allen, Pat Reed, Gene Oja, Bryon Holmes, Nancy Shifel, Doug Frisbie, Jeremy Adams, Brad Thoms, Wayne Andersen, Skip Hyde, Judy Anderson, Janet Maharry, Jim Callowich, Paul Brown, Kim Barrier, Patte Barrier, Bill Fritz, Dana Fritz, Bruce Adams, Kris Adams, Dorothy Dewitz, Gladys Van Drie, Karla Van Drie, Carol Linnig, Marcia Duell, Linda Wagner, Bob Schwartz, Vee O’Farrell, Don Widrig, Chuck Bonza, Jay Harroff, Mary Murphy, Jack Vaughn, Jack Overly, F.C. Costello, Jack Ford, Don Lowe, Jim Cope, Brad Rohwer, Paula Martin, Linda Hardin, John Edrington, Jim McCormick, Brenda Bosch, Kent Bosch, Bruce Brown, Marlene Brown, Andrew Purdes, Anne Purdes, Rolf Dehmel, Lee Dehmel, Phil Zwart, Earl Matson, Art Blume, Lois Weaver, Ed Weaver, Tom Partridge, Sally Partridge, Bruce Johnston, Steve Mitchell, Bob Dekker, Paula Steige, John Gehlhaus, Dona Cooper, Marlys Polson, Karen Glassman, Kerri Hill, Tom Wright, Jim Mount, Carl Van Hess, Roger Sage, Gordon Slack, John Camprath, Lisa Marshall, Kristie Welborn, Joan Allen, Marv Gee, Dennis McHenry, Jim Martinsen, Paula Edwards, Susan Melvin, Loren Melvin, Rob Austin, Karen McdCullen, Linda Hardin, Bob Rising, Jane Rising, Don Bowen, Diane Calden, Kim Austin, Ginger Wilkerson, Ivan Wilkerson, Jim McRae, Steve Misch, Joelma Misch, Roy Marvin, Francis Marvin, Jack Dinsmoor, Harry Hutcherson, Margaret Manske, Glen Manske, Lynell Richardson, Vaughn Baker, Amber Melvin, Brad Melvin, Harry Livingston, Charles Phares, Kirk Drake, Gary Wallace, Bill Pinkham, Lisa Zinser, Chip Sproul, Dick Smith, Sara Thomas, Hannah Legg, Sam Walsh, Rich Smith, Gary Trunnell, Jack Ford, Rebecka Solano, Anthony Ricciardi, Lyle Jensen, Clark Lupton, Jim Broomfield, Mike Logan, Dale Hatcher, Claire Beesley Scott Webermeier, Scott Dorman, Don Lowe, Rich Smith, Kathleen Spring, Thelma Knauke, Connie Schmidt, Stan Jones, Debbie Culp, Lisa Zinser, Chuck Coffey, Helene Ault, Dan Mangler, Barbara Schwartz Lee Rehder, Ron Kuhns, Greg Farmer, Fred Hagen, Jackie Halburnt, Larry Olson, Ken Brin, Jim Nissen and Bill Smith.

There is still time for your contribution to be counted. Checks payable to the Estes Park Salvation Army may be mailed to The Salvation Army, Post Office Box 172, Estes Park, Colorado, 80517.

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