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Event to honor Vail pioneer Parker

Daily Staff Report

VAIL, Colorado “A tribute is being planned for Bob Parker, one of Vail’s founders, Feb. 6 at the Lodge at Vail.

Parker was Vail Associates’ first marketing vice president and is credited by many as the man who put Vail on the map.

Parker now, 85, lives in Santa Fe.

The event is called “A Tribute to Vail Visionaries: Robert W. Parker.” The purpose of the tribute is not only to honor Vail visionaries, particularly Parker, but also to educate people about how the Vail success story happened.

For more information on this event, call Evie Rosen-Budd of the Vail Leadership Institute at 926-4919.

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