Flashbacks and Prozac | VailDaily.com

Flashbacks and Prozac

Movin’ straight into it.

It’s opening day!

By the time you read this, you should be in the parking lot, putting on your gear and headed toward the slopes. It’s not a complicated sport. Just obey the laws of gravity with missionary zeal! And don’t forget to grin.

Parking that passeth all understanding

Suzanne “Way Stylin” Silverthorn called to say Vail parking pass sales have been expanded to include 8 a.m. to noon this Saturday (Nov. 16) as well as the following Saturday morning (Nov. 23) at the Vail Municipal Building. Make plans to purchase your pass in advance before the Thanksgiving week rush. Also, value pass holders with funds remaining from 2001-02, must exchange passes for this season’s value card. For more info, call 479-2115.

Nick Jankowski memorial tonight

A bunch of Nick Jankowski’s friends are getting together to enjoy each other and the memories they have of Nick. Nick left us not so long ago. It’s at the Gashouse in Edwards, and the whole thing starts at 9:30 p.m. If you knew Nick, be there.

Toys for Tots needs you

Christmas in the Eagle River Valley is a difficult time for many families. Please help out by donating a $10 toy, game or appropriate gift for a child or teen. Cash donations are deposited in a Toys for Tots Toy Fund. Local businesses and organizations are encouraged to involve employees by asking for donations at company parties. You can drop off donations at City Market, Safeway, Columbine Market, the Eagle Pharmacy, all local banks, or any emergency service agency. Toys for Tots and the Salvation Army will make certain that deserving youth in the valley will receive your gifts. For details or more information, call the Salvation Army, any emergency service agency, or Toys for Tots chairman, Nick Frenze at 524-7705.

Reservation sales training

Tuesday is the Vail Valley Chamber and Tourism Bureau’s Reservation Sales Training Seminar. It’s for sales associates from lodges throughout the valley, and it runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Evergreen Lodge. The discussion will focus on how to convert inquiry calls into sales, maximize rates and market your facilities and services. It costs $110 per person for Vail Valley Chamber Tourism Bureau members and $125 for non-members, lunch is included. Trade out opportunities are available. Call Katie Barnes at 477-4014 or katie@visitvailvalley.com.

God loves a Harley

The Eagle Valley Christian Academy (EVCA) is providing academic excellence for pre-K through 8th grade, and now wants to help provide automotive excellence. That’s why they’re conducting a raffling off a Harley-Davidson motorcycle FXSTC Softail Custom in creampuff condition ($17,000 value). Second prize is a vacation package at Big Horn Resort in Wyoming ($1,000 value), and third prize is for a custom piece of Alpine Gold Jewelry, Beaver Creek ($450 value). Tickets are being sold at the school on Highway 6 in Eagle-Vail (Vail Bible Church), the Minturn Market and various other venues. You can also get tickets by mailing a check or money order to EVCA, PO Box 1980, Avon, CO 81620.

Ticket prices are $30 for one or $150 for a six-pack. The drawing will be

held at the school on Dec. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

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