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It’s official: Penwill’s a good citizen

Congratulations to Battle Mountain High School senior, Alex Penwill, who

has been nominated as this year’s Daughter’s of the American Revolution



Good Citizen. Alex will compete in the state and national scholarship program

representing his home high school. Alex was selected based upon his commitment to dependability, service, leadership and patriotism.



He is the son of Charlie and Patti Penwill of Eagle-Vail.

It’s Be Kind to Pia Day

Our spies, who are everywhere, tell us that cranky people have been hollering at Pia “The Ski Goddess” Reynaldo for a mistake we made – not her. Let’s be real clear about this: Knock it off before we hire a couple wranglers to stampede a herd of grouchy geldings through your living room and leave meadow muffins on your coffee table. For the uninitiated, Pia rides herd on the Colorado Ski Museum/Ski Hall of Fame, and besides all the seriously cool stuff they have there, it’s worth a trip to the Ski Museum just to bask in her glow. Grown men have been known to walk barefoot through the snow to genuflect in her shadow.



If we hear that one more person was unpleasant to Pia, we’re gonna come lookin’ for you – and we know where you live.

You did good, Panthers

Coach Lopez phoned up Town Talk Towers to tell the universe how proud he is of his team. They had a great season, and fell just one win short of the Super Bowl, which is more than you can say for the Denver Broncos.

Let’s get ready to rummage

The Eagle County Charter Academy’s annual rummage sale is today and Saurday, and they’re accepting donations. It’s the perfect opportunity to unload a bunch of meaningless stuff belonging to your spouse and/or significant other. Call Muffy at 926-3890.

The band plays on

Eagle Valley High School Music Department is proud to present its annual fall concert at the Vilar Center in Beaver Creek, 7 p.m. Oct. 22. The concert will be filled with a variety of music for all ages. The Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Concert Choir and Select Choir will all be performing many different styles of music including swing, rock, country, and contemporary pop music. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased in advance from Eagle Valley High School band and choir members. Tickets may also be purchased in advance, or the night of the concert, at the Vilar Center box office (845-TIXS). For more information, call Eagle Valley High School music director, Pat Sheehy, at 328-8960.

Get the bidness

The annual Business and Consumer Show is 4-7:30 p.m. Monday at Sawatch Hall in Village Hall at The Park Hyatt, Beaver Creek. It’s Free, and there’ll be stuff for you to scam. We’re talking 70 exhibitors, free food, lots of giveaways and a live radio simulcast.

Pasta pool

Down in Eagle they’re raising money to make their big, new pool even bigger. Saturday is the Friends of the Pool Fun’d Weekend Pasta Dinner. It runs from 5-8 p.m. at Eagle’s Brush Creek Pavilion. You can overeat for $6 per person, $20 for family of four.

On Sunday, run off your gluttony with the Fun’d Weekend Run/Walk. It’s 9 a.m. at the Eagle Ranch Pavilion. It’ll cost you $15, and there are 10K, 5K and 1 mile runs. The Friends of the Pool is an Eagle/Gypsum based group raising money to add two more lap lanes to Eagle’s new swimming pool. Tickets available at Kidtopia, Copy Plus, WECMRD, or call Stephanie Samuelson at 328-1029.

Protected Child seminar

You love your kids and you want to keep track of them. That’s why you should attend the Protected Child seminar, 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the New Life Assembly, 480 Nottingham Road in Avon. It’s for parents and guardians of children 5 and older, and is sponsored by the Avon Police Department and Vail Valley churches. Call 827-4102.

The Swap before the Swap

About a dozen local ski and snowboard shops are pooling their collective karma for a gearfest, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. It’s at Venture Sports in Avon, across from City Market, and it’s free. Sunday is a tailgate sale. Anyone with anything to sell or swap can bring it on down. Call 949-1318.

BMHS College/Career Night

Battle Mountain’s College/Career Night is 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 24. Just about every institution of higher learning in this spiral arm of the universe will be represented. And from some of these schools, you can also learn some practical skills for which people will actually pay you money. Call Battle Mountain’s Karen Sanders at 328-2935.


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