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A celebration of life for Terry Thompson will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lundgren Amphitheatre in the Gypsum Town Park. Bring your favorite memory to share with Terry's family and friends. In lieu of flowers, the Terry Thompson Memorial Fund has been established at FirstBank to help with medical expenses.
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Don’t forget the Kaliber

Hello and welcome to Town Talk, the column that demands one clementine-flavored Izze, one package of teriyaki-flavored beef jerky and four rolls of Spree, with the flavors pre-sorted into small bowls.

This week, the Towers came across a contract for the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, a frequent visitor to Vail. We wanted to share with you what they ask for as far as hospitality at each concert:



– “Hot buffet meal for eight (8) of equivalent food buyout of $15 person for eight (8) to include entree, vegetable, rice or pasta, dessert, coffee, tea and condiments. Please note: There are three (3) vegetarians among the eight (8). Entree to be advanced by the artist.

– Dressing room setup to include: a selection of Chinese food that includes various dishes.

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.



– One (1) case assorted soft drinks (Coca-Cola and 7-Up).

– One (1) gallon fruit juice (cranberry and orange juice ” not from concentrate preferred).

– One (1) case premium beer (Heineken). One (1) case domestic beer (Coors Light).



– One (1) fresh fruit tray.

– One (1) bottle of red wine (Cabernet).

– One (1) bottle of sparkling grape juice.

– One (1) case bottled water.

– One (1) six-back of Kaliber nonalcoholic beer.

We wonder what Snoop Dogg’s or Kid Rock’s list looked like.

23rd Casual Classic Bike Ride:

Saturday, Sept. 6.

Details can be found at http://www.sonnenalp.com on the “Activities” page.

Or contact Michele Davis at mdavis@sonnenalp.com or at 970-479-5700.


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