Town Talk

Randy Wyrick

It’s Valentine’s Day, and as a public service The Titans of Town Talk will teach you how to say “I Love You” in 25 languages.- English: I Love You- Spanish: Te Amo- French: Je T’aime- German: lch Liebe Dich- Japanese: Ai Shite Imasu- Italian: Ti Amo- Chinese: Wo Ai Ni- Swedish: Jag Alskar- Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Louisiana, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky and parts of Florida: “You’re cute, Get in the truck!”Walk for VanessaThe good folks at Avon Elementary School are playing host to a Walk-O-Thon to raise money for Vanessa Almanca, an AES first grader who needs to have her kidney removed. Join them at Nottingham Lake, 1 p.m., today. They’re trying to raise $18,000. With your help they’ll make the goal, and Vanessa will get to live happily ever after.Help Ski Club VailSki Club Vail Ski & Snowboard Vail is once again in need of some volunteers! We have Rocky Mountain Trophy Series races at Beaver Creek today and tomorrow, and J1 Qualifiers at Gold Peak on February 23rd and 24th. Volunteers are compensated and greatly appreciated. Call RiAnne Davis at 476-5119 ext. 101 for more details.Starlight SnowshoeThe 10th annual Bravo! by Starlight Snowshoe and Cross-Country Ski Event is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday at the Vail Nordic Center. You can choose a 3K snowshoe or a 5K cross-country ski race. They’re timed, but feel free to stroll. The course will be illuminated with glow sticks, the full moon and the starlit sky. The top finishers receive tickets to Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival summer performances. Call Marcia McCalden, 970-926-9326.Ben Boutell MemorialA memorial service has been set for February 20th for long-time localresident, Benjamin Boutell, who was killed in a car accident in Arizona onJanuary 14th. Ben’s many friends and family members will remember andcelebrate his life at 7:00 p.m. at the Vail Interfaith Chapel on Thursday,February 20th. If you would like to participate or have any questions,please call Eileen Jacobs at 524-0275. She can put you directly in touchwith Ben’s family.Mardi Gras madnessInvitations to the Third Annual Mardi Gras Ball have been mailed for the March 1 fund-raiser for St. Clare of Assisi School and Vail Christian High School. Tables for the event book quickly. Tickets are $100 per person or $1200 for a table of l2. The evening includes an exciting live auction, silent auction, dancing, and a delicious dinner. The fund-raiser is always a sellout event. If you didn’t receive an invitation and would like to attend, please call Jennifer at 926-8980.

Support Local Journalism