Town Talk for April 29 |

Town Talk for April 29

Vail, CO Colorado
Congratulations to the winners of the Eagle County Government Month essay contest — "Let Freedom Ring." The contest was open to all high school students in Eagle County; students could enter a written or video essay. Also in attendance for a special recognition were area veterans. Keeping with the Government Month theme of “Serving Our Veterans, Armed Forces and Their Families,” veterans were thanked and recognized for their service. Pictured, from left, are Commissioner Sara Fisher, Communications Specialist Abbie Rittmiller, Ella Guzik (first place video essay), Julio Garcia (second place essay), Liliana Casas (first place essay), Commissioner Jon Stavney and Commissioner Peter Runyon. All four students are from Eagle Valley High School.

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The 15th annual Screaming Eagle Golf Tournament, co-hosted by the Eagle Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Gypsum Chamber, is set for May 6. The tournament will be played at Eagle Ranch Golf Course, with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. Registration will get under way at 9:45 a.m. The tournament fee is $125 per player for individuals or $400 to sponsor a four-person team. The entry fee includes golf, lunch during play and tons of great prizes. The event raises money for the Eagle Valley Chamber of Commerce scholarships for Eagle Valley High School graduating seniors. For more information, call Jeff Boyer at 970-328-2882, ext. 404, or email

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