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Vail Valley hotel workers honored

Vail Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado
Special to the Vail DailyLindsey Garrett from Montaneros in Vail, Colorado wins the grand prize trip for two to Mexico from Alpine Mobile Physicians

VAIL VALLEY, Colorado ” Concierges and hotel front desk workers in Colorado’s Vail Valley were honored Thursday by Alpine Mobile Physicians, a group of doctors who make house calls.

The party was at Finnegan’s Wake, where, the physicians also gave away a trip to a resort in Mexico and other prizes.

The Sonnenalp donated a dinner for two at the Bully Restaurant, dinner for 2 at the Swiss Chalet, and golf and dinner at Balata Restaurant. Base Mountain Sports donated some gear and Gravity Jones Ski Werks offered discounts.

Alpine Mobile Physicians is a house-call service that operates in cooperation with the Vail Valley Medical Center. Its physicians have worked in the emergency room and at the Avon and Beaver Creek medical centers. One of its co-founders is Dr. Larry Brooks, Vail’s first full-time emergency room doctor.

Another co-founder, Dr. Charles Tuft, has been a house call doctor for several years after being an emergency room physician and medical director of Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver for 14 years. He also was an Mount Everest expedition physician.

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