Vail Valley Partnership announces Success Awards finalists
The Vail Valley Partnership Monday announced the finalists for its 2009 Success Awards. Here are the finalists in the various categories:• Business of the Year: Minturn Saloon; Ruggs Benedict; and Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa.• Small Business of the Year: Venture Sports/Avon; Green Limousine; and Ski Butlers.• Green Business of the Year: Town of Vail, Organic Housekeepers and Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa.• Entrepreneur of the Year: Gary Gilman/SteamMaster; Bryn Carey/Ski Butlers; and Nevada Furrow/Prosper Studios.• Non-Profit of the Year: Vail Valley Cares; SOS Outreach; and Vail Salvation Army.• Citizenship Award: Vail Recreation District; SteamMaster; and Vail Valley Cares. Winners will be announced at the 7th Annual Success Awards Gala, which will be held Feb. 5 at the Lodge at Vail. Individual tickets are now on sale for $125 per person or a table of 12 for $1,200. To reserve your seats, contact events coordinator Michelle Kobelan, at 970-477-4001 or firstname.lastname@example.org . A portion of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to the organization selected “Non-Profit of the Year,” which will be announced prior to the Gala. To become a sponsor, contact Suzanne Sloan, 970-477-4009 or email@example.com.