Focus Vail Valley

Focus Vail Valley

Torch Awards

At the third annual Vail Centre’s Torch Awards, which honors the leaders in the community, long-time local, Sheika Gramshammer, was given a Lifetime Achievement Award for the work she has done over the years to help improve the community. “The goal of Vail Centre is to ensure the characteristics of […]

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John Cogswell announced his retirement and closed Cogswell Gallery following a successful 35 years in the heart of Vail. Established in 1980, Cogswell was the first art gallery in the Vail Valley. It featured Southwestern paintings and sculpture. Over the years, it grew into a mixture of Native American artifacts, […]

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Slifer Express

Vail Mountain recognized long-time Vail local, Rod Slifer, for his commitment to the community for more than 50 years. Expresso, a blue run, has been renamed to Slifer Express in honor of Slifer. Slifer Express is located on the front side of Vail Mountain and can be accessed from the […]

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Vail Valley Focus Winter 2015-2016

Bravo! Vail Music Festival Welcomes New Executive Director Bravo! Vail Music Festival announced the appointment of Jennifer Teisinger as the festival’s new executive director. Teisinger, who hails from Sun Valley, Idaho, where she managed the Sun Valley Summer Symphony. She was responsible for leading the symphony through a period exceptional […]

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Habitat Receives Largest Donation

Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley received its biggest resort donation from The Lodge at Vail, owned by Vail Resorts. The town’s oldest hotel is remodeling and the donation included cherry wood furniture, lighting fixtures, lamps, scones and ceiling fans. “We saw the opportunity with the high quality furnishings at The Lodge at Vail, to support […]

Focus Vail Valley, Healthy Living


Health-care providers team with Reach Out and Read Colorado to prescribe a healthy dose of literacy. A prescription for reading is just the thing many of Eagle County’s littlest patients receive when it’s time for a check up. Reach Out and Read Colorado creates book nooks in doctors’ offices throughout […]