Volunteer - Vail Valley

Stay On Course

Kitchell, or “Kitch” as he’s known among fellow race volunteers and staff, claims to be the valley’s longest standing World Cup regular. He has volunteered for every World Cup and World Championship event in Vail and Beaver Creek since 1969, when the World Cup men’s downhill race was held on Vail’s intermediate Born Free trail These days, Kitchell […]

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Stepping out

THE WOMEN’S FOUNDATION OF COLORADO The Women’s Foundation of Colorado Vail Valley Regional Committee hosted author and journalist Helen Thorpe as the keynote speaker for its annual luncheon. This year’s luncheon theme was “A Place At The Table: Challenges & Opportunities of Women in the Military and at Home.” The Vail Breast Cancer […]

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The Edwards Interfaith Chapel

Look up at the Edwards Interfaith Chapel and CommunityCenter from Route 6, and you will see an imposing façade with a huge central window, which recalls traditional church architecture, flanked by two more large expanses of glass. Not merely esthetic elements, these illuminate the entire building, making the restorative and stimulating beauty […]

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Small Champions Reap Big Rewards

The nonprofit gives kids a way to play in the mountains. Imagine living here and not being able to explore the mountain in winter or trails in the summer. Enter Small Champions, a local nonprofit that works with kids who have Cerebral Palsy, Down’s syndrome, blindness and autism, giving them […]

Volunteer - Vail Valley

The Gift of Giving

The holiday season and the Salvation Army are synonymous. Throughout the season bell ringers and red kettles can be seen all over the country collecting money for less fortunate individuals. Some volunteers even sing Christmas carols, play musical instruments or sometimes bring their playful pets to garner attention. The tradition […]

Volunteer - Vail Valley

Love for the Ladies Rail Jam

In 2009 a small group of young people – age twenty-something  – put on its first snowboard competition in Beaver Creek. This was not a race for a medal, but rather a race to see who could raise the most money for breast cancer that would then be donated to […]