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MEET & GREET at WINTER PARK WINERY

The Infinite West Board of Directors will be hosting a Mixer and Meet & Greet on Thursday, January 19th at 6:00 PM. The Winter Park Winery has very generously donated their Tasting Room for this event.

Current members of the Board will be meeting candidates who have expressed an interest in joining the Infinite West Board as Directors. If you have an interest in contributing to the sustainable future of our region through a volunteer position on our Board, contact the Board Secretary, Jessie Wormington using the form below: [contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"] . We will be accepting RSVPs for this event through January 17th.

2011 Spirit of the Lake Regatta, Chiller Caterpillar, Crews & Brews Festival

Saturday, August 27, Grand Lake, Colorado — Spirit of the Lake Regatta, Chiller Caterpillar Race, and Crews and Brews Festival

crews & brews -spirit of the lake regatta logos

Some of the proceeds from these events will go toward conservation efforts for the Colorado River Headwaters.

This regatta is staged on Grand Lake (once known as Spirit Lake) at an elevation of 8,437 feet. Grand Lake, located in north-central Colorado, is a friendly, historic mountain town near Rocky Mountain National Park. Grand Lake is the highest, largest natural lake in Colorado at the base of majestic Mt. Baldy.

HEAD RACE
There will be a staggered start exhibition Head Race first. The Teams will be timed over the course and results will be posted (after all teams have completed the race) in the Infinite West booth in Town Park. There will be awards for the fastest times in each category. Get Registered!
Entry fee for the Head Race is $25 per person. After Aug.25, entry fee is $30 per person.

Kayaks & Paddle Boards:
Kayaks and Paddle Boards will start immediately after the rowing regatta. The race course will be an out-and back course to a single buoy. The course will be shorter than that of the crew race – this is an ‘Exhibition’ paddle board race with a mile-long course +/-
Following the race at 1:00pm enjoy the Grand Lake Brew Fest and Colorado Beers! All racers will receive $10 off of the $25 event fee.


CHILLER CATERPILLAR:
This Zany Fun Race has very few rules:
–Entry fee for Chiller Caterpillar is $25 per Individual or Team.
–ANY non-motorized water craft may enter–especially those you make yourself.
–Entries must be assembled on the water near the Town Dock on race day by race time.
–Teams/entrants MAY ONLY USE THEIR HANDS to DIRECTLY PROPEL the craft–NO paddles, oars or motors allowed!
–All entrants Must wear PFDs (life jackets) or be immediately disqualified–No Exceptions.
–An awards ceremony will be held in Town Park following the races with prizes for ‘Fastest Craft’, ‘Best Theme’, ‘Best Dressed Team’, and ‘Best Dressed Boat’–so bring your costumes and your cameras!
There are other awards too, so get your team and your craft ready and Get Registered!

Registration and Check-in will also be available for all racers on August 26 from 12:00 – 7:00pm at the Grand Lake Chamber office, 14700 U.S. Highway 34, Grand Lake, Colorado. For directions, click here.

Boat Rigging/Drop off August 26th – 3:00pm to 9:00 pm at Lake Park:
From the entrance to Grand Lake–from HWY 34 and the Grand lake Chamber Welcome Center, continue straight on West Portal Road. This road turns toward the right (toward town), but continue straight on West Portal Road toward the East Inlet Public Boat Launch area. (look for directional signage). At the very first stop sign, turn right onto Garfield Street. Continue toward the bottom of the hill and turn left onto Park Avenue. Go straight on Park Avenue then, turn right onto Hancock Street. Go straight at the stop sign and continue toward the Lake. Parking will be marked for trailers and boat storage.

Get your Regatta gear here.

Thank You to Sponsors

Contact Info:
E: Infinite West
P: (970) 531-6073
Registration Deadline:
8/25/2011

Earth Day is BACK!

After a successful first year, Granby has once again decided to host an Earth Day celebration. The date for this year’s event will be May 21 in Granby’s own Polhamus Park. This year, in partnership with Teresa Hill and Slopeside Productions, Infinite West is honored to be taking a more active role in getting this event off the ground. Visit the Slopeside Productions webpage to get a glimpse of the 2011 event. Stay tuned for more information, including the history of Earth Day and opportunities for businesses or families to get involved! We are currently looking for sponsors, vendors, volunteers and educators. Please contact Jessie W if you are interested in participating at any level.

Recycling on Saturdays at Granby’s Country Ace Hardware

Infinite West has joined with the Grand Resource and Recycle Coalition (the GRRC) to staff the recycling bins provided by Valley Recycling at the Granby Country ACE Hardware on Saturdays from 9am-1pm. Our groups have been taking turns staffing the bins to assist in recycling efforts and to get the message out to residents that, “yes, there is recycling in Grand County.”

It has been great getting to know the people who are so concerned about Grand County’s recycling situation. We are grateful to those who have joined our efforts by becoming members (family, individual, and business) as well as those who have stepped forward to become sponsors.

Our Infinite West board members as well as several volunteers have been advising recyclers about what is acceptable to recycle, and how to prepare recyclables that are brought to this drop off location.

We’re always looking for more volunteers to help! If you have questions about what or how to recycle, or would like to volunteer for this or other of our efforts email us or come by on a Saturday. We’re happy to help.

February 2011     Check us out!

Infinite West, friends and volunteers

Infinite West, friends and volunteers at ACE Recycling Day

Just another Recycling Day in Granby, Colorado at Country ACE Hardware.

Announcing Our 2010 Local Green Gift Guide

Please take a few moments to review Infinite West’s 2010 Local Green Gift Guide, which suggests some locally sustainable gifts either made here or available here in Grand County. Then, shop locally, shop for “green” items, share them with friends, family, or others, and spread the word.
Feel free to print out or email the guide and share it with others.

Infinite West 2010 Green Gift Guide

We wish you a peaceful season and a happy, prosperous new year!

Infinite West Sponsors

We are very pleased to recognize our 2010 sponsors and send our deepest gratitude to them for their faith in our ongoing efforts.

  • O2 Creative Solutions,
  • Snow Mountain Ranch/YMCA of the Rockies,
  • SHADOWCLIFF/Bridging The Gap,
  • David Michel (attorney),
  • Showboat Catering/Drive By Pie,
  • Winter Park Resort Operations,
  • Waldow and Daughter Trucking.

We ask that our sponsors donate a minimum $200 or make a minimum in-kind donation to that amount.
Why not join with us as a sponsor? Please contact us to discuss the many options for sponsorships.

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