Buena Vista Heritage had its fourth annual membership banquet May 12 at the museum. New officers are: George Barnett (president), Suzy Kelly (vice president), Melanie Milam-Roth (secretary) and Mary Ann Grindle (treasurer). An excellent dinner was served by Country Bounty with beautiful table settings donated by Settings Event Rental. Other donations for the silent auction were provided by: ACA, Asian Palate, Baby Doe Studios, Bev Werner, Book Nook, Branding Iron, Buena Vista Correctional Complex, Buena Vista Drug, Buena Vista True Value, City Market, Collegiate Peaks Bank, Colorado Kayak Supply, Congregational United Church of Christ, Conrad Nelson, Courtyard Gallery, Curves, Deerhammer Distillery, Eddyline Restaurant, & Brewery, Grace Church, Grant Heilman, Hi Rocky, Judy and Ron Hassell, Kathy Mailander, Kelly Ranch, Lariat Bar & Grill, Mary and Dave Drake, Mary Ann Grindle, Merrifield’s Nursery, Miles Construction, Mothers Bistro, Mountain Bohemian, Mount Princeton Hot Springs, New Bees, New Release Video, Norm Dorn, Peak Fitness, Pleasant Avenue Nursery, Pinon Real Estate, Punky’s, Settings Event Rental, Sonflower Books, Sundance & Friends, Tea Party Antiques, Tomi’s Hair Salon and Vino Salida.
The banquet has become a fundraiser for Buena Vista Heritage and helps with our operating costs to maintain five historic properties in Chaffee County. I would like to thank everyone who donated items and those of you who attended and helped make the evening a profitable one.