The event features a slide show by photographer John Fielder on "Colorado's Great Outdoors: Celebrating 20 Years of Lottery-Funded Lands," a presentation of Summit's Great Outdoors Awards, book sales, raffle, auction, door prizes, desserts, coffee and cash bar. Doors open for the main event starting at 6:30 p.m. and presentations begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 at the door. The event is hosted by Continental Divide Land Trust with all proceeds going toward the organization's land conservation programs. Sponsors are Emily Edwards, CPA; West, Brown, Huntley, & Hunter, PC; 1st Bank; Western Land Group; CopyCopy; Howard & Sue Carver; MJ & Hans Wurster, and CDLT.Prior to the main event, there will be a Meet & Greet with John Fielder and GOCO officials for an additional ticket price. The Meet & Greet begins at 5:30 p.m. and includes pasta dinner, a drink ticket and the first chance at book sales and to reserve your seat for John's presentation and the evening's festivities. Tickets to the Meet & Greet are $50 per person and must be reserved no later than Nov. 17.Summit's Great Outdoors Celebration is an opportunity to celebrate our community's natural resources, open spaces, parks, trails and recreational facilities that make Summit County such an outstanding place to live and visit. The event will recognize the significant investment of lottery funds by Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) in Summit County, and the many organizations and municipal programs that contribute to our community's Great Outdoors. Summit's Great Outdoors Awards will also recognize those individuals who have done outstanding work to protect natural resources in Summit County.
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