LAPS says thanks |

LAPS says thanks

League for Animals & People of the Summit

The League for Animals & People of the Summit wants to shake the paws of all the nice two-legged mutts of Summit County for their much appreciated help with our 14th annual Canine 4K Race/Walk on Aug. 7.The day was perfect, with 113 dogs and buddies participating in either the run or walk categories.Big thanks to: the town of Frisco for hosting the event again (Seth Blackmer, Shaun Star and Hampton Meyers), Frisco Police Sgt. Tina White, Detective Mark White and Ginger Gregory and our wonderful volunteers – Doug Cote, Virginia Carpenter, Joyce Griffin, Gwen Whitney, Stacy Mallory, Lori Adams, Lynne Donovan, Anita Bullington, Woody and Janet Bowers, Theresa Rust, Pete and Linda Kay Peterson, Lyn Bezek, Jim and Maggie Cox, Amy Courtney, Susan O’Brien, Dave and Suzie Ver Schure, Barb and Rick Cole, Sherrie Caldwell, KJ Hooyman, Andy Kosse, Bruce and Sally Beerup and our “Forever DJ” Robbie Hodge.Sponsors were extra generous this year with our “Best in Show” being Frisco Animal Hospital, Alpine Veterinary Practice, Buffalo Mountain Hospital, Community First Banks in Breckenridge and Frisco, Pete and Linda Kay Peterson, Krystal 93, KSMT and the town of Frisco. “Best in Class” included: Ten Mile Dental, Wildernest Property Management, Alpine Bank Dillon, Henry Barr, The Barnyard,, Prudential O’Brien & Associates, The St. Bernard, Breckenridge Animal Clinic, Breckenridge BARKery, Pinyon Mortgage, Strategic Fence & Wall, Stitch N’ Tyme Window Coverings, Real Estate of the Summit (TomTrahey and Allan Johnson), the Summit Daily News and High Country Radio. Last but not least in our appreciation come the “Mighty Mutts” -Abbey’s Coffee, Buffalo Mt. Gallery, Backstage Theater, Playful Paws Pet Care, Big Dogs, Prints Pet Sitting, Horseshoe II, Outback Steakhouse, Meg Jimenez Puppy classes, Mountain Outfitters, BigHorn Materials, Summit Landscaping, Kim Fancher Design, Marge Hettenbaugh, The Upper Hand Plus (Mary Faber), Dr. Gretchen Norton, Curves, Backcountry Brewery, High Country Designs, Huneck Gallery, Intuitive Advantage, The Barnyard,, Breckenridge BARKery, Wiggle Snacks, Alpine Natural Foods, Custom Eyes, Ti Amo, Silverheels/Ore House, Susan O’Brien, Safeway, the Animal Shelter, Innova Nutro, Old Mother Hubbard and Missing Link.Special thanks to Brad Odekirk for his fun pictorial in the Daily and to Julie Sutor’s Pet Scene coverage.

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