Nonprofit receives funds from local builders assoc. |

Nonprofit receives funds from local builders assoc.

Special to the Daily Summit County Builders Association representatives Verne Hedges, left, and Mark Adolph present a check to Bristlecone Health Services representatives Noreen Galaba and Jeff Herynk for funds raised during the Home and Garden Show.

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Builders Association presented a $6,270 check to Bristlecone Health Services at Tuesday’s builders association meeting. Noreen Galaba, Bristlecone executive director and registered nurse, and Jeff Herynk, Bristlecone board member, accepted the symbolic check from SCBA president Verne Hedges and Home and Garden Show chairman Mark Adolph. Galaba and Herynk said they were ecstatic with efforts the builders’ organization put forth to raise funds.The check represents the money raised during a silent auction held at the Home & Garden Show, plus donations solicited by SCBA and a contribution from the group. The silent auction offered items exceeding $10,000 in value. Items or cash were donated by Apex Mountain Homes, Aspen Meadow Construction Company, BigHorn Design Center, Bob Bloch Photography, Bonnie Osborn, Butterhorn Bakery, Christy Sports, Dan Pins, Dragon Forge LTD, Elk Mountain Trading Company, Greg and Caye Norwick of Everist Materials, Greg Hess Contracting, Gregory Door & Windows, Hutter Wholesale, Insurance of the Rockies, Justin Pollack, Maximum Comfort Pool and Spa, Mid County Plumbing, Mountain Temp Services, Mountain Log Homes, MWA Builders, Neils Lunceford, Spirit Builders and Summit Stone Works and Tile on Fire.Bristlecone Health Services is a local nonprofit that offers home health care services, hospice and bereavement groups. The programs are funded through private insurance, worker’s compensation, Medicare/Medicaid or private pay. The work is further enhanced through private donations, memorial contributions and grants.

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