Cards of Thanks


Southwest Organization for Sustainability (SOS) would like to thank the following groups and individuals for a successful Earth Day celebration: Paulie Cole, Pagosa Waldorf Initiative; Beth Jones, U.S. Forest Service; Becky Gillette, Colorado Audubon Society; Lisa Jensen and Bill Timarco, Aikido of the San Juans; ?Chrissy Karas and Kim Vernon, Colorado Extension Office; ?Michael Whitting and Laura Dollar, Southwest Land Alliance, Cindi Galabota and the Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors; ?Larry Lynch, PLPOA; ?C.J. Rapp, Colorado Housing, Inc.; ?Udgar Parsons, Richard Miller and Joannie MacAteer, Growing Spaces; Jason Stuck, Denise Rue-Pastin and PAWS; Ben Witting, Naturally Plaster; Cynthia Purcell and Jerry Archuleta, San Juan Conservation District/NRCS. Special thanks go to the Pagosa Baking Company, Farrago Market, Joy’s Natural Foods and Jennie Blechman for coffee and tea donations. Also thank you to Trophies Tomorrow, Ellen Wadley and Susie Hannon for their generous donations of time and promotional materials. Without your help and participation, the Earth Day event would not have been possible or successful. Thank you so much.


Mil Gracias.

To my Valenzuela Primos, that helped us make our move from Happy Camper trailer park. Munchas Bendiciones para, toda la familia.

Mariano and Violet Echavarria


A big “thanks” from the horses needing our care and the people who care for them, for a successful yard/tack sale. Special thanks to Lyn Rogers, Nancy Crouse, Peg Ellis, DiAnn and Jim Hitchcox, Tom and Pam Schoemig, Joanne Irons, Dave and Janet Richardson, Marilyn Ayres and all who donated time and items. Special gratitude to Patti Renner for donating the storage unit for all the months of preparation. Thanks to all who attended!