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Happy Camper F.Y.I. Fundraiser – June 10


Get ready for one of the most impressive fundraising events in the Central Rockies, FYI For Kids Sake HAPPY CAMPER Beer Sampling and Silent Auction. The 14th annual fundraiser will take place the second weekend in June at Chaffee County Fairgrounds. Whether a seasoned craft beer aficionado or a curious novice, craft beer lovers will not want to miss the chance to taste local award winning beer from Salida’s very own local brewery Soulcraft on Saturday, June 10, 2017.

Guests at the FYI For Kids Sake HAPPY CAMPER event will spend Saturday evening enjoying fine hors d’oeuvres from Rustingram Catering, and learning more about craft beer varieties with helpful tasting guides. Always a festive affair, guests can take a break from tasting and bid on items in the silent auction such as spa and restaurant packages or a 2005 Rockwood Rhino pop up camper trailer donated from Holiday RV!  Live music will be provided by local favorites OLD MOSE.

The Saturday FYI For Kids Sake HAPPY CAMPER event will take place 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday June 10th at Chaffee County Fairgrounds.  Tickets are $25 per person in advance or $30.00 at the door.  Tickets can be purchased in advance at Salida Chamber of Commerce, Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce, Soulcraft Brewery, The Book Haven or your favorite Family & Youth Initiatives staff member.   Early ticket purchase is strongly recommended.

For questions please call Monica Haskell at 719-530-2511 or visit our web site  www.ChaffeeCountyFYI.org, or our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Family-Youth-Initiatives.

Family & Youth Initiatives is a prevention division within Chaffee County Health and Human Services and is comprised of Nurturing Parenting, Chaffee County Mentors, Youth @ Crossroads, and the Community Partnership for Families.  FYI’s mission is to ensure Chaffee County families are the “Safest, most healthy, and self-sufficient in Colorado.”

Please visit us at http://ChaffeeCountyFYI.org or call us at 719-530-2582.


FYI event highlights include:

  • Happy Camper theme !
  • A 2005 Rhino Rockwood Pop Up Camper donated by Holiday RV for auction!  A $7,000 value!
  • Over 100 items to bid on in Silent Auction – including a llama packing trip, Rockies and Broncos tickets, a Stand Up Paddle board retailed at $1,400 from CKS ONLINE.  Beautiful local art, restaurant certificates, massages, etc.
  • Craft beer sampling with SOUL CRAFT (formerly Hubbub)
  • Delicious catering by Rustingram
  • LIVE bluegrass music with OLD MOSE

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