Vail Mountain Rescue puts some fun into fundraising

Vail Mountain Rescue puts some fun into fundraising
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE COUNTY — Like most local non-profits, Vail Mountain Rescue has been hosting silent auctions almost since the invention of silence. They figured there must be a better way to raise money. There is. “One of the problems with volunteer organizations is that they’re constantly scrambling for money,” said Dan Smith, president of Vail Mountain Rescue’s board of directors. The folks attracted to organizations like Vail Mountain Rescue are great at hanging off cliffs all night and wrestling thunderstorms. However, it takes an off-the-scale extrovert to do fundraising. “The people who join the team do it because they want to …

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