The Kiwanis Club of Monte Vista extends a big thank you to all who did their part to make the Crane Festival, including the Birders Breakfast, a huge success. Thank You Monte Vista Chamber of Commerce for planning and coordinating the event. Thanks to the vendors and information booths for providing goods to purchase and useful information. Thank you to the workshop leaders, tour guides and bus drivers for providing activities for festival attendees. Of course, without attendees the festival would be nothing. Thanks to all who attended.
The Kiwanis Club of Monte Vista is the local branch of Kiwanis International, a community service organization emphasizing “Serving the Children of the World”. Financing for our community service projects comes from fundraisers such as the Birders Breakfast. We give a special thank you to our sponsors who made the breakfast a successful fundraiser.
SPECIAL SPONSORS who support the Kiwanis Club of Monte Vista In various ways:
Kiwanis Club of Center - Provided the rotating grill to cook the eggs & pancakes.
Central Church of Christ - Providing a place for the weekly club meetings.
IHOP - Donated all the pancake batter.
Monte Vista Cooperative –Set the propane tank & donated the propane
For the grill.
Safeway – Supplied the groceries for the breakfast.
Shades, Quilts & Etc – Designed and made the 2018 Crane Quilt.
Sparkle Cleaners – Sam and Darlene clean all the coats donated to the
Kiwanis/Rotary coat drive and then take them to the Monte
Food Bank for distribution.
Absolute Shine-Auto Body & Paint
Edward Jones-Financial Advisors:
Jeff Keck and Michelle Roepke
Farm Credit of Southern Colorado
Rio Grande Motel mv
Tri-County Senior Citizens and Housing, Inc
Alpine Veterinary Hospital
Benjamin F. Gibbons, P.C.
China Garden Chinese Restaurant
DQ Grill & Chill
First Christian Church
Mountain View Restaurant
Salon Herrera LLC
Southern Colorado Computer Services
San Luis Valley Auto Repair llc
State Farm Insurance-Troy A. Plane, Agent
The Polished Edge
Wenta Nip & Sanitizing, LLC
360 Insurance Company-Shari Oliver, Agent
Monte Vista Big R Store
Dos Rios Restaurante
KSLV/KYDN-Linda Pacheco, News/PSA Director
Mike Widger Farms
San Luis Valley Federal Bank
Top Value-Cost Foods
Torres Floral Design
Valley Monument Company
Walter S. Fullwood, C.P.A., P.C.