Thank You To Our Supporters

This page is dedicated to give our thanks to all of those who do so much to support the GNC and GNST. Some of you donate or volunteer time over and over again. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Supporter Update for the 2011-2012 Year
Annual Newsletter, Annual Potluck, Banff Mountain Film Fest, Big Mountain Run, Glacier Glide, Equipment Donations, Monetary Donations, GNC Board Volunteers, and GNC Newsletter Volunteers

Annual GNC Newsletter
Rocky Mountain Outfitter and Glacier Cyclery & Nordic each contributed $100 to offset publishing costs.

2012 Annual GNC Potluck
Main events, side dishes, salads, and desserts…Whitefish has potlucks nailed. Thank you to all who shared culinary delights with appreciative potluck attendees, and to our generous auction donors who kicked the pre-Christmas holidays into a full throttle.

An extra-special thank you goes out to Lisa Steiner, this year’s potluck event coordinator extraordinaire. You’re awesome, Lisa; thanks so much for your hard work. The event was a fabulour success.

Here is a list of this year’s donors. Patronize their businesses or stop in to express a hearty “Thanks!”

Amazing Crepes
Arne and April Boveng (Tachyon Productions)
Back door Country Store
Best Western Rocky Mountain Lodge
Big Sky Brewing
Big Sky Compounding
Blue Cow Car Wash
Bookworks
Brenda Winkler
Buffalo Café
Bulldog Saloon
Chris Holt
Ciao Mambo
Copperleaf Chocolate
Craggy Range
Ethos Paris
Flathead Electric Co-op
Fun Beverage
Glacier Cyclery
Glacier Distillery
Glacier Guides and Montana Raft Company
Great Northern Bar
Great Northern Brewery
Great Northern Pasta Co.
Hair Hut
Hammer Nutrition
Harlow
Haskill Station
Imagination Station
Insignia
Izaak Walton Inn
Jersey Boys Pizza
Karen Crittendon
Latitude 48
Loula’s Café
Mackenzie River Pizza Co.
Markus Foods
McGarry’s
McGough and Co.
Meadow Lake Resort
Montana Coffee Traders
Mum’s Flowers
Naked Noodle
North Country Log Works – Marc Venery
Piney Creek Interiors
Purple Pomegranite
Red Caboose
Remedies
Rocky Mountain Outfitter
Runner Up Sports
Sage and Cedar
Sally’s Bakery and Deli
Samarah Art
Sappari
Shanti Yoga
SherryLynn at 33 Baker
Sportsman Ski Haus
Sprouts
Steiner’s Cabin
Stillwater Mountain Lodge & Nordic Center
Stumptown Art Studio
Stumptown Snowboards
Sweat Peaks
Tail Waggers
Teresa Mooney
Terrapin Farm
The Daily Habit
The Village Shop
The White Room
Third Street Market
Toggery
Truby’s
Tupelo
Walking Man Gallery and Frame Shop
Wasabi
Whiskey Jacks
Whitefish Lake Golf Course
Whitefish Lake Restaurant
Whitefish Mountain Cinema
Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort
Whitefish Pottery
Whitefish Therapy and Sports Center

2011 Annual GNC Potluck Donors
33 Baker Salon (Sherry Lynn)
Arne Boveng
Back Door Country Store
Beargrass Gardens
Best Western Rocky Mountain Lodge
Big Sky Specialty Compounding
Blue Cow Car Wash
Bonnie Closson
Bookworks
Brenda Winkler
Buffalo Café
Bulldog Saloon
Cameron Blake
Chris Holt
Ciao Mambo
Cooper’s Eatery & Stumptown Station
Copperleaf Chocolate Company
Craggy Range Bar & Grill
The Daily Habit
Dave Grady & Linda Engh-Grady
Debbie Mallams
Denny Gignoux
Ellie Johnson
Ethos Paris
Flathead Fish & Seafood
Fun Beverage (Michael Conrey)
Glacier Cyclery & Nordic Shop
Glacier Guides | Montana Raft Co.
Great Northern Bar
Great Northern Brewery
Great Northern Pasta Co.
Green Tea House
Going to the Sun Gallery
Hair Hut
Hair Hut (Linda Ellcey)
Hammer Nutrition
Haskill Station
Imagination Station
Izaak Walton Inn
Jan Metzmaker
Jay Shaver
Johanna Steenekamp
Karen Crittendon
Kim Short
La Hacienda
Latitude 48
Lisa Steiner
Loula’s Café
Mackenzie River Pizza Co.
Markus Foods
Marti & Laurie Miller
McGough & Co
Molly Bruce
Montana Coffee Traders
Nelson’s Hardware
North Country Log Works (Marc Venery)
Paul Conrad
Piney Creek Interiors
Purple Pomegranate
Quickees
Red Caboose
Red Union Salon (Gillian, Brandi & Kristi)
Robin Brooks
Rocky Mountain Outfitters
Runner Up Sports
Russ Schneider
Sage & Cedar
Sally’s Bakery & Deli
Samarah Fine Art
Sappari
Serrano’s
Sportsman Ski Haus
Sprouts
Stillwater Mountain Lodge & Nordic Ski Center
Stumptown Sports Shop
Stumptown Art Studio
Sweat Peaks
Swift Creek Café
Tail Waggers
Terrapin Farms
The White Room
Third Street Market
Toggery
Total Indulgence (Amy Arakaki)
Tupelo Grille
Village Shops
Wasabi
Whitefish Lake Golf Course
Whitefish Lake Restaurant
Whitefish Mountain Cinema
Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort

Banff Mountain Film Festival
Bakers
Carrie Sood
Chris Holt
Coulter family
Debbie Mallams
Holdhusen family
Jan Metzmaker
Jay Shaver
Jen Golan
Jessie Opel
Kris Brock
Marie Shaw
Ring family
Robin Bissel
Sabin family
Susan Cahill
Brenda Winkler
Chris Holt
Debbie Mallams
Kids volunteer cleanup
Mary Huston

Big Mountain Run
Brenda Winkler
Bruce Lieffring
Cameron Blake
Chris & Mark Holt
Hammer Nutrition
Ian Mallams
Jan Metzmaker
Jennie Henson
Molly Bruce
Northern Physical Therapy-Money
Sally’s Bakery
Stillwater Mountain Lodge & Nordic Ski Center
Stumptown Art Studio
Wendy Compton-Ring
Whitefish Animal Hospital (monetary donation)
Whitefish Lake Restaurant
Whitefish Mountain Resort (monetary donation)

Glacier Glide
Brenda Winkler
Cameron Blake
Hammer Nutrition
Izaak Walton Inn
Molly Bruce
Robin Brooks

Equipment Donations
Brenda Winkler
Great Northern Cycles
Rocky Mountain Outfitter

Monetary Donations
Angie Burger
Barnes Enterprises
Big Mountain Ski Club
Grace & Orville Ritzman
Jay Shaver & Kathy Relf
Jeff & Della Littfin
John Collins
Kim Sands
Kramer Family Fund of Whitefish Community Foundation
Michael Schwaller & Mona Cuthbert
Northern Physical Therapy
Pine Lodge (Cheryl Watkins & Dick Gordon)
Rocky Mountain Outfitter (Don & Colleen Scharfe)
Rosalia Rooney
Soroptomists of Whitefish
The Fin Biscuit
Tod Trueblood
Tom & Teresa Quinn Fund, Whitefish Community Foundation
Whitefish Animal Hospital
Whitefish Community Foundation
Whitefish Credit Union
Whitefish Mountain Resort

Glacier Nordic Club Board Volunteers
Brenda Winkler
Cameron Blake
Denny Gignoux
Marc Venery
Molly Bruce
Rita Braun
Sue Giller

Glacier Nordic Club 2012-2013 Newsletter
Brenda Winkler
Rita Braun

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December 3, 2011   Glacier Nordic Club – Thank you to all the Merchants and Volunteers that made   this year’s annual Potluck a great success!
Arne Boveng
Back Door Country Store
Beargrass Gardens
Best Western Rocky Mountain Lodge – What   a great Crew!!
Big Sky Specialty   Compounding
Blue Cow Car Wash
Bonnie Closson
Bookworks
Brenda Winkler
Buffalo Café
Bulldog Saloon
Cameron Blake
Chris Holt
Ciao Mambo
Cooper’s and Stumptown Eatery
Copperleaf Chocolat Company
Craggy Range Bar and Grill
The Daily Habit
Dave Grady
Debbie Mallams
Denny Gignoux
Ellie Johnson
Ethos Paris
Flathead Fish & Seafood
Fun Beverage – Michael Conrey
Glacier Cyclery & Nordic Shop
Glacier Guides / Montana Raft Co.
Great Northern Bar
Great Northern Brewery
Great Northern Pasta Co.
Green Tea
Going to the Sun Gallery
Hair Hut
Hammer Nutrition
Haskill Station
Imagine Station
Izaak Walton Inn
Jan Metzmaker
Jay Shaver
Johanna Steenekamp
Karen Crittendon
Kim Short Massage Therapist
La Hacienda
Latitude 48
Linda Ellcey w Hair Hut
Lisa Steiner
Loula’s Café
Mackenzie River Pizza Co.
Markus Foods
Marti and Laurie Miller
McGough & Co
Molly Bruce
Montana Coffee Traders
Nelson’s Hardware
North Country Log Works – Marc Venery
Paul Conrad
Piney Creek Interiors
Purple Pomogranate
Quickees
Red Caboose
Red Union Salon – Gillian, Brandi and   Kristi
Robin Brooks
Rocky Mountain Outfitters
Runner Up Sports
Russ Schneider
Sage & Cedar
Sally’s Bakery and Deli
Samarah Art
Sappari
Serrano’s
SherryLynn w 33 Baker Salon
Sportsman Ski Haus
Sprouts
Stillwater Mountain Lodge & Nordic   Center
Stumptown Sports Shop
Stumptown Art Studio
Sweat Peaks
Swift Creek Café
Tail Waggers
Terrapin Farms
The White Room
Third Street Market
Toggery
Total Indulgence – Amy Arakaki
Tupelo Grille
Village Shops
Wasabi
Whitefish Lake Golf Course
Whitefish Lake Restaurant
Whitefish Mountain Cinema
Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort

2011 Pie Auction

Volunteers: Linda Grady, Chris Holt

Pie donations:  Madison Grady, Chris Holt, Sara Parr, Linda Grady, Teri Muraoka, Carrie Sood, Jenny Henson, Jan Metzmaker, Kendra Hope, Kirsten Saben, Kathy Neff, Dusty Hosek, Wendy Ring, Megan Shaver.

Big Mountain Run

Thank you to all of our volunteers and sponsors:

  • Set up: Cameron Blake
  • Timers: Cameron Blake Mark Holt, Kate Cassidy, Larry Bruce, Carrie Sood, Robin Bissel, Robin Brooks Stephanie Venery and Nancy Anderson
  • Course: Brenda Winkler
  • Course marking: Tim Noonan and Robin Brooks, Eric Greenwood
  • Course removal and clearing: Stella Holt
  • Food: Chris Holt
  • Plates / dog bowl award painting: Chris Holt, Leslie and Abby Gascoigne, Elizabeth Guiney
  • Advertising: Chris Holt and Cameron Blake
  • Poster: Brenda Winkler
  • Sponsors: Whitefish Mountain Resort Mountain, Chris Holt, Northern PT, Hammer
    Nutrition, Sally’s,  Sportsman Ski Haus, Whitefish Animal Hospital

Western States/Race at Glacier

Thank you to all of you who made possible this year’s Western States Youth Ski Festival/The Race at Glacier.

Thanks to Cameron Blake for making it all happen.

We hosted 127 racers from 8 teams and 4 states!!  This is the last year we will host – next year it  will move to Bozeman or Jackson,  It was a major undertaking to pull it off and took nearly as many volunteers as racers – we couldn’t have done it without you.  A big thank you to Glacier Outdoor Center – Karsten Carlson, Sally Thompson, Darwon Stoneman and staff for hosting our event. And especially to Karsten for patiently taking at least 50 phone calls from me over the 2 days.

Thank you to our sponsors:  Big Sky IV, Flathead Orthopedics, Sportsman & Ski Haus, First Interstate Bank, Northern Physical Therapy and Naked Noodle.

Huge thank yous to: Dave and Linda Grady.  Dave built the course, risking fingers and toes in the cold weather and announced both days.  Linda ran the timing.   And  another huge thank you to Chris Holt who fed the masses wonderful food on a limited budget, made signage, sourced sponsors and more.  Another big thank you to Rob Marchetti who learned the timing system and worked the computer.

Thank you to our race secretary, Sarah May, who new to this whole biz, jumped in with both feet and helped out wherever and whenever needed.

Thank you to course builders, haulers, monitors and deconstructors:  Dave Grady, Robin Brooks, Paul Conrad, Paul Kaszuba., Mark Manning, Mark Holt,  Larry and Molly Bruce, Jessie and Gordon Opel, Brooke Linford, Mary Houston, Russ Schneider, Paul Sheehan, John  Crandall, Jay Shaver, Don Spivey, Don Bestwick, Denny Gignoux’, Amy Keeler, Sandy Gray and Noah Young.

Thank you timing/start/finish crews – Larry and Molly Bruce, Robin Bissell, Anne Castren, Colleen Scharfe, Heidi Miller, Kathy Neff, Noah Young, Eric Smythe, Wendy Compton-Ring, Sandy Crandall, Madison Grady, Emma Marchetti,  Sophie Marchetti, Lisa Gorian,  Denise VanArstdale, Elaine Steele, Carrie Sood, Stella Holt, Jack Steele, Rebekah Weaver, Sarah May and Kirsten Sabin we couldn’t have done it with out you – thank you both veterans and newbies and those of you who jumped in at the last minute.

Thank you Judy Spivey for your food help and all those who contributed chili and food and helped serve Sunday’s lunch.

Thank you to Arne and Karl Boveng for the wonderful music.

Thank you to Robin Brooks and the ski team team kids for building and running the obstacle course and forerunning the other courses Jack, Stella, Connor, Henry, Carl, Fischer, and Karl.

Thank you to Chris Holt’s crew who fed volunteers and racers at the race plus hosted 175 for dinner in the Whitefish Middle School gym; Nancy Anderson, Robin Bissell, Janet Beiser, Darlene Bestwick, Kate Cassidy, Joan Ehrenberg, John Gangemi, Grayson and Lisa Gorian, Kendra and Evi Hope – Sheehan, Laura Koches, Debbie Mallams, Teresa Mooney, Jan Metzmaker, Jesse Opel, Sara Parr, Lisa Steiner and Brenda Winkler.

Thank you Sandy Gray for announcing at the banquet.

Thank you Barrett Gray, Cassidy Grady and Colton Gorian for clean-up assistance – sorry you still don’t get the sportsmanship award but we appreciate you!!!

Thank you Brenda Winkler for cleaning and sorting bibs.and Molly Bruce for her treasurer skills.

Thank you to Flathead Nordic Ski Patrol for patroling both days; Whitefish Mountain Resort for fencing and pads; Whitefish Middle School for pads; Bill and Sarah Brist for the timing clock; Glacier Cyclery for tents; Montana Coffee Traders for coffee, Glacier Bank and Whitefish Credit Union for goodies for the kids.

Tuesday Night Relay Races

Thanks so much to the participants, volunteers and business that help make the TNRR a huge success.

Timing:  Bruce Lieffring, Brenda Winkler, Ron Brunk and Katie Davis

Raffle donations from Rocky Mountain Outfitter; Hammer Nutrition; Naked Noodle, Ganache, Daily Habit/Great Northern Cycles, Whitefish Lake Restaurant; Glacier Nordic Center (formerly Outback Ski Shake)

Congratulations to Reid Sabin for winning the Big Prize giveaway – a Hammer Nutrition Race Suit

January 23, 2011, Glacier Glide

Thanks to everybody for a fantastic Glacier Glide. The course was a beauty,  perfectly groomed and marked;  the timing was seemless;  the registration was swift,  the awards were gorgeous and expertly presented,  the chili was delicious,  and the food was out of this world.  Thank you everybody.  Special thanks to our volunteers including:

  • Hand crafted bowl Awards-Chris Holt, Stella Holt, Robin Bissell
  • Food-Cameron Blake; Chris Holt, Junior Jets
  • Course-Marc Venery, Bruce Lieffring, John Gangemi, Jason Schmidt, Dan Savage, Jaimie Moore, Amy Keeler
  • Timing, Linda Grady, Rob  Marchetti , Anne  Castren , Robin  Bissell , Tara Trotter , Brian  Schutt , Susan  Sherman , Cameron Blake
  • Registration- Molly Bruce, Kelly Talsma, Debbie Mallams, Laurie Miller
  • Bib Collection – Nancy Anderson
  • Poster and getting the word out – Brenda Winkler and Ellie Johnson
  • Cleanup – a great big crew including Cassidy Grady, Stella Holt, Henry Holt and many of the other volunteers listed above.
  • Whitefish Lake Restaurant provided a place to register, eat and relax.

January 15, 2011, Membership Toggles.

Chris and Stella Holt, Chris’s classroom of willing students, and Brenda Winkler donated their time to create over 750 toggles for each member this season.  Please wear them proudly while skiing.

December 4, 2010 Glacier Nordic Club – Thank you to all the Merchants and Volunteers that made this year’s annual Potluck a great success!  

 
Amazing Crepes
Arne Boveng
Back Door Country Store
Beargrass Gardens
Best Western Rocky Mountain Lodge – What a great Crew!!
Big Sky Specialty Compounding – Anne Webb
Blue Cow Car Wash
Bonneli’s Bistro
Bonnie Closson
Bookworks
Bow Wow Beauty Parlor
Brenda Winkler
Buffalo Café
Bulldog Saloon
Chris Holt
Chuck Haney

Great Northern Cycles

Ciao Mambo
Cindy Weaver
Copperleaf Chocolate Company
Craggy Range Bar and Grill
The Daily Habit
Dave Grady
Debbie Mallams
Denny Gignoux
Ellie Johnson
Ethos Paris
Flathead Fish & Seafood
Ganache/Megan Healy
Glacier Cyclery
Glacier Guides / Montana Raft Co.
Great Northern Bar
Great Northern Brewery
Great Northern Pasta Co.
Green Tea
Grouse Mountain Lodge
Hair Hut
Hammer Nutrition
Imagine Station
Izaak Walton Inn
Jan Metzmaker
Jay Shaver
Johanna Closson
Karen Crittendon
Kelly Talsma
Laura Nugent
Latitude 48
Loula’s Café
Mackenzie River Pizza Co.
Marcus Foods
McGarry’s Roadhouse
McGough & Co
Molly Bruce
Montana Coffee Traders
Mrs. Spoonovers
Nelson’s Hardware
North Country Log Works/Marc Venery
Outback Ski Shack
Paul Conrad
Pescado Blanco
Piney Creek Interiors
Prudential Whitefish Real Estate
Purple Frog Gardens
Purple Pomogranate
Quickee
Reccias
Red Star at Haymoon Ranch
Red Union Station
Rocky Mountain Outfitters
Runner Up Sports
Russ Schneider
Sage & Cedar
Sally’s Bakery and Deli
Samarah Art
Sappari
Serrano’s
Shanti Yoga
Sportsman Ski Haus
Sprouts
Stillwater Mountain Lodge
Stumptown Sports Shop
Stumptown Art Studio
Sweat Peaks
Swift Creek Café
Tail Waggers
Terrapin Farms
“The Dog Yard” Swift Creek Kennel/Tom Healy
The White Room
Third Street Market
Tupelo Grille
Village Shops
Walking Man Frame Gallery
Wasabi
Whitefish Gift and Gear
Whitefish Lake Golf Course
Whitefish Lake Restaurant
Whitefish Massage Therapy/Jessica Cooney
Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort
Whitefish Pottery

November 16 and 17, 2010, The Banff Film Festival Cookie Fund Raiser for the Glacier Nordic Ski Team was a huge success. 

We raised $1,506 for the Ski Team.  Thanks to all those who donated goods and time.

Organizer:  Chris Holt

BAKERS:

Bestwick, Gangemi, Gorian, Healey, Holt, Holdheusen, Huston, Mallams, Miller, Marchetti, Opel, Nadeau, Sabin, Sood, Steele, Talsma, Winkler, Weaver, Venery.

If you notice a name missing, please let me know!!

TUESDAY:

Helpers: Tuesday  early  set up and clean up.

C. Holt, L. Gorian, J.Gangemi, Mathias, Chris Holdheusen

During intermission:

Stella, Henry, Carl, Jack, Colton, Gracie, Conner, Barrett, Maddie, Mathias, Fischer, Cameron, coach Robin

If I over looked anyone please let me know.

WEDNESDAY:

Helpers: Tuesday  early  set up

C.Holt, L Gorian, L.Grady, Cass. Grady, C. Weaver, Stella

During intermission:

Stella, Henry, Carl, Jack, Colton, Gracie, Maddie, Cassidy, Jay Shaver, Lisa, Linda, Dave, coach Robin

Final cleanup: Chris, Coach Robin, Stella, Henry, Jack, Carl

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