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 Aspen's 2018 WINTERSKÖL
KING & QUEEN:
Kathy & Warren klug

The Wintersköl™ Committee and Aspen Chamber Resort Association have selected Aspen locals Kathy and Warren Klug as this year’s King and Queen for the 67th Annual Wintersköl celebration, Jan. 11-14, 2018. 
2018 Wintersköl Queen Kathy and King Warren Klug are both well-known for their dedication to the Aspen community. Kathy has been involved with the Aspen School District for over 24 years as a teacher and college counselor, and as a PhD has proven to be instrumental in helping many students succeed in college and life. She initiated the Colorado Western Slope College & Career Outreach that brings numerous schools to town for Aspen students to plan college careers.  Kathy also chairs the Community Service opportunities for students, and completed her doctorate in 2009 in education. Warren has been the General Manager for the Aspen Square Condominium Hotel for the past 24 years. He is active in the local Aspen community as an ACRA board member and the previous chair of the board. Warren is also on the Stay Aspen Snowmass Board. Both Kathy and Warren are strong advocates for organ donor awareness through efforts with their son Chris Klug and the Chris Klug Foundation, and both are active with their Christ Episcopal Church. Kathy and Warren Klug are retiring this spring after many years of service and they will continue to be active in the Aspen community. Kathy plans to continue to direct the Western Slope College Fair.                                                                                                                                                                        


Past Wintersköl Kings & Queens:

2017= Pat Callahan & Julie Lampton

2016= Tom & Jody Cardamone

2015= Duncan Clauss & Darcy Conover

2014 = Tom Anderson & Georgia Herrick Hanson

2013 = Travis McLain & Susan Cross

2012 = Ted & Christy Mahon 

2011 = Sam Ferguson & Marie Munday 

2010 = Kurt Bresnitz & Jackie Kasabach

2009 = Marian & Ralph Melville  

2008 = Eve Homeyer & Mead Metcalf 

2007 = Helen Klanderud & David Walbert

2006 = Tom & Carolyn Moore 

2005 = Leonard & Bamby Patterson 

2004 = Gretchen Bleiler & Steele Spence

2003 = Casey Puckett & Alberta Moore

2002 = Lenny Weinglass & Jayne Poss 

2001 (50th Anniversary) = Jack Depagter (Founder of Wintersköl) & Ellie Spence (1st Wintersköl Queen) 

2000 = Neil Bidelman & Gretl Uhl 

1999 = Amanda Boxtell & Chris Klug 

1998 = Klaus Obermeyer & Allison Scott

1997 = Miggs & Dick Durrance

1990 = George & Mary Gleason

1987 = Monica Lange

1986 = Susan Frailey

1985 = Linda Zarek

1981 = Annie Olson 

1970 = Sue Smedstad

1968 = Erika Brunar

1964 = Bridget Bagley now Mrs. Robert Kerr

1959 = Bente Larssen now Mrs. Eric Lawrence

1951 = Ellie Whitten (Spence)

 

4th of July Parade Waiver

IMPORTANT PARADE INFORMATION

PARADE STARTING/STAGING: The parade will begin at 11:00am. Parade positioning is “first come, first serve” and line up begins no earlier than 10:00am. There is no entry fee and the parade is open to the public. All 5 lanes of Main Street, from Aspen Street to 2nd Street, will be closed to all traffic & designated for parade staging only. Power is not provided in staging area and remember generators do need gas.

PARADE ROUTE: The parade will start East on Main Street. It will turn South onto Hunter Street, then West onto Cooper Avenue. The parade will continue West on Cooper Avenue to Galena Street. At Galena it heads North for 2 blocks before turning West onto Hopkins Avenue. The parade will continue South on Mill then West on Hyman Avenue. Parade participants will be directed to disperse at Hyman and Monarch Street.  PARADE JUDGING: Parade judging will take place in front of the Hotel Jerome. Participants will be limited to 1 minute or less for any performances in front of the judges. Security will be onsite monitoring all entries to help prevent gaps in the parade route. Recognition will be awarded to the best entries in the following categories: 

Most Patriotic | Most Humorous | Best Animal | Best Music | Most Outrageous | Best Children’s  

PARADE REMINDERS:  

  • Consumption of alcohol is prohibited during the parade.
  • Candy, favors, etc. should not be thrown from your float/vehicle during the parade. This is for the safety of the spectators and to prevent children from running out into the street. 
  • Water balloons will not be permitted. According to city ordinances, those caught throwing balloons will be removed from the parade and could face citations and/or arrests. 
  • All parade entries must be in “good taste” and will be allowed in the parade per the director’s discretion. 
  • Maximum height restriction for any float entry is 13’5”.

 

The undersigned organization has elected to participate in the Fourth of July parade sponsored by the City of Aspen and Aspen Chamber Resort

Association (“ACRA”). In consideration for City of Aspen and ACRA allowing the undersigned to participate in the festivities, the undersigned has read, understood, and willingly agreed to the terms of this INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT and WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT (collectively referred to herein as “RELEASE”).

INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT

                                    Participants are required to carry insurance adequate to cover any liability for damage, injury, economic loss, or other

liability that may be incurred by individuals and/or organizations during the Fourth of July parade. All participants agree to carry such insurance, and also agree not to submit any claim against the insurance of City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, or anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade.

WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT

                                         The undersigned understands the potential dangers that could be encountered in participating in the Fourth of July

parade. The dangers include, among other things, dangers relating to vehicular and pedestrian traffic; crowds of persons in close proximity to such traffic; animals that may react unpredictably in a parade environment; celebration and recreational activities; loud and unexpected noise; items that may be thrown to and from the crowd in connection with the parade; and other dangers traditionally associated with parades.

      Understanding those risks, the undersigned for itself and for all persons who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade with the undersigned, does hereby agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and release City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their

officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade from any and all

liability, claims, demands, actions, or rights of action (including attorneys’ fees and costs) that are related to or are in any way connected with the

undersigned’s participation in the parade. By signing this RELEASE, the undersigned intends to extinguish any and all liability and to indemnify against any loss on the part of City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade for any injury or damage of any nature (without regard to negligence or fault) to the undersigned and to all persons who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade.

                                      The undersigned warrants and represents that it will not invite or allow any person to participate in the parade unless

such person is bound to the terms of this RELEASE. To that end, the undersigned agrees that it shall take any steps necessary to secure agreement of such persons to the terms of this RELEASE, and that it shall be deemed a responsible person within the meaning of C.R.S. § 13-22-107 and § 19-1103(94) for all children who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

   I am the official representative of the undersigned organization. On behalf of the organization, I acknowledge our responsibilities as set forth above. I also accept on behalf of the organization all of the terms and conditions of this

INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT and WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT.

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