Millwood Follies was fabulous!

From left are Karen Noack (Glenda, the Good Witch), Denise Milliken (Flying Monkey), Dana Weaver (Munchkin), Cathy Epps (Oz), Kelli Yeomans (Cowardly Lion), Cathy Hallam (Bad Witch). Enlargephoto

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From left are Karen Noack (Glenda, the Good Witch), Denise Milliken (Flying Monkey), Dana Weaver (Munchkin), Cathy Epps (Oz), Kelli Yeomans (Cowardly Lion), Cathy Hallam (Bad Witch).

The 30th Annual Millwood Follies was a HUGE success! Our goal was to raise money to help a local organization, which is The Women's Cancer Coalition. Through the tremendous support of everyone in the Four Corners Region, we were able to exceed our goal and expectations. Thank you to those that chose to become Financial Sponsors for the Adventure to Oz:

Oz - Above $200

Jack and Patricia Burk

C & G Health Systems

Southwest Health Systems

Robin and Nancy Strother

Lion - $200

Tom and Rosalind Buffalo

Margaret and Bob Gaddis

Tin Man - $100

Jeff and Dee Booton

Melissa Churchill and Rick Clay

Dr. John Petty -Alpine Eye Clinic

Durango Motor Company

Jodi Harris and Lynne Howarth

Mancos Valley Bank

P & D Grocers

Dick and Pat White

Wolcott Insurance

Scarecrow - $50

Nancy Ames

Kroeger Ace Hardware

Marlene and Steve Olson

Margie and Larry Russell

Judith Swain

Betty Wolcott

Munchkins - $25

Dr. Jason Smith

Susan Smith

Rob and Mary Wilson

We also could not have achieved such great success if it had not been for the tremendous support from local businesses that donated items ftor Door Prizes, Silent Auction items, and Live Auction items. Thank you to the following:

Singing River Farms, Valley Video, Becky's Salon, Cliffrose, Susie's Hallmark, Lissa, Don Phillips, Janice Hall, Custom Calligraphy and Frame, Sideshow, Trimble Hot Springs, Kaleidoscope, Mancos Liquor, Merle Norman, Log Cabin Liquor, Claudia Whitman, Steve Williams, Gwen Hawkins, Lalus Stained Glass, Four Corners Materials, Allen Theatres, Kokopelli, Donna Reitz, Don Reitz, Painted Turtle Studios, Sandy Weaver, Spaaah Shop, Nate Mayfield, West Slope Liquors, Millwood Junction, Four Seasons, Absolute Bakery, Barb Welch, Dana Weaver, BMW (Basin Motorcycle Works), Dolores Brewery, Mancos Valley Distillery, Geeks on Grand, Fahrenheit Coffee, Integrity Glass, Ted's Taco, Flying Pig, Cosmos, Body and Soul Massage by Chyrise Bay, Let It Grow, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, City Market (Cortez and Durango), Western Excelsior, Brent Reitz, Veryl Goodnight, Up the Creek Antiques, Barbara Grist, Raven House, Osprey, Larry Meagher, Marge Garrett, Julia Hesse, Deb Doty, Jill Lawson Yoga, Becca Schuler, A & L Coors Distributing, Bobbi Black, Natural Grocers, Zumas Natural Foods, T Box Liquors, The Archuleta Family, Bounty Hunter, Janet Chanay, Roma Colbert, Tracey Orona, Aramark, Sheryl Bruce, Columbine Bar, Rimrock Outfitters, Beehive, T & M Dirtworks, Southwest Memorial Hospital, Durango Harley Davidson, Sugar Pine Ranch Rally, Mancos Valley Veterinary Hospital, Susan Eppich, Cellar Cuts, Dog-Gone Gorgeous, Dunton Hot Springs, Brandee Simmons, Seasons Restaurant, General Palmer, Doubletree Hotel Durango, and Kingman Fine Colorado Wines.

We would also like to especially thank the Millwood Junction for hosting this annual event that helps raise money for local causes, Doug Eagle of Southwest Sound, Christie and Josh Martin for their help with the chairs, Allan Randolph for auctioneering, Dave and Karen Noack for organizing the entertainment, Denise Milliken for poster design, and the extremely talented performers.

Thank you to The Women's Cancer Coalition for all you do to assist women with female cancer issues in Montezuma and Dolores Counties. All the money has not yet been received, and calculations are still in progress, but we plan to present the Women's Cancer Coalition with funds in excess of $4,000. Thank you, again to everyone that supported this wonderful cause!

Cathy Epps, Cathy Hallam, Kelli Yeomans, Dana Weaver, Karen Noack, Denise Milliken, Donna Reitz, and Gail Bertram