During the past school year, Dolores Bears Boosters Club has given support to the following organizations and athletics: Paw Prints, cameras; student government, parade entry and participation in Mardi Gras Carnival; Knowledge Bowl, drinks and snacks for Dolores hosted meet; middle school Math Counts; middle school Physics Club; Life Skills, T-shirts for Special Olympics and money toward bicycle; state middle school Destination Imagination, gift cards; sixth-grade camping, homemade goodies; senior class, zoo admission and annual senior breakfast; Operation Graduation, pop and water; sponsor of the Just Because scholarship given to a graduating senior; middle school football awards; high school basketball teams, hotel rooms for out-of-town tournament; high school wrestling, helped with new warm-ups; state wrestlers gift cards and engraving; high school track, helped with new uniforms and meals for state meet; track and field jumping pit rollout runway and liner; high school football, concussion helmets; high school baseball, meals during district, regional, and state playoffs; homecoming week bonfire; and high school banquets (drinks, dinnerware, set up and decorating).
None of this would be possible without the help of our 2010-2011 Bear Backers: Joe and Melissa Brunner; Cortez Orthodontics/Dr. Alan Schafer; 93.3 DCrow; Dolores Medical Center; Dolores Star; Dolores State Bank; Electric Motor Repair, Allan Thayer; Four States Tire & Service; Gonzales Construction; High Mesa Designs; McStone Aggregates, LLC; Milligin Honey Farms, LLC; Mountain Stone, Inc.; Bill and Nancy Nelligan; Ponderosa Restaurant; Steel Solutions, LLC; Moss and Billie Atkinson; Century 21 West Slope Realty; The Depot; Curt Patana, DDS; Linda Pepper; Brad and Heather Pierce; Gloria Richetts; S.F. Sparks, LLC; Victor N. Sundquist; Bill and Shirley Tourjee; Ginger Jar; Gracia and Dave Hopcia; Patrick and Vangi McCoy Family; Terris Hair & Nails; Dolores Liquor; Leslie Bugg; Deans Sewer & Drain (Dean and Missy Valdez); Friends of the Dolores Public Library; Steve and Sherri Maxwell; Mark and Laurelee McHale; Keith and Wendy Moore; Jason and Jill Umberger; Ray and Ronda Weir; The Adventurous Pet; Karen Andrews; Flying Pig, LLC; Kara Goodwin; Gary and Lori Harris; Haymor Produce, LLC; The Jambalaya (Cajun Food); Sisters in Stitches; Ann Wagner (Outpost Motel); and Sheldon and Ursula Upton.
We appreciate them and hope they will continue to help our cause in supporting the student activities and athletics of Dolores Middle and High Schools. Our 20112012 membership drive will begin in August. Until then go Bears, Lady Bears, and Cubs!
Wendy Moore, President