Thursday, February 22, 2024

Boots Up! for Charity Raises $150,000 for Chelan Valley Housing Trust, Lake Chelan Rotary Club


CHELAN - The recent "Boots Up for Charity" held at Larc Hill Vineyard Ranch on September 30, was a rollicking success, according to Jeanne Giddings, Outreach Coordinator for Chelan Valley Housing Trust. "Over 225 folks attended." said Giddings. "And proceeds from the live and silent auctions, raise the paddle and other donations topped $150,000."

The Western themed event featured a live auction, silent art auction, line dancing, and a catered dinner all overlooking the South Shore of Lake Chelan from Larc Hill Vineyard Ranch, a beautiful winery and outdoor event space.

With proceeds to benefit Chelan Valley Housing Trust and Lake Chelan Rotary's Promise Scholarship Fund, the Housing Trust & the Rotary Club wishes to thank the following organizations and people involved in making the event happen: Jennifer Cobb and Jeffery Smith of Larc Hill, Lake Chelan Arts Council, Chelan, Lake Chelan
Chamber of Commerce, Auctioneer Adam Rynd and Master of Ceremonies, Daryl Ferguson, DJ Eric Holmberg, and all those who provided donations, purchased tables and attended. We are also thankful for the help of student volunteers from Lake Chelan High School FFA club.

In addition, the CVHT would like to thank our community's donors and supporters including Representative Mike Steele, 12th District, Bob and Rosemary May, Karen Feek, City of Chelan, Chelan County Commissioners,  Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce, Charlie and Debbie Guildner, Guy Evans, Jim and Nancy Noack, Larry Lehmbecker, Coldwell Banker, Campbell's Resort, North Cascades Bank, Morgan Stanley, Goodfellow Bros. and many more.

For more information visit: CVHT at or Lake Chelan Rotary Club, at
For more information: Scott Meyers, 509-860-9108,



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