Home » Jackson Hole »Teton County »Town of Jackson » Currently Reading:

Old Bill’s Raises $8.4-million

October 23, 2012 Jackson Hole, Teton County, Town of Jackson No Comments

Philanthropists and representatives of non-profits throughout Jackson Hole gathered at the National Museum of Wildlife Art Monday night to learn the results of this year’s Old Bill’s Fun Run for Charities and collect the amounts raised for each organization.  When the counting was done this year, Community Foundation Director Katharine Conover says the total was nearly $8.4-million dollars – fully 8% above last year’s near-record amount.  That, she says, remains unprecedented nationally.  She says there are 15 other Old Bill-style events across the country which do very well but none come close to raising the kinds of funds raised here. Conover says thanks in part to nearly $2.4-million dollars donated by 45 co-challengers, the non-profits will see the nearly $6-million they raised in donations matched by 55%.  Conover says the organization that drew the most donations was Jackson Hole Fire/EMS which saw 510 contributors raise $128,384, in part to help replace a wildland fire engine that was destroyed in the recent Little Horsethief Canyon Fire that threatened the town of Jackson last month.  Over the 16 years the event has been staged, Old Bill’s has helped raise nearly $91-million for the community’s non-profit organizations.

Comment on this Article:

LOST CREEK RANCH AND SPA WEBCAM

Quake List

Archive

Weather Alerts

Wyoming News

  • The Grizzlies Won’t Be a Pushover [AUDIO] - August 29, 2014
    The Wyoming Cowboys open up their football season at home against Montana tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon in Laramie.  It’s the first meeting between the two schools since 1997, and the Grizzlies enter the game as the fifth-ranked team in the FCS. On defense, the Cowboys top priority is to stop the run.  With a talented quarterback […]
  • Warmer Temperatures With Isolated Thunderstorms Expected Today - August 29, 2014
    A weak ridge of high pressure will build over the region today, which will allow temperatures to become warmer and closer to average statewide.  However, some lingering low-level moisture and daytime heating could trigger a few hit or miss thunderstorms for the afternoon and early evening hours.  Gusty winds and lots of lightning will be […]
  • GPS will sometimes lead you to astray - August 29, 2014
    At the risk of sounding like I’ve been watching too much Top Gear, I need to go off on a bit of a rant right now. The good folks at Nissan let me drive a Titan for two full months, which was really nice of them. And it’s done a pretty good job of filling […]
  • Centennial Church Burglary And Shooting A Hoax, Pastor Shot Himself - August 28, 2014
    A Pastor of the Centennial Valley Community Church, who claims he was shot during a robbery staged the whole incident.  The Albany County Sheriff’s department says 44 year old Pastor Dennis Lynn Davis falsified his report of the robbery and in fact shot himself. Undersheriff Robert Debree says deputies immediately became suspicious of the crime, and after interviewing […]

The Latest RSS Items

  • No items found in feed URL: http://feeds.feedburner.com/StefaniasBlog?format=xml. You requested 5 items.
  • powered by RSS Just Better 1.3 plugin