Colorado Gives Day Dinner

Chaffee County residents can learn about and donate to local nonprofit groups participating in Colorado Gives Day while enjoying a special three-course dinner at Eddyline Restaurant December 10th. 

The dinner, hosted by Eddyline and the Chaffee County Community Foundation, will highlight all 22 Chaffee County nonprofits who are participating in Colorado Gives Day through ChaffeeGives.org.

Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door.  Reservations may be made by calling 719-966-6000. 

Dan R

Danny “Dan R” Ridenour has been in radio and television broadcasting for 42 years, starting as a senior in high school at KAMO in Rogers, Arkansas.

Dan attended Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas from 1978-82 (where he picked up the name Dan R after his fraternity brothers couldn’t pronounce his last name), majoring in Radio/Television. Dan lived in Jonesboro for 10 years working in radio and then was a TV weatherman for ABC affiliate KAIT Channel 8.

Television was a little boring when compared to radio, so Dan returned to hosting radio morning shows in Nashville, Memphis, Oklahoma, and then eventually, Colorado.

Dan enjoys being involved in the community, having been an member of the Upper Arkansas Service Club and is currently on the board of directors for the Salida Community Center and is a member of the Chaffee County Fair Committee.

Dan and his wife Carrie spend their days doing everything the mountains have to offer: hiking, camping, fishing and skiing. They raised 3 children together and have 2 grandchildren.
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