March 2014 Luncheon

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The March 2014 luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m., at Coyote Moon Bar & Grill, 120 Piedra Road, on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. We are continuing to collect canned food donations for the Food Bank, in addition to collecting diaper donations for the Pregnancy Support Center. If you would like to attend and are not on the call list, please contact Cindy Gustafsen (970) Read More →

February 2014 Luncheon


The February luncheon will be held at Marconi’s Italian Restaurant, 117 Navajo Trail Drive, Suite D, on Tuesday, February 25, at 11:30 a.m.

December 2013 – Timber Ridge Clubhouse

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WHIPS held the December luncheon at Timber Ridge Club House on December 17.  The potluck was amazing, and the gift exchange hilarious. It was a very nice gathering for the last of 2013. Please visit our Facebook page for photographs generously submitted by Joanne Irons.

November 2013 Luncheon at The Buffalo Inn

Thanksgiving Luncheon at Buffalo Inn

For November 2013, the WHIPS luncheon was held at Buffalo Inn on the 26th. Thanksgiving fare was enjoyed by the 51 angels in attendance. We had many guest speakers informing us of all of the season’s upcoming events.

October 2013 Luncheon, Riff Raff Brewing Company

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With a Halloween theme and costumes, our October luncheon at Riff Raff Brewing Company was hilarious. The food was delicious. Our guest speakers were very informative.

September 2013 WHIPS at Wolf Creek Run


September’s luncheon was our biggest success yet thanks to the 75 angels who attended! It was a gorgeous day to gather with friends, old and new, next to the San Juan River at Wolf Creek Run RV Park. The Oktoberfest and Halloween theme was very festive and our hosts Dianna and Ted not only provided a delicious meal but donated part of the proceeds from Read More →

March 2013 WHIPS at The View Restaurant

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The March 2013 meeting of WHIPS was held on the 26th at The View, a new restaurant soon to be opening at the Quality Resort (previously the Pagosa Lodge). Scroll down for photos! Dave Stewart is the owner of The View, which will include two restaurants, a bar, and seating for 300 people! Dave introduced his staff, including Kurt, his head chef, and Kim, the Read More →

February WHIPS Luncheon

The February meeting of Women Helping in Pagosa Springs (WHIPS) will be held on Tuesday, February 26 at 11:30 a.m. at Chavolos restaurant. Chavolos is located in Greenbriar Plaza off of North Pagosa Blvd. If you’d like to contribute to a local organization, bring canned food goods for the local food bank, or diapers for the Pregnancy Center. For questions, or to RSVP, please call Read More →

January WHIPS – summary

The January WHIPS gathering was held on the 29th at Ramon’s restaurant. What a feast! Over 40 women were present to try one of the SEVEN options available. The plate portions were generous and the service, as usual at Ramon’s, was wonderful. Cindy shared information about a donation going to WHIPS participant Sharon who was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. She faces chemotherapy and radiation Read More →