It's hard to believe that the Gloves Off Gala is only 2.5 months away! The menu has been decided and our mouths are already watering! Just A Taste Catering is surely going to knock it out of the park once again. We hope you can join us for an evening celebrating and supporting the Gallatin Ice Foundation and the 'Raise the Ice Barn' campaign.

And as our small team finalizes details, volunteers will continue reaching out to our community for auction donations. The ability to offer one-of-a-kind auction donations inspires generous bidding and results in more resources for the GIF, so if you are interested in donating an item or want to join our auction squad, please let us know. 

Finally, we are pleased to announce that Christiana Dudik will be serving as our intern for the Spring semester. Christiana is already a familiar face on the ice, coaching figure skaters and hockey players alike, and will be a welcomed addition in the office.

Construction Committee Update

The Construction Committee has been meeting with local contractors and a mechanical engineer to optimize the insulation and mechanical packages for Phase III. The team reported that they are getting lots of questions answered, and are encouraged by the progress made and everyone's enthusiasm for finding efficient and cost effective solutions for our next critical construction step. They expect to have more firm budget numbers in the next few weeks!

Cheers,

Chelsea and Anna