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Yampa Valley Sustainability Council's "Insight: Art for Climate Action" Raises Over $45,000 and Draws Over 200 Guests

07/17/2023 07:00AM ● By Yampa Valley Sustainability Council

Steamboat Springs, CO - The Yampa Valley Sustainability Council (YVSC) is thrilled to announce the resounding success of its inaugural event, "Insight: Art for Climate Action." This remarkable evening, held at the exquisite venue La Joya Dulce, brought together art enthusiasts and climate activists and generated an incredible amount of support and funds for YVSC initiatives.

The event, held on Sunday, July 9, 2023 captivated attendees with a dazzling display of artistic brilliance and a shared passion for addressing climate action. Over 200 esteemed guests graced the venue, contributing to the vibrant atmosphere and demonstrating the community's unwavering dedication to sustainability.

Through the combined efforts of talented artists, devoted sponsors, and generous auction donors, "Insight: Art for Climate Action" raised over $45,000. This impressive achievement will empower YVSC to further its mission of serving as a leader, catalyst, and resource for building a sustainable and resilient Yampa Valley region.

"We are profoundly grateful to everyone who contributed to the success of Insight: Art for Climate Action," expressed Michelle Stewart, Executive Director at YVSC. "The outpouring of support and enthusiasm from our community and beyond is a testament to our collective commitment to addressing climate change and creating a sustainable future."

YVSC extends heartfelt appreciation to the exceptional artists who shared their thought-provoking works, breathing life into the event. Their creative expressions inspired and ignited vital conversations about the urgent need for climate action.


Furthermore, YVSC acknowledges and thanks the generous sponsors, including Alpine Bank, RE/MAX Partners, Ski Town Media, Amuse Bouche, and more, as well as the auction donors who played an instrumental role in making this event a triumph. Their commitment to environmental sustainability and their belief in YVSC's initiatives have made a lasting impact on the community.

"Insight: Art for Climate Action" serves as a testament to the power of art in raising awareness and inspiring positive change. YVSC remains steadfast in its commitment to leveraging the arts as a catalyst for climate action, driving sustainable practices, and building a resilient future for generations to come.