The Scarab Blog

    Community Contributions

    Posted by Janie Viehman on March 17, 2015 in Community

    The Scarab Sponsors:

    The Minturn Summer Concert Series

    With a great local community, the business's within Minturn band together to help put on a fabulous summer concert series. This fun event is totally free to the public and lasts for eight weeks throughout the summer. Once a week, musicans and bands are brought in to preform in Minturn's Little Beach Amphiteather.

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    The Scarab Supports the Minturn Community Fund

    Posted by Janie Viehman on December 17, 2014 in Community

    The Minturn Community Fund

    2nd Annual Minturn Holiday Fundraiser

    The Minturn Community Fund (TMCF) is a non-profit that was established in 2004 with the goal of making a positive difference in the lives of local Colorado residents.  TMCF works to ensure that both Minturn and its sister town, Redcliff, remain strong, stable and happy communities.

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    The Scarab Honors Human Dignity

    Posted by Janie Viehman on September 11, 2014 in Community

    Sanju's Story  

    by Goodweave

    Ethical Rug Weaving Practices

    "The International Labour Organization estimates that 215 million children ages 5-17 are engaged in child labor" (ILO, Accelerating action against child labour, 2010).

    The Scarab proudly supports the Goodweave organization and the practices that they promote. 

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    The Scarab's Dark Fairy Dress

    Posted by Larry Stone on April 28, 2014 in Community

    Project Funway

    Jane Rohr and Janie Viehman brought home the honors of second place for their very stylish Rock and Roll Fairy Dress. It was The Scarab’s first entry in the third Annual Project Funway.  With music backing up the fabulous model Janie Viehman, she rocked the stage with the team’s modern and edgy dress fabricated from silver and black screens that are more often found in doors and windows to keep the critters out than in high fashion.

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    The Scarab and Vail Manufacturing: Blacksmithing Industrial Art

    Posted by Janie Viehman on March 13, 2014 in Community

    The Creativity Behind Metal Fabrication

    For over 15 years Vail Manufacturing Inc. has been the only metal fabrication shop in Eagle County that offers a full-time, hands-on showroom that welcomes clients, designers and contractors. Owned by Carrie and Barry Kroschel, the company prides itself on working with local artisans, supporting the community, developing relationships and creating a sustainable business environment.

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    The Scarab Gives Back

    Posted by Janie Viehman on February 2, 2014 in Community

    Minturn Community Fund

    In the town of Minturn people look out for each other and the Minturn Community Fund helps facilitate that support. Created in 2004 to ensure that Minturn and sister town Red Cliff would always be cared for, the Community Fund is a non-profit development organization funded solely though donations and staffed by volunteers.  By partnering with other local non-profits like the Salvation Army, the Community Fund takes care of anything its residents need.

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    Ode To Beth Slifer and Slifer Designs

    Posted by Janie Viehman on December 6, 2013 in Community

    From Slifer Designs to The Scarab

    After 30 years in the luxury resort interior design field, the name Slifer Designs has become synonymous with Vail Valley decor. Hailing from northern Florida, Creative Director and CEO Beth Slifer grew up in the business as her mother was an interior designer. Beth was always interested in design but never put her skills into practice until she moved to Vail in 1983. After arriving in Vail, she quickly noticed that even though it was the early 1980s, all the...

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