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Screen Shot 2016-02-02 at 4.01.15 PMAspens Market and New West KnifeWorks Host Dinner to Benefit R Park

(Wilson, Wyoming) February 22, 2016–Rendezvous Lands Conservancy, the owner and operator of Rendezvous Park (R Park), is pleased to announce an exclusive benefit dinner on Friday, March 11 at 7:30pm at the Aspens Market in Wilson.

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R Park is a 40-acre community hub that fosters nature, wildlife, creativity and recreation for people of all ages and backgrounds free of charge. Having provided the county an easement, R Park connects the West Bank and Jackson via the new Snake River Pedestrian Bridge and community pathways.

Hosted by the Aspens
Market and New West KnifeWorks tickets are $125 per person and include four locally inspired courses paired with fine wines. As the featured chef, Corey Milligan, founder and owner of New West KnifeWorks, will use his handcrafted, award-winning knives. Westside Wine & Spirits will provide an array of wines selected by Owner Katrina Ryan. Both Mr. Milligan and Mrs. Ryan serve as R Park Advisory Board members who have made R Park’s transformation from a gravel-pit possible.

Shaped by the community, this dinner is an example of the generosity that has made R Park possible and continues to support its completion and operations,

said Elisabeth Rohrbach, Rendezvous Lands Conservancy development and communications director.

Mike Reid, owner of Aspens Market, said

it’s a pleasure for us to put our venue to greater use, especially for events that support such ground-breaking community projects as R Park.

With only 28 seats available tickets to this intimate dinner will sell out quickly. Join us to support the community’s newest natural park. Tickets can be purchased by credit card or PayPal here or at the New West KnifeWorks store at 98 Center Street just off Town Square. You can also call 307.739.8325 to purchase tickets via credit card.

About Rendezvous Lands Conservancy – Rendezvous Lands Conservancy improves the quality of life in rural Intermountain West communities by protecting, owning, and creating locally significant keystone conservation properties as public access parks. In 2011 the Jackson Hole Land Trust and the LOR Foundation founded RLC and its inaugural project, Rendezvous Park, began. For more information visit www.rendezvouslandsconservancy.org. 

About Rendezvous Park, a project of Rendezvous Lands Conservancy – Rendezvous Park is a 40-acre natural park that fosters nature, wildlife, creativity and recreation for people of all ages and backgrounds. At the nexus of Jackson, Wilson, and Teton Village, sitting on the bank of the Snake River, R Park connects the West Bank to Jackson via the new Snake River Pedestrian Bridge and community pathways. For more information visit www.rpark.info.

 About the Aspens Market – Aspens Market is a locally owned and operated grocery store and deli in Jackson Hole. They offer delicious prepared food, an authentic butcher, fresh produce, and a wide assortment of grocery items to satisfy any kitchen or pantry. For more information, visit http://aspensmarket.com/.

About New West KnifeWorks – New West KnifeWorks was founded by Corey Milligan originally to design, develop, and produce knives for fine art and craft shows. From its inception, the goal has been not only to produce the finest quality knives in the world, but also to design these tools to be works of art that inspire excellence in food preparation and beautify the kitchen. Corey has had much success in this mission. The knives have been accepted at many of the nation’s top juried fine art shows and have won several awards. Furthermore, the knives have been featured in many of the nation’s top publications. For more information visit http://www.newwestknifeworks.com/.