Evergreen Ice Melt Contest

2021/2022 Event


The barrel officially fell through the ice on

April 10, 2022
at 2:25:15 PM (14:25:15)

The high temperature of the day in Evergreen was 57° F

Thanks to Evergreen Fire & Rescue the barrel was retrieved on Wednesday April 13, 2022.
Winners will be contacted by phone and/or email.

From Mountain Foothills Rotary


This season’s event started with many challenges including COVID restrictions and a late freezing of the lake. Not to mention, this event is a long event spanning from November of 2021 to April 2022.

Mountain Foothills Rotary would like to thank all those who made this event possible including the sponsors, people who financially donated, student volunteers, people who donated time, businesses who helped sell tickets and everyone who bought tickets.

The Evergreen Ice Melt Contest is an annual tradition in Evergreen and is one of the events that make this community a special place. Without everyone’s participation this event would not have happened. We will be giving the proceeds to our beneficiaries in the upcoming weeks. In the meantime, please thank our sponsors and the businesses who helped sell tickets by visiting their establishments.

Again, thanks to everyone who participated! We are looking forward to next season!

Keith Dragon
2021/2022 Ice Melt Chairperson

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Sponsors for the 2021/2022 Event

Mountain Foothills Rotary thanks all of our 2021/2022 Event Sponsors! They make this event possible for us to give back to the Evergreen Community.

When doing business in our community we ask that you please choose their products and services first! These organizations have chosen to make a difference in the Evergreen Community.

30772 Southview Dr #200
Evergreen, CO 80439
Website: http://www.elevationdental.net/
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4611 Plettner Ln Unit 110
Evergreen, CO 80439
Website: https://evergreencomassage.com/
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26301 Hill Top Dr
Evergreen, CO 80439
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30770 Stagecoach Blvd
Evergreen, CO 80439
Website: https://www.efirstbank.com/
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29005 Upper Bear Creek Rd
Evergreen, CO 80439
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8774 Spring Dr
Conifer, CO 80433
Phone: (303) 674-4754

2942 Evergreen Pkwy
Evergreen, CO 80439
Website: http://www.sellslaw.com/
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Donations for the 2021/2022 Event

Beer Barrels!

Mountain Foothills Rotary is an evening club that enjoys socializing, including having a fine beer or two. Our club recently had the idea of engaging area breweries and tap rooms to share in our community event by becoming “Barrel Buddies”.

This season we will be receiving donations from El Rancho Brewing Company & Lariat Lodge Brewing Company. Each of these breweries are donating a portion of their beer sales to the Ice Melt Contest.

Please stop by and help with their donations by purchasing a brew or two! If you find a Mountain Foothills Rotarian at the bar, be sure to buy tickets!

El Rancho Brewing Company
29260 US-40
Evergreen, CO 80439
Website: https://elranchobrewing.com/
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Lariat Lodge Brewing Company
27618 Fireweed Dr
Evergreen, CO 80439
Website: https://www.lariatlodgebrewing.com/
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Event Beneficiaries

All proceeds benefit Evergreen Christian Outreach (EChO), the Evergreen Parks & Recreation Department INSPIRE - Special Needs Program and the Mountain Foothills Rotary Foundation. For more information about each of the organizations click on the logos below.

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Past Dates & Times

  • April 14, 2021 1:34:42 PM (13:34:42)
  • April 7, 2020 4:37:15 PM (16:37:15)
  • April 17, 2019 6:46:44 PM (18:46:44)
  • March 25, 2018 7:17:22 PM (19:17:22)
  • March 15, 2017 12:38:54 PM (12:38:54)
  • April 5, 2016 11:26:37 AM (11:26:37)
  • March 21, 2015 12:50:23 PM (12:50:23)
  • March 28, 2014 1:17:31 PM (13:17:31)
  • April 8, 2013 4:56:04 PM (16:56:04)
  • March 24, 2012 1:04:41 PM (13:04:41)
  • March 22, 2011 11:06:12 AM (11:06:12)
  • April 12, 2010 2:35:43 PM (14:35:43)
  • March 5, 2009 2:13:31 PM (14:13:31)
  • April 6, 2008 12:31:31 PM (12:31:31)
  • March 25, 2007 10:38:33 AM (10:38:33)

History of The Ice Melt Contest

The barrel idea came while visiting the Summit County Rotary Club in Dillon who had been doing the Ice Melt contest for a number of years. Several members of the Mountain Foothills Rotary Club decided this would be a good fundraiser for our club. So with a lot of help from local sponsors and members, the first Ice Melt Contest started on December 31, 2006 in conjunction with the Skate the Lake event in Evergreen.

Since the 2006/2007 season, Mountain Foothills Rotary in Evergreen has been holding the Ice Melt event on Evergreen Lake to benefit the Evergreen Parks & Recreation Department INSPIRE - Special Needs Program and Evergreen Christian Outreach (EChO) with a small amount going to our Club Foundation. Over the years the Ice Melt fundraiser has raised thousands of dollars for the community at large.

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Mountain Foothills Rotary

Rotary is an international organization of business and professional leaders providing humanitarian services, encouraging high ethical standards in all vocations and helping to build goodwill around the world.

We focus on doing the good work that all Rotary clubs do, but also upon these things that make us unique:

  • We are a manageable size so we all know each other personally
  • We have fun doing what we do
  • We don’t take ourselves too seriously
  • Being an evening club, we are able to include a short social event each week

I invite you to come and meet us any Wednesday at Mt. Vernon Country Club. We meet at 6:30 PM. Most of us come at least a half hour early to socialize.

Yours in Rotary,

PJ Dyon
Rotary Club of Mountain Foothills of Evergreen, Colorado

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Evergreen, CO 80437

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