Get to know the 2020 Sparkle & Shine Nominees

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New Business of the Year Nominees: 


Daddy's Homemade Syrup: From our family to yours, we inspire the joy of creating kitchen memories through food, family, and fun by producing high quality, all-natural homemade syrups and ready- to-blend breakfasts while supporting sustainable packaging.

Evergreen Cooking School & Market: Evergreen Cooking School & Market, nestled in Evergreen, CO offers a truly unique culinary experience. Whether on the go & needing a quick meal, shopping our fresh fish market, browsing our unique gifts, purchasing our gourmet sauces & spices or even attending a cooking class, you are sure to enjoy your culinary experience. Owners Chef Mark Pridgen & wife Sara opened the business in 2014 and with the amazing support of the local community, continue to thrive. Open 7 days per week and always adding new offerings. The team looks forward to meeting you!

Old Pine Candle Co: Soy candles handmade in a little studio in Evergreen, CO. Women-led, inspired by the mountains, focused on sustainability.

Bivouac Coffee Co: Founded in 2017, and based in the mountains of Evergreen Colorado, Bivouac Coffee Company seeks to decrease the environmental impact of global coffee production through specialization in craft natural coffee processing, regenerative organic farming techniques, direct trade and sustainable roasting practice.


People's Choice Nominees:


PandoraJohnProperties-Madison & Company: PandoraJohnProperties is a hard-working, professional real estate team providing you the highest and most comprehensive level of service possible. Founded by Pandora & John Erlandson, the team now has four dynamic agents who work in a collaborative atmosphere with the utmost in values and standards. Whether you are buying or selling, we are true to our motto “All in, all the time” providing you with a meaningful, positive and successful real estate experience.

Zuni Sign Company, Inc: At Zuni Signs, we have been in the business of promoting business for over 20 years. We understand the unique opportunity that signage has for your business and have the skill to help you get customer’s or friends to your door. Plus, we live and work in the same community as you and many of your customers, so we are cognizant of the need to design a sign that not only attracts customer, but also is also respectful of our beautiful mountain environment.

Evan's Auto Care: Here at Evan's Auto Care our goal is provide honest, friendly service to all of our customers... old & new.  With our teams extensive knowledge and experience you will feel confident that you left your car in the hands of the right people!

Evergreen Clothing & Mercantile: Evergreen Clothing & Mercantile has an extensive array of fashions. Evergreen imprinted apparel to the latest fashions for all. We always say YES to community. Give where you live work & play.

Murphy's Mountain Grill: Murphy’s Mountain Grill, established in 2016, began with the belief of serving the best possible ingredients at the best possible prices with the best possible hospitality. When Chef Rand Packer and his wife Tiffani Packer stumbled upon the quaint city of Evergreen, Colorado, they visualized handcrafted cuisine and items made from scratch to be as fresh and natural as the scenery around them. The crisp mountain air and creekside setting invigorated their creative senses in crafting the unique, flavor-filled menu.


Business of the Year Nominees:


The Barber Stop: The Barber Stop in Evergreen, Colorado is owned and run by Lisa Jones, a hair care professional with more than 29 years of experience and her son, Jourdain Jones. We took over for Lee in 2019 and have loved every minute of serving this community. The building has been a barber shop since 1955 and Lee wanted it to stay that way when he retired. We are so grateful to have this opportunity and hope you will consider us for your next haircut. Jesus loves you!

Bergen Peak Realty | Valli Crockett: Valli is a Realtor®, Broker | Owner, GRI, PSA, and Certified Mountain Area Specialist of Bergen Peak Realty. She has been helping Buyers and Sellers with their real estate needs since 2015. Bergen Peak Realty is locally owned and operated boutique firm. We have been serving buyers and sellers in the Evergreen/foothills area since 2007. Shop Local.

Caldwell Insurance Agency Inc. - American Family: My team is here to serve. Our unique backgrounds, training and experience have prepared us well to help meet your insurance needs. Additionally, as residents of your community, we understand how important it is to be there for you - our trusted friends and neighbors. Together, we're building strong partnerships that help everyone succeed.

Mountain Home: Whether you’re in need of some help pulling a room together, looking for a specific piece of furniture or need to stage your house for sale, our floor team of experienced designers are there to help. And if you’re interested in a remodel or house update, the Alexa Interiors design studio is located directly inside Mountain Home and can help with that project you’ve been putting off!

Evergreen Gallery: The Evergreen Gallery was established in 1987 and is the oldest existing gallery in the community. This Colorado artisan gallery represents more than 90 of the most talented and recognized artists in the state. The range of mediums includes pottery, jewelry, glass, paintings, photography, wood and more.


Young Professionals of the Year Nominees:


Whitney Carloss- Parkside Cafe: Whitney is the manager of Parkside Cafe and she greets all patrons with a warm smile. Whitney's support extends beyond Parkside to include other businesses owned by JR Iannaccone of JR's Landscaping and Property Managements. When asked about Whitney JR says, "She is highly motivated to help anyone in this community!"

Colin Kerr- Wildflower Cafe: Colin is a mainstay of downtown Evergreen as the owner of Wildflower Cafe. Being the owner of a small restaurant he works hard to get to know all of his customers and provide a warm and friendly environment for all his patrons and staff. He understands the importance of collaborations with other small businesses in our community.

Rene Steenvoorden- Bivouac Coffee Co: As the owner of Bivouac Coffee Co, Rene loves the opportunity to bring people together in a way that aligns with the values of his company. Rene loves to support the community by partnering with other local businesses whenever he can.

Amy Sinnock- Higher Ground Cleaning Services: Amy is the owner/operator of High Ground Cleaning Services. Her customers have commented on her dedication to professionalism, punctuality, and flexibility. Her customers say that she is "AWESOME" and is always willing to go the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction.

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