Kate Mountain Music Festival thanks

To the editor:

On behalf of the Kate Mountain Community Recreation Association Inc., I would like to take this opportunity to thank all that participated with this year’s event: Chaz DePaolo, Don Perkins and the Perkins Family band, Phil Henry, Keith Gorgas, John “Mad Dog” Marino, Inisheer, Damaged Goods, all our fabulous vendors, Joel and Phil Perkins for providing the sound equipment, Terry Perkins and Shir Filler for providing activities for the kids, Deborah Donaldson and Larry Barney for donations, and all the other music lovers who donated their time to us that day.

Thank you to all our media sponsors: WSLP 93.3, WPLB 100.7, NCPR public radio, Adirondack Pennysaver, Denton Publications, Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Adirondack Almanack, Tri-Lakes Free Trader and Fourth Coast Entertainment Magazine.

Thank you to all the business sponsors: Glazier Hot Dogs/Upstate Distribution Services, Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid, Birch Bark Deli, Ace Hardware, Boyer’s Septic Service, Taylor Rental Party Plus, Casier Furniture, Rite Aid, Kinney Drugs, JayC Fire Equipment and the Saranac Lake Adult Center.

Thank you to the town of Franklin for the use of all the facilities.

Most of all we would like to thank you, the people of the community, for all your support and donations during this year’s Kate Mountain Music Festival, as well as all of our events.

I personally would like to thank all the members of the KMCRA, by name and in alphabetical order: Nicole Baier, Jim Gibeault Sr., Jim Gibeault Jr., Belinda Hadlock, James Hinkley, Richard Jarvis, Margaret King, Chris King, Jason Perkins, Geneva Romeo and Bruce Young. There were several community members who anonymously contributed time and materials to the kids’ games. Thank you to all who volunteered and for doing a great job.

If I missed anyone’s name or business, please accept my apology – and thank you so much for your support.

We hope to see everyone at our next event in 2014!


Derrick J. Romeo


Kate Mountain Community Recreation Association Inc.