Wintersköl Royalty

Wintersköl Royalty

Please join us in honoring the 2021 Wintersköl Royalty: Dr. Kimberly Levin and Jimmy Yeager.

Jimmy Yeager

Jimmy Yeager has been actively involved in the Aspen community since he first moved here in the fall of 1991. Landing his first job as a Caribou Club waiter and a grill cook at Aspen Mountain's Sundeck he knows the insides and outs of the restaurant industry. Jimmy opened Jimmy's, An American Restaurant & Bar in the summer of 1997 after spending more than 20 years in the hospitality industry as a chef, waiter, bartender and general manager. We are lucky to have a community member as dedicated as Jimmy and we are excited to announce him as Wintersköl 2021 Royalty.

Dr. Kimberly Levin

Dr. Kimberly Levin moved to Aspen in 2006 from Burlington, VT, finding Aspen home in the mountains. Dr. Levin is a board - certified Emergency Physician with a Masters degree in Public Health. She has been the Pitkin County Medical Officer since 2013, working closely with Public Health and the Board of Health. Through this job, she has also been an active board member of the Community Health Services. Prior to dedicating herself to working on the Coronavirus pandemic this year, she worked on a variety of public health projects, including Tobacco 21, Opioid reduction, banning vaping flavors, and maintaining fluoride in drinking water. Through this job she met the surgeon general and brought Pitkin County to be the first colorado county to raise the age of tobacco purchase to 21 as well as creating a local tobacco tax. Dr. Levin is an incredible asset to Pitkin County and the Roaring Fork Valley, we are excited to announce her as Wintersköl 2021 Royalty.

 


Past Wintersköl Royalty Honorees:

2021 - Dr. Kimberly Levin & Jimmy Yeager
2020 - Nina Gabianelli & Mark Patterson
2019 - Lissa Ballinger & Mike Monroney
2018 - Kathy & Warren Klug
2017 - Pat Callahan & Julie Lampton
2016 - Tom & Jody Cardamone
2015 - Duncan Clauss & Darcy Conover
2014 - Tom Anderson & Georgia Herrick Hanson
2013 - Travis McLain & Susan Cross
2012 - Ted & Christy Mahon 
2011 - Sam Ferguson & Marie Munday 
2010 - Kurt Bresnitz & Jackie Kasabach
2009 - Marian & Ralph Melville  
2008 - Eve Homeyer & Mead Metcalf 
2007 - Helen Klanderud & David Walbert
2006 - Tom & Carolyn Moore 
2005 - Leonard & Bamby Patterson 
2004 - Gretchen Bleiler & Steele Spence
2003 - Casey Puckett & Alberta Moore
2002 - Lenny Weinglass & Jayne Poss 
2001 (50th Anniversary) - Jack Depagter (Founder of Wintersköl) & Ellie Spence (1st Wintersköl Queen) 
2000 - Neil Bidelman & Gretl Uhl 
1999 - Amanda Boxtell & Chris Klug 
1998 - Klaus Obermeyer & Allison Scott
1997 - Miggs & Dick Durrance
1990 - George & Mary Gleason
1987 - Monica Lange
1986 - Susan Frailey
1985 - Carla Ramsing
1984 - Linda Zarek
1982 - Valerie Stevens
1981 - Annie Olson 
1971 - Gail Ramsey
1970 - Sue Smedstad crowned by King James MacArthur star of Hawaii 5-O
1968 - Erika Brunar
1966 - Skeeter Werner of Steamboat Springs
1964 - Bridget Bagley now Mrs. Robert Kerr
1963 - Marge Holohan
1961 - Merle Garner
1959 - Bente Larssen now Mrs. Eric Lawrence
1958 - Nancy Jankovsky of Denver’s Schussbaumer Ski Club
1957 - Nancy Armory of New York nominated by the Aspen Ski Club
1956 - Caroline Peet​
1955 - Mary Hansen from University of Wyoming
1954 - Kristin Vogt of Oslo Norway
1953 - Claire Hennig of Wasau Wisconsin Sponsored by Wasau Ski Club
1952 - Gwen Van Derbur
1951 - Ellie Whitten (Spence)

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