Roosevelt Winterfest Set to Shatter Winter Blues

Snow arrived in satisfying amounts this month, paving the way for fun activities at this year’s Roosevelt Winterfest. On January 20th and 21st, community activities will be held throughout the City as a celebration to get friends and neighbors out and break up any winter blues. Sledding will be held at Constitution Park from 1 to 4pm while cross country skiing will take place at the Roosevelt City Golf Course from 9am to noon on Saturday, January 21st. Cross country skiing was actually the inspiration for the annual event. Avid skier and local dentist Dr. Doug Ogden wanted to see a winter activity in Roosevelt that got more people outside and newcomers trying cross country skiing. Since that first year, other events have been added to Roosevelt Winterfest. This year there will be a concert, art lessons, dancing, yoga, swimming, music lessons, and pizza and game night at USU. For more information on events, follow Roosevelt Winterfest on Facebook.

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Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.