Edwards man wins Friends of Azure Mountain raffle for painting of fire tower
William Hill, Edwards, right, was the winner of a painting of Azure Mountain and its fire tower by Saranac Lake artist Sandra Hldreth, left, and donated to Azure Mountain Friends' raffle.
EDWARDS -- William Hill, Edwards, was the grand prize winner in an Azure Mountain Friends (AMF) raffle in conjunction with the centennial of the fire tower on Azure Mt.The centennial was observed on July 29 in St. Regis Falls, where Mr. Hill won a watercolor painting of the mountain and tower donated by artist Sandra Hildreth of Saranac Lake. Ms. Hildreth is a member of the AMF Board of Directors.
Other winners were:
Eileen Winters of Potsdam won a poster of an Adirondack wilderness scene, photographed by Marguerite Mosher and donated by the SUNY Potsdam Wilderness Education Program;
Joe Cutter of Longmont, Colo., won an Amish-made gift basket consisting of books, notecards, homemade mittens, maple syrup and other local items, donated by the Laurentian Chapterof the Adirondack Mountain Club;
Dale Trimm of Hemlock, and John and Dorothy Cutter of Somers, Conn., won prints of the Hildreth painting;
Robert Harvey of St. Johnsville, and Mark Leuthauser of Hannawa Falls, won Adirondack Peak Finders, card sets that enable users to identify landmarks in view from the tops of several Adirondack Mountains.
For more information about AMF, or to donate, visit azuremountain.org or go to AzureMountainFriends on Facebook.