“A Taste of Rim Country” – Sat 3/09/2019

Saturday, March 9th, 2019


It’s not too early to save the date for the 2019 “A Taste of Rim Country.”  This exciting, annual event will be held on Saturday, March 9th, 2019 from 5pm-7:30pm.  An elegant evening at the Payson Library will delight one and all with a variety of wines, non-alcoholic beverages, and the best appetizers and desserts our local chefs can offer.  Fred Carpenter will once again serve as our Master of Ceremonies and DJ, playing tunes designed to get you in the mood for dancing, and a 50/50 Raffle will entice you to take a chance on a great prize.

Participating Restaurants & Chefs

The Randall House (Pine)

Majestic Rim

Cafe at the Rim…Smoking Gun Barbeque (Forest Lakes)

Kendra’s Country Bakery

Cedar Ridge at the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino

Oxbow Inn

Culture Crepe


Sponsorship opportunities for both individual and local businesses are available at four levels:

Platinum – $1000 (or more)             Gold – $500

Silver – $250                Bronze – $100

Every sponsor receives the following, plus a framed plaque showing their level of sponsorship:

— Two (2) Complimentary tickets to A Taste of Rim Country (a $70 value)

— Prominent recognition on signage throughout the Payson Library

— Prominent recognition in press releases, Library Friends of Payson website and Facebook pages

— Sponsorship featured in the Library Friends newsletter, Among Friends


Many Thanks to the following Sponsors!

Platinum ~ $1,000 (or above)

Romaine Brophy

Bill & Ellen Olsen


Gold ~ $500 or above

Anonymous Donor

Chris Smith Investments

Denise Blanchette

Larry Stephenson & Carolyn Bates

Barbara Brenke & Larry Forsythe


Silver ~ $250 or above

Pamela Jackson

Linda Wilkinson LPC

Payson Premier Dental

Plant Fair


Bronze $100 or above

Rod & Kim Anderson

Payson Concrete

Payson Realty

Payson Wireless

Neil & Elisabeth Burke

Art & Chris Decker

Solveig Myers

Ken & Ruth D’Arcangelo

Harper Law Offices

Griff & Sarah Brown

John Rikala & Stephanie Collins

ERA Young Realty & Investments

Rock Newcomb Studio

Tom & Judy Herbolsheimer

Jan Owen & Carol Waymire

Lloyd Law Group of Arizona PLLC

Gerald Wala

Joe & Cheri Bowman

Lynne Wayne

Craig & Joan Williams

Alice Natale

Karen Thornton

Matt Crespin (State Farm Agent)

Greeley Easy Home Rentals, LLC

Karen & Brent Heinecke

Ed & Elaine Votruba

Paul & Ann Kvasnicka

Jerry & Diane Nash

Kay & Joe Miller

Smart Systems, Inc

Doofus Industries

My Imago Dei Photography


Tickets for A Taste of Rim Country are $35 per person ($20 is tax-deductible) and they are now on sale at the Payson Library.  Tickets are limited and sell quickly, so be sure to put this date in your calendar now and stop by the Payson Library to pick up your tickets.

All proceeds benefit the general fund of the Library Friends of Payson which supports programs and supplies not included in the Payson Library’s regular budget.

Contact Kathy Morgan at 928-474-5981 or Linda Lanctot at 928-472-9160 for more information.

A Taste of Rim Country





For more information, please contact the Library Friends

at P.O. Box 13, Payson AZ 85547,

or email us at library_friends@hotmail.com.

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