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Aspen Realtors Embrace Philanthropy and Community Outreach

Slifer Smith & Frampton, a real estate firm in Vail and Aspen with a history spanning over six decades, is known for its strong commitment to local nonprofit organizations. The founders, Rod Slifer, Mark Smith, and Harry Frampton, had a deep connection to the skiing outposts in Colorado and prioritized serving Vail Valley and Roaring Fork Valley communities.

Working with Nonprofits and Supporting the Community

This summer, the firm collaborated with various nonprofits such as Smiling Goat Ranch, Roaring Fork PreCollegiate Program, Roaring Fork Conservancy, Aspen Board of Realtors Bill Heldman/Stark King Scholarship Fund, and The Aspen Challenge. They managed to raise $12,000 for local nonprofits through a concert series in Basalt.

Creating a Sense of Place

Employees at Slifer Smith & Frampton enjoy company ski days in the winter at Snowmass Mountain and happy hours every summer at the Woody Creek Tavern. The firm strives to create a sense of place in everything they do, whether it’s finding a home, selling a home, or connecting with the community. They pride themselves on being experts in the local area, knowing the best ski runs, après-ski spots, and summer vacation activities.

Strengthening Philanthropic Commitments

Five years ago, the firm further solidified its philanthropic efforts by hiring Krista Klees as the president of Roaring Fork Valley for Slifer Smith & Frampton. A local real estate expert with 35 years of experience, Klees hosts the Lucky Chances Luncheon, an annual event that raises funds for five small nonprofits in the valley. Slifer Smith & Frampton matches $30,000 in donations each year, setting a strong example for supporting the community and giving back.

Learn more about Slifer Smith & Frampton’s community outreach and philanthropic efforts by visiting their website at

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