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Don Herbel of Austin Hardwoods in Denver, CO is 74 years old and has been an active and supportive member of the Mountain States Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association since 1985. He served briefly on our Insurance Committee and participated in our Products Expo for many years.

In addition to stay busy with his role at Austin Hardwoods, Don is very active in the community. He contributes to and sponsors a team for the Special Olympics Polar Plunge, sponsors Wilderness on Wheels, donated material to Senior Citizens Wood Shops at the Berkley Center and Windsor Gardens, offers high school and college tours to students interested in learning more about different hardwoods, donates materials to various local Cub Scout and Boy Scout troops, donated trim for the Home Builders Foundation’s Andre Lange Watchman project, and also donated material for the television production of Extreme Makeover Home Edition in Peyton, CO.

Don also loves cars and is an active member of the Looking Glass Corvette Association that sponsors several charitable car shows every year.