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A Celebration and a Call to Action

After a long and distinguished career in design and construction, Robert “Sparky” Millikin is now retiring as Managing Principal of TruexCullins. Sparky has been instrumental in the success of this firm. He is respected in the office and the community at large as a trusted business leader and mentor.

Please join us on Thursday May 9 from 5 to 9pm to celebrate the career of Sparky Millikin.

A graduate of Dartmouth College and the Yale School of Management, Sparky combined studies in architecture and business with practical construction experience. Prior to his construction and architecture career, Sparky spent over a decade sharing his love of the outdoors with others as a climbing instructor, ski coach, and Outward Bound leader. On his honeymoon he led his wife up the Middle Teton in Wyoming and had many adventures in places like Yosemite, Joshua Tree, the Sawtooths, and the White Mountains. Having always aspired to be among the “big mountains” of the Himalayas, Sparky has now opened up a new chapter with his recent trek in the Solo Khumbu region of Nepal with the Edge of Seven.
The party will be catered by Sherpa Kitchen, Burlington’s own Nepalese restaurant.

As a gesture of goodwill to Sparky for his retirement, please consider joining us in supporting his work with Edge of Seven. You may make a donation through our crowdrise site at

So please join us on May 9 to learn about upcoming adventure opportunities, taste Nepalese food from Sherpa Kitchen, and wish Sparky “happy trails” in his retirement.

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