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A special invite

BRAD ODEKIRK
Colorado First LadyFrancis Owens hands out chocolate quarters to Vicki Baumgartner'sthird-graders after a tour of the State Capitol and the Governor's Mansion. The quarters havequestion marks on the back soliciting ideas of how the state quarter should be designed. Hunter Marsh had his own ideas, not so much on how the quarters should be designed, but how the chocolates could be used creatively. Summit Daily/Brad Odekirk
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Vicki Baumgartner’s Summit Cove Elementary School third-graders accepted an invitation by Colorado First Lady Francis Owens and toured the State Capitol and Governor’s Mansion on Wednesday.

The invitation came about after Mrs. Owens visited Baumgartner’s class in October during National Read Aloud Month and asked if the students would like to come visit “my home.”

The students were on the floor of the Statehouse Wednesday when a piece of legislation was passed by both the House of Representatives and the Senate to support troops in Iraq. Later the students toured the Governor’s Mansion and had lunch out on the mansion’s lawn.


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