AARP announces "55 Alive’ |

AARP announces "55 Alive’

The American Association of Retired People announces the “55 Alive” mature driving classes will be Sept. 6 -7 at the Senior Center in Leadville, located on North 6th Street, from 1-5 p.m. both days.

This is the first time the class has been offered on a weekend.

Successful completion of the course allows participants a chance to save on their insurance.

The cost is $10. Call (719) 486-0192 or (719) 486-1774 to register.

Sierra Club holding fundraiser auction

The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Sierra Club’s fourth annual auction will be Sept. 12 at the Brown Palace Hotel in downtown Denver.

 The schedule includes registration and silent auction at 5:30 p.m. followed by a live dinner and speaker at 7:30 p.m. The live auction starts at 8:15 p.m.

Go to the auction site on to purchase tickets or call (303) 861-8819 or e-mail

– Daily News staff reports

Thank yous

Red, White and Blue Fire thanks

supporters of Robby’s Friends

On behalf of the personnel of Red, White and Blue Fire, I would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their generosity in helping us put on a night of fun for the Robby’s Friends program that helps kids with cancer and their families.

Thanks to City Market, Melissa Coenen with Hobby-Whalen Marketing Inc., Mountain Thunder Lodge, Jackie Pike, Target and Wal-Mart. With their support, we were able to help entertain 75 kids and family members with good food and good fun. It is a pleasure to work and live in a community that will lend a hand to help those who are facing challenges in their lives.

Thank you once again.

Mike Roll

Red, White and Blue Fire

Thanks to VR generosity

CASA of the Continental Divide announces its relocation to 330 Fiedler Ave., Suite 207, in Dillon. We want to thank Vail Resorts for providing an affordable office space and help with moving and computer networking. Vail Resorts has been very generous to us throughout the years, providing both money and in-kind donations.

In addition to Vail Resorts, we want to thank Sherwin Williams for providing paint for our new offices. We also want to thank Paul and Pinki Faux, Al and JoAnne Cudahy Norm and Chris Reynolds, Abel Valesquez, Rick Smith, Bob and Sue St. Pierre and Paul Faux for lifting and moving very heavy stuff to and from second-floor offices.

CASA of the Continental Divide provides a voice for and works with children who are victims of abuse and neglect to ensure them a safe and permanent home. To volunteer call (970) 513-9390.

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