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A sincere thank you

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Happy birthday, Alex! He's 10 years old today. We love you, from Dave Dada, Sasa, David Jr., James, Audrey, Lionel, Andrew, Joseph and Lanito.

On October 13 at the Vail Mountain School soccer field, I had an unexpected medical emergency. I wish to thank everyone who came to my aid: The coaches and parents, of both Vail Mountain School and Basalt, my fellow officials and players. The professional emergency medical teams from Vail, Vail Valley Medical Center emergency team, Dr. Linton, Vail Fire Department, Flight for Life, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, Dr. Miller, the intensive care unit and the staff of medical people on the ninth floor at Presbyterian and all the supportive people in Vail and Denver medical centers.

My friends within the soccer community and friends old and new, thank you all from the whole of my heart. I am here today because of each and every one of your concerns and professional actions. Once more, thank you all.

Sincerely,David E. Marjoram

Party for Gulfport

The Salvation Army and Eagle County are hosting a community picnic fund-raiser at the Brush Creek Park in Eagle on Sunday, Oct. 23 from 4 – 7 p.m.

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

The picnic is part of a busy day at the park, which is also hosting the annual Eagle Ranch annual Pumpkin Patch and Haunted Barn.The picnic includes a silent auction, food from Moe’s Barbecue, and live music.

All proceeds go to the continuing effort to help Gulfport, Miss. get back on its feet after Hurricane Katrina.Everyone should go and spend a lot of money, of course, but volunteers for the event are also needed. To volunteer, or for more information, call Melissa Lalley, 471-3151.

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