Carolyn Connolly joins Gore Range science school |

Carolyn Connolly joins Gore Range science school

Daily Staff ReportVail CO Colorado
Nancy Cole PhotographyCarolyn Connolly

AVON, Colorado Carolyn Connolly is the Gore Range Natural Science Schools new director of marketing and communications.Connollys responsibilities include increasing participation in the schools programs and raising community awareness of the organization. Connolly moved to the Vail Valley in 1998 when she started as marketing director for Ron Byrne & Associates Real Estate. She has also worked with the Mountain Lodge & Spa, Terra Bistro and the Vail Athletic Club. Connolly previously worked for the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C. and Explore International, a London-based joint venture between National Geographic Television and Canal+. Connolly also worked in commercial and residential real estate in St. Louis and as a broker with Ron Byrne & Associates in the Vail Valley.Connolly is married to Michael Connolly, owner of Peak Properties in Eagle-Vail and they have two children, their son Finn, 7, and daughter Payton, 6, both of whom attend Vail Mountain School. The Avon-based Gore Range Natural Science School holds classes on the environment and natural world for kids and adults in the wilderness around Eagle County. The science school is raising funds to build the Buck Creek Environmental Learning Center Campus in Avon.

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