Roundup River Ranch adds Vail woman to board
Vail, CO, Colorado
Vail resident Anne Roberts is the newest addition to the Roundup River Ranch Board of Directors.
Roberts, a former professional actress, recording artist and vocalist, first became involved with Roundup River Ranch last summer when she volunteered as a chaperone, bringing a group of children with life-threatening illnesses to the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp in Connecticut.
“I’m honored to join the Roundup River Ranch board,” Roberts said. “My experience volunteering at the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp was not only rewarding on a personal level but demonstrated to me the importance of offering this experience to these extraordinary children. I look forward to working with others towards providing this camping experience here in Colorado for children with serious illnesses.”
Roberts came to Vail in 2000. She has held leadership roles with national non-profit organizations including Canine Companions for Independence, the “Road Smart” National Drivers Education Program for Teenagers and chaired the “Help America Rally” in Vail to raise money for 9/11 victims.
Roundup River Ranch, located on 85 acres along the Colorado River just north of Dotsero, Colorado, is expected to break ground later this year. The camp will provide children with life-threatening illnesses the opportunity to experience camp as a fun, memorable, safe and empowering experience, free of charge. The Children’s Hospital of Denver is the founding partner hospital, ensuring that the children will have on-site medical services necessary for their conditions.
The camp will serve children from Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, New Mexico, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah and Texas.
For more information, go to http://www.RoundupRiverRanch.org or call 970-926-2448.
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