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Students need stuff!

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Today, Nicole Lasater is turning 8 years old.  Happy birthday from Mom, Dad and Steph. We love you.

Going back to school can put a strain on a family’s budget, especially families who are struggling financially. To help, the Vail Valley Salvation Army and The Youth Foundation are again looking for “Stuff For Students”.

Through Aug. 20 you can donate school supplies for local school children. Drop-off boxes are at City Market stores in West Vail, Avon and Eagle, and at Office Depot in Avon. Vounteers will then give the supplies collected to local kids in need. Besides stuff, cash and checks for the project are always gratefully accepted. Checks can be written to: The Vail Valley Salvation Army and mailed to: The Vail Valley Salvation Army, P.O. Box 2183, Avon, 81620. Please note on check your gift is for school supplies.Supplies needed include: colored pencils, highlighters, pencils, pens, paper, notebooks, erasers, glue, folders, crayons, backpacks, scissors, rulers, and other things kids need to learn!

For more information call The Vail Valley Salvation Army, 926-3704.Tennis for Michel

Michel Perrigaud, who many of you may know as the founder of Michel’s Bakery, was badly injured in a horse-riding accident earlier this year. He’s much better now, but still has a long way to go on his road to recovery.Needless to say, his medical bills are staggering. To help, Michel’s friends have put together a benefit tennis tournament, to be held at the Homestead Court Club in Edwards on Sunday, Aug. 20 starting at 9 a.m.

Participants can play with local pros, enjoy a delicious lunch, buy great stuff at a silent auction, and hear great music from Pat Hamilton.Tennis and lunch is $350 per couple or $200 for singles. Lunch only is $100 per person. All contributions are tax deductible.Sponsors of the benefit are Booth Creek Holdings, 1st Bank, the Homestead Court Club and the Swift Eagle Foundation.

For more information, call Ellyn, 926-6162, or Sharon, 926-3849.Vail, Colorado

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