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Support for kids

Cathy McRory

Through their generosity we were able to provide 80 local youth with an opportunity to learn how to take control in a variety of emergency situations.

Avon Recreation Center, Eagle County Ambulance District, Avon Police Department, Vail Police Department, Eagle River Fire Protection District, Vail Fire Department, Greater Eagle Fire Protection District, Vail Communications Center, Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, Colorado State Patrol, Flight For Life, Vail Valley Medical Center and St. Mary’s EMS Outreach Program, Beaver Creek Children’s Theater and Vail Resorts all provided volunteers to host activities, act as group leaders and help support all the numerous tasks it takes to host an event of this size.

Contributions from The EMS Council of Eagle County, Peregrine Press, Booth Creek Ski Holdings, Wendy’s, High Country Shirtworks, Wal-Mart, Vail Resorts, City Market, Village Market, Vail Daily, Foto Finish, Vail Valley Community Television and Venture Sports in merchandise, food and monetary donations made the camp inexpensive to put on and free for the children of our community.

Our goal to provide a safety lesson in a fun camp style setting would not have been achieved without this type of community support for their youth.

Cathy McRory

Education and Quality Assurance Coordinator

Eagle County

Ambulance District

Many thanks

The ECO Eagle Valley Trails Committee would like to thank all the people that helped out or participated in Colorado Cares Day at the Vail Pass Trail on Aug. 3.

Thirty-eight motivated people showed up on a rainy Saturday morning to give some of their free time to improve and beautify the well-used Vail Pass Trail.

CDOT crews were on hand, off the clock, to assist with erosion control work and that crew included Harvey Lovato, Dan Kilkenny, Mike McClure, Harold Yutzy, Michael Carroll, Scott Hart, Jamie Hemphill, Roy Railsback, Rick James, Leonard Olivas, Bill VanVoorst, Joe Lochnikor and Brett Evans. Citizen volunteers included Vince Conway, Louise Randall, Clive Reeman, Ginny Culp, Tom Leonhardt, Belinda Carlson, Geoffrey Ryan, Paul Kuzniar, Tim David, Jack Carnie, Peter Rudy, Martha Miller, Fred Reynolds, Zane Reynolds, Teak Reynolds, Chuck Crist, Lex Pinson, the Wickes family, Erica Yoshimoto, Ryan McFarling, Steve Silaby, Dan Whittle, BJ Smith and Rocky Christopher. Plus Matt our very helpful bus driver from Town of Vail.

Thanks to all of you, you are what make this valley special. We must also thank our generous donors of prizes and supplies including City Market Vail, Safeway, Wal-Mart, Gotthelf’s My Jeweler, Town of Vail Transit, Vail Town Council, Vail Resorts, Clif Bars, Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Trails Program, and ECO.

With your support, the event was a success.

Thanks to one and all for supporting our local regional trails system.

Ellie Caryl

ECO Trails Program


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