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The folks from Channel 9 in Denver have sent people from the 6 a.m. news to various camps around the state this week.

Wednesday, news guy Greg Moss (a former print guy gone to the dark side) did a few broadcasts from the Learning Camp up Spring Creek near Gypsum.

“He was so nice,” said Learning Camp boss Ann Cathcart. “He had a lot of fun, and got on a horse.

“It was really fun for the kids,” she added.

The Learning Camp is for kids with various learning disabilities who do academic work, ride horses, and, during this hot week, spend plenty of time at the camp’s swimming hole.

For more information, visit, or call 970-524-2706.

Dawn and Dan Horner are in a bad way.

The Horners’ home in the Green Acres mobile home park near Eagle burned to crisp late last month. The couple lost everything, and they had no insurance.

A donation account for the Horners has been set up at Alpine Bank in Eagle, and some jars are sprouting up at downvalley businesses.

To learn more about the Horners’ donation account at Alpine, call 328-1666.

The Vail Bible Church is helping a member in need with a big ol’ garage sale.

Congregation member Celeste Lundberg is facing some pretty steep medical bills, so the church is helping out. The sale is set for July 16 at the church along Highway 6 in Eagle-Vail. To donate items, or to learn more, call 926-0639.

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