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A good place to raise a kid

Dear Editor,

There was a lot of activity around the Roaring Fork High School stadium recently because the Rams football team hosted a four-way round robin tournament. It was great to see the kids back out on the football field having a grand time. The coaches are very positive and having fun this year. The booster club fixed box dinner for all four teams, the concession stand was manned by the newly formed Rams golf team, while Rams football hosted a Krispy Kreme doughnut sale. With the soccer team practicing on the field in the distance.

Thanks to the Rams Booster Club. Gayla Raaflab, Debra Evans and Barb Hansen and kids for making the dinners. Becky Minor, Claire Markoya, and Barb for making and distributing the box dinners. And thanks to Becky for selling the hats and visors in the stands.

I personally wish to thank the following people for helping with the Krispy Kreme sales: Scott Minor for driving all the way to Denver and back to pick up these prized sugary treats. Katrine and Lydia Fabian, Lisa Quint, Debbie Quinn, Laura and Tom Donnelly for helping dole out and even deliver some of the them. The players and cheerleaders who sold the doughnuts. The players and cheerleader parents who sold the doughnuts and all the people who purchased them. Thank you.

In addition to the football activities, the Rams golf team needs to be acknowledged for manning the concession stand. The team is unfunded this year due to its new-sports status. The team worked hard in the stand selling hot dogs, pizzas, sodas and the like. Thanks to the team members and parents Debbie Boyle, Mark and DeeLee Webster and Coach Barry Maggert (my husband) for supervising.

Having three children playing four fall sports, I sometimes find myself involved in a few things around the school. That happened Friday night. If I have forgotten anyone, my apologies. A friend of mine just told me “Carbondale is a good place to raise kid.” He is so right. Thanks to this community.

Renee Maggert

A soccer/football/golf mom

Carbondale


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