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Encana grants $10K for kindergarten program

Encana Oil and Gas, Inc. has given Garfield County School District 16 a $10,000 grant toward establishing a full day kindergarten program, according to a company statement.

“The goal of the program is for students to be successfully prepared for life, in a safe and nurturing environment,” said Dr. Ken Haptonstall, superintendent of Garfield County school district.

“Encana supports this program because it gives children the tools they need to learn, which in turn gives them an opportunity to pursue their dreams,” said Sandy Kent, community relations advisor for Encana.

Fitness festival coming to New Castle Oct. 22

New Castle Family Fitness and Un-Wind Therapies present their annual Fall Fitness Festival on Tuesday, Oct. 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Complimentary day-passes will be awarded all day, along with chair massage, great food, and free personal training and massage giveaways. Call for details, 970-984-3200.

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