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RFSD to hold school board director elections

The Roaring Fork School District will participate in the annual election on Nov. 3. Director Districts A, B, C and D are scheduled for election this year. These districts are in the El Jebel, Missouri Heights and Basalt communities. For more detailed information about district boundaries and school board director qualifications, contact the district election coordinator at 384-6009 or check the school district website under board of education where director districts are shown. School board candidate petitions may be picked up at the District Office, 1405 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Petitions must be returned by Aug. 25 for a candidate’s name to appear on the November ballot. More information is available at Home — Roaring Fork School District.

Account set up for brain injury victim

Ruben Chavez, of Gypsum, suffered a severe traumatic brain injury a month ago. He has been in a Denver Hospital in ICU since that time. Ruben is without insurance, and his family is doing its best to keep up with the medical expenses, which have reached thousands of dollars. Donations can be made to a Wells Fargo Bank account that has been set up for him to help defray the medical costs incurred (Ruben Chavez Donation Account number 7383483281).

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