Memories & Milestones
Roaring Fork Lacrosse Club concludes successful season
The Roaring Fork Lacrosse Club recently concluded is fifth season at the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse Jamboree in Denver. The U11 boys won the championship for their division. This year the club expanded to three middle school boys teams, two middle school girls teams and a high school boys JV team.
Mariah Martin participates in Goshen College Ministry Inquiry Program
Mariah Martin, a senior Bible and religion major from Glenwood Springs, is serving at Albany Mennonite Church in Albany, Oregon, as part of Goshen College’s summer-long Ministry Inquiry Program (MIP). Albany Mennonite’s mission is to pursue peace and justice for all people and to worship God together through all of life’s journeys. Martin works under the pastor of the congregation in order to test out her call to ministry. She will have the chance to preach twice, lead Sunday school and a small group, attend the Pacific Northwest District Conference and accompany the pastor to home visits. Martin is the daughter of Lauren and Kim Martin. She attends Glenwood Mennonite Church.
Kiwanis Club prepares for Ball Race
Kiwanis Club members met in Veltus Park on June 3 to put fresh numbers on 4,800 balls, for the 12th annual Kiwanis Ball Race. The race will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22, as a final event of Strawberry Days. Kiwanis uses proceeds from the ticket sales and the support of the sponsors to fund most of the projects for kids for the year. This is Kiwanis’ biggest fundraiser.
Local students recognized for their work with AmeriCorps
Fort Lewis College students were recognized for their work with AmeriCorps to serve the community. AmeriCorps members serve in a nonprofit or government site focusing on either education or capacity building projects. The member completes 450-900 hours in one area that gives back to the local community. Upon completion of service, a member receives an AmeriCorps Education Award between $1,468 – $2,775 depending on the level of their time commitment.
Taryn Pearce of Glenwood Springs received the 450 Hour Award; Pearce’s major is interdisciplinary studies – teacher education option.
Drew Walters of Glenwood Springs received the 450 Hour Award; Walters’ major is biology – general biology option.
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