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Thank you YouthZone Ascent donors

On behalf of the YouthZone board of directors, I want to say thank you to the many individuals and organizations that have already made contributions to our first annual fundraiser the Youth Zone Ascent. This fundraiser began Sept. 22 with youth teams across the valley doing fantastic community service projects. The fundraiser culminates with a fun “ascent” race on Oct. 8 starting at 9 a.m. at Two Rivers Park. Your contributions have already raised over $80,000 toward our goal of $150,000. Special recognition to those contributors and any others will be forthcoming.

Now I must ask you, would you like to be part of this special group by giving a donation to YouthZone or participating in this fun event on Saturday, Oct. 8? Do not miss your opportunity to help this wonderful organization that is an essential part of your community where we serve over 1,100 youth ages 6-18, tackle life challenges and go on to become wonderful citizens. We even help the moms and dads find the avenues of success by better understanding the challenges of parenting. Have you ever been challenged as a parent?

Please take a moment to give to YouthZone by making a tax-deductible donation. You can do so online at (check out the awesome online auction) or by participating at this weekend event starting at 9 a.m. at Two Rivers Park.

Please be a part of our 40th anniversary of serving your community from Aspen to Parachute by participating at any level in the YouthZone Ascent for our community youth.

Timothy Burns

YouthZone board of directors

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