Area mayors and commissioners participate in March for Meals |

Area mayors and commissioners participate in March for Meals

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Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Contributed PhotoInvolved with March for Meals were, from left: Judy Beasley, mayor of Parachute; Jay Miller, mayor of Rifle; Jim Coombs, CEO of Grand River Health; Tom Jankovsky, Garfield County commissioner; Dave Moore, mayor of Silt; Art Riddile, mayor pro tem of New Castle; and Kaaren Peck, Grand River Meals on Wheels.

Each year, Grand River Meals on Wheels of Western Garfield County, which serves Parachute, Battlement Mesa, Rifle, Silt and New Castle, participate in the national March for Meals campaign. This is an annual campaign in the month of March intended to increase public awareness, recruit new volunteers and increase local fundraising. Mayors for Meals is a designated day in this campaign when American mayors across the country show their support of the Meals on Wheels program in their city by delivering meals to seniors.

On March 13, Rifle Mayor Jay Miller, Silt Mayor Dave Moore, Parachute Mayor Judy Beasley, New Castle Mayor Pro Tem Art Riddile and Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky delivered meals to local Meals on Wheels clients. On behalf of Grand River Health and Grand River Meals on Wheels, we thank you.

Grand River Meals On Wheels delivers about 1,000 meals a month to homebound, disabled and recovering neighbors throughout the valley. For more information about the Grand River Meals on Wheels program and how to get involved contact Kaaren Peck at 625-6423.

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