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‘Hello rodeo’ at Rifle’s Heinz Park on Friday

Kathy Pototsky, the city of Rifle's municipal court administrator and public information officer, gives a thumbs-up to a motorist on Friday. People waved signs and offered kind words to drivers and others in downtown on Friday as part of the city's new Humanity Committee.
Peter Baumann / Post Independent

The Rifle Humanity Restoration crew is hosting a “hello rodeo” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday at Heinz Park and across the street from Rifle Middle School.

“It’s a rally-type event where people can come to connect with others by waving, holding signs with positive messages and just being friendly,” a news release from the city of Rifle states.

The first 20 people who show up and pledge to “smile, wave and be kind” can get a goodie bag with t-shirt, buttons and other times. There is a limit of one bag per family. 

“Bilingual yard signs will also be available for Rifle citizens to put up in front of their homes or businesses,” the release states.

Since the event is outside, social distancing should be able to be maintained, but “please bring a mask for times when you might be close to others.”

Visit rifleco.org, the city of Rifle’s Facebook page and Twitter feed for more information about the humanity committee or the city of Rifle.


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