Memories & Milestones
Members of the Glenwood Springs Kiwanis Club and Glenwood Springs High School Key Club gathered Saturday, Oct. 22, to work on highway cleanup. The group gathered trash between I-70 interchanges 114 and 116, and patrolled the bike path past the Hot Springs Spa and Pool toward Horseshoe Bend. Kiwanis cleans the highway twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall.
The Juniors class from Rocky Mountain Martial arts recently demonstrated its Soo Bahk Do techniques for instructors Kyo Sa Nim Fittanto and Kyo Sa Nim Speedy. The students, testing for their next rank, showed their abilities in forms, one step sparring and defense techniques. Soo Bahk Do is a Korean martial art that not only teaches self-defense but believes in cultivating the mind, body and spirit. Rocky Mountain Martial Arts has studios in three locations, New Castle, Basalt and Aspen. Congratulations to the students for a strong demonstration of Soo Bahk Do.
Through the success of a local fundraising program, “I Scream for Schools,” Ross Montessori in Carbondale has purchased the first of several classroom computers planned for this year’s ice cream program.I Scream for Schools was started by Amy Harvey this September as a way to help schools raise funds to support school operations. Harvey delivers and sells Boulder Ice Cream organic grab n’ go cups once per week to schools in the Roaring Fork Valley who have chosen to participate in the program. Per each cup of ice cream sold, $0.25 to $0.50 goes back to the school.Sonya Hemmen, head of school, said, “We, at Ross Montessori, have decided that new technology is a priority in fundraising, yet with so much going on with our Annual Giving and Capital Campaign Fundraising efforts, I Scream for Schools was a good answer. Our goal is to raise enough money to buy six new computers by the end of the school year. Thanks to I Scream for Schools, it looks like we will have no problem reaching our goal. We actually named the program ‘I SCREAM for Ross Technology,’ and the students love this special treat at the end of the week. Parents have been very supportive of this ongoing fundraiser.”The program is now running once per week at Ross Montessori, Glenwood Springs High School, Carbondale Community School and Carbondale Middle School. At The Carbondale Middle School, students of the Peak program, took ownership of their “I Scream for CMS” program to raise funds for their robotics program. The students set up the ice cream table and sell the ice cream with Harvey’s supervision. They will use their funds for supplies to build robots.
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