Re-1 educators receive nearly $26K in grants |

Re-1 educators receive nearly $26K in grants

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. The nonprofit Roaring Fork Public Education Foundation recently awarded almost $26,000 to 49 local public school educators in the Roaring Fork School District Re-1.Grants awarded this spring will support 32 innovative teaching projects in 11 schools for learning lessons ranging from documentary video production to reading to science and technology, according to the RFSD.The foundation is led by a volunteer board of community members from Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Basalt. The foundation raises money through special events and donations from individuals, businesses and other organizations. The organization will host its annual fundraiser golf tournament May 18-19 at River Valley Ranch in Carbondale. The $200 entry fee includes dinner for two at a Friday night party, a goodie bag, and breakfast and lunch during the golf tournament on Saturday. Tournament sponsors and golfers, from singles to foursomes, are needed.The foundation also currently is recruiting new board members to serve a three-year term to begin July 1. Interested community members are invited to attend a board meeting to observe. For more information, contact Irene Friedman at 379-6569 or Independent, Glenwood Springs Colorado CO

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