Schaffer speaks with Glenwood Springs Rotarians |

Schaffer speaks with Glenwood Springs Rotarians

John GardnerGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado – Colorado Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bob Schaffer is meeting with Glenwood Rotarians today at two separate meetings.Schaffer will first attend the Sunrise Rotary meeting at the Ramada Inn in Glenwood Springs at 7 a.m. followed by the Latino Rotary Club meeting at the Hotel Denver at noon.”The purpose is to meet with prominent leaders in Garfield County to discuss issues that are affecting Glenwood Springs and Garfield County,” said Schaffer’s press secretary, Kelly Brady.According to Brady, energy development tops the list of discussion topics, which Schaffer expects to hear plenty about from locals.”Everyone is concerned with high gas prices, from schools on down, and especially in the mountains here on if and how it will affect tourism,” Brady said.Schaffer is currently the vice chairman of the Colorado school board and was elected into the U.S. House of Representatives in 1996 representing Colorado’s Fourth Congressional District, where he served three terms. Schaffer lost in the primary election to be the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate seat in 2004. This year he is a candidate for Colorado’s other Senate seat being vacated by Republican Wayne Allard, campaigning against Democrat Mark Udall.Contact John Gardner: 384-9114jgardner@postindependent.comPost Independent, Glenwood Springs, Colorado CO

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