State veterans home in Rifle seeks advisory board members |

State veterans home in Rifle seeks advisory board members

If you are community conscious and want to make a difference in the lives of our nation’s heroes, the Colorado State Veterans Home in Rifle is currently seeking new volunteer members for its Citizens Advisory Board. The board meets with resident members and administrative staff to assist with decisions regarding resident needs and ongoing projects at the home.

The Citizens Advisory Board meets on the third Monday of every other month at 6:30 p.m. at the Colorado State Veterans Home, 851 E. Fifth St. in Rifle. The next meeting will be on Monday, May 16.

Local community volunteers have devoted many years as board members: Cindie Ellis of Silt has served as secretary/treasurer for the past 24 years, and Jerry Olp of Glenwood Springs has committed 22 years as a board member. For the past six years Jerry has been the board’s chairman. LeRoy Snyder of Silt has served as a board member for the past five years, as well as other past board members and Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge members John Pettit and Dennis Carey. Their dedication and allegiance to our communities and to the Colorado State Veterans Home in Rifle is commendable and appreciated beyond words. Thank you for your commitments to our nation’s heroes.

For more information or to become a Citizens Advisory Board member at the Colorado State Veterans Home in Rifle, please contact Lisa Adams (Marketing Department) at 625-0842.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


See more