Wells Fargo initiates Team Up for our Schools campaign
Wells Fargo Bank is promoting a Team Up for our Schools campaign, which is running until Sept. 13. A customer can earn up to $30 for their local school district by participating in several ways. For every new consumer checking account with direct deposit opened in a Wells Fargo office in your school district, the bank will donate $10 to the district. An additional $10 will be given to the district when you open a consumer Wells Fargo Package, a combination of a checking account plus three or more additional accounts or services tailored to fit your needs. Another $10 will also be donated for Bill Pay enrollments completed between July 14 and Sept. 13 by visiting wellsfargospecial.com and entering the keyword “Schools.” To qualify, a minimum of one bill payment must be completed by Oct. 12. Bill pay enables customers to manage and pay bills online, anytime.Congratulations to Laurren Elshof, Miss Burning Mountain; Terryn Weise, Junior Miss Burning Mountain; America Weise, Burning Mountain Princess; and Jasmine Gonzalez, Junior Burning Mountain Princess. Being a judge is hard work, especially since all the girls were very well prepared for all the events.The New Castle Lions Club won this year’s bed race, claiming back-to-back titles in the Burning Mountain Festival event. The only other entry was Elk Creek Mining Company. “The Lions Club is so darn intimidating (in the bed race) that other entrants may have paled at the thought of competing with such an ominous force,” said Lions Club member Judy Shaffer. “Lions Club president Scott Parr’s training program itself is not for the faint of heart,” she added.-Miss Piggy took second place in the vehicle category in the Garfield County Fair parade last Saturday. Miss Piggy was overheard saying she was proud bringing a little bit of celebrity to the event, and that she wallows in all the attention from children and adoring fans.-Approximately 50 New Castle-ites welcomed Riverside School’s new principal, Sue Taylor, at a reception on Sunday afternoon. Three Riverside student ambassadors, Ryan Melody (who will be a freshman at Rifle High School next week), Priscilla Rodriguez and Erin Gorsett, even gave up their Sunday afternoon to meet Mrs. Taylor and lend their assistance.Kay Vasilakis’ column, “New Castle News” appears every other Thursday. To contact Kay with a news tip or inspiration, please call 984-2308 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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