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Letter: “Yes” on 7D; “Yes” for CMC

This measure will not raise your taxes. With this ballot measure, the college simply seeks to protect and preserve its current level of funding in order to continue providing affordable, high quality education in Aspen, Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, Spring Valley, Rifle, Leadville, Buena Vista, Salida, Edwards, Steamboat Springs, Dillon and Breckenridge.

For 50 years CMC has turned busboys into 5-star chefs, mountain bikers and raft guides into wilderness first responders and retail clerks into business owners in all of our communities.

CMC has turned ski bums into ski area operators, firefighters and law enforcement officers.

CMC has trained our own local high school graduates as nurses and teachers, electricians and forest rangers to work in the communities in which they grew up.

And, CMC offers college courses to all local high school students so they may earn college credits while completing their high school graduation requirements, tuition free.

CMC gives a $1,000 scholarship to all local high school graduates.

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Please support Colorado Mountain College by voting "Yes" on 7D.

Patty Theobald, 

Breckenridge  

Chairman, CMC Board of Trustees