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Students wrap up I Love to Read MonthStudents across the Roaring Fork School District wrapped up a wide variety of activities Monday Feb. 28, the last day of I Love to Read Month in February.At Sopris Elementary School, students preschool through fifth grades were challenged to read 300,000 minutes during the month, and the young readers exceeded that by logging in 312,394 minutes. Students meeting the challenge receive a free book and a root beer float party. Students who read 200 minutes or more will play Wheel of Fortune later in the month for chances at prizes donated by various community businesses.Roberts graduates from DeVry UniversityOn Feb. 25, Zacharia Walker Roberts, son of William Roberts and Beryle Styes, graduated from DeVry University with a bachelor of science degree in business administration. Zack is a 1998 graduate of Roaring Fork High School. His family, friends and co-workers congratulate him on his achievement.GSHS helps tsunami victimsThe Glenwood Springs High School student body, with the help of the Climate Committee, raised a total of $980, including matching funds from Alpine Bank and other businesses. The money will be donated to UNICEF for tsunami relief efforts.Recent marriagesJames Bradley Cox and Jennifer Mae Winn, of Fort Worth, Texas, Sept. 18, 2004Sebastian Carrillo Duran and Edith Natalia Flores Velasco, of Rifle, Sept. 21, 2004Sebastian Carrillo Duran and Edith Natalia Flores Velasco, of Rifle, Sept. 21, 2004

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