Angels deliver again in Rifle |

Angels deliver again in Rifle

From left, Elaine Cloninger, coordinator of the Angel Tree Christmas gift program, and Dave Bottroff, director of The ROC (Reach Out Colorado) in Rifle, make last minute additions to more than 300 Christmas gift bags in the second floor conference room of the Rifle Branch Library, as the Angel Tree program distributed them to registered, needy children on Saturday, Dec. 14. In the back is Cloninger’s husband, Ron.
Mike McKibbin/Citizen Telegram |

The Angel Tree Project in Rifle has come to a successful conclusion for 2013 with the distribution of Christmas gifts for 319 needy children on Saturday, Dec. 14.

Reach Out Colorado and Angel Tree wish to thank all of our volunteers who gave generously of their time and the generous efforts and contributions of these businesses: Action Shop, Alpine Bank, Aspen Valley Harley-Davidson, The Citizen Telegram, City Market, E. Dene Moore Care Center, Grand River Hospital District, Jean’s Printing, Jim Lord Insurance Agency, Ladybug Express, LIFT-UP, Murdoch Electric, National Oil Well, NSL Business Solutions, Plant Maintenance, Rifle Branch Library, Rifle Parks & Recreation Department, Ritz-Carlton of Aspen, Burning Mountains Fire Protection District, St. Mary Catholic Church, Stuver & LeMoine, Swallow Oil, U-Haul, White River National Forest – Rifle District, Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home in Rifle, Walmart, Weiss & Associates, Wells Fargo Bank and Winchester Apartments.

The whole Rifle community is blessed by all of you!

Elaine Cloninger

Angel Tree coordinator

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