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Posted on June 12 2010, 10:37am by Mark Esper in Local News category
Hiroke Ide of Silverton plunges into a hole, along with a railroad tie, in the Animas River on Saturday, June 5, as spring runoff provides for a wild ride just upstream from Silverton. He was kayaking with John Sites, also of Silverton. Photo by Bruce Conrad
Cemetery Volunteer Work Day June 19
The 17th annual Silverton Hillside Cemetery Volunteer Work Day will take place on Saturday, June 19, from 10 a.m. till noon. 
This is an opportunity to help the town of Silverton maintain, restore, and preserve its wonderful heritage. 
Suggested tools to bring: (put your name on them) limb loppers, hand-held clippers, shovels, rakes and pruning saws.
Following the work session, anecdotes of early pioneers buried in Hillside Cemetery will be shared. Bring a sack lunch, eat, and listen! 
If you are unable to attend but would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the Silverton Hillside Cemetery, send your contributions to:  
Hillside Cemetery Fund
P.O. Box 115
Silverton, CO  81433
The cemetery fund is part of the San Juan Historical Society, and is used solely for the maintenance and upkeep of Hillside Cemetery.  
For more information on the cemetery work day, contact: 
Freda Peterson, 387-5609 or Mary Beaber, 387-5360.
Ambulance crew to check blood pressure 
The Silverton Ambulance Association is offering free blood pressure checks this summer for the community at the ambulance association office in the Carriage House building.
The schedule is as follows:
Sunday, June 20, from noon to 2 p.m.
Sunday, July 18, from noon to 2 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 1, from noon to 2 p.m.
Sunday. Aug. 15, from noon to 2 p.m.
Sunday. Sept. 5, from noon to 2 p.m.
 Sunday. Sept. 19, from noon to 2 p.m.
No appointment  is needed. For more information please call Tiffany at 387-5887.
All-school reunion
planned June 25-27
Calling all Silverton School graduates!
Please register for the all-school reunion scheduled for June 25-27.
Seating for the banquet at Town Hall is still available.
Organizer Sandra Voilleque Compuzano urges alumni to register as soon as possible.
For more information, contact Sandra by e-mail at svcampuzano@gmail.com, or by phone, (970) 759-1708, or Paul Voilleque at pgv@mindspring.com 
“So far we are planning a night at the museum and the ‘Castles in the Sky’ film on the Friday evening, a picnic in the park with the Brass Band on Saturday and a banquet at Town Hall on Saturday evening. A Sunday brunch at a local restaurant is also planned,” Sandra said.
“Many more things are up in the air,” Sandra said.
Fourth’s parade theme:
‘Silverton Heritage’
The theme for this year’s Fourth of July parade is “Silverton Heritage.” 
The Silverton Volunteer Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary is encouraging businesses, nonprofits and everyone else to enter a float.
First, second and third place prizes will be awarded in the youth division and the general entry division.

Donations sought 
for fireworks display
The Silverton/San Juan Volunteer Fire Department is seeking donations for the Fourth of July fireworks display.
Donations may be sent to SVFD, P.O. Box 532, Silverton, CO 81433.
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