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Posted on April 07 2011, 12:00am by Mark Esper in Local News category
The Pride of the West bar and adjacent Adelaide's Antiques store
burn on Wednesday, April 6.  Photo by Mark Esper
 
Fund established 
for fire victims 
A fund has been established by the San Juan County Historical Society to assist victims of Wednesday’s fire in downtown Silverton. 
Donations may be made to the San Juan County Historical Society, P.O. Box 154, Silverton, CO 81433. Put “Silverton Fire Fund” in the check memo line.
 
Poetry night, bake 
sale to benefit second
and third grades
Silverton School second- and third-graders will present a poetry night and bake sale this evening, Thursday, April 7, at the Mobius Cafe from 6 to 8 p.m.
The evening will be a fundraiser for spring field work to support the class’s studies about snow. The public is welcome and encouraged to bring original or favorite poems to share.
Meanwhile, a burrito, baked goods and coffee sale is planned for Tuesday and Wednesday, April 12 and 13, at 10 a.m., rain or shine, at the school’s outdoor basketball court. All sales benefit middle school field work in San Francisco in late April
  
Youth theatre camp: 
The show will go on
A Theatre Group has announced that its summer youth program will continue.
Amber Moffett has agreed to continue on as program director. It is anticipated that the program will begin in June and run throughout July and fees for the program will be unchanged. 
In addition to staging the children’s theatre production this summer, ATG is moving forward with plans for continued theatre productions and the new artist series for the season.
 
Free immunizations offered on Tuesday
The San Juan County Public Health Nursing Office is offering free immunizations for all children under age 18 this coming Tuesday, April 12, from 8:30 a.m. to noon.  
Please call 387-0242 to check your child's immunization status or to make an appointment.  We will not be sending reminders to parents in the mail this month.
 
Artifacts showing to benefit food bank
A second showing of Silverton resident Paul Rathbun’s collection of Native American artifacts is scheduled for Saturday, April 23 at Silverton Jerky, 1121 Greene Street, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Donations will go directly to the food bank.
 
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