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Pumpkin-rific

Dear Editor:

On Sunday, Sept. 30, Roaring Fork Kids held its fourth annual Fall Festival in Wagner Park. It was one of those spectacular fall days in Aspen after one of those not-so-spectacular rainy ones. The leaves were gold, the sun was warm, and the town came out to support and enjoy.

Roaring Fork Kids is a locally serving day care and preschool located in the Yellow Brick Building. RFK strives to provide quality, affordable day care for the children of our valley’s employees. This event is the biggest parent fundraiser of the year, and it continues to get bigger and better because of the support of our amazing parents and teachers, donations from our local businesses and our wonderful community.

This year marks my last year as chair of this event, but it is by no means my last year to participate in this event. The Fall Festival has become a tradition for many families. Picking out pumpkins, making scarecrows together and catching up with friends makes the festival a much anticipated event. I look forward to being there with my family for many years to come.

This event and the enjoyment it brings could not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors and the community. On behalf of Roaring Fork Kids, I would like to extend a huge thank you to our sponsors: Alpine Bank, Glenwood Meadows, Little Annie’s, The Aspen Times, Aspen Daily News, Paradise Bakery and to all the wonderfully generous businesses and people who donated to our hugely successful silent auction. Thanks also to Dan Sheridan for his great music ” it adds such a nice touch to the day. This thank you would not be complete if I didn’t also extend it to you, the community. Thanks for coming out and enjoying the day with us. In doing so, you have given so much to our program and our children.

Kim Allen

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