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Welte Education Center Hosts Community Block Party


Last updated 1/16/2019 at 3:28pm

Geof Clark

Representatives from community partners included YMCA Welte Teen Coordinator Taheim Davis, and Teresa Vogt from Fountain Valley Communities That Care, a prevention system that has been proven to reduce alcohol and tobacco use, crime and violence among youth. The grant for the initiative is administered through the El Paso County Department of Public Health.

A Community Block Party was held recently at Welte Education Center in Fountain.

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The event featured local non-profit and first responder informational booths as well as games played by attendees of all ages. There was also face painting and refreshments including hot dogs, chips, and drinks.

According to Welte Principal Cito Nuhn, the event was born out of a desire to engage the school in a sense of community. The administration and staff...

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