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Games to raise money for teacher


Last updated 1/8/2020 at 4:18pm

District 8 basketball teams will be playing for cancer awareness and to raise funds for a teacher battling an illness on Jan. 21-22.

The games will be played at the Fountain-Fort Carson High School Gym, where Fountain Middle School teacher Jimmy Garcia will be honored.

Garcia was diagnosed with stomach cancer in October, Head Boys Basketball Coach Paul Mileto said. He has been unable to work while undergoing numerous treatments; and despite insurance, his family has incurred many expenses that go along with treatment. Garcia had to get a lot of donated leave from other district employees t...

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