Photo by Kathy Browning
Every day is Earth Day
Two days after the official Earth Day, the Paonia Lions Club and Paonia Elementary sixth grade teamed up to clean nearly three miles of highway adjacent to town. After an hour and a half of hard work, everyone was laughing, joking and eating pizza. Pictured are (left to right, front row) Chance Bills, Larrea Horner, Tearna North, Peyton Short, Jaquelin Mora, Trinity Valdez and Celine Audin; (second row) Lion and sixth grade teacher Bob Bushta, Seth Brinton, Harley Ewert, David Lozano, Jesse Burns, Sackett Chesnik, Kelsie Johnson, Katelyn Coffey, Jade Ellenberger and Caleb Scroggs; (third row) Poppy Lightfoot, Amanda Van Vleet, Ikechi Ellenberger, Leo Chapman, Daevius Udy, Anthony Felice, Dustin Largent, Ayla Bristow, Shyliea Clark, Sabrina Leighton and Faith Esquibel; (back row) Lions Brian Ayers, Ron Sims, Jack Blair, Mike Hughes, Jim Nierenberber, Rod Porteus and Mike Peacock. Not pictured is Lion Dave Benson.