The 2017 schedule for the Kids' Pasta Project fundraiser dinners has been announced. The next pasta dinner fundraiser will be held May 1 and benefits the Ridgway Composite High School mountain biking team in Ridgway.
The spring and summer schedule is as follows:
May 8: Mountain Harvest Festival benefit at Delicious Orchards.
May 22: Friends of the Paonia Library benefit at Delicious Orchards.
June 5: Slow Food benefit at Leroux Creek Inn.
June 12: North Fork Pool, Parks & Rec benefit at the North Fork Pool.
June 19: Farm to Fiddle benefit at ShadeScapes USA.
June 26: Paonia Museum benefit at the museum.
July 10: North Fork Valley Creative Coalition benefit at ShadeScapes USA.
July 17: Jamaica Outreach benefit.
July 24: Black Canyon Animal Sanctuary.
KPP's mission is for youth to serve their local community by preparing and selling freshly-made, healthy meals and giving profits to local causes. Where possible, ingredients are sourced locally. Reservation are required. For more information, visit www.kidspastaproject.org.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.