Letter to the editor: Agricultural Safety Day supporters thanked

Monte Vista Coop held there 16th Annual Progressive Agricultural Safety Day April 26.

Twelve Valley public schools and two Valley home schools participated with a total of 324 students, 35 teachers/bus drivers and 54 volunteers. 

Safety topics presented this year included “4 Wheeler/Helmet Safety” presented by 4H and FFA students, “Chemical Look A Likes” presented by 4H and FFA students, “Home Alone/Stranger Danger” presented by Del Norte Police Department, “Electric Safety” presented by San Luis Valley Rural Electric, “Safe Digging” presented by Colorado 811, “Lawn Equipment Safety” presented by Monte Vista Coop/4H and FFA students, “Grain Safety” presented by 4H and FFA students, “Roadway Safety” presented by Colorado State Patrol and “Fire Safety” presented by Monte Vista Fire Department. 

Thank you to all our presenters for you continued support and participation.  Without you, this event would not be possible. 

Monte Vista Coop would like to thank their coordinators for their hard work and dedication in putting together this Safety Day event:  Nancy Sechrist, Denise Temple, Trish Archuleta, Jeanett Wacker and Joann Aguilar.

Monte Vista Coop and their Safety Day Coordinators would like to thank the following for their donation, participation and support:

4H Students

Myers Brothers

All Participating Schools

National Sponsors

Betty Cochran

Nazarene Church - Monte Vista

Colorado 811

Progressive Agriculture Foundation

Colorado State Patrol

Rio Grande Cty Farm Bureau

Del Norte Police Department

Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Center

Dr. Brian Roberts

Safety Day Coordinators

Farm Credit

Saguache Cty Farm Bureau

FFA Students

San Luis Valley Rural Electric

Franis Kessler

Sandhill Inn & Suites

Gunbarrel Station

SLV Federal Bank

Maria Diaz

Sun Flour Bakery

McNitt Produce

Top Value

Monte Vista Cooperative

Valley Meat

Monte Vista Fire Department

Anyone we may have accidentally missed


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