Fun With 911 event set for Sept. 24


LA JARA — The Fun With 911 event offers people the chance to meet Conejos County first responders.

After a 2-year absence because of COVID-19 pandemic, the third Fun With 911 event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 24 on 312 S. Main St. in La Jara. This is an opportunity to meet the local sheriff and first responders like EMS, paramedics, the Conejos County emergency personnel, and firefighters.

The Fun With 911 event is sponsored by the EMS program. Garrett Storm, EMT with inbound services who works with the EMS program explains, "The purpose is to promote health and meet the first responders in the community."

The Fun With 911 event will offer several activities, including games for all ages. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served.

The EMS program survives on donations. Thanks to the generous donations of various businesses, the event will hold a silent auction.

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