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Archuleta County Education Center to hold annual luncheon

The community is invited to attend the ninth annual luncheon of the Archuleta County Education Center (ACEC), which will be held on Tuesday, April 13, starting at 11:45 a.m. at Centerpoint Church on U.S. 160.

This annual ACEC event is twofold. First, it serves as a fund-raiser for the organization that operates a budget of nearly $500,000 to plan and execute the variety of educational programs that are offered for all ages of people in this community. Secondly, it is to inform and engage ourselves of the purpose, successes, and priority of enriching and educating people within our community.

Tickets are available for a donation of $50 each and you can put together a table of eight.

This is an event that will enlighten you to some of the trials that ordinary people go through, the steps people take to help themselves or help others and will make you proud of your community. The ACEC board has planned an exciting format during the luncheon which will highlight the initiatives that the ACEC will be launching this year.

Current programs offered by the ACEC include tutoring and enrichment programs for K-eighth grades, adult learning opportunities like GED and ESL training and a vast array of community classes that are offered year-round. The ACEC also operates the Archuleta County High School which is currently serving 35 students who are working toward their diploma or GED and an online educational component for other non-traditional school-aged students.

For more information, call the ACEC at 264-2835.