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Published: July 22, 2017
Awards: Gail Melton

Gail with her Teller County Cares Award
Gail with her Teller County Cares Award
Gail with her Teller County Cares Award

by Gabe Taylor


On February 14th, The Independence Center’s Gail Melton was awarded the Teller County Cares award for her work supporting people with disabilities in and around Cripple Creek. Through her support groups, Gail has made a world of difference in the lives of veterans, people with Traumatic Brain Injuries, and other individuals with disabilities. Most recently, Gail has coordinated with the local school district in Cripple Creek, and is getting local youth involved with people in her support group. Recognizing the meaningful impact that Gail’s work has had on the community, the county showed their gratitude with this award. Great job Gail! We appreciate your hard work and are happy for your much deserved award.

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