Allison Ellington, left, hands a pair of shoes to Tori Thibault, 6, of Brownie Troop 4274 as volunteers carry more than 227 pairs of shoes bound for foster children into the Mesa County Department of Human Services building this morning.
Girl Scouts from around the Grand Valley collected shoes and donations for the children as a part of Make a Difference Day. Ellington is the volunteer support specialist with the Girl Scouts of Colorado.
The man killed in an accident at a drilling rig near Parachute on Tuesday was from Grand Junction, the Garfield County Coroner’s Office reports. Shane Hill, 34, died instantaneously when a fitting blew and struck him in the head, Deputy Coroner Thomas Walton said.
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