The Cortez Adult Education Center is offering free registration for GED and ESL classes in august. The annual Cortez Rendezvous Balloon Rally is scheduled for Friday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 pm with tethered balloon rides on a first come, first served basis for a five dollar donation. The Montelores Early Childhood Council is sponsoring a school supply giveaway. By Connor Shreve. This story is sponsored by Choice Building Supply and the Lor Foundation
Adult Education Center - https://durangoadulted.org/
Cortez Rendezvous Balloon Rally - https://www.cortezco.gov/Calendar/Home/SingleEvent?eventID=3222
MonteloresEarly Childhood Council - https://www.facebook.com/Montelores.Early.Childhood.Council
Choice Building Supply - https://www.acehardware.com/store-details/06453
Lor Foundation - https://lorfoundation.org/
Register for English as a second language and GED classes for free this month. Get ready for a show in the skies over Cortez this weekend and there's a chance to get some help with supplying your students for school this fall. You are watching the Local News Roundup, brought to you by Choice Building Supply and the LOR Foundation. I'm Connor Shreve. The Cortez Adult Education Center is offering free registration for GED and ESL classes in August. If you're trying to get your high school diploma equivalency or would like to get a better understanding of English as a second language, this is a great opportunity to learn those skills for a discount. Classes for both GED and English as a second language run for eight weeks starting on August 21st. And to take advantage of the special, you must register by August 16th. Contact the Cortez Adult Education Center for details and to register. The annual Cortez Rendezvous Balloon Rally will pepper the skies with color and glow on August 4th, 5th, and 6th. The evening balloon glow is set for Friday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 with tethered balloon rides offered on a first-come, first-served basis for a $5 donation. It will be the biggest hot air balloon glow event Cortez has hosted with 10 to 12 balloons slated to light up the evening sky. Morning launches will take place from Parque de Vida beginning at 6:30 AM on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Register now for a school supply giveaway sponsored by the Montelores Early Childhood Council. You'll receive a backpack full of school supplies. If you are unable to register, the council will distribute remaining supplies on a first-come, first-served basis on pickup day which is August 10th. Register by Friday, August 4th by filling out an application at the Salvation Army or online through the Montelores Early Childhood Council. Pre-K through high school seniors in Montezuma County are eligible. You can learn more about these and other stories online at montezumalocal.news. Thank you for watching this edition of the Local News Roundup. I'm Connor Shreve.