Latest News – July 11

Simon Resigns as CMC President

Mike Simon, President of Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Timberline Campus announced his resignation effective next Monday, July 15, 2013.

Leadville's CMC President  Mike Simon moves on to Montana. Photo: Contributed

CMC President Mike Simon resigns.

While nothing has been formally released to the Leadville/Lake County media nor reported on CMC’s social media platforms, a letter obtained by Leadville Today dated in late June stated that Simon had accepted the position of presidency of Dawson Community College in Montana.

According to CMC Public Information Officer Debra Crawford who reported via email that, “The college will be naming an interim campus vice president in Lake and Chaffee counties in the near future and will conduct a search for a permanent replacement.”

In addition, the following YouTube report was filed on June 26 by Simon’s new employer DCC:

Simon Video Interview on New Position


Friday Benefit for Jessica’s Children

Jessica Artica

Jessica Sica Artica

Tomorrow night – Friday, July 12 – there is a benefit dance and pot luck dinner in memory of Jessica Sica Artica. Jessica and her unborn child lost their lives in a tragic car accident on June 10, 2013.

Jessica was a loving mother to four small children whom she leaves behind. The money being raised will go to her children and their needs.

Please come out and help. Benefit Dance/Potluck Dinner Friday July 12 at 6 p.m. to midnight The Elks Lodge 123 West 5th Street. There will be DJ music and dancing after dinner. Entrance donation $15.

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