Making a Positive Impact

Eagle River Youth Coalition (ERYC) continues to grow and evolve under its mission “to collaborate with Eagle River youth-serving organizations to assess prevention needs, coordinate substance abuse reduction efforts, and build capacity through strategic plans, programs and policies around the issues facing young people."

Explore how ERYC continues to make a positive impact on young people’s lives through youth suicide prevention efforts and Youth Leaders Council. Learn about the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey, ERYC’s largest data assessment effort administered biennially to middle and high school students, and the You Told Us Social Norms campaign. Parents are invited to join the conversation and learn about resources through the Eat Chat Parent series. Take a minute to learn more about our members and how we all work together to make youth a community priority.

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Scott Norman ” The Pumpkin Carver”
October 17
5 p.m.
Vail Public Library

Psychiatric Justice for Suicide Attempt Survivor
October 18
5:30 p.m.
CMC Edwards Campus

Families in Action
September 4
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Eagle Valley Middle School

Fright Night at the Museum
October 27
1 - 5 p.m.
Walking Mountains Science Center

Member of the Month

Salvation Army Vail Valley


More Than a Job
October 01, 2018 -

Making a Difference, In & Out of School

Eric Benson is the kind of man who makes a difference, quietly and without fanfare. Every single day he takes the time to listen and works to put a change in place — for the better — when necessary.

Eric is a Town of Avon police officer and the school resource officer (SRO) for Avon Elementary School. And the way he talks, it’s more than a job. “As a school resource officer, I get to spend time in the elementary school.…
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Resilient, intelligent, driven and caring
September 27, 2018 -

Constructing Yourself

Stephani Anson is the perfect definition of resilience. Those who know Stephani agree, she is also intelligent, driven and caring.

Stephani was born in Glenwood, but raised in Gypsum. She is currently attending Red Canyon High School in Edwards, and challenging herself by taking college courses at Colorado Mountain College in hopes to graduate high school with both her high school diploma, and associates degree.

Stephani has…
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Doing The Most Good
September 26, 2018 -

Salvation Army Vail

"Doing The Most Good"

The Salvation Army overall has been around for a long time, helping people with everything from rent assistance to getting enough greens in their diet. Locally, the Salvation Army Vail Valley often quietly swoops in when disaster strikes. Remember the Lake Christine fire in Basalt? The Salvation Army of Vail Valley fed the emergency workers. It has a food pantry in Avon that more locals than use than you know and stocks…
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Eagle River Youth Coalition - Making Youth a Community Priority
Physical Address: 34520 US Highway 6, C10 | Edwards, CO 81632
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 4613 | Edwards, CO 81632
Phone: 970.949.9250 | info@eagleyouth.org
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