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Niwot Rotary accepting donations for Paradise relief

 

December 28, 2018

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The Rotary Club of Paradise California is seeking donations on behalf of area families and firsts responders affected by wildfires in November.

Niwot Rotary treasurer Jo Kirkenaer is no stranger to natural disasters, so when he learned about the wildfire that devastated a northern California community in early November, he wanted to find a way to help.

“I lived in southern California, and I’ve been through two big fires in San Diego, so I know what it’s like,” he said, adding that he also had close ties to Lyons during the 2013 Boulder County flood. “I can really empathize with what they’re going through.”

In the early morning hours of Nov. 8, a small fire started by downed power lines outside of Paradise, CA, quick...



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