Amelia Shelley won "Legacy" Humanitarian Service Award

Amelia Shelley

Amelia Shelley won the "Legacy" Humanitarian Service Award. Matt Sturgeon, City Manager of Rifle, said "She cares deeply about people - regardless of age, class, race, or circumstance - and she believes a community's library should be a resource for all... Whether they know it or not, Amelia has profoundly impacted each and every citizen in the City of Rifle as well as Garfield County."

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