Avon donates another $25K to senior center

By John LaConte

AVON — The town of Vail has issued a challenge to other Eagle County municipalities: Raise $50,000 and they’ll match.The challenge was issued as a result of another challenge — construction costs. With costs of building materials increasing on a daily basis, the Castle Peak Senior Care Community, currently under construction in Eagle Ranch, was among the hardest hit. The cost of that 64-bed senior center jumped from $22.7 million to $24.9 million, leaving Augustana Care, the non-profit who is building the facility, scrambling to come up with another $2.2 million.The USDA, who was already contributing about half the cost …

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