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University Park Care Center takes in veterans during wildfire crisis

Left to right: Steve Slaughter, University Park driver; Rob Newman, executive director of University Park; Keith Jackson, executive director of Life Care Center of Pueblo.

Life Care Center of Pueblo, along with nearby University Park Care Center in Colorado recently assisted in the evacuation of 120 residents from Spanish Peaks Veterans Community Living Center in Walsenburg, Colorado, after wildfire conditions threatened their safety.

The fire, which started in Walsenburg, spread to more than 14,000 acres before the evacuation took place on June 29, 2018.

University Park Care Center hosts Hot Dogs and Hot Rods car show

Resident Molly Solano and Jessica Tafoya, activity assistant, pose in front of some of the participating cars.

There were lots of smiles at the second annual Hot Dogs and Hot Rods car show and picnic at University Park Care Center in Pueblo, Colorado, on Aug. 8, 2016.

The cars’ owners showed off their vehicles’ muscle in the 85-degree weather with clear blue skies that brought the community, as well as residents and associates outdoors.