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How the 2017 Mancos Days Will Celebrate--and Support--the Community

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A float from the 2016 Mancos Days celebration. This year's Mancos Days Kid's Parade is scheduled for Friday, July 28th at 9am.

The 28th Annual Mancos Days celebration happens this weekend. KSJD's Austin Cope spoke with Daria Sparks, president of the Mancos Days Planning Committee, to learn more about what Mancos Days brings to the town.

Austin Cope is a former Morning Edition host for KSJD and now produces work on a freelance basis for the station. He grew up in Cortez and hosted a show on KSJD when he was 10 years old. After graduating from Montezuma-Cortez High School in 2010, he lived in Belgium, Ohio, Spain, northern Wyoming, and Himachal Pradesh, India before returning to the Cortez area. He has a degree in Politics from Oberlin College in Ohio.
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