Celebrating 15 years

       Three Garden of the Gods Visitor Center volunteers from left, Aileen Walters, Jeanne McElderry and Mary Ann Collins click root beer float glasses this week in a toast to the 15 years since the center opened in 1995. The privately owned facility donates a percentage of its earnings to City Parks for upkeep of the Garden, with the total now exceeding $1.5 million, according to center statistics.

Westside Pioneer photo