Tough Enough to Wear Pink? Granby rodeo helps in fight against breast cancer |

Tough Enough to Wear Pink? Granby rodeo helps in fight against breast cancer

Saturday, June 27, is Tough Enough to Wear Pink night at Granby’s Flying Heels Rodeo. Spectators and contestants are being encouraged to wear pink at Saturday’s event in a show of support for the fight against breast cancer.

The rodeo will be dedicated to Dillon Baer, a 14-year-old East Grand Middle School eighth-grader whose mother, Rose, lost her battle against breast cancer. Some of the gate proceeds from Saturday’s rodeo will be donated to Dillon.

Saturday’s Buckaroo Rodeo will start at 3 p.m., with the Open Rodeo scheduled for 7 p.m. and slack following the open rodeo.

Saturday, July 4, will feature a number of special events in addition to the rodeo finals. The schedule includes: slack at 10 a.m., Buckaroo Finals 1:30 p.m. and Open Rodeo 7 p.m.

The Westernaires youth riding group from Golden will be a featured attraction at the open rodeo, after which fireworks are scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m. This year’s sponsors are: Town of Granby, Grand Elk Homeowners’ Association, Granby Ranch Residential Association, and the Sol Vista Residential Association.

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