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Community Briefs

Literacy Outreach volunteer tutor information session

Fifty-nine adult students are waiting to learn English in New Castle and Glenwood Springs. Literacy Outreach needs volunteers to tutor adults eager to improve their English skills. Training and materials are provided. Learn more about this opportunity that changes lives one word at a time. An information session will be held at the New Castle Branch Library at 6 p.m. Aug. 17. Another session will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 20 at the Teo Prinster Learning Center, 1127 School St. in Glenwood Springs. Call Literacy Outreach at 970-945-5282 for information.

RFSD to hold school board director elections

The Roaring Fork School District will participate in the annual election on Nov. 3. Director Districts A, B, C and D are scheduled for election this year. These districts are in the El Jebel, Missouri Heights and Basalt communities. For more detailed information about district boundaries and school board director qualifications, contact the district election coordinator at 970-384-6009 or check the school district website under board of education where director districts are shown. School board candidate petitions may be picked up at the District Office, 1405 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Petitions must be returned by Aug. 25 for a candidate’s name to appear on the November ballot. More information is available at Home — Roaring Fork School District.

Imagine Glenwood meeting

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

Imagine Glenwood will meet at the Glenwood Springs Library from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18. The group continues to coordinate with the city to proactively work on traffic calming, connectivity and neighborhood safety.

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