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Community Briefs

Moms In Prayer

Any woman who is willing to pray for a specific child at Glenwood Springs High School please join us from 2-3 p.m. every Monday at The Pointe Church. See Moms in Prayer International, Contact for more information.

Get Your Business Online workshops

The Garfield County Libraries are hosting workshops to help local businesses start taking charge of their online presence.

During the workshops, local Internet marketing expert Trent Blizzard of BlizzardPress ( will be on hand to teach the importance of claiming a free business listing on Google, and best practices to Get Your Business Online.

Workshops are noon Monday, Jan. 25, at the Carbondale Branch Library; 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Parachute Branch Library; 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, at the Rifle Branch Library; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, at the New Castle Branch Library; and 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Silt Branch Library. The business does not have to be in the same city as the workshop. Bring a laptop or mobile device (not required, but helpful) and Google/Gmail account information. RSVPs are appreciated online at

Annual Ag Day

Annual Ag Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the New Castle Community Center. A few of the topics we will be sharing are: New Rules and Regulations for Gas Development; Estate Planning for Ranch Families; Irrigation Efficiency; and a panel discussion on Innovative Irrigation Systems.

Lunch is served, and space is limited, so reserve by calling the District office by Jan. 25 at 945-5494, ext. 105.

Daddy Daughter Dance

The Glenwood Springs Recreation Department invites every father (uncle, grandfather, family friend) to take their little (14 and younger) girls out for a magical evening of dining and dancing that will create memories to last a lifetime. The Daddy Daughter Dance takes place from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5. A buffet will be catered by Rivers restaurant. Cost is $35 per couple (additional daughter $12 each). Preregistration is required by Jan. 29. Register online at or stop by the Community Center.

Gayle Bean benefit

There will be a benefit for Gayle Bean from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at Big Daddy’s Sports Bar, 0055 Mel Ray Road in Glenwood Springs. Gayle is losing her battle with cancer. A $15 donation includes a smothered burrito, draft beer, live music and an entry for a Las Vegas getaway. And start growing your beard or hair — the stylist will be waiting. Donations can be made to account James Bean FBO Gayle Bean at Alpine Bank in Glenwood Springs or at http://www.gofundme/dgbnck7v. For more information call 970-987-5056.

Winter Lecture Series

Lorraine and Craig Curry will present the second installment of the Winter Lecture Series featuring cowboy songs, stories and history at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. This program is jointly presented by the Frontier Historical Society and the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, and sponsored by Gary Hershoren and Ilene Harris. Light refreshments will be served. The Winter Lecture Series takes place at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday through March. For more information, call 970-945-5958.

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