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Benefit for Peter Kreft-Mercer

The Fraternal Order of Eagles is hosting a benefit for Peter Kreft-Mercer, son of Tom Mercer of the Rock Dogs. Peter recently had a brain tumor removed and has enormous medical bills. The Eagles Club, 312 Seventh St. in Glenwood Springs, will be hosting a spaghetti dinner and silent auction from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, March 26, and live music featuring 50/50 and Louie and the Lizards from 8 p.m. to midnight. For more information, call Janet at 984-2846.

Rifle Lions Club Easter egg hunt

The annual Rifle Lions Club Easter egg hunt will be Saturday, March 26, at the Deerfield Park ballfields in north Rifle. There are three age groups: toddlers up to age 3; 4-6; and 7-9. Registration for bikes and Easter baskets begin at 9 a.m.; bikes, helmets and Easter baskets will be given away at 9:45; and the Easter egg hunt for thousands of pieces of candy will begin promptly at 10. If your child finds a piece of candy that is marked with a number, find that number at the participating business in town and they will give your child another prize. This year in addition to marked candy, there are plastic eggs filled with toys and prizes. For more information contact President Karen Andruzak at 625-2779.

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