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Community Briefs

Carpool Week

Carpool Week is Monday, Sept. 22, through Friday, Sept. 26, highlighted by Carpool Appreciation Day on Wednesday, Sept. 24. So don’t drive alone, grab your friends and co-workers and carpool. You’ll save gas, time and money plus stop by the Aspen Airport Parking kiosk between 6:30 and 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday for on-site gifts, snacks and a chance to win prizes including free gas cards, lunch for your carpool, a free car detail and more.

You can also visit to register to win and become a Commuter Connect member for free to receive all the tools you need to make your commute greener, faster, easier and cheaper, including finding carpool partners, traffic and transportation alerts and cost and carbon savings calculators.

For more information visit or call 970) 429-2868.

Cancer Survivor Night

Cancer Survivor Night at Grand River Health West is being held at the new Grand River Health facility in Battlement Mesa. This event will be from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 25, and is simply a celebration of life that is designed to honor the struggles and accomplishments of our cancer patients and survivors. There will be multiple speakers including Dr. Coleman, Dr. Vargas and Dr. Medina. Feel free to bring a guest, and come and enjoy the festivities. RSVP to 970-285-6233.

Frontier Historical Museum closure

The Frontier Historical Museum is closed this week for fall cleaning and exhibit changes. It will reopen at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29. Our winter hours will be Monday and Thursdays through Saturdays from 1-4 p.m.

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