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Gardening workshop for teachers

Fat City Farmers offers a free workshop for teachers and adults working with children in garden and food-based activities that meets Colorado learning standards from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Roaring Fork High School garden and biology classroom. The workshop has been approved by Roaring Fork School District Superintendent Diana Sirko for professional development credit. The workshop will be hands-on activities with lesson plans that teachers can adjust to any age group. Preregister by calling Illène Pevec at 274-1622.

Drop Into Carbondale

The Carbondale Chamber hosts Drop Into Carbondale, a celebration of fun and education in Carbondale. The Annual Business Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Gathering Center at The Orchard. Town Manager Jay Harrington will deliver the State of Carbondale address, and keynote speaker philanthropist Jim Calaway will share his insights on Business and Community: Giving Back. Educational breakout sessions will include: Business & Professional Development with Colorado Mountain Collage; 7 Steps to Increase Time & Income with Lauri Rubinstein; Web 2.0 & Social Marketing with Post Time Media; and Small Business Administration (SBA) Updates by Colorado Lending Source.

Women’s Financial Workshop

Edward Jones is hosting a financial workshop for women only from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. For information or to RSVP: 970-928-0585 or

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