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Grand River Health hosts Health Fair in Parachute/Battlement Mesa

Grand River Health will host the Battlement Mesa/Parachute Health Fair from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, March 4, at Grand River Health Clinic West, 201 Sipprelle Drive in Battlement Mesa. The health fair will provide low cost blood tests, free blood pressure screenings, and many other low cost or no cost screenings. Participants are reminded to fast for 12 hours before getting blood tests, to ensure the most accurate results.

For more information about the Battlement Mesa Health Fair call (970) 625-6433.

Roaring Fork Women’s Tri Team registration opens March 7

Registration for the 18th annual Roaring Fork Women’s Triathlon Team opens Tuesday, March 7, at http://www.roaringforktriteam.com. The training program promotes fun, fitness and philanthropy in a cooperative environment by learning the basics of swim, bike, run/walking to complete a sprint triathlon. Participants meet twice weekly beginning in May for 14 weeks and culminate the summer in August with a field trip to Denver to complete the Tri for the Cure Triathlon. Registration is limited and fills quickly. For more info go to roaringforktriteam.com or contact nrein@rof.net or call 970-618-1066.

Living Well, Dying Well

High Country RSVP presents an engaging, interactive discussion and presentation about how we want to live until we die, from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 8, at Colorado Mountain College, 1402 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs. Participants will receive tools and resources for bringing family together to talk about their future medical care. Be prepared to complete medical wishes using a medical power of attorney (forms provided). Desired reading before the presentation: Atul Gawande – Being Mortal. The speaker is Rachel Menke, NP with Hospice of the Valley. This is a free presentation and walk-ins are welcome but register by calling 945-7486 or online at coloradomtn.edu.


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