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Nutrition-Made-Personal Series: Can’t Breathe? Kick-start a Personal Program to Manage Allergies

The latest in the Nutrition-Made-Personal Series, “Can’t Breathe? Kick-start a Personal Program to Manage Allergies,” will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 27, in the Third Street Center Calaway Room in Carbondale. Integrative nutrition health coach Lynn Ruoff, B. Sc. Ed., and Jade Wimberley, ND, of LUX Wellness Center, will identify some “back to basic” techniques on how to get started on healing chronic allergies. Whether you suffer from asthma, a nagging cough, post nasal drip, skin rashes, runny nose or itchy eyes attendees will leave this class feeling empowered to make changes and feel a difference. RSVP to Ruoff at 802-999-2253 or $20 suggested donation.

Spring lecture series featuring Roland McCook

The Spring Lecture Series kicks off with a visit from Native American Cultural Programs’ current chairperson, Roland McCook. As the next likely descendant of Chief Ouray and Chipeta, McCook has committed his life to his people. He creates numerous educational opportunities for all who call these places “home” today. We can understand our common shared historical past through his oral traditions. The lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 970-945-5958.

Literacy Outreach seeks volunteers

Literacy Outreach seeks volunteers to tutor adults learning basic literacy skills. Some struggle to read and write. Some struggle to improve their oral English skills. No special skills are required. You do not need to speak a foreign language. If you can read this, you can help.

To learn more, attend a meeting at 2:30 p.m. March 23 at the Parachute Branch Library.

Call Literacy Outreach at 970-945-5282 for more information.

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