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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.

DAV commander presentation

David Riley, national commander of Disabled American Veterans (DAV), will be giving a presentation March 30 at Glenwood Springs High School. Riley is the first quadruple amputee veteran to become the national commander of DAV. His inspirational life story is part of his presentation. Admission is free. Hors d’oeuvres provided by the Brew Pub will be served from 5-6 p.m. with the presentation beginning thereafter. Commander Riley’s priority for his term in the office is to insure the “DAV continues its lifetime of support for veterans and families.”

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