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After Prom Extravaganza

The After Prom Extravaganza is in full swing for this year’s 2017 prom at Glenwood Springs High School. The event is from 11 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Saturday, April 22, and is organized by parents, teachers and community members who want to give our high-schoolers a safe and fun place to go after prom. There will be a bounce house, casino tables, a DJ and thousands of dollars in prizes. The organizers want to reach out to our community and ask for any donations and/or volunteers. There are many ways you can help support this event. We are asking for any cash donations be sent to: APE attention Cindy Pittenger at 988 Glen Oak Lane, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601. You can drop off cash or prize donations at Glenwood Springs High School, Attention: Kathy Quint. You can also call 970-319-0447 or email cspence@rfschools and we are happy to answer any questions or come pick up cash/prize donations. We have a Go Fund Me account that will allow you to donate easily at

Disaster Preparedness

High Country RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) is sponsoring a Disaster Preparedness class from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26. Garfield County is vulnerable to disasters caused by natural disasters or major accidents. Natural disasters may include, but are not limited to earthquakes, flooding, tornadoes or high winds, volcanic activity or ice storms. Major accidents could include fires and explosions, aircraft crashes, toxic or radioactive materials accidents, or collapse of buildings. Learn what you can do to be prepared and what services and agencies are available to help you in the event of a disaster. The information will be presented by a collaboration of intergovernmental agencies and other emergency management organizations. There will also be a round table discussion time drawing for a free First Aid Kit. Register by calling 970-945-7486 or online at and click on the Continuing Education Registration link. The syn number for this class is 04075.

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