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Alpine Bank annual Shred Day to take place May 13 and benefit LIFT-UP

Alpine Bank’s annual on-site document shredding event will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 13, at two Colorado River Valley locations: West Glenwood and downtown Rifle. The service is free, but a donation of canned goods, nonperishables or cash to benefit LIFT-UP, the local food bank, is suggested.

Organizers encourage individuals to bring any unwanted documents that contain personal information including tax documents (seven years and older), old bank statements and medical records, canceled or blank checks, credit card statements/solicitations and personal bills. A maximum of five boxes of paper per person is encouraged; staples or paperclips do not need to be removed. All paper will be recycled.

Roaring Fork Conservancy’s Beginner Adult Fly Fishing Clinic

Join Roaring Fork Conservancy and Roaring Fork Valley Fly Fishing Club for a beginner adult fly fishing clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at Coryell Ranch in Carbondale. Participants will learn the basics of fly fishing equipment, casting, aquatic insects and choice of flies, and will spend time fishing in the afternoon. Breakfast refreshments, lunch, and gear needed for the day will be provided. Registration is required, as spots are limited and fill up quickly. Cost is $80 for RFC members and $100 for nonmembers. Register at Call (970) 927-1290 with questions.

Walk MS: Glenwood Springs

Walk MS: Glenwood Springs takes place on Saturday, May 20, at Glenwood Springs High School. Registration opens 7 a.m., 5K run begins at 8 a.m., program begins at 9 a.m., and walk begins at 9:30 a.m. To register as a participant or volunteer go to, call 855-372-1331 or email Walk MS: Glenwood Springs is presented locally by Toyota.

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