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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 http://www.roaringfork.org/events. Call (970) 927-1290 with questions.

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

Alpine Bank invites the community to its annual on-site document shredding event 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.

The West Glenwood Alpine Bank is located at 50891 Highway 6 in Glenwood Springs, and the downtown Rifle branch is located at 100 E. 4th St. in Rifle.

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 walkMS.org, call 855-372-1331 or email fundraisingsupport@nmss.org. Walk MS: Glenwood Springs is presented locally by Toyota.

Annual LIFT-UP Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser scheduled for June 5

LIFT-UP has announced the annual LIFT-UP Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser hosted by Sammy’s Rocky Mountain Steakhouse, presented by Chef Donny Andre, will be held from 5-8 p.m. Monday, June 5. All proceeds from the spaghetti plate dinners benefit LIFT-UP. The dinner includes tasty spaghetti, Caesar salad, bread and choice of iced tea or lemonade. Additional beverage options are available for purchase.

Tickets are $12.99 for adults and $6.99 for children (10 & under) and are available by calling LIFT-UP at 970-625-4496 or online at http://www.liftup.org.

LIFT-UP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing essential humanitarian assistance in the communities we serve. LIFT-UP is a basic needs organization that is celebrating 35 years of assisting thousands of homeless, unemployed or underemployed individuals and families from Aspen to De Beque.

Elks flea market seeks vendors

The Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge is looking for vendors for its Second Saturday Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 10, July 8, Aug. 12 and Sept. 9. Email activities@gwselks.com or call 970-379-9705 for more information.


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