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Frontier Museum seeks volunteers

Volunteers make it possible to keep the doors of the Frontier Museum open. Anyone interested in volunteering and learning about Glenwood Spring’s history can pick up a free history book. Those who like to talk with people make wonderful volunteers. For information call 970-945-4448 or email

Free food boxes for qualifying seniors

Boxes of food containing canned vegetables and fruits, peanut butter, cereal, pasta or rice, canned meat, fruit juice, shelf-stable or nonfat dry milk and a 2-pound block of cheese and are distributed every month to qualifying seniors. To qualify you must be at least 60 years of age, be a resident of Colorado and have a gross income below listed guidelines (one person household: $1,287/month; 2 people: $1,736; 3: $2,184). Distributions will be on the third Thursday of each month at the same time. To receive food, show up with a picture ID and proof of residency and fill out a brief application. People can pick up food for others, but both should be there for the first pickup. For more information call 945-6232.

Be a part of history

Become a vital part of the Glenwood Springs Historical Society and Frontier Museum by volunteering three hours a week during the busy summer months. The museum is looking for lovers of history and people to man the front desk. For more information call 970-945-4448.

Workshop for parents and caregivers of special needs children

Jessi Hastings RN will offer a free workshop for parents and caregivers of special needs children from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 20, at Room 31, Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., Carbondale. This workshop will describe how to connect with your child so your child can learn and develop despite their limitation. Hastings is a certified practitioner of Anat Baniel Method, which has had huge success for children with special needs. Google for more information. Registration is required. Please call Jessi at 970-946-8968 to register.

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