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Dogs ‘N Doughnuts

Enjoy a sweet treat and meet the dog of your dreams. Join Colorado Animal Rescue at Sweet Coloradough from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, April 26. Free dog-themed doughnuts. Free ID tags. $35 adoptions. Contact Colorado Animal Rescue at http://www.coloradoanimalrescue.org or 970-947-9173 for more information.

One Book 4 Colorado

The Garfield County Libraries are promoting the importance of early reading by providing a free picture book (in English or Spanish) to any 4-year-old as part of the One Book 4 Colorado program. One Book 4 Colorado is a statewide initiative aiming to support family reading at home. Families of 4-year-olds can stop by any of the libraries until April 27 to pick up a copy of “How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?” by Jane Yolen while supplies last. For more information, visit http://www.gcpld.org.

Love the Earth Recycling

Glenwood Springs Subaru will dispose of electronic waste for free from April 1-30, at 175 Storm King Road. This disposal will include: LCD Monitors (Flat Panel TVs, Computers); cell phones (smart phones and iPhones); laptops; tablets and iPads; CRT’s up to 32” (tube TV or monitors); video games/consoles; fax machines; DVD/VCR players; printers; computer peripherals; switches/routers/cords and wires. Unacceptable items include: alkaline batteries; ballasts/light bulbs and tubes; kitchen appliances.

Alpine Bank annual Shred Day to take place May 2 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 2, 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 is suggested.

Organizers encourage individuals to bring any unwanted documents that contain personal information to the Shred Day event, including tax documents (seven years and older), old bank statements, medical records, canceled or blank checks, credit card statements and personal bills. A maximum of seven 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. Fourth St. in Rifle.

Town Wide New Castle Garage Sale

There will be a “Town Wide New Castle Garage Sale” on Saturday, May 2nd, 7 a.m. until noon located through out New Castle — look for the balloons tied to trash containers. All New Castle residents are encouraged to take leftover items to Second Hand Thrift Store from noon until 2 p.m. A tax donation receipt will be available. From noon until 2 p.m. different service organizations will be located at the downtown Burning Mountain Park — we’re asking New Castle residents to donate 5 percent of the proceeds from the garage sale to these worthwhile organizations. Questions call 970-987-3710.

Mother’s Day Mile

Don’t miss the 16th annual Mother’s Day Mile at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 10. The 1-mile race is a fundraiser for Advocate Safehouse Project. The race is open to women, men and families. Special attraction is Roses for Moms, along with the huge Gift Basket Silent Auction, kids’ activities, a chance to win age group awards and everyone gets a piece of homemade apple pie. For more information, call 970-928-2070 or email julie@advocatesafehouse.org.


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