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Creekside Salon and Spa in New Castle is again offering free make-overs for people who really need a boost with their appearance. Friends, family or acquaintances can write the spa at and nominate a person they know that could really use an ultimate make-over. Nominees must be someone that will be completely open and willing to change for the better. E-mail photo, name and contact number with a brief description of the nominated person’s circumstances by May 1. Nominator’s name and contact number are also needed, though nominators can remain anonymous if they prefer. This is completely free with no hidden costs.

The Northwest Colorado Council of Governments and the Colorado State Forest Service will host a half-day workshop on financing and lending opportunities available for forestry and wood products businesses.

The workshop starts at 9 a.m. on April 24 at the Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Center on Blake Avenue in Glenwood Springs.

Reservations are necessary as space is limited. Call Tim Reader at 970-247-5250.

Secrets of Small Business Funding provides opportunities for new and established businesses to learn valuable information about raising capital and financing business endeavors.

Lenders will provide guidance and insight on how businesses can be prepared when seeking funding. There will also be an expo and networking session in which participants can have one-on-one conversations with the participating lenders.

The forum runs from 8 a.m. to noon, Thursday, April 26, at Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs Center at 1402 Blake Ave. Fee of $20 includes continental breakfast. To register call 970-945-5158 or go to

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