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Community Briefs

Spend time in Spain, Costa Rica, Guatemala or Ireland and earn college credit through Colorado Mountain College’s International Programs study abroad courses:

Spring semester in Spain, Jan. 17 through April 7. Application deadline Nov. 21. Contact Mary Ebuna, 719-486-4224, mebuna@ coloradomtn. edu

Guatemala: Art and Resistance, March 1-11. Application deadline Dec. 2. Contact Bob Gumbrecht,, 970-870-4484; or Cynthia Zyzda,, 970-870-4432.

International business and literature in Dublin, May 16 through June 16, 2012. Application deadline March 16. Contact Jeffrey Runyon, 719-486-4240,

Spanish immersion and home stay in Alajuela, Costa Rica, June 30 through July 28, 2012. Application deadline April 1. Contact Lauren DeAre, 319-5817,

Glenwood Springs High School students invite all area veterans to attend the school’s Veterans Day Assembly at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10. Please attend and be honored for your service to our country. Arrive at the school lobby for sign in and refreshments at 1:30 p.m.

The Roaring Fork School District will hold parent-teacher conferences on Nov. 10 and 11 at all schools in Basalt, Carbondale and Glenwood Springs. Contact your child’s teacher for information on time and place. Contact information can be found at

Support survivors of domestic violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Advocate Safehouse Project needs volunteers to support survivors of domestic violence. A free volunteer training begins Oct. 25. If you are interested in learning more, contact Whitney at 945-2632, ext. 107, or email to

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