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There’s no place like home for the holidays, and there’s no better place for holiday shopping either.

Chamber Checks are an easy way to ensure the gift you give is spent here in Glenwood Springs. Chamber checks are also perfect for employers to give as incentive rewards or Christmas bonuses. Just like regular checks, Chamber Checks can be cashed in at any restaurant, store or bank where checks are accepted – but only in Glenwood Springs. 

There is no charge for Chamber Checks. They can be written dollar for dollar in any amount, and they are perfect for holiday gifts.

To purchase your checks, stop by the Glenwood Springs Chamber at 1102 Grand Ave. or call 945-6589 for more information. 

The Orchard church is developing a new community garden for local gardeners. Plans for the Good Seed Garden include more than 60 plots on 1/2 acre of land, fruit trees and meeting areas. Come to an information meeting to learn more, Thursday, Nov. 17, from 7-8 p.m. in room 205/206 at The Orchard on Snowmass Drive, carbondale. Learn how to reserve your plot for next spring in the new community garden. Contact Doug Stewart, 963-1658.

An effort is under way to help a resident and local Iraqi war veteran who spent 28 months in Iraq and who suffers the effects not only of the war, but the lingering pain from a head injury caused by an IED explosion.

Requested is cards and letters, gift certificates, other tokens of love to be delivered to him and his five children on Nov. 19.

Call 945-6855 for details.

Colorado Mountain College’s Nursing Program hosts an informational meeting at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at CMC Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Ave. Learn about program requirements, application process and scholarship opportunities. Info and RSVP: 947-8257.

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