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Community Briefs

On Thanksgiving, RFTA will be changing its service schedule on some routes. The changes will be in effect from Nov. 24 through Dec. 9. Go to to check the schedule changes on the valley bus routes, Woody Creek service, Hogback route and service to Snowmass Village.

The Glenwood Springs Eagles lodge is holding its Christmas Boutique and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. For $10, vendors can rent a table to sell their goods. Proceeds will benefit the Eagles’ Glenwood Springs High School Scholarship Fund.

The Western Slope Honor Flight is hosting a reunion of all five Honor Flights, and remembrance of the 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., Grand Junction.

The event kicks off with a social hour from 11 a.m. to noon, followed by lunch and a program beginning at 1 p.m.

All World War II veterans, even those who could not participate in the Honor Flight, are invited to attend and enjoy the complimentary lunch and recognition of their service. Call (970) 244-3575 (Grand Junction Police Department) to make a reservation.

Former guardians from the flights, as well as guests and general public, may purchase tickets for the luncheon at any City Market stores on the Western Slope. Ticket sales end on Friday, Dec. 2.

Who wants to be the “face” of the Carbondale Facebook profile pic? Post your best winter-related picture to the Carbondale wall. A winner will be announced Dec. 1 and will be featured as the Carbondale, profile pic for the month of December. Remember, keep it clean. More information at: 970-963-1890 or

Nominations due for

Locals are invited to thank the most noteworthy fellow citizen of 2011 through the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association’s Citizen of the Year Award.

The award is intended to honor an individual (or in particular instances a married couple) who makes a substantial contribution to Glenwood Springs. As a result of the nominee’s efforts, the community receives notable benefits and becomes a better place to live and work.

All nominees should be involved in active civic participation in the areas of health or human services, education, recreation, arts or cultural improvements, economic development, or community based organizations that contribute to the quality of life in the community.

Nomination forms are posted on the chamber website at and must be submitted by Dec. 1. For more information, call the chamber at (970) 945-6589.

The winning citizen of 2011 will be announced at the chamber’s Annual Ball and Auction scheduled for Jan. 28.

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