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Glenwood Springs, Colorado CO

The week of Monday, March 5-9, local vets in Garfield County will be providing discounted rates for dog and cat spays and neuters. All vaccinations are free of charge, along with the purchase of any spay or neuter. Spays will be $40 and neuters will be $25. This discounted rate is made possible by the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office. Contact your local, participating veterinarian to make your appointment.

The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts presents the fifth annual Scotch Tasting Fundraiser “The Favorite Malts of Scotland” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. Taste six of Scotland’s signature malts. Presale tickets are $35, while at the door they are $40 for members and $48 for nonmembers. Space is limited, call 970-945-2414 or visit for tickets, a tasting menu and information.

The Glenwood Springs Chapter of HEARTBEAT – Support for Survivors After Suicide will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14.

HEARTBEAT is open to anyone who has suffered the loss of a loved one through suicide, no matter how long ago. This peer group does not provide or replace therapy; it is a safe place where mutual support can be found with others who share this unique pain. We all survive one heartbeat at a time.

HEARTBEAT meets at the First United Methodist Church in Glenwood Springs. Use the Bethel Chapel entrance of the church located at 824 Cooper Ave.

For more information, call Pam Szedelyi at (970) 945-1398 or email

High Country RSVP can electronically file federal and state tax returns free of charge for seniors, the disabled or those with household income less than $50,000 per year. Retired Senior Volunteer Program volunteers are certified by the IRS to prepare and e-file tax forms for both federal and state income taxes. This site does returns with credits, such as the Earned Income Credit, Child Tax Credit, Child and Dependent Care Credit, and the Elderly and Disabled Credit. Anyone with complex business issues, rental properties and other subjects outside the scope of this VITA/TCE site must seek a paid preparer. Call 970-384-8740 to schedule an appointment.

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