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Community Briefs

Glenwood Springs, Colorado CO

5+ and Fabulous for $5. Colorado Animal Rescue is now offering a $5 adoption fee on all its cats over the age of 5. All cats are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, de-wormed, micro-chipped and come with a bag of food.

This adoption special lasts throughout February. Visit for more info and to look at some of the adoptable cats.

Coldwell Banker Mason Morse Real Estate and Cornerstone Mortgage Co. are joining together to offer a free first-time home-buyer education class at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. The focus will be on learning and understanding the steps involved in the home-buying process. Learn about different financing programs available including 96.5 percent and 100 percent loans. Prospective buyers can see how much of a loan they might qualify for. Learn about short sales and foreclosures. Understand commonly used real estate terms. Learn how to determine what price to offer. Class will be in the Coldwell Banker Mason Morse building at 0290 Highway 133, Carbondale. Call 970-274-1765 to reserve a spot today.

The Valley View Hospital Harmony Threshold Chorus is in its fifth year of providing the gift of the human voice at the bedside of the terminally ill. Songs are a cappella, and are simple rounds and harmonies sung with the intention of peace and comfort. Rehearsals are 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday. We sing for patients in the hospital and in the community. For more information, contact Lesa Russo, program director at 309-1701.

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.

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