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Community Briefs

Glenwood Springs, Colorado CO

The Roaring Fork School District is seeking community input during its search for a new superintendent. The search includes an assessment of the district’s needs, and it is collecting input from stakeholders regarding the desired characteristics of the next superintendent.

Staff, parents, students and community members are invited to complete an online survey at to help the board in defining these desired characteristics. This survey is available in English and Spanish and is available to complete until the end of February.

The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association is hosting a photo contest in order to generate photos for its 2012-2013 “Insider’s Guide to Glenwood Springs.”

The contest is open to photographers of any ability. Photos will be judged on March 7 by the Glenwood Springs Chamber staff. The top three photos in each category will be displayed on the chamber’s Facebook page at gwschamber for a public vote from March 8-15.

The winning photos will be featured in the 2012-2013 Insider’s Guide to Glenwood Springs, which will be available this summer.

The Glenwood Springs Chamber invites local businesses to post this contest to their Facebook page in order to maximize the amount of entries.

The deadline to submit photos is March 6. All photos must be submitted via e-mail to Visit for contest details including rules and submission categories.

Grand River Hospital District, in conjunction the Battlement Mesa Activity Center and Parachute Parks and Recreation, will be hosting the Battlement Mesa Health Fair from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. This health fair offers low-cost blood work including a comprehensive metabolic blood chemistry, complete blood count, and prostate specific antigen. There will also be free health education and screenings. For more information visit online at or call (970) 625-6433.

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