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The Victim Assistance and Law Enforcement Board of the 9th Judicial District – Garfield, Pitkin and Rio Blanco counties – is seeking applications from agencies and organizations for grants to assist crime victims, to be awarded in 2013.

The board is committed to funding direct services to crime victims, scholarships for training related to the welfare of victims. Approximately $350,000 will be available for the 12-month grant cycle.

Application deadline is 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29.

For information, contact Steve Aurand, VALE Board Administrator, 9th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, at or 945-8635.

AARP Driver Safety is offering free classroom courses for veterans and their dependents nationwide. Learn proven safety strategies to maintain your confidence behind the wheel.

Sessions are being offered in Glenwood Springs, Parachute and Battlement Mesa.

Battlement Mesa: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center.

To register in advance: 384-8747 or

Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts and Garfield County Vegetation Management are offering cost share for fall treatment on noxious weeds. A treatment plan is required and essential for success.

Call the Conservation District at 945-5494, ext. 105, for more information or to receive an application. Deadline for fall applications is Nov. 30.

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