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Roaring Fork Valley residents pursuing education or training in healthcare are eligible to apply for an Aspen Valley Medical Foundation (AVMF) scholarship. The scholarship program provides assistance with tuition for undergraduate or graduate degree programs, conferences and training workshops in physical and behavioral health care. The final 2012 scholarship deadline is 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20. Applicants can drop their applications at the AVMF office located at 616 E. Hyman Ave., Aspen, or via mail at PO Box 1639, Aspen, CO 81612.

Interested applicants should go to and download an application. Call Cristina Gair at 970-544-1298 or e-mail with questions.

The Garfield County Public Library District is seeking local artisans to submit designs for features inside the new Carbondale Branch Library. Artisans located in Garfield or neighboring counties may apply. The current competition is for the new library’s service desk cladding and service desk lighting. A feature pendant light and decorative panels to the front of the desk will be selected on a competitive basis.

Entries due Dec. 1. All competitions are hosted by the website where additional information and requirements can be found.

Medicare recipients should look at their current prescription drug plan (Medicare D). You may find one with better coverage, higher quality or lower cost. High Country RSVP volunteer counselors are here to help you choose a plan to meet your needs. Call and let one of our experts help you review your 2013 Medicare plan, 384-8744.

Colorado State University Extension is hosting a “Gifts from the Home” workshop, featuring master food safety advisors Carla Farrand and Deb Martin, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Indoor Garden Supply in Glenwood Springs. Cost to attend is $20. For more information on canning, preservation or to register for the workshop, call the Garfield County Extension Office at 625-3969.

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