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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Glenwood Springs High School boys basketball team is putting on a holiday family portrait special at GSHS on Sunday, Dec. 2.

Schedule an appointment for the event, which runs from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., by contacting Jennetta Gambrel at 319-3720. MJ Thomas Photography out of Grand Junction will be taking the portrait shots. Portraits will be returned the week of Dec. 17.

Free training about human trafficking

A workshop about human trafficking will be held 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, at the Mt. Sopris Room, El Jebel Community Center, 0020 Eagle County Drive, El Jebel.

This training is designed to educate and empower law enforcement, service industry providers, counselors, educators, advocates and all interested in combating labor and commercial sex trafficking. Learn to identify red flags for potential trafficking, about human trafficking and related crimes in the Roaring Fork Valley, which regional and national resources to call and the legal and social service needs of trafficked individuals. 

Lunch will be provided. Registration is required by Nov. 30 at

Visit the Holiday Bazaar at the Elks Lodge in West Glenwood from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 1. A huge variety of home-crafted items are available for Christmas gifts, along with baked goods, soup and drink. Get a photo with Santa just in time for your holiday cards. Proceeds from the Elks sales will go to YouthZone.

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.

The Eagles Lodge, 312 Seventh St., Glenwood Springs, will host its annual Christmas Boutique on Saturday, Dec. 8. Vendors are needed. Table rental is $15, all proceeds will go to the GSHS Scholarship fund. Contact Amanda Schard at 319-8753 to book a spot.

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