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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
The Western Slope Honor Flight is hosting a reunion of all five Honor Flights, and remembrance of the 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., Grand Junction.
The event kicks off with a social hour from 11 a.m. to noon, followed by lunch and a program beginning at 1 p.m.
All World War II veterans, even those who could not participate in the Honor Flight, are invited to attend and enjoy the complimentary lunch and recognition of their service. Call (970) 244-3575 (Grand Junction Police Department) to make a reservation.
Former guardians from the flights, as well as guests and general public, may purchase tickets for the luncheon at any City Market stores on the Western Slope. Ticket sales end on Friday, Dec. 2.
Who wants to be the “face” of the Carbondale Facebook profile pic? Post your best winter-related picture to the Carbondale wall. A winner will be announced Dec. 1 and will be featured as the Carbondale profile pic for the month of December. Remember, keep it clean. More information at: 970-963-1890 or email@example.com.
Roaring Fork Liquors in Glenwood Springs owner Ken Robinson has announced that all gross profits from sales on “Black Friday,” Nov. 25, will be donated to LIFT-UP.
LIFT-UP food pantries serve more than 2,600 people every month from Aspen to Parachute. The current economic climate has seen the numbers swell, and more people are using the services of this nonprofit organization.
“I know that so many of our neighbors are in some dire economic circumstances.” said Robinson. “I encourage everyone that can to give to a charity of their choice. Whether it’s to LIFT-UP through us or by other means, please help your less fortunate neighbors.”
Roaring Fork Liquors will be open from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. and is located in the Roaring Fork Marketplace next to Walmart in Glenwood Springs.
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UPDATE 5:27 p.m. — Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon has reopened in both directions Saturday evening after a safety closure due to a flash flood warning. There were no reported mud/debris slides.