Community News & Notes
Show your friends & loved ones how much you care by placing a Valentine Love Note and you’ll be contributing to a good cause. These will be published in print and online Sunday, Feb. 14. Half the proceeds will go to YouthZone this year. In addition the best Love Notes will win 1 hour massages and Vapor Cave passes to Yampah Spa & Vapor Caves. Go to http://www.postindependent.com/valentine to place your Love Note. You can also place your Love Note by calling us at 945-9937 or e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org but it’s a better deal (starts at just $4.99!) if you use the online form! The deadline is 4:30 p.m. today.
An account at the Bank of Colorado has been opened to receive donations for the Haiti Family mission school in Carrefour, Haiti, a small city near Port au Prince.The school was destroyed, and many of its “family” of students died, in the Jan . 12 earthquake that devastated the island nation (for more, go online to http://www.postindependent.com or see the Feb. 8 edition of the Post Independent).The bank opened the account with what supporters called a “sizable” donation by the bank itself, and all funds collected in the account will go toward food, medical supplies and other resources to aid in the recovery of Carrefour and other locales.The account is named Friends of Haiti Family, and donations will be accepted in person, over the phone or by mail to Bank of Colorado, P.O. Box 520, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 81602.
The public is invited to a free presentation about the PSI Basic Seminar tonight at 7 p.m. (6:30 registration) at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Author and presenter Mark Shearon will highlight the educational course, which teaches skills in personal growth and development, helping people to create balance in their lives, now.Contact info: email@example.com; 970-456-3510
Rifle High School will host its second annual Cancer Awareness Night on Tuesday, Feb. 16. The evening of dinner and basketball will feature a spaghetti dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. followed by the Rifle Bears vs. the Glenwood Demons basketball. Cost $7 per adult, $5 for students, and 4 and under are free. There will be a special awareness ceremony at halftime of the boys’ game.All proceeds going to The American Cancer Society. Booster club will be selling drinks and additional snack items.For additional information contact: Nan @ 665-7617 or Kathy @ 665-7765.
A spaghetti dinner and silent auction for Dani Gonzales from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. Price is $5 for adults and $3 for kids 12 and under. All proceeds go to the Danielle Gonzales Benefit to help cover medical expenses.
Colorado Animal Rescue presents its “Fall in Love Feline Frenzy Adopathon” through Feb. 16 and an Adoption day at Petco on Sunday, Feb. 14, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.There will be special adoption fees during this time, for more information on our specials visit http://www.coloradoanimalrescue.org. Is it time for you to “Fall in Love”? For information, call 947-9173.
“NARNIA!” a musical play performance adapted from C.S. Lewis’ book “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe” will be presented by the students of The Garden Schools of New Castle and Carbondale. This 12th annual Garden School production is a sure delight for the whole family. Come meet High King Peter, King Edmund, Queen Susan and Queen Lucy and all their subjects in “NARNIA!” on Friday, Feb. 19 and Saturday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. and a Sunday matinee on Feb. 21, 2010 at 2 p.m. Glenwood Springs High School, Jeanie Miller Theatre, 1521 Blake Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO. Tickets are $10 adults, $8 children, seniors and military, $36 family at the door or in advance by contacting the Garden School at 970 984-0604 or via e mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Legion Post #100, 97 N. Third St. in Carbondale, is having a Valentine’s Dance from 8 p.m. until midnight Saturday, Feb. 13.The music will be by the Carbondale Allstars, featuring Bobby Mason. Cost will be $10 per person, which includes a glass of champagne and a rose for the ladies. There will also be a chocolate fountain.Legion members, guests and the general public are welcome. For more information, call 963-2381.
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