Community News & Notes
One of the actors in “The Glass Menagerie” seriously injured himself snowboarding. The opening of the play has been moved back one week so TRTC resident actor Charlie DeFord could step in and learn the part. The new start date is March 5 (opening), and continues March 6, 7, 11, 12, 13 (all the same as scheduled), and 18, 19, 20 (added dates). Those patrons who have already purchased tickets for Feb. 25-27, we can easily accommodate you Friday, March 5 (opening), or Saturday, March 6. Of course, we will do whatever is necessary to make sure you can see the show any night you choose. If you have already purchased tickets for March 5-7 or 11-13, you need not do anything. If anyone is unable to make a change, we will refund your tickets or credit you for the next production. We apologize for any inconvenience, and we thank you for your understanding.Tickets and information available at http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com or by calling 963-8200. You can also find us on Facebook.
The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association invites interested food vendors, Marketplace (commercial and nonpro fit) vendors and artisans to apply for the 113th annual Strawberry Days to be held June 18, 19 and 20. Food and commercial applications are available at strawberrydaysfestival.com or by calling the chamber at 945-6589. Interested artisans may apply at zapplication.org. The deadline to apply has been extended to March 31. The festival features a hometown parade, live entertainment, food, beer garden, a large arts festival, Marketplace, Kids Fest, free strawberries and ice cream and much more. This year Strawberry Days is the crowning event of our city’s 125th birthday celebration. For more information, please the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association at (970) 945-6589 or visit strawberrydaysfestival.com.
Survivors of domestic violence need your help. Your understanding and support can help survivors through a difficult time. Join our team of dedicated volunteers and staff at the Advocate Safehouse Project and make a difference in your community. We are currently taking applications for our next training which will begin at the end of March. As an advocate you choose your shifts and you will always have staff support while you are covering the helpline.The free training will prepare you to respond to calls received by the Advocate Safehouse Project’s 24-hour Help Line. Classes include, but are not limited to, the following topics presented by community professionals: dynamics of domestic violence, crisis intervention, listening skills, and the legal system, Advocate Safehouse Project’s Policies and Procedures and other community resources. Bilingual Spanish/English volunteers are greatly needed. Please call Karen at 945-2632, ext. 107, for more information.
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