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Annie Herring, former lead singer for the legendary music group 2nd Chapter of Acts, will be performing a special concert April 29 at 7 p.m. at Glenwood Springs First United Methodist Church located at 824 Cooper Ave.With more than 30 years in her professional Christian music career, Herring has recorded 23 albums. Her career began in the early 1970s as the leader of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame Award-winning singing group 2nd Chapter of Acts and has continued singing solo concerts.Miss Herring’s music style is inspirational and is said to reach deep to the heart and stir the soul.A free-will offering will be collected at the concert. Donations to help defray the cost of bringing Annie’s ministry to Glenwood Springs are also being accepted through the church.For more information on Annie Herring and her history, visit her website http://www.annieherring.com.For more information regarding the concert, contact Glenwood Springs First United Methodist Church at 945-6232 or Jeff Van Devender at 379-1941 and visit http://www.JavaMusiK.com.

More than 100 students from the Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Spring Valley centers of Colorado Mountain College will receive associate degrees or diplomas on Saturday, May 1, when Roaring Fork Campus spring graduation ceremonies take place.The ceremonies will be from 10 a.m. to noon in the Spring Valley Student Services Center gymnasium.Alexandra Yajko, chief executive officer of the Colorado Mountain College Foundation, will be the featured speaker. Lin Stickler, the college’s executive vice president of operations and innovative strategies, will also take part in the ceremonies. Longtime college supporters Jim Calaway and Bob Young, who earlier this year were among the college’s initial recipients of honorary associate degrees, will be acknowledged at commencement exercises.Graduation ceremonies for the Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy at Spring Valley will be a day earlier, on Friday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in the New Space Theatre at Spring Valley. Registered nurses at Spring Valley will have a pinning ceremony before the May 1 graduation as well.For more information call 947-8212.


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