Community News & Notes
Roy Deschazer is a longtime resident of Rifle and an Rifle High School graduate. He was diagnosed with stage 4 Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2005. Roy is a friend to many in the Rifle community. Since his diagnosis, Roy is not able to do the things that he loves and is unable to work. He continues each and every day with a positive attitude even though his disease is terminal and the therapy to prolong his life has not been successful.Because of Roy’s illness the medical and everyday expenses have become a burden. Let’s show our support and help Roy and his family. Please join us Sunday, Aug. 1, at 2 p.m. at WingNutz in Rifle. We are still looking for donations and auction items. If you would like to donate or would like more information please contact Ava St. Pierre Cogburn at (970) 618-0233, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or via Facebook. BBQ by WingNutz Bar and Grill, live music by Coy Keithley, live and silent auction, drawings for Colorado Rockies tickets and Cabela’s gift cards.Free concert at Sunnyside Retirement CenterOn Thursday, July 29, nationally known singer Mark Cormican will be giving a free concert at the Sunnyside Retirement Center (601 21st St. in Glenwood Springs). The public is invited.Cormican plays music from the 1940s, ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. Park on the street and not in the reserved covered parking spots. For more information call 945-7225.
Kid of all ages are invited to join Silt’s Heyday Parade Saturday, July 31.Decorate your bikes, wagons, and scooters or cars and join in on the fun. The theme this year is “Hats off to Volunteers.”A car show will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1, at Veterans Memorial Park. Parade and car show entry forms are available at Silt Town Hall, or contact Peggy Swank at 876-5861 and request a form to be e-mailed or mailed to you. For additional information, contact 876-5801.
The Valley View Hospital Holistic Harmony will celebrate the fifth anniversary music celebration on Thursday, July 29, from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Valley View Hospital upper lobby. This event is a benefit that provides music to enhance the atmosphere of the hospital, inspire the mind, create language for the emotions and balm for the soul to the patients and visitors. Please join us at this annual fundraiser, which showcases the diverse talents of the program’s musicians. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased at the door. For more information call 384-6651.
Returning Balance Therapies is offering a free holistic nutrition seminar, “On the Path to Better Health” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, at 1000 N. Ninth St. Ste. 42, Grand Junction.Kim Cattoor, holistic nutrition wellness and self-care coach, will present information pertaining to holistic nutrition and your health. Discover more about the foods you eat and how they affect your life. Learn ways to add great foods to your diet so you can achieve optimum health. Incorporate foods that will enhance yourself and loved ones’ special dietary and health needs, and understand the reasons for nutritional needs. Create an individualized plan for your dietary success. Receive support and eduction that will lead to a lifetime of health and wellness. Christa Wagner and Janelle Maurin will also educate you about how detoxification and colon hydrotherapy, in conjunction with proper nutrition, can help you achieve and maintain proper functioning of your entire body system. What you eat is more than just foodDigestion and emotionsWhat’s going in and what’s coming out?Body cleansing and detoxification Mapping your own path to proper nutritionThere will be lots of prizes and wonderful people to meet. To find out more contact Returning Balance Therapies at (970)-250-2708.
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Messaging from CDOT changes, but Independence Pass is noted as closed on its website but not for mudslides
Independence Pass east of Aspen is listed as closed according to the state’s transportation department, but the road was not shut down Wednesday because of mudslides but rather to lessen traffic.