Community News & Notes
The purpose of Sandoval Fun 4 All is to create a soft place for families such as the Sandovals. Us as the community can make this happen. Anything you can do to help is greatly appreciated. Everything makes a difference. Make money for your family, while blessing another.This is a benefit for the Sandoval family; Tina Sandoval’s home burnt down in Silt in November. She had also lost her son Lonnie a couple of years ago.Need to make money? Each vendor pays a one-time fee of $100 on Aug. 13-15 from Friday at 5 p.m. till Sunday at 5 p.m. at Veterans Park in Silt. Vendors take home 90 percent of the profit. Things needed for event: Porta-potties, Dumpsters, ice company (we will cut them their commission), yard lamps, karaoke, vendors, bands, silent auctioneer, canopies for VIP bands, people to cook for the bands, three trained security guards, and great ideas. Contact: Rehea Diedrich: (970) 518-6827; KelliJo Carl: (970) 618-5931; or Ron Carl: (970) 618-8527
Artists, don’t delay and miss the deadline for registration to the Fall Art Festival for 2010. Deadline for registration is Aug. 18, and it will be here before you know it, so sign that form and mail it in. To get a registration form for the Fall Art Festival, please visit 809 Gallery, Center for the Arts, Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, Artists’ Mercantile, Ramada Inn, or call Portia Griefenberg at 945-0393 or Arlene Law at 945-6650.
Rock Art Studies will be taught by Kevin Black, assistant state archaeologist, Aug. 13-15 in Glenwood Springs.This course provides a general overview of the field of rock art. It offers information on a variety of art recording techniques, current research in conservation, and interpretation of rock imagery and a synopsis of styles documented in Colorado.Call (970) 319-4799 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The 56th annual Glenwood Springs Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will be held Saturday, Aug. 7, in downtown Glenwood Springs. The breakfast is served at Ninth Street and Grand Avenue (next to Centennial Park) from 7-11 a.m. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, orange juice, coffee and milk. Music, juggling, magic and “Cookie the Clown” are scheduled for light entertainment. Enjoy breakfast and visit with dear friends under the early Colorado sun, while also supporting Kiwanis projects. The Kiwanis Club uses the proceeds for community projects and youth scholarships. Major sponsors are Village Inn, True Brew Coffee Service, McDonalds, and Conoco-Glenwood Car Wash.Contact any Kiwanian or call 945-2345 for advance tickets at reduced price of $5 each.
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Glenwood Springs Police Chief Joseph Deras lamented his department’s inability to maintain a constant presence downtown during a virtual public forum Monday night.