Community News & Notes
The Glenwood Springs High School prom committee is holding a car wash Saturday, Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the bus loop at Glenwood Springs High School. Cost is $10 to have your car washed, and there will also be beverages and snacks that will be available for purchase.
Classical guitarist Daniel Hallford, a current New York resident is returning to his hometown of Glenwood Springs and will perform music he has been sharing with audiences in New York and across the country.He will be performing at the Cardiff Schoolhouse, Park East Subdivision on Thursday, Aug. 20, the show is at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $15 at the door.A graduate of Colorado State University, Hallford is excited to offer this program of traditional Spanish, Brazilian and Irish music as well as pieces by contemporary composers. As a finalist in several international competitions, Hallford has distinguished himself as a thoughtful and thorough musician with clean technique and powerful sound. Mr. Hallford performs frequently on stage in New York City as a soloist and in ensemble, and is a Masters of Music degree candidate at the Mannes College of Music where he studies with Michael Newman.Contact Jack Greene (970-618-0911) or Cyndy Hallford (970-309-3065) for more info or to RSVP.
Eco-Goddess presents Jack and Liz Tholon acoustic guitar. Come enjoy music, organic cuisine and drinks. Music is from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 20, no cover! Eco-Goddess, 335 Main St in Carbondale 963-7316.Eco-Goddess will also host Linda McDaniel Native American Flute From Rosewood, AhNi Yu Wi Ya & Lakota Heritage. Come enjoy music, organic cuisine and drinks. Music is from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 25, no cover!
Edward Jones financial advisors Jay McGlade and Amy Fetterhoff will co-host the seminar program “WEATHERING MARKET STORMS” with Hayden Fisher of Lord Abbett Investments.The seminar takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at Beau Jo’s at Buffalo Valley in Glenwood Springs. Dinner will be served.Call 928-7145 for information and to make a reservation. There is no cost for the program, but seating is limited, and reservations are required.
The City of Glenwood Springs and Martinez Western Constructors would like to inform the public that the reconstruction of Donegan Road Phase 3 will be starting Aug. 20 and will be substantially complete by Nov. 30, 2009. This phase will be similar to the last with the roadway being widened and new sidewalk and retaining walls being constructed. Travel on Donegan for vehicles and pedestrians will be restricted at times. Local residents within the construction zone will receive postings on their residences when conditions change or special instructions are appropriate. There will be no thru traffic between Fairview Drive and Sunny Acres Road during this phase of reconstruction. The closure of Donegan that preceded this work was the relocating and underground installation of the electric, phone and cable tv that serves the area.The City of Glenwood Springs and Martinez Western Constructors would like to thank you in advance for your patience during this phase. Should you have any questions or concerns you may contact the City of Glenwood Springs at 384-6435.
The Garfield and Eagle County Crime Stoppers host an Emergency Services Rafting Trip, the “How Low can you go Water” trip on Aug. 22. Meeting time is 9 a.m. at Whitewater Rafting Co., just off Interstate 70 at the West Glenwood exit. The trip usually ends about 4:30 p.m.Cost is $50 per person, including lunch. Participants may bring drinks, including water, soda or beer, but no glass containers. A large cooler will be provided.For more information and to reserve a spot, call Tanny McGinnis at (970) 309-9248, or Holly Hopple at (970) 309-9697.
Community Banks of Colorado is pleased to hold the second annual Community Banks Garage Sale on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 8 a.m. to noon, in the bank parking lot at 1810 Grand Avenue. All proceeds of this sale will benefit the United Way of Garfield County. The garage sale is the kick-off event for the United Way’s fall campaign. Information about the different service organizations that the United Way supports will be available or go to http://www.unitedwayofgarfieldcounty.org. Much needed items! The community is invited to bring their new or “gently used” items to Community Banks of Colorado, any time. This applies to businesses too! Please leave the large ones at home until the day of the sale. No clothing please. If you have any questions or before dropping off items, please call Michele Diamond at 945-7035.
The Magical Moments Summer Concert Series, presented by the Redstone Community Association and Bighorn Toyota. Concerts in the series are free and take place on Saturday evenings in conjunction with a featured local artist exhibit. Continuing the series will be:Aug. 22 – The Strolling Scones, ’60s music, 6-9 p.m. Redstone Park
The Colorado Mule Deer Association will host a membership information meeting Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Garfield County Fairgrounds in the conference room. Topics include issues effecting Colorado’s mule deer populations, hunter recruitment, gun raffles and door prizes. For more information contact Denny C. Behrens at 970-261-2513.
Post Independent columnist Heidi Rice and her husband Paul will have a book signing for “Skully Says Shut It!” at the Glenwood Downtown Market on Tuesday Aug. 25 starting a 6 p.m.The Downtown Market is located at Centennial Park at 9th Street and Grand Avenue.Get your signed copy of Skull Says Shut It written by Heidi Rice, released Sept. 2008. She entertains readers of all ages with her weekly “Fried Rice” column in the GSPI.
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