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Seniors and Movies in the Mall. On Thursday, Dec. 10, Movies in the Mall, located in the Glenwood Springs Mall by Kmart, will have a special showing of Blind Side, starring Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw. This showing is for our senior community only, age 55 and up. The show will begin at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 for all seats. For questions, please call the Glenwood Springs Mall office at 945-1200.

The Glenwood Springs High School Key Club will have a Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, Dec. 11, from 5 to 8 p.m. Cost is $4 for students and $7 for adults.

The Mountain Madrigal Singers present their holiday concerts, “All Voices Sing Hallelu,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, Sunday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 19, at the First United Methodist Church in Glenwood Springs.

Realtors, appraisers and others interested in green building and ENERGY STAR homes are invited to attend a free half-day training, “Selling ENERGY STAR, Selling Confidence,” hosted by the Garfield New Energy Communities Initiative. The class is set for 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11, at the Garfield County Administration Building, 108 8th St., in Glenwood Springs.

There will be a Tom’s Door benefit event on Friday, Dec. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Real Deals Home Decor on Highway 82 south of Glenwood Springs. Tom’s Door provides relief to families in crisis, and 20 percent of gross sales on this date will be donated to the cause.

Nominations for the the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association’s Citizen of the Year Award for 2009 are now being accepted. The award is intended to honor an individual who makes a substantial contribution to Glenwood Springs. As a result of the nominee’s efforts, the community receives notable benefits and becomes a better place to live and work.All nominees should be involved in active civic participation in the areas of health or human services, education, recreation, arts or cultural improvements, economic development, or community based organizations that contribute to the quality of life in the community. Nominations may be submitted by anyone in the community and are encouraged from all clubs and organizations. Nominees will be judged in all categories on the basis of community involvement and leadership. The winning citizen of 2009 will be announced at the chamber’s Annual Ball and Auction scheduled for Jan. 30, 2010. Nomination forms are posted on the chamber website at and must be submitted by Dec. 11. For more information, call the chamber at (970) 945-6589.

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