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Miss Strawberry Days applications are due today at the Glenwood Chamber office, located at 1102 Grand Avenue.The annual Miss Strawberry Days Scholarship Contest awards a total of $4,500 in college funds to three local young women. Contestants need to be in the Re-1 or Re-2 school district and between the ages of 15-19. The first-place winner receives a $2,000 scholarship, the second-place winner receives a $1,500 scholarship, and the third -place winner receives a $1,000 scholarship to the school of their choice. Sponsorship opportunities are also available, from $50 to $1,000. The cost to sponsor a contestant is $200. Contact Ginger Watts, at American Family Insurance, 945-8169, or the Glenwood Chamber, 945-6589, for more information.
RoFIntUG and Computers 4 Kids are partnering to recycle old computer equipment from 3-6 p.m. Friday, May 20, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21, at Penrose Plaza, 2520 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Penrose Plaza is next to the New American National Bank, and the drop-off area will be adjacent to the bank’s drive-through. Drop off old equipment for the normal $30 computer recycling charge. A computer, printer and monitor will be $15. No charge for cables, plugs, keyboards, mice or trackballs. Cell phones, microwaves, stereo equipment, and other items will not be recycled. For more information, call 945-4920, ext. 12.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture is accepting listings for the 2005 Colorado Hay Directory, which helps market Colorado hay to buyers in the state and around the country.The listing fee is $20 per submission, and the deadline is June 17. Forms are available at Colorado State University Cooperative Extension offices or by contacting the Colorado Department of Agriculture.
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