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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
In-town residents of Carbondale may bring their leaves and small branches to the parking lot at the northeast corner of Colorado Avenue and Main Street from Oct. 8 through Nov. 20. All leaves must be removed from bags prior to being placed in the container. There are separate containers for leaves and small branches. Leaves are recycled to make compost, so please do not contaminate the containers with other materials. Absolutely no trash, no bags, no other material of any kind (including vegetation). No commercial dumping.
Questions, call 963-1307. Sponsored by the Town of Carbondale and InterMountain Waste.
More than 400 members of the Living Church of God are attending their church’s annual Feast of Tabernacles at the Ramada Inn and Suites in Glenwood Springs, which began on Wednesday evening, Oct. 12, and will run through Thursday, Oct. 20.
Minister Rodger Bardo, festival coordinator for the Charlotte, N.C.-based church, explains that members will take part in daily worship services, family-oriented gatherings and social activities that will bring them to many of the Glenwood Springs area’s recreational facilities, restaurants and natural attractions.
Though many are familiar with the Feast of Tabernacles by its Hebrew name, Sukkot, Living Church of God members keep the Feast as a Christian observance, following the example of Jesus Christ and the early Christian church. Along with observing the “annual Sabbaths” God revealed in Leviticus 23, members also adhere to the weekly seventh-day Sabbath.
You can learn more about the Living Church of God by visiting us on Facebook (facebook.com/LivingChurchofGod) and Twitter (@lcginfo).
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado – The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association and the Hotel Colorado host the free Biz-Opoly Business Trade Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Hotel Colorado.
Learn how to shop locally for products and services at Glenwood Springs’ largest business showcase, featuring over 50 businesses. Visit with local business owners at their booths, enjoy free food from local restaurants, take time for professional networking and take in fun activities for the whole family.
The event features prizes, face painting, bobbing for apples, a “Glen Wood” coloring contest and tours of the Hotel Colorado. It also features the debut appearance of Glenwood Springs’ soon-to-be most popular character, Glen Wood.
“This is a great opportunity for local businesses to share the products and services they have available, while providing a fun Saturday activity for families to enjoy,” said Angie Anderson of the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association.
“It’s pretty amazing to see all of these businesses together in one place. It gives a great sense of what our community and the surrounding area has to offer as whole,” she added.
One lucky person will win two round-trip airline tickets to any U.S. destination served by American Eagle/American Airlines flies. The airline tickets are sponsored by the Grand Junction Regional Airport.
Check out Saturday’s Glenwood Springs Post Independent for the Biz-Opoly special section.
For more information, visit glenwoodchamber.com/biz-opoly or call the chamber at 945-6589.
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Policy that dictates what for-profit activities should be officially sanctioned within Glenwood Springs parks is being reviewed by city staff and will likely come before the city council for final approval later this summer.