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Edward Jones investment representative Jay McGlade, of Glenwood Springs, will host a free one-hour satellite broadcast entitled “Paying for College” at 9:30 a.m., and 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, at 1324 Grand Ave.

This broadcast discusses the ins and outs of saving for college and applying for financial aid.

To reserve a seat or for more information about the Aug. 9 program, call McGlade at 928-0500.

The Gordon Cooper Library now has free wireless Internet access. Stop by the library with your laptop and log on.

Help Carbondale’s new historical museum by visiting the Ice Cream Social booth at the KDNK Blues and BBQ Festival from 2-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. Proceeds will benefit the Mount Sopris Historical Society Museum, Carbondale’s first and only museum, scheduled to open this fall.

A three-hour workshop, “The Basics of Business Bookkeeping,” will be presented by the Small Business Development Center and co-sponsored by the Rifle Chamber of Commerce, from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 23, at CMC Rifle Campus, 703 Railroad Ave. The workshop is designed for the entrepreneur with no accounting experience.

A free two-hour workshop, “Funding Sources for Your Business,” co-sponsored by the Rifle Chamber of Commerce and Resort Association and US Bank, is being offered from 1-3 p.m. Sept. 9 at the CMC Campus, 1402 Blake Ave. in Glenwood Springs. This workshop provides information about finding money from $1,000 to $2 million for businesses. Learn the five C’s of the loan-review process.

For reservations for both workshops, call 384-8522.

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