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Local Sports Briefs

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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association is holding its annual pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday. The fundraiser, which will run from 7-11 a.m. at Glenwood Medical Associates, is part of Valley View Hospital’s Health Fair.

Western Colorado Doubles Volleyball starts May 6 and runs every Thursday behind the Glenwood Springs Middle School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. until July 29

The fee is $40 for the summer. You can bring a partner or just show up and find a partner that night. Go to http://www.westerncoloradovolleyball.org for more information and to sign up or contact Shelli at 274-3835.

The Rifle Creek Gap Opener is slated for May 1-2 at Rifle Creek Golf Course. Teams of two will play a best-ball format on the first day and a Chapman format on the second day. Tee times start at 8:30 a.m.

The season-opening tournament, which costs $170 per team to enter, will be flighted by low handicap and there will be net and gross payoffs for each flight. Every player receives a $10 gift certificate. Carts are available for $32 per team. Call 625-1093 for more information.

Registration is now open for the 11th Annual Mother’s Day Mile, which is scheduled for May 9 at 1 p.m.

The one-mile race, sponsored by Glenwood Medical Associates, is a fundraiser for the Advocate Safehouse Project. Pre-registrants will receive an eco-friendly, reusable bag with race goodies.

All participants receive a rose at the finish line, homemade apple pie and a chance to win age-group awards from the Imani Workshop in Eldoret, Kenya. Also, a gift basket silent auction will be held under the big tent.

Pre-registration can be done in person at Glenwood Medical Associates (located at 1830 Blake Ave.) and at U.S. Bank at the corner of Eighth Street and Grand Avenue. Online registration is at http://www.active.com. Downloadable registration forms can be found at http://www.advocatesafehouse.org or http://www.glenwoodmedical.com. The cost is $15 per person or $55 per family.

For more information, or to volunteer, contact Nancy Reinisch at nrein@rof.net or 945-2632.

Volunteers are needed to help with the 11th Annual Mother’s Day Mile, which is slated for May 9 at 1 p.m.

The event needs people to help in the following areas: finish line help, computer data entry, goody bag assembly, apple pie bakers, race course marshals, registration staff, green team, kid activity supervision and race-day clean-up.

Gift basket donations for the silent auction are welcome as well. To volunteer, contact Nancy Reinisch at nrein@rof.net. For basket donations, contact Carol McCurry at 618-0831.

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