More Community News and Notes |

More Community News and Notes

Roaring Fork Hospice will host the 17th annual Loving Tree ceremony at the Little Nell Hotel at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 29th and at the Hotel Colorado at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 30th. Although ornaments for the tree can be purchased for $25 as a way to support Hospice, the event is free to the public and no purchase is necessary to attend. Please call Sean Jeung at 384-7531 for more information. There will also be a Loving Tree ceremony at Battlement Mesa Activity Center at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday December 6.

The KDNK Labor of Love Auction is on line now at This year’s auction pays homage to Hunter S. Thompson, one of the valley’s more infamous residents. Look for Thompson memorabilia donated by Thompson’s widow, Anita, gift certificates, ski tickets and passes and lots of unique items.

This year the Woody Creek community is coming in strong for KDNK. An evening for 18 at the Woody Creek Store, complete with Gaylord Guenin, original bartender at The Woody Creek Tavern and well-known photographer, bartending, George and Patty Stranahan and the Owsley’s providing the dinner and well known Woody Creek characters doing the serving. The more one bids for this event, the more they get, including entertainment from some talented Woody Creek residents. This item goes on the auction block live at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov, 29. Anita Thompson and Ann Owsley will be live on the air.

The beloved KDNK Auction Catalog can be found on line or at coffee shops and stores throughout the Roaring Fork Valley. KDNK members will receive the catalog in the mail. If you want one mailed to you, please contact KDNK or download catalog at Stay tuned to KDNK for the On Air portion of the auction beginning Monday, November 28. For more information call 963-0139.

KDNK is community radio for the Roaring Fork Valley, Leadville and beyond, broadcasting at 88.1, 88.3 and 88.5. KDNK receives support through membership, grants, fundraising and underwriting.

The all kids valleywide musical, “42nd Street,” debuts in Basalt at 7 p.m. Dec. 1-3 at Basalt Middle School. Limited seating: 319-1879 to reserve tickets in advance.

Land Title in Glenwood Springs will again be participating in the Angel Tree program for LIFT-UP, and anyone wishing to adopt a family for holiday gifts may stop by Land Title’s office at 1317 Grand Ave., Suite 200, and select an angel.

The Redstone Community Association will continue its 2005-2006 Winter Series program with “Getting to know the Sacred Sites of the Utes,” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Redstone Inn. Kenny Frost, a Southern Ute Indian, archaeological law expert and consultant to the Forest Service, will give a slide presentation on and share his knowledge of Ute sacred sites in and near the Crystal River Valley. For information, call 704-1843.

A Holy Cross Preschool community open house will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6. Refreshments will be served. Meet the director, teachers and board members. Full-time, part-time and drop-in spots are available, and school is accepting enrollments for its opening on Jan. 2. The school is located near the car wash in West Glenwood Springs, next to the Chrysler Dealership (formerly Ray Motors) at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. 945-5304.

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