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Sopris Therapy Services, an Equine Assisted Therapy Program serving children and adults with physical and neurological challenges, is participating in the Disabled American Veterans Winter Sports Clinic. The veterans will be participating in adaptive skiing, scuba diving, horseback riding, rock climbing and many other activities in Snowmass Village. STS will provide adaptive riding sessions (in Carbondale) for 160 Disabled Veterans on April 1, 2, 3 and 4. The effort requires many volunteers, and would appreciate help from members of the community. Volunteers may choose from two short training sessions held at noon and 6 p.m. on March 28. Volunteers are needed to lead the horses and to walk alongside the riders for safety. Help is also needed for registration, horse grooming, hospitality, etc. STS is asking people to commit to one morning or one afternoon, but more help will be enthusiastically received. A free lunch will be provided for those who generously give of their time and themselves. Round up some friends to come with you. It will be a really fun day. Please call 963-4677 or e-mail if you want to help.Come to Needles & Pins for “A Victorian Tea Party” on Sunday, March 9, from 1-4 p.m. An exclusive trunk show for one day only featuring designs by Lorri Birmingham will be presented, so bring your favorite teacup and saucer, wear a fancy hat and gloves, and dress up for the occasion.-The Rifle Chamber is having an Evening with the Symphony, its Annual Dinner and Silent Auction on Saturday, March 8, at the Fireside Inn in Rifle. Music by The Serenading Strings will entertain during the 6-7 p.m. social hour. The dinner of prime rib or salmon will begin at 7, and the guest speaker and awards will begin at 8. The silent auction will occur throughout the evening. The cost for the shindig is $25 per person, or $225 per table of 8.-A Free Broadband Symposium is being offered Saturday, March 1, from 9 a.m. to noon at the New Castle Community Center. If you are interested in seeing the benefits of wireless technology and what it can do for your business, come on down and watch a live computer demonstration comparing wireless to dial-up methods. -The menu for the CMC Senior Nutrition Luncheon for Monday, March 3, at the New Castle Community Center will be hot turkey sandwich on whole wheat, potatoes and gravy, brussels sprouts, cranberry salad, and chilled fruit cup.Please call Kay at 984-2308 if you have any New Castle news to share.

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