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Another volunteer opportunity is the second annual Pet Olympics, sponsored by the Salvation Army, and scheduled for June 14 at Sayre Park in Glenwood Springs. This event requires lots of volunteers, and they are needed right away for all the planning needed to pull this off. There will be an obstacle course for dogs, and dogs will also be able to show off their best trick. Events for cats will be the Most Playful Cat and the Most Unique Cat. There will also be a family viewing area for other animals. Call Karolyn at 945-6976.-Nineteen ambitious New Castle volunteers attended the first organizational meeting of the 2003 Burning Mountain Festival, held on Feb. 17. Another 26 people have volunteered to help. You could be among those energetic people and have lots of fun planning and contributing to your community. Call Charlie Ringer at 984-0445 if you’d like to help out. There will be such a variety of activities and events, you’ll be able to find something exciting to put your efforts into, and you’ll be appreciated.Kris Swanson, Shirley LeMoine, Betty Clifford and others that are up to their eyeballs in hospital-opening details are finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. Tours are being scheduled for special groups for the Grand River Medical Center in March, with anticipation of opening the outpatient services by March 31.-The New Castle Recreation Department is taking registrations for T-ball, boys baseball, and girls softball, ages 4-15. Forms can be picked up at the New Castle Town Hall or the Community Center. Cost is $20 for T-ball and $40 for baseball and softball. Register by April 4 and receive a $5 discount. The Rec. Department is looking for softball coaches at all age levels; pre T-ball, and 8-10 baseball. For more information, call 984-3351.-The Town of New Castle has a new Web site, http://www.newcastlecolorado.org/, and Town Clerk Lisa Cain has a new e-mail address, Lisa@newcastlecolorado.org.-The menu for the CMC Senior Nutrition Luncheon at the New Castle Community Center on Monday, March 10, will be meatloaf with mushroom gravy, whipped potatoes, wax beans with pimento, cornbread, and chunky banana pudding.Please call me at 984-2308 if you have any New Castle news to share.
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Jamestown Revival released “Young Man” – its third pandemic-recorded album – in mid-January and is on a winter tour that that includes a four-date Colorado run with stops in Denver, Telluride and Fort Collins before culminating in a sold-out Belly Up Aspen show on Sunday, Jan. 30.