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Learn ins and outs of grant writing at workshop
Linda Duhon, director of consulting services for the Community Resource Center in Denver, will lead a grant writing workshop on Thursday and Friday, July 11 and 12, at the Aspen Equestrian Club House, Carbondale.
Participants will learn terminology, components of a proposal, relationship building, how to develop a case statement, techniques for program/project design, budget development, types of evaluations, which attachments are appropriate, interviewing skills, and how to develop mission, goals and objectives. They will explore resources and strategies for effective prospect research through identifying and using various print and online resources.
Class size is limited. To register, call Pat Horowitz at Sopris Therapy Services, 963-4677.
Organizational base ball meeting today
An organizational meeting for those who are interested in playing in or helping with the annual Vintage Base Ball game will be held at 5:15 p.m. today, Tuesday, July 2, at the Frontier Historical Museum, 1001 Colorado Ave., Glenwood Springs.
The game, which will be played at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 20, is conducted under circa 1860 rules and is a gentlemanly competition between the Colorado Territorial All-Star Base Ball team and the local team, and is a fundraiser for the museum. For details, call 945-4448, or attend tonight’s meeting.
Marble City State Bank to open again
The grand opening of the Marble City State Bank building, which was recently restored and renovated, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 6. Refreshments will be provided by the Gunnison County Commissioners who will be available to meet and talk with everyone who attends the event. House warming presents are encouraged. Here are some subtle hints and suggestions: cleaning supplies, compact fluorescent light bulbs, paper products, coffee maker, wastepaper baskets, clocks, curtains, door mats, framed historic photos.
For details, call Joyce Illian at 963-1906 or Bettie Lou Gilbert at 704-0554.
Acreage reports due
Local agriculture producers currently enrolled in programs with the Farm Service Agency must file an acreage report by Monday, July 15. Crops that must be reported include wheat, barley, oats, corn, hay, alfalfa and pasture. Acreage reports are mandatory for producers who are enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program, apply for commodity loans, apply for Loan Deficiency Payments or the Graze-Out Program, or have applied for the Non-Insurable Crop Assistance Program. (For those new to farming or ranching, call the county office to hear about the importance of reporting your crops.)
For details, call the Farm Service Agency at 401 23rd Street, suite 106, or call 945-5494.
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