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The community is invited to a fundraiser barbecue at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Loyal Brothers Lounge and the parking lot of Balcom & Green PCS. The fundraiser is to benefit Cheryl Wheeler, a long time resident of the Roaring Fork Valley who had been diagnosed with Lou Gehrigs Disease earlier this year. The menu for the evening will be pulled pork, beans, coleslaw and beer for a donation. There will also be live music and drink specials all night at Loyal Brothers Lounge. A small cover at the door will also be donated to Cheryls fund. Donations can also be made to Benefit for Cheryl Wheeler fund at U.S. Bank.The event is supported by Loyal Brothers Lounge, Sustainable Settings Farm of Carbondale, Western Slope Paint Supply, Balcom & Green PCS, Doc Holidays, The Bayou, Rich Architectural Designs of Eagle, Kaup Engineering, Valley Events Inc. and many others.

Sopris Therapy Services, an equine-assisted therapeutic program providing rehabilitation services for children and adults in the Roaring Fork Valley since 1994, seeks volunteers on Sept. 2, for a program for Disabled Iraqi Veterans. Experienced horse handlers and others are needed to help with this program. Orientation begins at noon. Lunch will be served. Please call 948-1002 for more information.

The fourth annual Goddess Hafla, a blend of belly dance, Middle Eastern Dance Fusion and fire dance performances will be held from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts.The Goddess Hafla will feature Tribe Marrakech, Sahara Moon, Center Sisters, Inshallah, usion in Motion, Womens Tribal Fusion and High Desert Bellydancers.Advance ticket sales available by calling the Center for the Arts at 945-2414.

The Glenwood Springs Ford annual classic car show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13th, at Glenwood Springs Ford.Free hot dogs and beverages will be served.Donations support LIFT-UP.For more information, please call Lowell Bushnet at 384-7834 or Nichole Bergman at 384-7823.

The annual Day in the Life of Garfield County photo shoot is set for Saturday, Sept. 6. This highly popular section gives photographers of all ages and talents the opportunity to see their photography work published in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent.All photos must be taken on Sept. 6. Photographers must include exact time and place photo was taken, and include their name.This year, theres a limit of three photos per photographers, so pick out your three best. Please do not send more than three photos. Submissions of more than three photos will not be considered.Digital photos should be at least 200 dpi. Photos will not be returned but prints or CDs may be picked up until Sept. 30.Deadline for submitting photos is Friday, Sept. 12.We prefer digital photos that are e-mailed but if prints work too.Send photos to:; 2014 Grand Ave. Glenwood Springs, CO 81601; call 384-9110 for more information.

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