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The Valley View Hospital Cancer Center’s Coffee Walk and Talk Group is going strong at 10 a.m. Thursdays in the VVH upper lobby.

This informal group meets every Thursday to walk outside, enjoy conversation, and return for lattes, coffee or tea in the lobby. The group is open to survivors of cancer and those presently in treatment. Family members are welcome to walk as well. Wear walking shoes and warm, comfortable clothing. Varied distances for varied abilities. No charge.

Contact Cindy Webb LCSW at 384-7582 or Nancy Reinisch, LCSW at nrein@rof.net.



If you are a disabled person or senior in need of some help around the house or yard maintenance, or know of one who needs help, please call 384-8746 for information about the new program, Helping Hands for Seniors. Leave your name and number, and a volunteer will call back.

The program is sponsored by High Country RSVP. Volunteers will be welcomed to this program.



Flu shot walk-in schedule – no appointment needed

For more information, contact Carrie Godes at 625-5200, ext. 8122.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 Carbondale Ace Hardware

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 Fred’s Hardware in Rifle

7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29 Glenwood Springs Public Health

7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29 Rifle Health and Human Service Building

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 Downtown Drug, Glenwood Springs

Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 4 Flu shots available at all polling places

7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Carbondale Rec Center

7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Glenwood Springs Community Center

7 a.m. to noon New Castle Community Center

1-7 p.m. Silt Fire Station

7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Rifle City Hall

7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Battlement Mesa Activity Center

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6 Garfield County Administration Building, Glenwood Springs

7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6 Rifle Health and Human Service Building

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 Glenwood Springs Mall

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 Rifle Health and Human Service Building

The Symphony in the Valley, under the new artistic direction of conductor Carlos Elias, is seeking instrumentalists, especially strings, bassoon, clarinet, French horn, and tuba. Weekly rehearsals are held from 7-9 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs High School. The first rehearsal will be held Thursday, Oct. 30.

Regular participation in the Symphony of the Valley is a wonderful opportunity to play under the baton of a skilled conductor, violinist and teacher, and be a part of the year-round classical music scene of the Three Rivers region of Western Colorado.

Interested players may contact Carlos at violinypiano@yahoo.com or 970-314-8658.


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