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Senior briefs

The exquisite film, Red Gold, celebrating the salmon way of life will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the new Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale, please call for directions.The free event is sponsored by the Ferdinand Hayden Chapter of Trout UnlimitedDoors open at 6:30 p.m. Donations to the Trout Unlimited Chapter are appreciated. For more information, please contact Paula at 379-2102 or Ed at 927-1290.

Jason Beason, special monitoring projects coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory, will discuss the 12 different owl species which can be found in Western Colorado at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18 at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Coffee, tea, and a dessert provided.

High Country RSVP will be sponsoring the Medicare D counseling program for seniors Nov. 15 to Dec. 30. Volunteers are needed to learning about this program and then give their time to clients. Training is free and offered from 9 to noon Nov. 13 at the CMC Blake Center in Glenwood Springs. Please call 947-8462 or 947-8461 to register and get more information.

The Artist’s Mercantile & Gallery will host an artist’s reception for Dr. Sandy Sela-Smith, 6-8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 13, at 720 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Sandy’s photography is a depiction of unique atmospheric interpretation which highlights the energy and beauty of the Colorado landscape, including macro closeups of hummingbirds. Also available will be her tapes and books dealing with healing mind, body and spirit.For more information, call 970-947-0947.

Chamber Checks are the easy way to ensure the Christmas gift you give is spent here in Glenwood Springs. Chamber Checks are also perfect for employers to give as incentive rewards or Christmas bonuses. Just like regular checks, Chamber Checks can be cashed in at any restaurant, store or bank, but only in Glenwood Springs. There is no charge for Chamber Checks. They can be written dollar for dollar in any amount, and they are perfect for Christmas gifts.To purchase your checks, stop by the chamber, or call 945-6589 for more information. Chamber Checks may also be purchased online at the store on

Common Thread Music and Lifestyle celebration for a cause will take place Nov. 21 at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen. Common Thread, a musical philanthropic event will feature Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush of Sugarland, Emily Saliers of Indigo Girls and Amos Lee.A limited number of VIP tickets are available now at VIP ticket holders will attend a silent auction champagne reception with the artists. All proceeds from the event benefit the American Cancer Society, American Liver Foundation, Honor the Earth, and the Music & Mentorship Program of Intercultural Services. For tickets, visit

The Roaring Fork Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at the First Presbyterian Church, 1016 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood. The program presented by members Sue and Bob Ludtke will be Archaeo-astronomy: Visiting Equinox Sites in Southern Utah. Anyone interested is invited to attend. For information on club activities, call Cynthia at 524-7981.

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