Senior News Briefs

Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Mountain Family Health Centers will be conducting free public health screenings throughout the region. No appointments are necessary, and fasting is optimal but not required. Screenings include cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar levels, body mass index, and Framingham Risk Assessment.

10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 – Glenwood Springs Library, 413 Ninth St.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18 – Glenwood Springs Health Department (WIC Office), 2014 Blake Ave.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3 – Rifle Public Health Department (WIC), 195 W. 14th St., Rifle

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17 – Rifle Public Health Department

noon – 7 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 19 – Gordon Cooper Library, 76 S. Fourth St., Carbondale

Please contact Sharla Gallegos, Outreach Coordinator of MFHC at 618-3159 for additional information.

The Mountain Madrigal Singers will present “A Perfect Christmas,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7; Sunday, Dec. 9; and Saturday, Dec. 15, at First United Church, 824 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Free child care will be provided.

For the 27th holiday season, the Mountain Madrigal Singers will present its concert of vocal music celebrating the sounds and spirit of the holidays.

The program will be a blend of traditional and contemporary songs. Many in the community consider these concerts to be the start of the holiday season.

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