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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

A campaign organizing event will be held for Glenwood area supporters of Sen. Barack Obama at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at the home of Mike Sawyer, 1224 Colorado Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Topics of discussion will include local campaign organization and preparation for the Feb. 5 caucus. For questions, please call Mike at 274-0877.

During the last four days of January, the public is invited to weigh in on the selection of the next president of Colorado Mountain College, by using the Internet to view portions of interviews and to provide feedback on five presidential finalists.Jan. 28s evening reception is a face-to-face opportunity for the public to meet finalists, at the colleges district office in Glenwood Springs. Because this isnt a convenient location or time for everyone in the 12,000 square miles CMC serves, anyone can also access a portion of the finalists interviews online. Citizens can provide feedback on each candidate through an online survey. The colleges elected board of trustees will weigh this feedback when selecting CMCs new president.To view the videos, take part in the survey or learn more about the selection process or candidates, please go to http://www.coloradomtn.edu and click on the Presidential Search link. Links to videotaped portions of interviews will be posted starting Jan. 28, and will roll out over the next several days. The survey will be available through the same online location Jan. 28-31.

Fourteen feature and short films showcasing diverse landscapes, adventures, viewpoints, and cultures representing filmmakers from seven countries will be screened at MountainFilm on Tour at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 and 9 at the CRMS Barn in Carbondale. The two programs each feature entirely different slates of films. MountainFilm on Tour is one of CRMSs biggest annual fundraisers, benefiting CRMSs distinctive curricular programs. Tickets can b obtained at Sounds Easy, Glenwood Music, and at CRMS. Programs are available at these locations and http://www.crms.org. Tickets are also available at the door, but frequently sell out in advance.CRMS is located at 1493 County Road 106, one mile west of the Highway 133 traffic light. For more event information, contact Jeremy Simon at CRMS at 963-2562.

In honor of Valentines Day, Majid Kahhak will paint a love/romance-inspired painting live starting at 6 p.m. Fri. Feb. 1, at Kahhak Fine Arts & School, 411 Main St. in Carbondale. Wine and snacks will be served. For more information, call 704-0622.

Sopris Elementary School fourth graders are hosting a spaghetti fundraiser dinner and musical from 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5. After completing this delicious meal, relax and enjoy the musical Go West, a play about the great exploration of the West.The spaghetti dinner will be served in the Sopris Elementary cafeteria and the musical in the gymnasium. For additional information, contact Rachael Carcaterra at 384-5434.


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