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Fundraisers and appreciation

Editor's Notebook
Dale Shrull
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Dale Shrull
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Carbondale Boy Scout Troop 235 is looking to travel to Washington, D.C., next year to attend the National Boy Scout Jamboree, which will be the 100th anniversary of scouting in America.

The troop will be out holding a fundraising car wash on Saturday, June 6, from 7:30 a.m. until noon behind the Dollar Store on Highway 133. Look for the signs. Stop by and help the troop out and get your car washed.

Hopefully, the weather will cooperate.

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The Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is having a Local’s Appreciation special from June 4-7. Free tram rides after 5 p.m., drink specials, live music and savings on a Day Pass to the park. Call 945-4228, ext. 111, for more information.

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Here’s yet another sign of the turbulent times facing the newspaper industry ” the Montrose Daily Press has suspended its Monday print product. The paper will continue to post news online for readers on Monday.

Newspapers big and small, all around the nation, continue to try and adapt to these ever-changing times.

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The New Castle Family Fitness Relay For Life team will pop the cork on a fundraiser this Saturday. A Taste for the Cure Wine Tasting and Silent Auction will be from 5:30-8 p.m. at Lakota Canyon Ranch recreation center. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. Tickets may be purchased at New Castle Family Fitness, Lakota Canyon Ranch, Making New Waves and Castle Valley Children’s Clinic. Call Jennifer at 618-5633.

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And speaking of Lakota Canyon, the New Castle golf course recently made a prestigious list from Golf Week magazine.

Lakota, which opened in 2005, ranked 62nd in the 2009 list of 100 best residential courses in the nation. The course also ranked No. 2 in Colorado in the “Best Courses You Can Play” category. A course in Trinidad was first, and Redlands Mesa in Grand Junction ranked third.

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Big John’s Building and Home Center celebrated its 20th anniversary earlier this year. Congratulations to John Lindsey and his dedicated and loyal staff for providing good hometown service to our community for two decades.

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The Hot Springs Pool announced its employees of the month for May and June. Patti Nielsen, who works in the pool laundry and housekeeping department, was named the top employee for June, and for May, Sally Camacho from the Sports Shop received the honor.

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Final thought: What’s the greatest invention of all time? The seedless watermelon ranks pretty high for me.


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