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A local team is being formed for the 2006 Walk to D’Feet ALS which takes place in Grand Junction on Sunday, Oct. 1, at Lincoln Park.

ALS is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. ALS destroys a person’s motor neurons, which are responsible for relaying messages from the brain to the muscles, and a person eventually loses all their muscle functioning. There is no known cause or cure for this terminal disease.



Funds raised from this walk will support local patient services programs of the ALS Association, Rocky Mountain Chapter. Registration begins at 11 a.m. The 3K walk (around the track) starts at noon.

To become a team member, call Georgi Aibner at 625-6133.



The 19th Street Diner will celebrate its 20th birthday in Glenwood Springs on Saturday, Oct. 7. Progressive Happy Hours start at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2. The diner will offer birthday cake with every meal all day Saturday.

Live music is scheduled for 8 p.m. Saturday night, starting with John Noel, followed by 3-Legged Dog. Wear your favorite costume from the past 19 years and win great prizes including a Fat Tire Bike, a Sunlight season ski pass, Sunlight day passes, shirts, hats and much more. All to say thanks for making The 19th Street Diner your favorite diner for the past 20 years.

The Windstar Foundation is hosting an environmental education symposium from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, at The Snowmass Conference Center. The deadline to register is Sept. 30. Call (970) 927-5430.


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