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John Gorman, candidate for Garfield County Assessor, will be at the 19th Street Diner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today to meet Garfield County citizens.

Yampah Mountain High School will be holding an informational meeting for families interested in learning more about applying to attend the school from 5-6 p.m. today. The meeting will be held at the school, 695 Red Mountain Drive, Glenwood Springs. For more information, call Dr. Meador 945-9463, ext.101.

The Sunlight Ski Team will be holding registration and its team Fit Night at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Sunlight Ski Shop in downtown Glenwood Springs. Register for the Sunlight Ski Team, T-Squad and Buddy Werner programs. Register before Nov. 1 and get the early bird discount. Racers can also register online at, members and parents will be on hand to answer questions. For more information, please call Bob Lockard at 618-2101.

Lions World Sight Day is a global vision initiative sponsored by Lions Clubs International and held annually on the second Thursday of October in an effort to raise awareness about sight-related issues. The Glenwood Springs Lions Club will be collecting eyeglasses to be recycled and distributed to needy adults and children in third world countries. Please help by giving donations in collection boxes around Glenwood Springs: Post Office, Valley View Hospital, library, Glenwood Community Center, CMC Senior Center, Methodist Church, Defiance Thrift Store and Aspen Thrift Store in Aspen.

There will be a toy run on Saturday, Oct. 14, leaving the Aspen Valley Harley Davidson dealer on Highway 82 in Glenwood Springs at noon sharp. The event is open to all motorcyclists. Toys will be delivered to LIFT-UP, providing a kick start to its annual holiday giving program, which provides gifts to underprivileged children throughout the area. Participants should bring a new, unwrapped gift for children of any age. For more information, contact Joe at 309-0910.

Sopris Therapy Services (providing equine assisted therapeutic programs to disabled and challenged children and adults in the Roaring Fork Valley since 1994) presents a workshop for volunteers from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Aspen Equestrian Center in Carbondale. Volunteers are needed as horse handlers and safety spotters during therapy sessions. Horse experience is helpful but not necessary. Extensive and ongoing training is provided. Horse groomers and general office help also needed. Please call 963-4677 for more information and an application.

Buttons & Bows Square Dance Club invites square and round dancers of all levels to its dances on Oct. 14 and 28. The dances are from 8-10 p.m. at the Early Childhood Literacy Center on Second Street in Parachute. Cost is $5 per person. Couples and singles welcome. For more information, contact 285-2046.

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