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A representative of University of Denver University College will be at the Colorado Mountain College campuses in Carbondale, Spring Valley, and the Glenwood Center on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 13 and 14, to talk about masters degrees and the new Bachelor of Arts Completion Program at University College. This program is designed for working adults who have started college but have not finished their bachelors degree. The program started in September and is available online. Concentrations and the transfer of your existing credits can be discussed with the University College representative.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the CMC Theatre production of the play Copenhagen was unable to open Oct. 20. The new dates are: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-29, at 7:30 p.m., with an extra matinee performance at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29.

The feature film, Iraq For Sale, will be presented for free at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the Grand Valley High School in Parachute. All are invited for first-come, first-served seating. The show is presented by Andy Gold, candidate for Colorado House District 57, Dana Barker, candidate for Senate District 7, and the Garfield County Democratic Party.For more information, contact Lori Sweers at 285-6582 or Andy Gold at 970 887-2194.

A debate on the current threats to American Democracy, Media Bias: Destroying Democracy? will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the CRMS Barn in Carbondale. Participate in a free evening of opposing ideas presented by journalists.The debate will be broadcast live on KDNK.

Red chili First place: Northwind Operating; Second place: CMC Boot Scootin Cuties; Third place: Colorado Heritage Real EstateGreen chili First place: Northwind Operating; Second place: Grand River Hospital District; Third place: Wildcat CateringSalsa First place: Title Company of the Rockies; Second place: Colorado Heritage Real Estate; Third place: City Market Showmanship award: Colorado Heritage Real EstateShowmanship honorable mention: Northwind OperatingPeoples Choice Awards Red chili: Wells Fargo; Green chili: Wells Fargo; Salsa: Wells Fargo

NicoDerm and Readers Digest has launched its Quitter of the Decade contest. The winner will be named the NicoDerm CQ Smoke-Free Ambassador, appearing in advertising and events and participating in speaking engagements for the brand. The chosen quitter will also be awarded a cash prize of $10,000, along with being granted a special smoke-free wish a donation of $10,000 to his or her favorite charity. The NicoDerm CQ and Readers Digest Quitter of the Decade contest is open to former smokers who quit using NicoDerm CQ within the past 10 years. An entry-form can be found on Friends and family of former smokers who quit using the NicoDerm patch are also invited to nominate a quitter in their life. The contest runs through Dec. 30.

RSVP is seeking volunteers to help with the Kids Voting process on Election Day. Please call 947-8462.

Nonprofit organizations in Garfield County may apply for funds from the Holiday Fund. The fund is co-sponsored by the Two Rivers Community Foundation, The Post Independent, La Tribuna, The Citizen Telegram and The Valley Journal, and its purpose is to raise money to support various nonprofit and other organizations in Garfield County. This years goal is to raise $20,000 to distribute to at least 20 applicants. All monies raised stay in Garfield County.Pick up and drop off applications for the Holiday Fund applications at the Post Independent, 2014 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-8515, ext. 16705 for additional questions.

Terry Fontaine, a Carbondale artist, is having a one-man show of vibrant acrylic wash paintings at the Village Smithy Restaurant in Carbondale from Oct. 9 until Nov. 19.

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