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All CMC Senior programs, lunches and the Traveler will be closed Nov. 23 and 24 to observe Thanksgiving. Will resume Monday, Nov. 27.

Beginning Thursday, Nov. 23, RFTA valley services will resume their winter schedules. Free Aspen shuttles will also return to their winter season schedules Nov. 23. Aspen free shuttles: beginning Nov. 23, the Castle/Maroon, Cemetery Lane, Hunter Creek and Mountain Valley routes resume their high season schedules, operating until approximately 2 a.m.; the seasonal Galena Street and cross town shuttles will also resume service Nov. 23; and the Maroon Creek Road route, which provides direct service between Rubey Park and Maroon Creek Road, will resume service Dec. 4. RFTA Valley and skier shuttle services: the Woody Creek shuttle will return Nov. 23; Aspen Mountain and Snowmass skier shuttles commence service Nov. 23; Buttermilk and Highlands skier shuttles return to service Dec. 9; and direct buses between Snowmass and Aspen begin Dec. 9 no transfer required. New Valley service enhancements: I-70 route along the hogback will have an additional run at 6:05 p.m.; 30-minute continuous service between Glenwood Springs and El Jebel will now be consistent from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., and will not require a transfer at El Jebel Park n Ride. Pick up winter schedules for specific information on your route. Questions? Call 925-8484 or visit http://www.rfta.com.

Garfield County Clerk and Recorder Mildred Alsdorf announces that EagleRecorder for electronic recording will have training on the following days: Nov. 27 and Nov. 28, recording staff only; Nov. 29 county staff training only assessor, treasurer and clerks staff.The clerk and recorders office hosts two public training sessions for the new electronic records system from 8:30-10 a.m. and again from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30. Note that the records research office will be closed for staff training on Wednesday, Nov. 29.



Thirty-three nonprofit organizations, one business and several community leaders throughout the State of Colorado will be honored and $380,000 will be awarded at the 18th annual banquet to be held Wednesday, Nov. 29, at the Carriage Museum in Colorado Springs. These organizations are recognized for their extraordinary contributions to the nonprofit sector and the more than 1 million Coloradans they serve.Thirty-three finalist nonprofit organizations will be honored, including Thunder River Theatre Company of Carbondale, nominated in the Arts and Humanities category.

The Redstone Community Associations 2006-07 Winter Series program continues at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at the Redstone Inn. Art Stephens, Western Slope historian and naturalist, will provide his slide show entitled Western Gunfighters and Their Girlfriends. Art has studied western gunfighter characters for many years and collected pictures from books, archives and from family collections. The lady friends of these gunfighters are as interesting as their men. Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Butch Cassidy, Sundance Kid, Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday are a few of the fascinating characters in the slide show. For more information, call 963-1372.



Annig Agemian Raleys piano students will perform from 3:30-5 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Hotel Colorado. They have prepared Christmas pieces, as well as selected solos and duets. The public is invited to attend. Any questions, call 945-2920.

Jon Lindenberg has been named Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valleys Volunteer of the Year. Lindenberg has dedicated over 250 hours to the Carbondale duplex project. The Habitat duplex located in the Carbondales Cleveland Place subdivision is nearing completion and will house two partner families. Partner families own their homes by repaying a 30-year interest-free mortgage. In addition to their mortgage, the families must complete 250 to 500 sweat equity hours on the home during construction. HFHRFV relies upon volunteers, as well as in-kind and cash donations from individuals and businesses to attain its mission to eliminate substandard housing. To volunteer or for more information on supporting the Habitats mission, please visit http://www.habitatroaringfork.com, e-mail habitatRFV@gmail.com., or call 963-8555.


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