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The annual meeting of the Ferdinand Hayden Chapter of Trout Unlimited is at 7 p.m. (doors open 6:30 p.m.) today at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.Marty Finkelstein will present Fly fishing for Giant Pike in Canadas Lake Athabasca. Election of chapter officers and board of directors will also be held.For more information, please call Ken at 963-3051 or Bob at 947-9613.

Mildred Alsdorf, Garfield County Clerk, announces that the last day to affiliate with a political party or change party affiliation in order to participate/vote in the precinct caucus is Jan. 23.

The Garfield County Human Services Commission has openings for human service representatives.Positions are open for Human Service Agency representatives. The representatives should be employed by an agency providing human services in Garfield County. One position each is open for a representative from Valley View Hospital, Employment Services, Public Safety/Law Enforcement and County Extension/4H.Meetings are each second Wednesday of the month alternating between Rifle and Glenwood Springs. For an application contact Nancy Reinisch,, or 945-8503, ext. 3336. Applications are due Feb. 8.

The annual Ag Day will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the New Castle Community Center, 423 W. Main St. Speakers include a representative from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, local author Fiona Lloyd, Robbie LeValley from the Colorado State University Extension Office, Shannon Meyer from the Aspen Valley Land Trust, and Steve Anthony, Garfield County weed coordinator.The conservation districts will provide a barbecue lunch.There is no fee for this workshop, but reservations are required. Please call 945-5494, ext. 101, by Jan. 23.

The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association is starting a new Business Womens Network for chamber members and their guests. The first monthly meeting will be at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the Vanderhoof Room at WestStar Bank, and future meetings will be on the last Wednesday of each month. A light breakfast will be provided. The group is looking for speakers who would like to make a presentation. For additional information, contact Raelyn at the Chamber at 945-6589.

An internationally acclaimed guitar quartet is commemorating a $1 million gift from Williams at an upcoming concert. Williams donated the gift for a new technology wing at Colorado Mountain Colleges planned West Garfield Campus. The Santa Fe Guitar Quartet from Argentina will play music ranging from sizzling Latin tangos to Old World Baroque pieces at 7 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Spring Valley center.For tickets and directions, please call 947-8367.

KDNK Community Radio presents Great American Taxi at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Thunder River Theatre. The new Thunder River Theatre is located at 67 Promenade Way, one block off Main Street in downtown Carbondale.Tickets are on sale at Sounds Easy in Carbondale, Glenwood Music in Glenwood or by calling KDNK at 963-0139. Tickets are $18 for KDNK members and $20 for others. For more information, or to become a member of KDNK, call 963-0139.

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