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A postcard mailed to selected Glenwood Springs High School students inviting them to an awards ceremony contained the wrong date and time. The awards ceremony will be held in the schools auditorium at 6 p.m. Monday, May 14, not as incorrectly printed on the invitation.

The free Glenwood Springs Bicycle Safety Day Rodeo is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at Glenwood Springs Elementary School in Glenwood Springs. It is open to all elementary and kindergarten students through fifth grade, and will offer safety inspection, registration of student bicycles and a bicycle ability test.Three new bicycles and other bicycle safety equipment will be awarded at a prize drawing at the end of the event. The Glenwood Springs Kiwanis Club will have bicycle helmets available for all children who need helmets. A bike mechanic will be available for minor repairs.Call the Glenwood Springs Police Department at 384-6500 for more information.

Any local businesses which provides four volunteers for Strawberry Days or four for Ride the Rockies will have that businesss banner on the fencing surrounding the baseball field fencing (near entrances) at the specific event. Strawberry Days volunteers are needed for the Saturday and Sunday beer garden, the Saturday morning parade, and to help out in the T-shirt booth.Ride the Rockies volunteers are needed for the beer garden from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or 3:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20.

Roaring Fork Conservancy is pleased to present the third in a free series of speakers on water issues in the West at 6:30 p.m. May 15 at the Given Institute in Aspen. Dr. Ken Strzepek of the University of Colorado-Boulder speaks on climate change and its effects on river and water resources in the West. The forum will provide participants with opportunities to get involved in water issues locally and statewide. For more information call Roaring Fork Conservancy at (970) 927-1290. For more information on this and other events visit Presented by Roaring Fork Conservancy and Aspen Global Change Institute. Sponsored by the city of Aspen, Patrick Miller Kropf Attorneys, Paradise Bakery and Colorado River District.

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