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Community News & Notes

The Glenwood Springs Eagles #215, 312 Seventh Street, will celebrate its anniversary and reopening Saturday, May 27. Happy hour will be held from 5-6 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Please RSVP to 945-5506 or 945-8295.

The Garfield County Public Library District wants to involve as many residents as possible to help determine the appropriate services and facilities for the libraries.The first meetings to start the process will be held at 7 p.m. on the following dates and locations: May 24 at the New Castle Branch Library; May 29 at the Parachute Town Hall; May 30 at Glenwood Springs City Hall; May 31 at Carbondale Town Hall and June 1 at the Silt Town Hall.The purpose of the meetings is to explain the process that will be followed, and the timetable and outline of the work program. At the meeting, organizers will ask for a representative from each of the various stakeholder groups and individuals to commit to serve on the Community Planning Committee for each community.Please call the library administration at 625-4270 with questions.

Meet cowboys. Stand out in a bright yellow western shirt. See the action for free. The Carbondale Wild West Rodeo is seeking volunteers to help at the front gate and with parking. Volunteers are needed from 5-7:30 p.m. every Thursday, June 7-August 23. Organizers ask you to volunteer for multiple rodeos. Call Eric Small at 970-309-0888 to sign up. For more information, please visit

Renick Stevenson, Artist-in-Residence at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, has secured two mural projects to be completed by the end of summer 2007. The first mural project will be for Garfield County Public Library District, in cooperation with the Frontier Historical Society and the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. The second project is for the Glenwood Springs Department of Parks and Recreation, in cooperation with the Frontier Historical Society and the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Volunteers are needed at the arts center for painting these murals. Call 945-2414 to get involved.

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