Community News & Notes
The Carbondale chip and seal maintenance project has been delayed due to weather. If you received a handbill, please watch for No Parking signs to be posted prior to work beginning on your street. The town of Carbondale thanks you for your patience and cooperation.
The Fiddlin Foresters will perform at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center Rink. Their rich and lively music comes from fiddle, banjo, guitar and harmonica. The performance is free and is part of a larger, all-day event for all the White River National Forests temporary and permanent employees. The afternoon performance of the Fiddlin Foresters is open to the public.For more information on the event, please contact White River National Forest public affairs specialist Sally Spaulding at 945-3206.
Anvil Points Quilt guild will present the fourth annual Outdoor Quilt Show in conjunction with the Silt Heyday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Silt Historical Park, Eighth and Orchard. One hundred quilts will be on display, including a memorial display of Nancy Derbys quilts and a vintage quilt display.For quilt entry information, call 876-2493.
There will be a farewell to summer luau for children ages 3-6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.Bring your lunch and a beach party attitude. Crafts, games, bubbles and the super fun water slide will be provided.For more information or to pre-register call 384-6301
The Garfield County Housing Authority (GCHA) announces a lease-up push to bring more families onto the rental assistance program. GCHA rental assistance is applied in private rental units in Garfield County. In general, GCHA will require the family to pay 30 percent of their monthly adjusted income toward rent and utilities, and will provide rental assistance for the remainder.Persons interested in this program may complete an application available at the Garfield County Housing Authority office located at 2128 Railroad Avenue in Rifle or call 625-3589 to receive an application in the mail.
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