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The Inaugural Colorado Rocky Mountain Bike Tour takes place from Aug. 5-11, passing through Carbondale on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 6-7. If you would like to welcome 100 riders, staff and friends by welcoming them in Sopris Park, please contact Eric Brendlinger at the Carbondale Parks and Recreation Department at 704-4115. Also, you can go to for complete event information.

The Eagles Club sponsors $500 Progressive Bingo first and third Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Eagles Club is located at 312 Seventh St. in Glenwood Springs. Call 945-8295 for information.

The New Castle-Glenwood Springs-Rifle Freecycle Network is open to all individuals who want to recycle an item rather than throw it away or sell it. It’s also available if youre looking to acquire something yourself free.Join the group online at http:// For info, call Georgene Jackson at 876-0339.

The city of Rifle was awarded a Rural Business Enterprise Grant from USDA Rural Development for a feasibility study for a renewable energy park.Congressman John Salazar will present representatives from the city with a check for $50,000 at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Rifle City Hall, 202 Railroad Ave. in Rifle.

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