Community News & Notes
The Lower Colorado River Habitat Partnership Program (HPP) will conduct a public meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Gypsum Town Hall. New projects to resolve conflicts between wildlife and landowners (public or private) are welcome. The purpose of HPP is to reduce wildlife conflicts, particularly those associated with forage and fences. The partnership creates local solutions to local problems on both private and public lands. For questions, contact Darren Chacone (DOW representative) at (970) 947-2920 or Danielle Smith (administrative assistant) at (970) 260-0147.
KDNK is listener-supported radio, community-owned since 1983. Not too many communities can claim their own radio station these days, so become a member of KDNK. Membership accounts for one-third of KDNKs budget and allows members to vote on key changes in bylaws and operations, as well as for board members. Become a member online at http://www.kdnk.org. The KDNK Fall Membership Drive will be held from Sept. 26 to Oct. 5. Join at a family level or more and receive the KDNK grocery tote. KDNK has many fall events from Boneday in Dogdale on Sept. 23 to The Merle and Chameleon Disc Golf Tournament Oct. 6 in Carbondale with recreational and competitive heats, to the KDNK Talent Show at The Carbondale Firehouse Oct. 26 and 27. Donate to the KDNK Labor of Love Auction, online beginning Nov. 1 and on-air starting Dec. 3. The Labor of Love is KDNKs biggest fundraiser of the year, and brings great exposure to businesses and individuals who donate through the auction catalog and Web.KDNK is found at 88.1, 88.3 or 88.5 in the Crystal and Roaring Fork Valleys. For more information, visit http://www.kdnk.org or call 963-0139.
The eighth annual Culinary Arts, Wine and Brewfest will be held from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Hotel Colorado. Call the Center for the Arts at 945-2414 for tickets.
Heritage Park Care Center will be hosting a Wound Care Symposium Oct. 3-4 at Carbondale Town Hall. This program has been developed for nurses, occupational and physical therapists, as well as physicians. It will cover effective strategies for skin, wound, and ostomy care. Local vendors will also be presenting wound care products. For registration and information, call Laura Wright-Smith at 963-1500.
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