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Colorado River Valley Little Leagues annual board of directors elections, public meeting, and membership drive will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Rifle fire station.This charter covers the communities of Rifle, Silt, New Castle, Parachute and Meeker. Involvement from all communities is encouraged. Anyone interested in being on the board, a charter member, volunteer, or player for the upcoming season may attend. Please come with any questions or comments and help establish goals for the charter. If you are interested but unable to attend, please contact Scott at 625-4585 or Clint at 625-3398.

Sen. Gail Schwartz (D-Snowmass) will continue her listening tour from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Basalt Town Hall. Schwartz, who chairs the Severance Tax Interim Committee, will discuss the progress of that committee, and will address water and energy issues facing the state. She will also discuss highlights of the 2007 legislative session and her plans for the 2008 session. Schwartzs main purpose is to hear the views and concerns of her constituents.

Families may register to receive holiday meals and Angel Tree gifts for children from LIFT-UP, now through Friday, Nov. 9, at locations in Parachute, Rifle, New Castle, Glenwood Springs and Carbondale. Registration will be for Thanksgiving and Christmas meal assistance, and/or Angel Tree gifts for children. You may only register your own family. Those wishing to donate nonperishable holiday food items may bring them to any LIFT-UP office. For more information or questions, please call 945-2005.Registration locations and times:Glenwood Mennonite Church, 2306 Blake Ave., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.United Methodist Church foyer, 385 S. Second St., Glenwood Springs, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.LIFT-UP office, 126 N. Fourth St., New Castle, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and Friday.LIFT-UP Office, 800 Railroad Ave., Rifle, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.LIFT-UP Office, 112 N. Fisher, Parachute, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday.



The Colorado Talking Book Library provides free library service through the mail, with postage paid. Learn more about this opportunity at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, during a free program at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. The presentation is made possible by the Colorado Talking Book Library, the Glenwood Springs Branch Library and the Glenwood Springs Blind Support Group. For more information, call 945-0312 or 945-5958. The library is located at 413 Ninth St.

Stephens Catholic School is hosting a spaghetti dinner and gourmet dessert auction fundraiser from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Take out orders are also available.For more information, call 928-9730.


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