Community News & Notes

Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Longtime Glenwood Springs High School cheerleading coach and Glenwood Springs graduate Kim Richardson has been battling cancer for the past several months. An account has been established In Kims name so people can help offset some of the mounting medical costs she has accrued. The fund will also help Kim with living expenses and transportation for her cancer treatments.Donations can be made at: Kim Richardson Benefit Fund Account # 1011946404, Alpine Bank, P.O. Box 10000, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602.

Jingle Jam, an interactive family production for parents and kids to enjoy together, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Christ Community Church, 20351 Highway 82, Basalt (near El Jebel). Free music, games, drama and video.Call 927-3889 for more information.

The documentary movie Sicko, by Michael Moore, will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at St John Middle School, 460 Stone Quarry Road in Battlement Mesa. The free presentation is sponsored by the West GarCo Democratic Party.Please call 285-7791 with questions.

The Colorado West Recovery Center has moved from downtown Glenwood to the new location for its Transitional Living Center. The Detoxification unit is located at 6916 Highway 82 in Glenwood Springs. Turn east at the stoplight on Highway 82 at the CMC turnoff between Glenwood and Carbondale. Immediately turn right and head south on the frontage road. Look for the Colorado West sign on your left, just beyond the gas station/market. This remodeled facility will have Ken Eielson returning to Glenwood Springs as the programs coordinator. Eielson can be reached for any questions at 945-8439.

Glenwood Springs Parks & Recreation invites you to a free afternoon from noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Join us for bingo, live music, fitness classes, educational forums, gym games, bounce castle, climbing wall, kidkare, swimming, dance classes and more. For more information and a schedule of times, visit or call 384-6301.

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