Community News & Notes

Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Sopris County, channel 20, Comcast will feature an end-of-an-era interview with Kurt Wigger and Walt Smith at 7 and 8 a.m. and 5 and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8 and 9. Guests and patrons will reminisce about Sopris Restaurant and Buffalo Valley.

The Compassionate Friends Organization reminds everyone to light a candle at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 to join the world-wide effort so deceased loved ones lights may always shine.

The town of Silt is formally welcoming the Holiday Inn Express to the community with a groundbreaking ceremony at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12. Please join Mayor Dave Moore and Mr. Jack Wright, Silt Hospitality LLC for a celebration at the new hotel site south of the intersection of County Road 311 and River Frontage Road (south of I-70).

The Glenwood Springs Association of REALTORS has announced it has funds available for qualified Garfield County nonprofit organizations that provide housing services to moderate to low-income persons. Grant applications will be accepted through Jan. 15.CARHOF, a nonprofit foundation established by the Colorado Association of REALTORS, collects interest from earnest money held in home purchases. By law, brokers cannot earn interest on escrow trust accounts. With CARHOF, the interest can be gathered and made available as grants aiding affordable housing programs, crisis shelters and other housing-related projects. To be eligible for funds, organizations must be based in Colorado, have a housing-related mission, and be a nonprofit agency with a 501(c)(3) status or a public agency.

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