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Community news & notes

Basalt Town Council and Town Center Booksellers will be hosting a Meet the Finalists for the position of town manager reception from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Town Center Booksellers, 211 Midland Ave. in Basalt. This reception is open to the public. Comment cards will be available and will be reviewed by town council. Three finalists have been selected, including Joe Kirby, county manager of Montrose County; Alex Potente, Eagle County managing director of Housing and Development and assistant county attorney; and Chuck Stearns, town administrator in Georgetown.

A Parenting Through Divorce Seminar will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, in Carbondale. The seminar is designed to equip parents with the skills to raise healthy, well-adjusted children despite the challenges of divorce. It is required to finalize divorces in many jurisdictions. Pre-registration is required. Call Tammy Perry at 963-1010.

Due to the tragic attack Sept. 29 in Basalt, Mindy Forshee has acquired substantial medical expenses. A dinner/dance fundraiser on her behalf will be held beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the American Legion Post 100, located at 97 N. Third St. in Carbondale.Music will be provided by Straitshot and the S-Curves.Tickets must be purchased in advance, please call Mallory at 592-9966 or Kim at 618-2814. Please RSVP by Oct. 29.

The times for the Rifle Friends of the Library ongoing book sale have been changed to 5-7:30 p.m. Thursdays; 1-4 p.m. Friday; and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, starting the week of Nov. 3.

Harlan & Mastro Real Estate, 51241 Highway 6 in Glenwood Springs has been designated an additional LIFT-UP food drive location. Drop-off times are 2-5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.For more Information, contact Annie Olson at 319-1927.

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park will begin its winter hours Monday, Nov. 3. The Adventure Park will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, with the last tram up at 4 p.m. All other attractions are closed for the season. The park will be closed Nov. 20-21 for a management retreat. The Adventure Park is now accepting reservations for holiday parties, and employee picnics for 2009. Please call 945-4228 or 800-530-1635, ext. 111, or visit for more information.

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