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The 23rd annual Glenwood Springs Farmers Market Customer Appreciation Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, in the Rite Aid Pharmacy parking lot. Come early for the best selection of local and regional fruits and vegetables, breads, pasta, cheese, meats, pumpkins and barbecue. Freshly made soups, chili, rolls and hot cider will be available, compliments of the growers. The market is sponsored by Rite Aid Pharmacy, 1412 Grand Ave., across from Glenwood Springs High School.

Rachel Rausch was diagnosed with stage IV lymphoma, which has metastasized into her bone marrow. Rachel is currently undergoing chemotherapy and is getting ready to have her stem cells harvested to later be transplanted.Organizers are trying to help the Rausch family with a fundraiser to be held from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at Bumps at Buttermilk.People may also contribute to the Rachel Rausch Medical Fund at any Alpine Bank.For more information, contact Craig Chalmers at 923-0540, Susan Mouse Carollo at 923-8639 or Amity Ludlow at 923-0550.

Kathryn Senor and Elk Creek elementary schools are hosting the annual food drive for LIFT-UP. To kick off the event on Halloween, students, faculty and staff will dress up like favorite literature characters and donate canned food items to the LIFT-UP food drive.The LIFT-UP food drive runs from Oct. 27 through Nov. 12. Donations will be accepted in the lobbies of each school.

The Sharp Shooter Shoot Out, a two-person scramble, will be held Nov. 9 at Rifle Creek golf course. The event is open to ladies, men and mixed teams. Team fees include green fees and a cart.Tee placement on hills, green pins tucked, small holes.Send entries to Rifle Creek Golf Course, 3004 State Highway 325, Rifle, CO 81650.For more information, call 625-1093.

All six branches of the Garfield County Public Library District will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day. All regular programs and story times will be canceled for that day. The libraries will open at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, and resume normal library hours and programming.

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