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The Garfield County Republican Party will host an election night party at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, at the Ramada Inn, 124 Sixth St. in Glenwood Springs. Free appetizers will be served. Vote and then join the Republicans.For more information, call 928-0497 or 384-2192.

To celebrate the end of the political season and to thank everyone who participated in the election process, Exclusive Athletic Club is offering free massages Nov. 4 to anyone who says they voted. Yes, theyll take your word for it.Stop in anytime between 5:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, for a free hydromassage session.

Chris Lechuga is in need of a kidney transplant. Organizers in his hometown of Glenwood Springs will hold a huge fundraiser on his behalf. Join Lechuga, his family and friends, as well as local bands, for an evening of food and fun. Live performances by the Last Minute String Band, Acoustic Mayhem, Michael Smith, Sharon Norene Turner, John Riger and Twirp Anderson & Guests and a silent auction will be part of the festivities from 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Glenwood Springs Masonic Lodge, 901 Colorado Ave. For more information or to make a donation, call Kathy Lechuga at 309-6408 or

A bilingual dental workshop will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Roaring Fork Family Resource Centers Office in Carbondale. Child care will be provided. Please register in advance for child care at

An all-ages hip hop show and CD release party featuring Black Pegasus, Bobby Hook and Trigga Man, local disc jockey Deeogee and local hip hop artist Killumantist will be held at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the Glenwood Springs Eagles Club, 312 Seventh St. in Glenwood Springs.Doors open at 8 p.m.

Oscar McCollum and Bill Coleman, two resident valley historians, have agreed to a sit-down chat at the free November chapter meeting of the National Railway Historical Society at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the Glenwood Railroad Museum (east wing of the Amtrak station), 413 Seventh St.Call 928-8721 for more information.

Roaring Fork Fiber has made progress completing a feasibility study for the city of Glenwood Springs on the fiber-optics expansion project. The communitys input is vital as information is gathered on current Internet, phone and support services (providers, costs, usage, satisfaction level, etc.). Community members are welcome to share feedback on the residential side of the fiber-optic network by visiting Area businesses are invited to participate by completing an online business survey at For questions, call 945-4920.

The Cardiff Schoolhouse needs your story. If you or a family member attended Cardiff Schoolhouse between 1889 and 1947, please share your memories and your photographs. Organizers are creating the history of the schoolhouse. Please contact Marice Doll at 947-1389.

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