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Community News & Notes

The Roaring Fork Young Professionals monthly meeting will be held from 6-7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, at U.S. Bank in Glenwood Springs. The program will include end of year financial and tax tips presented by Jay McGlade of Edward Jones; and Jamin Heady Smith, Dalby, Wendland. The program will be followed by a short business meeting. Holiday refreshments will be provided.

Eighth Street, between Main Street and Colorado Avenue in Carbondale, will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, and Wednesday, Dec. 10, for Xcel Energys undergrounding project. For questions, call 963-1307.

Holiday hours for the hearts and Hands Gift shop, located in the basement of St. Stephens Catholic Church, are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. The gift shop offers a variety of religious goods and many Christmas gifts.For more information, please call Chris at 945-6673.

The topic of the Womens After Five meeting from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center will be The Art of Celebration.Organizers encourage participants to meet local artisans and see the different types of artistic medium.The speaker will be Susan Chermack from Salida.For information or reservations, call Sally 945-2285 or e-mail appreciated by Monday, Dec. 8.The meeting is sponsored by Nehemiah Ventures. Womens After Five is affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.

Youth and adult climbers alike are invited to join low-key bouldering competition from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the CRMS climbing wall/gym. Registration will be held from noon to 12:45 p.m. with the climbing, raffle and awards to follow. Please contact Tracy at with any questions.

The Coal Ridge High School soccer team is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Emily Johnson Benefit Fund, to be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at CRHS. Donations are being accepted for the Emily Johnson Benefit Fund at the Alpine Bank in Glenwood Springs. For more information, contact Diane at 876-2206.

World renowned endocrinologist Dr. J. Joseph Prendergast and Dr. Dave Jensen, founder of the WIN Health Institute, will be featured during two free seminars at the WIN Institute Saturday, Dec. 13. The first seminar is scheduled from 9-11 a.m.; and the second from 1-3 p.m.For more information and to RSVP, call Sherry at 384-2257, or e-mail reservation on which seminar to Seating is limited to 150 at each seminar.

The Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge is hosting its annual Hoop Shoot at 10 a.m. Jan. 10 at Glenwood Springs Middle School. The Hoop Shoot is a free throw contest open to kids ages 8-13, and its absolutely free. All participants will receive an Elks basket ball and certificate of participation. Winners will receive trophies and go on to the district finals in Leadville Jan. 31. A copy of each participants birth certificate is needed to verify age. For more information, contact Terry Galbreath at 379-3822.

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