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Community news & notes

The Roaring Fork Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 16, at the First Presbyterian Church, 1016 Cooper Avenue, Glenwood. The program will be a video titled A Heat Wave Called Turfan, about part of the silk road and a climb to the 1,000 ancient Budda caves in the nearby mountains.Anyone interested is invited to attend. For information, call Cynthia at 524-7981.

Pretty girls and fast horses try out for the 2009 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Royalty. Support the rodeo, be a role model in the community and earn scholarship money. For more information, go to or contact Diane Teague at 963-6394 or 379-7673. Application deadline is April 15.

The American Legion Post #100 at 97 N. Third St. in Carbondale is hosting its annual St. Patricks Day Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner at 5 p.m. March 17. Guests and public are welcome. For information, please call the Legion at 963-2381 after 3 p.m.

Mountain Family Health Center is now a Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) Presumptive Eligibility (PE) site. These programs offer health services to pregnant women and children under age 19. Applications can be entered online at Mountain Family Health Center. If approved, patients will receive a letter with a Medicaid or CHP number which may be used at any doctors office, pharmacy or hospital for thirty days. The application will then be submitted for final approval. The service team at Mountain Family Health Center will work with all persons to find the appropriate medical insurance program for their needs and circumstances. Persons who do not qualify for insurance may be eligible to pay for services on a sliding fee scale.To schedule an appointment, call 945-2840, ext. 214. Mountain Family Health Center is located at 1905 Blake Avenue in Glenwood Springs, across the street from Valley View Hospital.

The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association holds its next networking event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 13, at Wells Fargo Bank (Glenwood Meadows), 205 East Meadows Drive in Glenwood Springs. The event is sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Land Title Guarantee Company, Mason & Morse Real Estate and Zheng Asian Bistro. The Business After Hours mixer is free to chamber members and their guests and includes complimentary beer provided by Coors, appetizers from Zheng Asian Bistro and networking. Guests will have a chance to win a Zheng Asian Bistro gift certificate and other great prizes. Contact Joni at (970) 945-6589 for more information.

Free HIV testing from 3-8 p.m. Monday, March 30, at Planned Parenthood, Glenwood Springs. For more information, call 384-2151.

Jaci Spuhler will be teaching the traditional folk art of Psanky/Ukrainian eggs in two classes, the first from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and the second from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, March 14. Preregistration is required as class size is limited. Call 984-2346.

Seniors in Glenwood Springs who need help with early spring lawn projects please call Helping Hands for Seniors at 384-8746. Sponsored by High Country RSVP, volunteers will help you with your tasks. A community partner wants to help April 5. Call and leave a message, someone will call you back.

Join the Gordon Cooper Branch Library at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, for a Mystery Story Time for little detectives at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library. A special Bedtime Story Time will be held at 6:30 p.m. that night. Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite teddy bear for bedtime stories and hot cocoa. For more information on either of these events, please call the library at 963-2889.

Teens are invited to celebrate Teen Tech Week from 6-8 .p.m Thursday, March 12, at the Glenwood Springs Library, 413 Ninth St. Bring your friends and enjoy our new Wii console and games.Tweens (ages 9-12) are welcome to participate in the Tween Advisory Group from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, March 12 . For more information on either program, call 945-5958.

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