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In an effort to encourage people to print responsibly, Staples Inc., located at 51027 Highway 6 in Glenwood Springs, is providing environmentally friendly printing solutions and savings during the tax season. From April 515, the Glenwood Springs Staples will offer free black and white, double-sided copies up to 20 pages of 2008 tax returns. Additionally, Staples is making it easy for customers to keep an electronic and secure copy of important documents by offering 100 free scans to PDF documents until July 4 at all Copy & Print Center locations for customers who purchase a Staples Copy & Print Center USB flash drive.

The Carbondale Parks Department will be burning the pastureland at the Carbondale Nature Park the week of April 2024, 2009, weather permitting. This controlled burn may be postponed until the following week due to inclement weather.

Sign up to participate in a fundraiser for Youth for Christ, at Run for Youth at 2 p.m. April 26, Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs. Form a four-person team to run or walk for one hour.Call 945-7552 to sign up and receive a packet. Funds raised will help area youth through Youth for Christ programs, events and camp scholarships.

The Glenwood Dance Academy has established a fund to help dancers attend summer programs. Addie Tapp will be attending Pacific Northwest Ballet, Nicole Zinn will be attending American Ballet Theatre and Hannah Zon will be attending Kirov Ballet Academy.If you would like to donate to this fund, please send a check to the Glenwood Dance Academy at 100 Midland Ave., Suite 230, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601. Specify the check is for the Adopt a Dancer fund. If you wish to donate via credit card, please call 945-2717 or stop by the academy with your card. Please try to make your donation before May 30.

Throughout the month of April, ACES Hallam Lake nature center will be under significant construction due to the installation of a new ground source heat pump. Please stop by and visit the preserve from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. However the indoor space will be closed. Visit ACES website for more information, or contact projects coordinator Bobbi Ann Houtsma at bahoutsma@ with any questions.

The Glenwood Springs Art Guild will be holding its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Mark Lemon will be demonstrating the skill of Portrait in Oils. Mark is an accomplished artist and has also been a judge for the annual Fall Art Festival. A short business meeting will follow, refreshments will be served, and as always the meetings are open to the public. Artists interested in having artwork displayed on the posters and advertising for the Fall Art Festival this year, please bring your paintings to the meeting for consideration. Paintings need to be consistent with this years theme, Riot of color, and should be in vertical orientation for best presentation, with maximum outside frame measurement of 500 square inches.Another opportunity to create and display artwork is the All Members Spring Exhibit, which will begin registration from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 13, at the Center For The Arts. An artist reception will be held at 6 p.m. April 17. Artists and their guests are welcome, so please bring hors doeuvres to share.

Meetings to educate about the notices of value that the Garfield County Assessors Office is sending out May 1 will be held:6:30-8:30 p.m. April 6 at the Garfield County Administration Building in Glenwood Springs9-11 a.m. April 8 at the county administration building6:30-8:30 p.m. April 9 at the Garfield County Department of Human Services Building, 195 W. 14th St., Rifle9-11 a.m. April 16, at the county administration building9-11 a.m. April 17 at the Garfield County Department of Human Services Building in Rifle.For more information about these meetings, call the County Assessors Office at 945-9134.

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