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The third annual Western Slope Poker Run, an all-day scenic road ride, hosted by ABATE of Colorado, will take place on Saturday, June 10, departing from Aspen Valley Harley Davidson on Highway 82 in Glenwood Springs. Registration will be held from 9-10 a.m. ABATE is a nonprofit motorcycle rights organization dedicated to education, training and freedom of the road. For more information, contact Joe Carpenter at (970) 309-0910.

Alpine Banks of Colorado invites customers and communities to celebrate World Environment Day on Monday, June 5, 2006. Customers and community members may stop into any of the 32 Alpine Bank locations Monday to enjoy refreshments, and those wearing green will receive an awareness gift for their observance and acknowledgement. Those wishing to recycle their unused, inactive cell phones, can drop them off at their nearest location during the week of June 5, and Alpine Bank will cover recycling costs.Local environmental nonprofit groups will benefit from additional monies donated by Alpine Banks Environment Loyalty Check Card during the month of June. Alpine Bank will double the Environment Card transaction donations ($O.20 per transaction) during the month.

The Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) Hunter Outreach Program provides unique opportunities for hundreds of youth and novice hunters to participate in educational hunting adventures in Colorado. The program depends on volunteers and Huntmasters to assist in all aspects of conducting these activities.Hunter Outreach Volunteer orientations and Huntmaster training workshops will be held over the next several months. Hunter Outreach Volunteer orientations are planned for June 13 and July 18. The Huntmaster training workshops are planned for June 10-11 and Aug. 5-6. If you are interested in attending one of these sessions, call Jim Bulger, hunter outreach coordinator at (303) 291-7248.

Parenting Through Divorce is a four-hour class designed to equip parents with the skills to raise well-adjusted children, despite the challenges encountered through the process of divorce. The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 10 at the courthouse in Glenwood Springs. Preregistration is suggested. Call Tammy Perry at 963-1010.

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