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Elegant Lunch to be served at the Activity Center

Grand Valley NewsMary MooreGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Battlement Mesa P.E.O. Chapter IP is again hosting its Elegant Lunch and Card Party at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. This event is much anticipated by many. The hostesses arrange their individual tables with china, crystal and silverware. After the luncheon, bridge or Scrabble or any other table game that the hostess decides will be played at her table. The new Chapter IP president, Lee Allen, believes that all who attend will enjoy themselves. The cost of a ticket is $10. Contact Lee or Francis Rose to reserve your spot.

The Cardinals Booster Club monthly meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 2 in the Grand Valley High School library. This meeting will focus on the final preparations for the After Prom Party, which will be held at the high school Saturday, April 12. We have many fun activities planned for the kids, but could really use more adult help. Big Sky Bounce, the blow-up activities purveyor, will be coming into town to set up three activities for the evening. He is giving us a great price, but we need to assist him with the set-up and take-down operations. We also need volunteers to help us sponsor the event from 11:30 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. We will have plenty of coffee on hand to keep us awake, and it truly is a lot of fun. This year, thanks to Kristen Penner, the gifts that will be given to the kids are really extraordinary. If you cannot make the meeting, but would like to help with this worthwhile event, give me a call on my cell at 309-8589. Thanks for making this a community that cares about the safety of our youth.

The Parachute Branch Library Book Club is in full swing. The book discussion for April is, The Color of Water, by James McBride. The discussion is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 15 in the library. The 50 Book Club is also rolling, with some members already reading and logging 50 books. They are now eligible for the $25 gift certificate drawing. Get online and get registered. Donations are now being accepted for the big book sale in May. Remember the library will be closed on Friday, April 11 for staff training and in-service.



Battlement Mesa Spring Swim Lessons at the Activity Center are as follows:Preschool (ages 3-5 years) swimming lessons will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, March 31, April 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, and 23. The fee is $49 for eight classes.After school swimming lessons (ages 6 and older) will be held from 4:30-5:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, and 25. The fee is $49 for eight classes.Parent-Tot swimming lessons (tot ages 3 months – 2 years) will be held from 10-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, and 25. The fee is $45 for eight classes.Call the activity center at 285-9480 for more information or stop at the front desk to register.

My daughter, Dani, and I are looking for people to join Team Dani that will walk at the Second Annual Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America Walk Saturday, May 3. The walk will be held at Longs Family Memorial Park in Grand Junction, and the fun begins at 6:30 p.m. There will be music, food and carnival activities for all involved. Anyone joining Team Dani, and pledging $25 or more will receive a team T-shirt. This is a wonderful, worthwhile cause. Go to http://www.ccfa.org and click on Take Steps to register, or just call me at 309-8589 or e-mail me and I will get the information to you. Thanks.Mary Moores column, Grand Valley News, appears every other Thursday. To contact Mary with a news tip, e-mail her at beatlesfan_309@comcast.net (underscore between n and 3).


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