Party like a pioneer to help Columbine Home Health Care |

Party like a pioneer to help Columbine Home Health Care

Columbine Home Health Care assists clients with a variety of needs including medication, pain control, diabetic teaching, wound care and case management. Home health aides assist patients with joint replacement rehabilitation, stroke/neurological rehabilitation, home safety and management. Occupational therapists assist patients with dressing, meal preparation, and home safety. Speech therapy assists patients with communication, and medical social workers assist patients and families in planing for long-term care, financial arrangements guidance and counseling.The agency also offers a series of senior wellness clinics. Columbine Home Health Inc. is sponsoring a fundraiser, which includes a reception, dinner, contra dance and silent and live auctions, from 6-11 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at The Barn at the Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale. Everyone is invited to “Party like the Pioneers.”Dinner will be provided by chef Jim Nadell, owner-operator of Conundrum Catering. The menu includes assorted appetizers, Western Cowboy Buffet, and fresh assorted pies donated by Village Inn. Entertainment will be provided by The Last Minute String Band and Friends with dance-caller Chad Filipski.The silent auction will take place from 6-8:30 p.m., and the live auction with auctioneer Twirp Anderson begins at approximately 9:30 p.m.Please RSVP by calling Sheila Maurer, Columbine Home Health, at 945-8050 by Jan. 10, or mail checks with an RSVP to “Party like the Pioneers” to Columbine Home Health, Attention Sheila, P.O. Box 2024, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602.If you are interested in donating items for the silent auction or helping with the event, please call Columbine and ask for Sheila. Humanitarian awards reminderPlease place your reservations now for the Humanitarian Awards Dinner, to be held Feb. 6 at the Hotel Colorado. All dinners must be pre-paid, by check or by credit card, by calling 945-8515, ext. 504.Look for the list of nominees soon!Kay Vasilakis is the media coordinator for the Garfield County Human Services Commission. To contact her, please call 945-8515, ext. 513, or e-mail

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