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Volunteers needed for Relay For Life Teams Organizers of The American Cancer Societys Relay for Life in Glenwood Springs are holding a meeting at 7 p.m. on April 28 to share with residents the importance of Relay For Life in saving lives from cancer. RSVP and information: Kimberly Henrie, 309-2400.Boy Scout fund-raiserSeven Boy Scouts from Glenwood Springs Troop 225 have been selected to attend National Scout Jamboree in 2005. To raise money to help finance their adventure, they will sell outdoor flowering plants and locally made chocolate candy from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at the WestStar Bank parking lot at 1620 Grand Ave. in Glenwood. Also, anyone who has prepurchased plants from Scouts can pick them up at this time. The Scouts will also sell plants and chocolate at the Hotel Colorado on Mothers Day, May 9. Information: 984-0286.Sunlight Mountain Resort warm-weather ActivitiesHorseback riding at Sunlight Mountain Resort begins May 28. Bike rentals at Sunlight Ski & Bike Shop are available now. Information: 945-7491.Free fly-fishing clinicsTaylor Creek Fly Shop in Basalt offers free fly-fishing clinics from 10 a.m. to noon, every Saturday morning. The clinics cover equipment, casting, reading the water, entomology and other relevant topics. Just show up. No reservations required. Information: 927-4374.Nominate RecyclersColorado Recycles, the statewide recycling education organization, is seeking nominations for its annual Recycler of the Year awards program. The awards honor Colorado citizens, organizations and businesses that have furthered voluntary recycling efforts and have made an impact on recycling awareness. Nomination deadline is June 1. Information: http://www.colorado-recycles.org. Alzheimers Support Group MeetsA confidential Alzheimers caregiver support group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month at Glen Valley Care & Rehab Center. The next scheduled meeting is set for May 6. Information: 945-5476.Child-Care ReferralsFor free child-care referrals from Aspen to Parachute, visit http://www.corra.org and click on find child care or contact Kids First Glenwood Office: 928-7111.Blacksmithing ClassThe Grand Valley Blacksmith Guild will hold a hands-on blacksmithing class 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at Silt Historical Park. Information: 876-1980.Colorado Teacher of the Year nominationsIts time to nominate educators for the 2005 Colorado Teacher of the Year. The Colorado Department of Education is encouraging fellow educators, administrators, parents and community members to put forward their best and brightest teachers. Applications include eight essay questions that must be completed by the nominee by Aug. 13. Information: http://www.cde.state.co.us.Continuing Education Opportunities for TeachersTeachers can earn continuing education credits by attending workshops offered by local conservation districts. The Summer Agriculture Institute will be held June 21-25 in the Rifle/Silt area, and participating educators will earn two continuing education credits from Colorado State University. The Teachers Workshop will be held July 26-29 in historic Leadville and teachers can earn two continuing education credits from Adams State. Scholarships are available. Information: 945-5494, ext. 101.Watercolor workshop filling upOnly a few slots are left for the Joel Johnson watercolor workshop sponsored by the Glenwood Springs Art Guild and scheduled for May 26-28. Workshop fee is $135. Information: 945-4486.Roaring Fork Class Reunion SetRoaring Fork High School Class of 1984: We are looking for you! Plans for a 20-year reunion are in the works for Mountain Fair weekend. Notify Monica (Cerise) Hutson at mandm@pcrs.net or call 970-349-7298.


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