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Carbondale announces chip and seal scheduleThe town of Carbondale will chip and seal the following streets beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, through Friday, Sept. 24, weather permitting:Hendrick Road, Catherine Court, Rock Court, Oak Run Road, Clearwater Road, Crystal Road, Barber Road, Village Lane and Greystone Drive.Street parking will not be allowed on an affected street until the chip and seal process for that street has been completed.Questions: call Public Works, 963-1307.Carbondale chamber holds annual business conferenceThe public is invited to attend the Carbondale chamber’s Annual Business Conference from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, at the Aspen Glen Club. The topic is “Economic Forecast for the Roaring Fork Valley: Trends Affecting Your Business.”Cost is $50 for chamber members, $60 for nonmembers and $15 for students, including lunch and Carbondale Chamber Businesses of the Year Awards at a Wine/Cheese Reception.Please RSVP to the chamber at 963-1890 or chamber@carbondale.com.MOPS discuss finicky eatersNew Castle MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), a group for all moms with children from birth through kindergarten-age, meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Apple Tree Community Center. This week, Jona Moore, a registered dietitian from Castle Valley Children’s Clinic, is speaking on “finicky eaters.” Also, Annie Flynn from Music Together will be giving a demonstration. No child care is provided, but nursing mothers with infants are welcome. For more information, contact Susan Parr at 984-3927 or ssparr@sopris.net.Carbondale rationing Irrigation Ditch waterThe water level in the Crystal River has forced the rationing of irrigation ditch water. Until further notice, residents in the Hendrick Ranch area will receive water from Tuesday afternoon until Friday afternoon. Residents from 2nd Street and Highway 133 to 8th Street and Lincoln Avenue will receive water from Friday afternoon until Tuesday afternoon. Questions: call Public Works at 963-1307.Frontier Historical Society celebrates 40th anniversaryThe Frontier Historical Society will have an open house at the museum, 1001 Colorado Ave., Glenwood Springs, from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Stop by after work for wine and appetizers, coffee and birthday cake. Tour the museum, visit with current and past board members and staff, and browse through Society scrapbooks and photo albums. Become a member of the Frontier Historical Society so that it can continue to collect and preserve Glenwood’s history. Information: 945-4448. Fall fun at SunlightThe Sunlight Stables will continue to offer horseback tours, Saturday and Sundays only, until Sept. 26. For questions or reservations, call 945-7491.This fall, music on the mountain is another great excuse to come on up to Sunlight Mountain Resort and relax, see the scenery, and hear great music. On Sunday, Sept. 26, Symphony in the Valley will be playing a program of American folk music, followed by a barbecue dinner. Tickets are $10 for the music and $9 for the dinner. Bring the whole family. The fun continues on Wednesday, Sept. 29, when troubadour Brian Joseph comes to town. Joseph will be making his third appearance at Sunlight Mountain Resort; this time he will be accompanied by Kenny Edwards. There will be a potluck dinner. Tickets are $10, and don’t forget to bring a dish to share!Entries taken for Stirling Cup golf tournamentWells Fargo presents the 2004 Stirling Cup Classic – a golf tournament benefiting the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club and Aspen Junior Hockey. The tournament, honoring the memory of the late Stirling Cooper, takes place on Sunday, Oct. 3, at the Aspen Golf Course. The event includes the 4th annual $50,000 Shoot-Out and prizes galore. Entry deadline is Sept. 29 for five-person teams and individuals who wish to participate. Everyone is welcome to come watch the action. For more information, call 925-2720, ext. 101. KDNK Begins Membership DriveKDNK radio runs on community support and lots of volunteers. The KDNK Fall Membership Drive is in its Early Bird stage until Sept. 29, at which time the membership drive goes into full gear until Oct. 8. Those making Family Level pledges of $75 will receive The Talking Heads’ greatest hits CD and those pledging $120 or more will receive a two-CD set of Ray Charles’ greatest hits. The goal of this drive is $40,000 and it must be made by the end of the drive. KDNK can be found at at 90.5, 88.3, 88.5 and 100.1 on the FM dial. For more information or to pledge your support call KDNK at 963-0139. Groups join forces for retailing classesThe Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, the Downtown Development Authority and the Small Business Development Center will offer two retailing classes, “Merchandising and Visual Display,” on Oct. 6, and “Designing a Complete Sales Team” on Nov. 3. The classes are $20 for DDA and chamber members, $25 for nonmembers. RSVP: 945-6589.Visit eagles Oct. 9 to register for programTo register for SHARE Colorado, a nonprofit monthly food distributor that offers grocery packages at half the retail price, visit the Eagles Lodge, 312 Seventh St., from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9. Information: (800) 933-7247 or http://www.sharecolorado.com.Roaring Fork Volvo holds fund-raiser for Habitat for Humanity of ColoradoRoaring Fork Volvo will hold “Drive for Life Days,” Saturday, Oct. 9, through Monday, Oct. 11, a weekend’s worth of special activities to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Colorado. The event is part of Volvo’s largest-ever fund-raiser for local charities. Roaring Fork Volvo is calling on people to visit its facility at 115 Sixth St. in Glenwood Springs, to test drive any 2005 model Volvo car. For every test-drive taken, the Volvo retailer will donate $10 to Habitat for Humanity of Colorado.In addition to its local fund-raiser, Roaring Fork Volvo will be joining Volvo retailers nationwide in holding “Alex’s Lemonade Stands,” in honor of Alexandra Scott, a young cancer patient from Philadelphia who gained national attention by holding lemonade stands to raise money to fight pediatric cancer. Sadly, Alexandra passed away Aug. 1, and Volvo retailers have committed to helping her family reach her goal of raising $1 million.In addition to its local fund-raiser, Roaring Fork Volvo will be joining Volvo retailers nationwide in holding “Alex’s Lemonade Stands,” in honor of Alexandra Scott, a young cancer patient from Philadelphia who gained national attention by holding lemonade stands to raise money to fight pediatric cancer. Sadly, Alexandra passed away Aug. 1, and Volvo retailers have committed to helping her family reach her goal of raising $1 million.


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