Small claims seminar
The National Association of Credit Management Mountain West Construction Group will host an informational seminar about small-claims court, featuring legal consultant Harvey Hiber. The seminar will take place from 9-11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the Hotel Colorado. Information: Christina Sherman, 618-4513
Percussion Discussion and Mike Sherpa’s community group, Head Talk, are coming back for a free family concert at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the Carbondale Community School. The show is free, and the public will be brought on stage at some point to play with the group. Information: email@example.com.
New CMC art show opens
“Illuminati,” a new collection of works by art faculty at Colorado Mountain College campuses across the state, opens at CMC Glenwood’s gallery on Monday, Nov. 17, and runs until Jan. 2, 2004. Many of the artists taking part in the show will be in attendance at a gallery reception held 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20. The gallery is located at 9th and Grand and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Information: 947-8367.
“Sisters” craft show
New Castle’s fourth annual “Sisters” craft and antique sale will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at 351 Buckthorn in Castle Valley Ranch. The show is hosted by Karen Dowd and Kristine Bowles, featuring “trash to treasure” creations, antiques, vintage costume jewelry, old-time country crafts and photography.
HIstorical Society Openings
The Frontier Historical Society and Museum has openings on its board of directors, beginning January 2004. The society has a nine member volunteer board which meets the second Tuesday of every month. If you are interested, pick up an application at the museum, 1001 Colorado Ave. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28; new appointees will be chosen in December.
Thanks for giving
The Advocate Safehouse Project will hold a donor appreciation party from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, at WestStar Bank (8th and Grand Avenue). Enjoy champagne and chocolate. Information: Michelle, 945-6586.
Info center opens
With snow dusting the hills, it’s an early indication that avalanches will quickly be a problem for backcountry adventurers later in the winter season. The Colorado Geological Survey’s Colorado Avalanche Information Center is now open for its 21st season of providing mountain weather and avalanche forecasts to people across the state. The center provides daily information to enthusiasts, the ski industry and the Colorado Department of Transportation, as well as teaching avalanche preparedness courses. Information: 920-1664.
Chamber Checks for the Holidays
With the holidays right around the corner, the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association has come up with a way to help support local businesses and create a good gift for employers to give as incentive rewards or Christmas bonuses. Just like regular checks, Chamber Checks can be cashed in at any store or bank ” but only in Glenwood Springs. There is no charge for Chamber Checks and they can be written dollar-for-dollar in any amount you like. To purchase your checks, stop by the chamber, or call 945-6589 and ask for Carolyn for more information. Chamber Checks may also be purchased online at http://www.visitglenwood.com in the shopping cart area.
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