Postings, June 29, 2004
Trike and Bike Rally at rink on June 30The Glenwood Springs Community Center’s inline rink will hold the annual Trike and Bike Rally with an obstacle course, cross-country event and prizes for the best-decorated bike, as well as balloons, ribbons and snacks, on Wednesday, June 30. The event is for children age 3-6, and admission is a $1 suggested donation. Information: 384-6301.Free vaccine clinics begin June 30Castle Valley Children’s Clinic will hold free vaccine clinics from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 30, at the McCoy Community Center; 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, July 7, at the Church at Redstone, 213 Redstone Blvd.; and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, at White River Electric, 233 6th St. in Meeker. Routine vaccinations are available to children ages 6 months to 18 years who are uninsured or whose insurance does not cover the cost of immunization. A copy of the child’s immunization record must be presented.West Nile program kicks offColorado State Parks will join the Tri-County Health Department, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and the Mesa County Health Department to kick off its holiday West Nile virus prevention program from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 1, at Colorado River State Park, 595 Highway 340 in Fruita. All state parks will display and distribute materials to raise awareness of West Nile virus prevention, as well as insect repellent towels containing DEET. Park officials and health experts will distribute educational material to visitors. Information: Paul Strong, (303) 866-3203, ext. 319, or (303) 521-0271.terrorism expert Clarke to speakFormer counterterrorism czar Richard Clarke and former ambassador Joseph Wilson will be among the speakers at the Sopris Foundation’s State of the World Conference July 9-11 at Paepcke Auditorium in Aspen. “Democracy Now!” host Amy Goodman, national radio commentator and syndicated columnist Jim Hightower, Union of Concerned Scientists co-founder Kurt Gottfried, Joseph Cirincione of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Earth Policy Institute founder Lester R. Brown, three-term Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm, Worldwatch Institute president Chris Flavin and Øystein Dahle of the Worldwatch Institute will also speak. Information: http://www.soprisfoundation.org.
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