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Spider-Man shows up at Fitness Expo

Grand Valley NewsMary Moore

The Fitness Expo held on Jan. 15 was well worth the trip up to the Activity Center. I learned a lot about osteoporosis, weight loss and nutrition, alternative health and diet supplements, exercise, and beauty tips. I plan on following up on some of these ideas for myself and for my daughter who has an autoimmune disorder.The expo was well-attended and, as usual, Fran Storm and Anne Huber did a great job bringing this all together for our community. Even though I missed the surprise visit by Spider-Man, the room was still abuzz at his entrance. nnnParents of children ages 3 to 5, come join the Parachute Branch Library for story time and activities. It will be held from 10:30-11 a.m. every Wednesday through April 27. Registration is requested, but not required. Call 285-9870.nnnA Valentine Dinner/Dance will be held from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Activity Center. The Walt Smith Trio will provide music, and the buffet dinner is being catered by Easy Cuisine. The cost for the romantic evening is $14/person. Tickets are available at the front desk of the Activity Center. Seating is limited, so make your reservation soon.nnnBoth the boys and girls basketball teams at Grand Valley High School are really doing well, and the games are a lot of fun to watch. This Friday evening, the Cardinals will be hosting West Grand High School for both boys and girls. Games are scheduled for 4, 5:30, 7 and 8:30 p.m. This week is Winterfest and the royalty will be crowned this evening also. The Cardinal Booster Club will have school spirit merchandise for sale in the lobby. Come enjoy the youth of our community and have some popcorn.nnnAnother wrestling dual against the Glenwood Springs Demons will take place at Grand Valley High School starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25.nnnDucks Unlimited meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, at the Battlement Mesa Company management office. We are planning the annual banquet and need your help.nnnJanuary is National Blood Donor Month. Help save lives – from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, the mobile blood donation van will be parked at the Holiday Inn Express in Parachute.Mary Moore’s column, “Grand Valley News,” runs every other Thursday. To contact Mary with a news tip, call her at 945-8515, ext 108, or send e-mail to mmoore@bmesa.com.


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