Tee off at Sheriffs golf tourney you might win a new car
Garfield County Sheriffs Auxiliary 2008 Golf Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 24, at the Battlement Mesa Golf Course. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. This is a foursome scramble with an $85 per person fee (which includes golf, cart, cap and lunch). Get a hole-in-one and win a new Buick, courtesy of Berthod Motors. There will be lots of prizes in both mens and womens categories.Since 1995, the Sheriffs Auxiliary, a nonprofit organization, has assisted Garfield County with traffic control, school functions, fairs and numerous other activities, especially here on Battlement Mesa. For more information, call 285-9261.Dance and gymnastics registrationThe Academy of Dance & Gymnastics will be holding registration from 5-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. Register your child for dance and gymnastics classes.Spinning classesThe spinning classes at the activity center are off and running at 7:15 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday, and at 6 p.m. Thursdays. Come try a class.Battlement Mesa Activity Center fall swim lessons:September classes: Parent & Tot (6 months to 3 years)10-10:30 a.m. Mondays, Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29 and Oct. 6, 13. $40/6 lessons. Mom or Dad must be in the water with the kids.October Classes: Preschool (3-5 years old) 11:30-12:15 a.m. Level 1 & 2 (6 years and older) 4:40-5:15 p.m.Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30$49/8 classesRegister at the front desk of the activity center or call 285-9480 for more information.Heart healthKnow your cardiac risks – its free and fast. Cholesterol screening, blood pressure check, weight and BMI, and blood sugar testing will be offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. This program is sponsored by Mountain Family Health Center and the Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease and Pulmonary Disease Grants Program at the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.Church announcementShepherd of the Mesa Lutheran Church (a member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod) has a future home at the corner of Stone Quarry Road and North Star Trail, across from L.W. St John Middle School. Worship services and bible classes are being organized now. For information, call Pastor Bill Cornelius at 970-987-3093.Back to schoolThe first day of school is Tuesday, Aug. 19. Beginning and dismissal times: Grand Valley Early Childhood Literary Center begins at 8 a.m. and dismisses at 3 p.m. Bea Underwood Elementary begins at 8:15 a.m. and dismisses at 3:15 p.m. L.W. St John Middle School begins at 7:55 a.m. and dismisses at 3:28 p.m. Grand Valley High School begins at 7:40 a.m. and dismisses at 2:55 p.m.Remember to send lunch money with your kids; grades first through fifth lunch price is $2.10; grades sixth through 12 lunch price is $2.60. Mary Moores column, Grand Valley News, appears every other Thursday in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent. To contact Mary with a news tip, e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org (underscore between n and 3).
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