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October 10, 2012
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The Samaritan Counseling Center in Edwards is offering a second parent education class from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17. Dinner will be offered at 5:30 p.m.

"The Iceberg of Child Behaviors - Understanding What Lies Beneath" is taught by Dr. Deb Felio, counselor from the Samaritan Counseling Center. Childcare for preschoolers is available.

For more information, contact Samaritan Counseling Center at 970-926-8558.

If you missed out on a visit to the Eagle Valley Middle School football players' Haunted Barn last Saturday, don't despair. There's still a couple of options to get in a good scare or two before Halloween.

The Eagle Valley Middle School football program will again oblige that urge by presenting the Haunted Barn at Eagle Ranch.

The barn will be open Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27, from 5 to 8 p.m. Admission is $4 or $10 for a three-scare pack.

For more information, call 970-331-5502.

It's that time of year again when all Medicare beneficiaries should be reviewing their Medicare supplements and prescription benefits.

Senior Medicare Specialist Kate Neuschaefer will be assisting senior citizens with what is new for the 2013 season. This includes prescription drug plans, Medicare supplements, vision and dental plans, and long-term care.

Neuschaefer will be available at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 715 Broadway in Eagle, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23, and Nov. 6. There will also be a presentation after lunch on Oct. 23 at 12:30 p.m.

For questions, call Neuschaefer at 303-810-8469. The Golden Eagle Senior Center can be reached at 719-836-3366.

Team Keepin 'em Real will be hosting the second annual Crawlin' To A Cure next Saturday at the Eagle County Fairgrounds.

Tickets are $10 for everyone age 6 and older.

The event will include timed laps run with all classes.

"No matter what time people show up they can see stock jeeps and race buggies," said organizer Vikki Hobbs. "The fun starts at 2 p.m. and continues to 10 p.m., and there will be food vendors and a beer tent set up for the event."

This November, Team Keepin 'em Real will be participating in the Susan G. Komen 3Day for the Cure in Phoenix. The 3Day is a 60-mile walk - 20 miles per day for three days.

Team Keepin 'em Real also will set up a scholarship fund for students with families affected by breast cancer. The team will also donate to Susan G. Komen Aspen Affiliate to help with life-saving tests, treatments and education in Eagle, Pitkin and Garfield counties, and to the Vail Breast Cancer Group.

For anyone interested in driving in the Crawling for a Cure event, the entry fee is $100 for one class and $50 for each additional class. Competition will be divided as follows:

• Stock Class - Full body vehicles with tires up to 35 inches

• Modified Class - Full body vehicles with tires up to 40 inches

• Unlimited Class A - Any vehicles with tires 42 inches or smaller

• Unlimited Class B - Any vehicles with tires 43 inches or bigger

For the record, "Unlimited" means any vehicle. Drivers can run in Stock or Modified and Unlimited A or B, but must run the harder course. The cost to enter is $100 and $50 extra to enter an additional class. Cash prizes will be awarded for each class.

For more information about the event or Team Keepin 'em Real, call 970-524-7447 or email

The Take a Swing at Cancer Golf Tournament and BBQ is Saturday, Oct. 20, at Gypsum Creek Golf Course.

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Entry costs $30 per person and includes a cart, range balls and green fees. Prizes will be awarded.

A silent auction and barbecue follows the tournament. The buffet-style meal is $20 per person. A cash bar, live music and DJ entertains from 3 to 8 p.m. A special bone-marrow testing drive is also planned.

The benefit is for Eagle County Sheriff Detective Kyle Hall, who is fighting leukemia. Hall has lived in Gypsum about 12 years and served on Gypsum Town Council from 2008 to 2012.

Donations may be sent to Wells Fargo Bank in Eagle. Please specify, "In care of Kyle Hall, 2608540627."

For more information about the golf tournament, contact Gypsum Creek Golf Course at 970-524-6200.

• The Eagle Public Library welcomes kids ages infant through 12 years to drop by the children's desk between 3 and 8 p.m. on Halloween for a special treat.

• Ruff Cuts in Eagle has expanded its services to include dog food (Natural Balance, Pedigree, Solid Gold, Taste of the Wild) sales. Customers can get $5 off their first purchase during the month of October. Call 970-393-2760 for more information.

The next Alive @ 25 class is planned Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Colorado Department of Transportation/Colorado State Patrol building in Glenwood Springs. Class begins promptly at 4:30 p.m.

Alive at 25 is a 4 1⁄2 hour driver awareness program sponsored by the Colorado State Patrol Family Foundation (501c3 nonprofit). This single-class program has proven to be the most effective driver awareness class in the United States and it demonstrates a substantially lower percentage of teen deaths compared to those who did not take this class or took another class.

The cost is $39 for those taking the class to attain their drivers permit. Those who are required to attend due to courts or other authorities have a $79 tuition. This National Safety Council multimedia class is designed specifically for those drivers (or soon to be drivers) between the ages of 14 through 24.

The program is taught by current or retired Colorado State Patrol Troopers. Successful completion of this program will result in the immediate issuance of a National Safety Council Certificate, eligibility to get a driver's permit six months early, waiver of the required six hours of behind the wheel practice with a commercial instructor, and a possible reduction in liability insurance. For further information, to sign up, or make a tuition payment, go to or call (866) 605-3900.

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