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Aspen to host welcome-back event for part-time residents

Aspen Time Staff Report
Aspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN, Colorado – The city is reaching out to its part-time residents with a “Welcome Back to Aspen” event – an informal open house for part-time Aspenites.

The gathering will take place Wednesday, June 24 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Rio Grande meeting room, in the former Aspen Youth Center building at 455 Rio Grande Place. The event will also include a mini job fair for local teens seeking summer work.

“This event will offer part-time residents a way to get connected with their local mayor and council members,” said City Manager Steve Barwick in a press release announcing the event. “We’ll present the ‘goings-on’ around City Hall in an open house-style format, including a host of topics from parking to police.”

Staff from the Pitkin County Assessor’s Office has been invited to discuss property valuations at the event, and part-time residents can also find out about ways to stay in touch with Aspen during their time away from the community, including the city’s e-newsletters and live webcasts of City Council meetings.

The event is also a chance for part-time residents looking for a babysitter or yard laborer to connect with local teens who are looking for summer work, Barwick said.

For more information, call Sally Spaulding, city community relations director, at 920-5082.




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