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Briefs: Some Eagle Co. trails will be plowed

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Vail, CO Colorado

EAGLE COUNTY, Colorado ” Some, but not all, trails in the valley will be plowed this winter.

Vail will plow the north frontage road trail between West Vail and Main Vail, the south frontage road trail between Intermountain and Donovan Park, and several sections of trail through Vail Village and Lionshead.

Trails in Avon and Edwards will be plowed from the Eagle Bend apartments on Hurd Lane in Avon to Hillcrest Drive in west Edwards, except for a stretch near the wastewater treatment plant.

Gypsum will plow the main paved trail along Highway 6 after roads are cleared.

The Dowd Junction trail from West Vail to Highway 6 closes Nov. 26 until the spring. The new trail between Eagle and Gypsum will not close, but it will not be plowed between Dec. 1 and March 1.

EAGLE COUNTY ” Vail Valley Salvation Army volunteers will begin ringing bells outside supermarkets and other stores on Friday.

The bell ringing is the organization’s biggest fundraiser, collecting more than $43,000 last year.

Volunteers are needed to ring the bells through Dec. 24 for two-hour shifts between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. at the following locations: City Markets (Vail, Avon, and Eagle), Safeway, Wal-Mart, Edwards Village Market and Columbine Market in Gypsum.

For more information call 926-3704 or log onto http://www.salvationarmyvail.org.

DENVER ” Susie Davis, executive director of the Youth Foundation, has won the “Be Bold” award from the Women’s Foundation of Colorado for promoting economic self-sufficiency for women and girls.

The organization recognized the Voices Carry mentoring program Davis developed four years ago for high school girls. The program encourages girls to use their talent to work in the community.

For more information on the Women’s Foundation, visit http://www.wfco.org or call 303-285-2960.

VAIL ” The are openings on four of Vail citizens’ boards the Planning and Environmental Commission, the Design Review Board, the Commission on Special Events and the Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Council.

Applications for all vacancies are due to the town by 5 p.m. Dec. 12. The Vail Town Council will conduct interviews during its work session on Dec. 18, with appointments to follow at its evening meeting.

Send letters of interest and experience to: Vail Town Council, Attn. Lorelei Donaldson, Town Clerk, 75 S. Frontage Rd., Vail, CO 81657.

There is one vacancy on the planning commission, which reviews some development requests and makes recommendations to town council. There also is one vacancy on the Design Review Board, reviews designs of all new buildings and renovations.

There are four vacancies on both the Commission on Special Events and the Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Council, the latter of which attempts to strengthen the off-season economy.

Contact Lorelei Donaldson at 479-2136 for more information on applying. For additional information on the planning commission or Design Review Board, contact Warren Campbell, chief of planning, at 479-2148. For information on the Commission on Special Events, contact coordinator Sybill Navas at 376-2394. For information on the marketing commission, contact Kelli McDonald, economic development manager, at 479-2454.


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