Briefs: Want to assemble Thanksgiving gifts in Avon? |

Briefs: Want to assemble Thanksgiving gifts in Avon?

Daily Staff Report
Vail, CO Colorado

EAGLE COUNTY, Colorado ” The Vail Valley Salvation Army needs help assembling and delivering Thanksgiving Food Baskets on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The baskets will be assembled at Avon Elementary School and, in Eagle, at the Brush Creek Pavilion’s Arts and Crafts Building. Last year, 350 families received meals through the program.

Volunteers are asked to bring boxes to this event. For more information call 926-3704.

EDWARDS ” The planned realignment of Cordillera’s Divide Gate Entrance next spring will be discussed at community meeting at 10 a.m., Thursday, at the Cordillera Metropolitan District building.

The plan is to separate the truck lane from the property owners lane, improve drivers’ ability to see along Squaw Creek Road and fix the rock wall.

Drawings of the new Divide Gate can be found on

AVON ” The town of Avon had revamped its Web site ” ” and added several features, the town says.

“The new site also provides a lot of time-saving features that will improve the town’s ability to serve the community,” Town Manager Larry Brooks said.

The new site has a town calendar, news releases, searchable resource directory, interactive transit map, e-mail notification for general info, job postings and special events.

The Avon Recreation Center ” ” and the Avon Police Department ” ” have upgraded their Web sites.

In 2008, Avon plans to add online bid posting, citizen feedback forms, and an online job application program to its Web site.

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