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Give more coats

Besides carpets, Tashi will be collecting coats, hats and gloves to take back to Nepal with him when he leaves Monday.

The open house is 1-6 p.m., and the actual address is 1420 Moraine Drive. Take Vail’s Frontage Road to Lions Ridge Loop (at the Vail Run building) go west parallel to I-70 a half mile, then LEFT on Moraine Drive to 1420

Moraine Drive.

Coats should be new or slightly used. You have stuff. Give it away.

Krispy Kreme equals enlightenment

Julie Imada-Howard used to take care of the Dali Lama, and now knows that the path to true enlightenment runs through the doughnut shop. And that’s why she’s taking orders for Krispy Kreme doughnuts for the Family Learning Center. Your doughnuts will be available after 7:30 a.m., Nov. 7, at the Family Learning Center in Edwards. You also can pick up orders at the Vail Daily’s printing plant in Gypsum, that is if you can beat the press crew to them. They’re $7 a dozen. Send orders and payments to: The Family Learning Center P.O. Box 2809 Edwards, CO, 81632 before Monday, Nov. 4. Call Julie at the Eagle Valley Enterprise, 328-6656 and order about 27 dozen.

Prohibit pet parenthood

The Eagle County Humane Society’s bi-annual spay and neuter discount runs through October. Pet owners can save $20 off the cost of the procedure for their pets. Call 328-PETS for more information.

Veterans needed

Veterans and Friends of Mount Holy Cross VFW Post 10721, with organizer extraordinaire Colonel Buddy Simms back on active duty, John Perkins (949-9322) and Debbie Robbins (926-4470) are organizing this year’s VFW activities at area schools.

They need as many veterans as possible, and it’s extremely important for the kids to see what real heroes look like.

Please RSVP to either John or Debbie. Tom Kirk, who spent five years in prison camp during the Vietnam War, will be the guest speaker.

Avon Elementary Before/After School Program

Avon Elementary School offers a before- and after-school program to all kids ages 5-12. The Program is available Monday through Friday, 7:30-9a.m., 3:30-6p.m. Morning sessions are $7 and afternoons are $10. Children are encouraged to spend time doing homework. Playtime and a snack is also provided every afternoon. For more information please call 32-2950.

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