Notices

Week of: 11/21/2018

Notices

announcements and notices...

KBUT IS LOCATED AT 88.7 FM IN GUNNISON. Our signal strength has increased from 40 watts to 6500 watts this past year. Tune us in loud and clear.

ST. MARY'S GARAGE, the free store in Crested Butte, is open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00-5:30, and Saturdays, 10:30 - 2:00 at 300 Belleview Avenue. Take the free bus from Gunnison. Check the NEW bus schedule at: gunnisonvalleyrta.org. See FB - St. Mary's Garage.

FOR THE FIFTH YEAR IN A ROW, Crested Butte Film Festival wants to help kick off your winter right by showing the latest film from the late, legendary filmmaker, Warren Miller. Loving the pure joy of winter is something we have in common with Warren Miller who helped create and capture the magic of skiing. This year, Face of Winter, the 69th installment from Warren Miller Entertainment is presented by Volkswagen, and will bring new and veteran athletes alike together to pay tribute to the man who started it all. Come along to far off regions, meet the locals, carve faces of remote mountain ranges, and celebrate the thrills of a life lived in high places. Join in this tribute to Warren Miller and continue his legacy. We are all the Face of Winter. The film will show twice during the holiday season: Saturday, November 24th and Friday, December 28th. Tickets are $17 and are available while they last at cbfilmfest.org, the Center for the Arts, and at the door.

GOT PRESCHOOL?- Colorado Preschool Scholarships are still available and can be used at Lake Preschool, Tenderfoot, Little Red, or Stepping Stones. Contact Jennifer Kennedy or Annie Romero for more information. 970-641-7770 or: jkennedy@gunnisonschools.net

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY Saturday, November 24, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Skip the chaos on Friday and join us Saturday, November 24th for Small Business Saturday. Support your local artists and makers at the Shop @ Gunnison Arts Center! Shop small this season. Keep your money local, reduce pollution, and create local job growth. Have you been eyeing a berry bowl, necklace, piece of art and more in our Shop? Come on in and register for your favorite gifts!

FREE TURKEY TROT 5K FUN RUN! Thanksgiving Day Run, Jog or walk! Meet at Charmar Park at 9AM. Join us on the Van Tuyl Trail! Call Colorado Fitness for more info.

DID YOU KNOW Gunnison Valley Health has a variety of visiting specialists that provide a broad range of healthcare services? Visit: gunnisonvalleyhealth.org/visitingspecialists for more information or to view a calendar.

THE CSU MASTER GARDENER PROGRAM is taking applications now till January 4th. Classes are Thursdays Jan. 31-April 11. Learn the science of high altitude gardening and become a Master Gardener. For more information, visit us at www.gunnison.colostate.edu or call 970-641-1260.

KBUT'S OFF-SEASON BINGO will be happening at Kochevar's in Crested Butte on Friday Nov. 30th! This ain't your grandmother's BINGO, it's GLAM ROCK Bingo! So come dressed as your favorite Glam star, rock out to your favorite Glam Rock songs, and play some Bingo! Prizes will be given for the best dressed! Don't miss this wild and rowdy community event. $10 for a 10 pack of BINGO cards. Doors at 7:00 p.m. Games at 8:00 p.m. Compete for cash, gift certificates, and more. BINGO is a 21+ event. 349-5225 for more.

LOOKING FOR A WAY TO GIVE BACK to your community? Colorado State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is looking for volunteers to assist Medicare patients with navigating their health insurance. If interested, call Eva at Region 10: 970-765-3127.

MAIN GALLERY: HOLIDAY MARKET December 4th - 22nd. The popular annual Holiday Market is back this December and is one stop that must make your shopping list! The Holiday Market will be featured in the Main Gallery and is full of wonderful and unique handmade gifts and art created by local artists at all price ranges. It's a gallery wide event featuring various mediums from paintings to pottery and jewelry plus more! The GAC is now accepting artist applications to join the Market. Application deadline is November 21st. Any artist who submits an application will be accepted into the Market, but you must turn in an application before the deadline. Go to www.gunnisonartscenter.org to apply.

SENIORS, NEED FOOD ASSISTANCE? Gunnison Country Food Pantry is open to Seniors 65+ on Thursdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Come for coffee, see what the community wants to share with you. Visit the Pantry at 321-C N. Main Street in Gunnison on the SW corner of Main and Ohio. Info at GunnisonCountryFoodPantry.org

50% OF LGBT ELDERS REPORT feeling isolated. The SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline provides gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender seniors the ability to talk to trained peer-counselor volunteers about issues including isolation, relationships, bullying, and more. Call 1-888-234-SAGE (1-888-234-7243) for support.

KEEPSAKE HOLIDAY ORNAMENTS - A Family Workshop: Friday, November 23. 3 - 5 p.m. $25 includes all supplies. Spend Black Friday together as a family being creative and making memories. Play with fun and easy techniques for designing and painting glass ornaments. Pick and choose from glitter and acrylic drip, puffy painted designs, beadazzled and more. All ages have a blast with guaranteed success in this lighthearted workshop creating gifts or keepsakes. Fee includes all supplies. An adult must accompany children under 9. Offered in partnership with Western State Colorado University's Extended Studies Program. Instructor: Mary Tuck.

DO YOU HAVE AN UPCOMING EVENT FOR THE GUNNISON COMMUNITY? Fundraiser? Kids event? Multicultural gathering? Artistic endeavor? All-around good time? Let us know. We'll print your community notice for free. Call 970-641-3148. Email nicki@gunnisonshopper.com. Let all of Gunnison county and the surrounding areas know what you're planning for them.

LEGAL NOTICE. On January 13, 2019 Gentle Dental Care, office of Scott D. Anderson, DDS, 306 N. Main St., Gunnison, CO will destroy: 1. All dental records of persons known to have died with no treatment at this office since December 31, 2011. 2. All dental records between the year of January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2011 with the exception of those born after December 31, 1993. All inquiries concerning records should be directed to Melody Finney at 970-641-4200, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday - Thursday. Inquiries will not be accepted after January 13, 2019.

DEAR FOLKS, I'd like to say "Thank you very much" to the many friends and community members who turned out recently for my 85th birthday lunch at the Elks Club. It was a great gathering of good folks sharing memories and good wishes all around. A celebration of living. Special thanks to the B.P.O.E. Lodge and particularly to Trina Lull and the Elk's Ladies for the beautiful food and fine setting. this happy celebration only strengthened our gratitude for the good life Marlene and I have long enjoyed in the special community. Our best wishes to all of you! Sincerely, Frank Zanetell and family

GUNNISON BOXING CLUB meets M-F at 4PM. Beginners Welcome (Ages 9 & Up). Gain fitness and learn self defense skills. Meets on WSCU Campus in Mears Hall basement. Club Fee charged per semester. Call Coach Tom at 303-881-7778 for more information.

CARDBOARD RECYCLING - Recently the Gunnison County Recycle Center as seen an influx of waxed cardboard and bundled cardboard dropped off at the Center. Please note for your future recycling of cardboard at our Center that WAXED CARDBOARD SHOULD NOT be brought to the Center and DO NOT TIE cardboard in bundles. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact Gunnison County Public Work Department at 970-641-0044.

SIX POINTS THRIFT STORE is always happy to receive your donations of clean, gently used furniture! PLEASE CALL us to arrange a time to drop off your items. Your donations support programming for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Call 970-641-3081.

MARCUS GOLDSON OPENING RECEPTION: Wednesday, November 7, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Hungarian artist Marcus Goldson's watercolor paintings and prints in "The Daumier of Budapest" express the vibrant absurdity of Budapest's streets. Goldson's technique of caricature has been described as an extrapolation of keen observation, and a kind of truth-on-steroids. Show runs November 5 - December 3. At the Piper Gallery.

PLEASE REMEMBER that Six Points cannot accept televisions or computer equipment. The city offers recycling for these items. Call us for more information. 970-641-3081.

THE AMERICAN LEGION monthly meeting is Wednesday, Nov. 21st, at the Legion Post, 501 E. Virginia Av. Please arrive by 5:30 p.m. to join us for a bite to eat, meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. All Veterans, Sons and Auxiliary are welcome to attend!

¿NECESITA AYUDA ALIMENTARIA? La Despensa de Alimentos (Gunnison Country Food Pantry) está abierta lunes de 1 a 4 y miércoles de 1 a 7 de la tarde. Para personas mayores de 65 años: jueves 10 de la mañana a 2 de la tarde. Visítenos en 321-C N. Main Street en la esquina suroeste de Main y Ohio. Más información en GunnisonCountryFoodPantry.org.

THERE ARE A WIDE RANGE OF SITUATIONS that may be considered mistreatment or self-neglect. Physical abuse, caretaker neglect, exploitation, and sexual abuse are all forms of mistreatment. Self-neglect occurs when an at-risk adult does not or cannot provide for their own health, safety, or welfare because they are unable to secure necessary services or resources on their own.

DUANE VANDENBUSCHE WILL TEACH a Colorado History class at the Crested Butte Community School Thursday evenings from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. beginning on January 31 and ending after 12 sessions on April 18. The exciting history of Colorado will include the following topics; Mesa Verde, Mountain Men and the Fur Trade, Explorers, Gold Rush, Silver camps, Narrow Gauge Railroads, Ranching, Sustainability, Polka Music and Dancing with Pete Dunda, Water and Recreation. Slide shows also on Early Day Skiing. Register online at: western.edu/es or call Extended Studies 970-943-2885

GUNNISON COUNTY SENIOR RESOURCE OFFICE has Options Counselors to assist older adults and people with disabilities in creating a plan to meet their basic needs. Call 970-642-7300 to schedule an appointment.

SENIORS INTERESTED IN PLAYING MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOES: We will be playing on Fridays at 1:00 PM in the Boomers and Beyond Room at the Gunnison Rec Center. All levels of players, from beginners to more experienced, are welcome. If you have questions or want more information please call Leila Calkins at 970-596-4570.

¡GANA MIENTRAS QUE APRENDES! Conviértete en el mejor padre que puede ser al mismo tiempo ganar artículos de maternidad y bebé (¡pañales, ropa, cunas, y mucho más!) ¡Es muy fácil! Llámenos: 970-596-1706 Lighthouse

ART STUDIO GALLERY FEATURED ARTISTS - The Art Studio Gallery currently features the work of five of our outstanding workshop instructors with Audrey Anderson in fabric arts and watercolor; Peggy Stenmark: watercolors and acrylics; Laura Elm: ceramics, drawings, paintings; Suzanne Pierson: watercolors; and Mary Tuck: acrylics, watercolor, fabric art and Precious Metal Clay. Downtown shoppers will fall in love with the variety of giftable, one-of-a-kind items handcrafted by this talented group. Show runs through December 15. At the Art Studio Gallery, Center for the Arts Crested Butte.

¿ESTAS PENSANDO EN SUICIDARTE? Asistencia gratis 24 horas del día, todos los días. Llame a la línea de crisis al 970-252-6220. Y pida por un intérprete en español. Llame al 1-888-628-9454-Programa Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio.

THE GUNNISON VALLEY CALENDAR: Keep it Short, Keep it Sweet.... submit your Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How to nicki@gunnisonshopper.com.

IF YOU BELIEVE AN ADULT is being mistreated or is no longer able to provide for their basic needs, you are urged to call Gunnison County Health & Human Services at 970-641-3244. Ask to speak to Adult Protective Services.

DON'T FORGET! Gunnison Valley PTA is collecting BOX TOPS 4 EDUCATION This is an easy way for anyone to support your local community school/PTA. You can send your Box Tops to your child's classroom or put them in collection containers at the public library or the community center. Thank you for your support!

WATERCOLOR & WINE SERIES: Peace, Love and Snow! Tuesday, November 27, 5:15 - 7:45 p.m. Grab a glass of wine and learn to paint a watercolor masterpiece with step-by-step instruction. Be guided through a watercolor painting from start to finish, with instruction on setting up to paint; wash and watercolor painting techniques; composition and more. Wine provided to participants 21 and older, so relax and create! All watercolor supplies and your first glass of wine is included. Absolutely no watercolor experience is necessary! Held on four different occasions on Tuesdays October 2 through December 18. Each class is from 5:15 - 7:45 p.m. at the Center for the Arts for $45. Instructor: Suzanne Pierson.

SIX POINTS IS A VENDOR for the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR). Through DVR, we can provide employment support to individuals with documented physical or mental health disabilities. These services are not restricted to those with intellectual disabilities. Call Kate 970-641-3081.

DO YOU HAVE A Concept2 ergometer at your house? Or can find one at our university? If so, you might wish to join our little Gunnison Country Rowing group and log your meters! The Holiday Challenge is coming up shortly! We arent a rowing club just a group of rowers, rowing for fun, pain and no glory. Go to Concept2.com and join our affiliation group, Gunnison Country Rowing. If so disposed, you can row for a good cause, during the Holiday Challenge!

IF YOUR REALLY THANKFUL THIS HOLIDAY SEASON, what do you do...you share. This giving season think about neighbors, friends and co-workers struggling with food insecurity during the cold winter months. Share with those in need by helping Gunnison Country Food Pantry provide fresh food, milk and canned goods. You can help by giving a tax deductible donation in one of three ways: Mail to PO Box 7077, Gunnison. In person at the Pantry. Or online through our website: gunnisoncountryfoodpantry.org. No one should go hungry!

SIX POINTS HOURS are Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Closed Sundays. DROP OFF HOURS Mon., Wed., Fri., 9 a.m - 5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. We are located North of Walmart behind Time Warner Cable.

THE ART STUDIO GALLERY CURRENTLY features the work of five of our outstanding workshop instructors with Audrey Anderson in fabric arts and watercolor; Peggy Stenmark: watercolors and acrylics; Laura Elm: ceramics, drawings, paintings; Suzanne Pierson: watercolors; and Mary Tuck: acrylics, watercolor, fabric art and Precious Metal Clay. Downtown shoppers will fall in love with the variety of giftable, one-of-a-kind items handcrafted by this talented group. Show runs through December 15. At the Art Studio Gallery.

TALK TO A LAWYER! Free legal info clinic on November 15 in Crested Butte. Third Thursday of every month at 6pm at Queen of All Saints, Catholic Church (lower level). Sponsored by the Northwest Colorado Legal Services Project. For more information 970-668-9612.

¿EMBARAZADA? ¿Necesitas ayuda? Pruebas de embarazo gratuitas y consulta. Referencias y asistencia. ¡Estamos aquí para ayudar! Lighthouse 970-596-1706

GUNNISON CONSERVATION DISTRICT sells custom native wild flower and grass seed. For a custom mix call 970-642-4461

DO YOU SNOWMOBILE/backcountry ski/cross country ski/extreme snow angel/generally get outside in the winter? Join the USFS and WCU for a free, four-night lecture series exploring winter recreation on public lands. Nov. 1st, 7th, 29th, and Dec. 5th at 6:30 p.m. in the WCU University Center. For more information contact Corrie Knapp 970-943-3154.

PIPER GALLERY SHOWS Hungarian artist Marcus Goldson's watercolor paintings and prints in "The Daumier of Budapest" express the vibrant absurdity of Budapest's streets. Goldson's technique of caricature has been described as an extrapolation of keen observation, and a kind of truth-on-steroids. Show runs November 5 - December 3. Cedar Keshet has been creating the "Tree Hugging Cowgirl" series since the beginning of 2018 with the aim to raise viewers' awareness of wild and other places in the Western USA that will be, or have been, impacted by human activity. Show runs December 3 - 31

KIDS COOK! HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS are now offered through Mountain Roots. Thanksgiving Workshop: Tues., Nov. 20, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Holiday Baking Workshop: Thurs., Dec. 20, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Kids ages 10-16 will learn to prepare traditional holiday foods. Register through Gunnison Rec Center. Scholarships and Choice Pass discounts available by emailing katie@mountainrootsfoodproject.org

PAINT YOUR OWN POTTERY: Saturday, November 24. 3 - 6 p.m. Open painting days are strategically placed before major holidays like Christmas, Valentine's Day and Mother's Day so you have plenty of time to paint gifts and ship them off, have decorations ready, or paint purely for the fun of it! Just drop in! No need to sign up or call in advance.Pieces are ready two days after painting. Prices range from $5 - $55. Pay only for what you paint.

WE HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY. Our new legislature needs to be the best legislature we have ever had. Keep them accountable, call, and remain engaged. The Political Revolution meets every week at Mochas at 6:30 p.m. Please Join Us!

ERIC MYERS OF AM SALVAGE - Gunnison High School Wood Shop thanks you for you donation of Heart Pine Timbers, reclaimed siding and Doug Fir Beams. Your donations are most worthy for our construction and furniture projects! THANKS SO MUCH!

NEED FOOD ASSISTANCE? Gunnison Country Food Pantry is open Mondays 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Wednesdays 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. Seniors 65+ are served Thursdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Visit the Pantry at 321-C N. Main Street in Gunnison on the SW corner of Main and Ohio. Info at GunnisonCountryFoodPantry.org.

DID YOU KNOW?... If you buy a #6 plastic cup you can bring it to WSCU to "TERRACYCLE" into other useful products? Drop-off locations at: Library Parking Lot, Pinnacles, North Mears, Between Ute and Robidoux Hall Look for the recycling bin with the "TERRACYCLE" logo on it!

ARE YOU THINKING OF SUICIDE? Free support is available 24/7. Call the crisis support line at 970-252-6220 or text HOME to 741741. OR call the National Suicide Prevention Line at 1-800-273-8255. A public service announcement brought to you by the Health Coalition of the Gunnison Valley.

PLEASE WEAR REFLECTIVE CLOTHING while running, biking or walking on Gunnison County Roads after dark. Thank you!

TIPS FOR DRIVING AT NIGHT...Use your bright lights when driving in rural areas and on open highways away from urban and metropolitan areas. If you are driving with your high beam lights on or your low beam lights with fog lights on, you must dim them before coming within 500 feet of any oncoming vehicle so the oncoming driver is not blinded by the glare. When following another vehicle, you must use your low beam lights, with your fog lights off, if you are within 200 feet of the vehicle ahead of you.

HAND-PAINTED GLASS ORNAMENTS: Saturday, December 1. 3 - 5 p.m. Paint winter scenes, trees and holiday decor on glass ornaments getting tips on design, brush techniques, subject matter, paint tricks and more. Hang these beautiful acrylic works on your own tree or give as a gift. Fee includes all supplies. Offered in partnership with Western State Colorado University's Extended Studies Program. Instructor: Mary Tuck.

ARTS CENTER SINGERS CONCERTS - Friday, November 30. Doors 7:30, Concert 8:00 p.m. & Sunday, December 2. Doors 2:30, Concert 3:00 p.m. If music feeds the soul, then singing warms the heart. Appealing to music lovers of all generations, community choral music continues in the Valley with the Arts Center Singers. Under the direction of Alicia Belgiovane, the choir consists of local singers who will rehearse for 12 weeks and will perform a concert for the community. The concert will be held in the Kincaid Concert Hall in the Quigley Building on WSCU Campus.

HELP PUT FOOD WITHIN REACH. Donate to Gunnison Country Food Pantry (GCFP), PO Box 7077, Gunnison, CO 81230 or online at GunnisonCountryFoodPantry.org. Bring food donations to 321-C N. Main Street in Gunnison on the SW corner of Main and Ohio Mondays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.

THE GUNNISON COUNTRY FOOD PANTRY is hosting our Annual meeting on Friday Nov 30th. 11:30-1p at the Water Conservancy District, 210 W. Spencer Ave. Light lunch will be served. All public and Volunteers are welcome to attend. Come and see what we are up to at Gunnison Country Food Pantry.

THE SENIOR RESOURCE OFFICE has Options Counselors to assist older adults and people with disabilities in creating a plan to meet their basic needs. Call 970-642-7300 to schedule and appointment.

FREE PHOTOS are included with YOUR FREE SHOPPER AD on our website gunnisonshopper.com JUST UPLOAD YOUR PHOTOS WHEN YOU SUBMIT YOUR AD ONLINE!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Monday, November 26th 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Good Food, Gives Back at Arby's: 864 E. Tomichi Gunnison, CO Benefitting: Grand Assembly of Colorado International Order of Rainbow for Girls. 15% of your purchase will be donated to Grand Assembly of Colorado IORG. Group name must be mentioned or flyer presented for credit to be applied. See one of the Rainbow Girls or adult leaders for a flyer. Or call Kathy 970-275-2966 Thank you for your support!

THE 2018 TOYS FOR TOTS PROGRAM is beginning to collect names and donations to provide toys for needy children in Gunnison. Boxes to collect toys will be set out after Thanksgiving and cans to receive donations. Those will go into most of the retail stores in Gunnison. This program has been going in Gunnison for over thirty five years. Each year the list of children has grown and last year we served 252 children. We usually spend about $5,000 on toys. Donations have been less since the economy dropped so hopefully we will collect enough to cover those costs this year. If you know of any children who are needy please email those to joann.stone@yahoo.com giving me the name of the child, the age and whether boy or girl. It is also very helpful to have their address and phone number. We will send letters to those families asking if they are willing to accept his help and giving them a family number. You may also call me and leave a message at 970-641-2663. Donations may also be sent to Gunnison Toys for Tots, P.O. Box 66. Gunnison, CO 81230. The Toys for Tots Committee thanks you for helping.

KOOLER PAINTING AND GARAGE DOORS - Gunnison High School Wood Shop thanks you for you donation of surplus wood from you business. It will save us a lot of money and go toward great projects. Thanks SO MUCH!

RECYCLERS PLEASE TAKE NOTE AND PASS ALONG that the Gunnison County Recycle Center takes primarily CORRUGATED CARDBOARD. Please DO NOT bring waxed cardboard, toilet paper or paper towel tubes or Pringles cans. We thank you for your continued diligence in dropping off quality products. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact Gunnison County Public Work Department at 970-641-0044.

SIX POINTS THRIFT STORE donation hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-5 and Saturday from 10-4. Furniture items are accepted by appointment Monday-Saturday from 9-5. Call 970-641-3081 or come to 1160 N. Main St. in Gunnison.

VETERAN FLAGS FOR CEMETERY Support your American Veterans by donating for flags! Each 4 ft X 6 ft name embroidered flag, with pole and concrete base, costs $50. As a Boy Scout working on my eagle project here in Gunnison, I need your help. Please consider donating as a tribute to our veterans. Donations can be made to the Memorial Flags Project at the Community Foundation of the Gunnison Valley or for more information, please contact the McPhail family at 254-631-1902 or eric.mcphail@colostate.edu