Notices

Week of: 10/16/2019

Notices

announcements and notices...

GUNNISON BOXING CLUB meets Tuesdays & Thursdays at 4:30 and Mondays & Wednesday at 5:30. Beginners Welcome (Ages 9 & Up). Gain fitness and learn self defense skills. Meets on WCU Campus in Mears Hall basement. Club Fee charged per semester. Call Coach Tom at 303-881-7778 for more information.

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.

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER Support Group. Gunnison Senior/ Recreation Center (200 E Spencer Ave) from noon- 1PM on the forth Tuesday of every month (3/26/19). Support groups create a safe, confidential, supportive community and a chance for participants to develop mutual support.

Image

ARE YOU STRUGGLING with food security? The Mobile Food Pantry is providing fresh food to residents by distributing food bags on a monthly basis! For More Information call the Gunnison Country Food Pantry 970-641-4156

View Detail

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.

Image

EL CENTRO de Educacion para Adultos y Familias (el programa CAFE) ofrece clases semanales para todos los que quieran aprender ingles. Clases para los adultos y cuidado para los ninos. Para mas informacion llama al 970-641-7684. Se habla espanol.

View Detail

STATEGIES FOR REAL CHALLENGES - Healthcare2020. A conversation with Gary Shondeck, Shondeck Financial Service & Insurance with Linda Gann, Connect For Health Colorado. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:30PM. Ol' Miner Steakhouse, upstairs. 139 N Main, Gunnison. Open to the public, free.

IT'S THAT TIME ALREADY! Let us help you with your seasonal advertising campaigns so you can enjoy autumn! Logos, print and digital advertising, digital brand management, event signage and more! A division of the Gunnison Country Shopper, gcsgraphics.com

THE BOOK FAIR is blasting into our school November 4th 8th! Shopping hours are from 8:30 a.m. 6:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. We welcome you to join your child's class and select new books your family will enjoy reading! Look for dates and times attached to the flyer that your child brings home. Our flyer includes just a sample of the many great titles available at our Fair.

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

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

THE GUNNISON VALLEY ANIMAL Welfare League (GVAWL) will host the "Howl-O-Ween Ball" on Saturday, October 26 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Dos Rios Country Club, 501 Camino Del Rio Drive in Gunnison. Tickets are $50 per person and include heavy appetizers and desserts, 2 drink coupons, a silent auction and split-the-pot drawing, music and dancing to D.J. Special K, and even a Halloween costume contest. All proceeds will benefit GVAWL and the Sue MacAllister Animal Shelter. "The Howl-O-Ween Ball is a bit of a revival of the old 'Fur Ball' in that we hope folks will dress up and dance and have a good time, all while helping cats and dogs in need in our valley," said Kathy MacAllister, president of the GVAWL Board of Directors. We think it is going to be a 'howling' good time!"

COME ALONG AND JOIN our Parenting Support Group Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Gunnison Valley Health Conference Room (south entrance) 711 N. Taylor St. Babies & toddlers are welcome. For more information email parentingingunni@gmail.com

WHAT PRODUCTS CAN be recycled at the Gunnison County Recycling Center? Aluminum Cans, Corrugated Cardboard, Brown Glass, Clear Glass, Green Glass, Newspaper/Magazines, Office Paper, Plastics (#1 & #2) and Tin. Located at 195 Basin Park Drive, Gunnison. The Gunnison County Recycling Center DOES NOT TAKE - Aluminum Foil or Trays; Bottle Caps & Coffee Pods; Waxed Cardboard; Cardboard that Tears White; Cardboard Tubes/Packing Forms; Cardboard Milk/Beverage Cartons; Flat Cardboard/Cereal Boxes, etc.; Egg Cartons/Brown Paper or Bags; Styrofoam of Any Kind; Metal Lids and Rings; Blue Glass/Glass Blocks; Ceramics; Windows/Tempered Glass; Vases; Phone Books; Manila File Folders & Envelopes; Neon or Construction Paper; Plastic Bags; #3, #4, #5, #6, #7 Plastics; Yogurt/Sour Cream Containers; Kiddie Swimming Pools; Metal Roofing; Pots and Pans. NEW! Can only recycle corrugated cardboard now. The Center will no longer be able to accept egg cartons, packing paper, brown paper bags, 6 packs, 12 packs, any flat cardboard like cereal boxes, cracker boxes, etc. 195 Basin Park Drive, Gunnison.

MOMS OF PRESCHOOLERS (if your're pg, it counts!) not too late to raise the roof with us! Only 3 meetings left this year: October 23, November 13th & December 11th! MOPS, Wednesdays 9-11. Free childcare, awesome breakfast & adult conversation. 970-648-4086

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.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS Of the Gunnison Valley Ballot Issues Forums: Gunnison: Wed Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Fred Field Multipurpose Building, 275 S. Spruce, Gunnison. In Crested Butte: Wed Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. at Crested Butte Town Hall, 504 Maroon Ave., CB. Forums are open to the public and free. Both pro and con positions will be shared. See us at Vote411.org or email us at lwvgunnison@gmail.com

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.

BE SURE TO ATTEND one or both of our ballot issues forums - Gunnison is Oct. 16 Fred Field Mutli-purpose building at 6:00 PM and CB is Oct. 23 at Crested Butte Town Hall. Forums are open to the public and free. Both pro & con positions will be shared. See au at Vote411.org or email us at lwvgunnison@gmail.com

ATTENTION, GUNNISON MOTOR VEHICLE office will be closed the following days: 11/5/19, 11/8/19, and 11/11/19. Please plan ahead, and sorry for any inconvenience this may cause!

KARMA RECOMMENDS VOLUNTEERING! Pay it forward before you need a hand up. The Food Pantry needs your help providing food assistance to those in need. 970-641-4156

Image

THE CENTER FOR Adult & Family Education (C.A.F.E.) presents weekly classes for those seeking to learn English. English literacy for adults and children's programs. For more information or to register, call Dana at 970-641-7684. Se habla espanol.

View Detail

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

PLEASE HELP GUNNISON Met Rec with its Recreation Needs Assessment. Visit www.gcmetrec.com to complete a short, online survey.

GUNNISON CONSERVATION DISTRICT sells custom native wild flower and grass seed. For a custom mix call 970-707-3047

THE CATCH - Come learn how to be fishers of men confidently and without fear in this Bible based training course hosted by Rocky Mountain Christian Ministries, 1040 Highway 135, October 26th from 8:30 - 3:30. Lee and Robin McElfresh present non-threatening and practical ways to share the love of Jesus. $20.00 includes all materials and lunch. R.S.V.P. at: rmcmchurch.org/catch.

FREE COMMUNITY PUMPKIN PATCH: Join Gunnison Valley Health in celebrating the FREE 2019 Community Pumpkin Patch. There will be a scavenger hunt, fun games, pumpkin decorating, s'mores, getting inside an EMS truck, and much more! Join the fun October 19th from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the North Entrance of Gunnison Valley Health.

LA CLÍNICA DE VACUNACIÓN contra la influenza (gripe) 2019 en Gunnison será el martes 22 de octubre de 2-6 de la tarde en la oficina de Salud Pública y Servicios Humanos, 220 N Spruce St. Costo de $25. Salud Pública enviará la cuenta a su seguro médico: Medicaid, Medicare Parte B y otros seguros privados. por favor traiga su tarjeta. Si no tiene seguro médico aceptamos donaciones. También hay vacunas para niños sin seguro medico.. Crested Butte: jueves 24 de octubre de 2-6 pm Town Hall, 507 Maroon Ave. Sin cita. Para más información llama Salud Pública 970-641-3244 (Tracy)

Image

GUNNISON COUNTY Library's GED program offers classes, tutoring, and GED testing to help you meet your educational goals. Prep classes are weekly on Tuesdays from 5:30-7pm at Gunnison Community Schools. Call 970-641-7684 for more information or to register.

View Detail

FREE COMMUNITY PUMPKIN PATCH: Join Gunnison Valley Health in celebrating the FREE 2019 Community Pumpkin Patch. There will be a scavenger hunt, fun games, pumpkin decorating, s'mores, getting inside an EMS truck, and much more! Join the fun Saturday, October 19th from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the North Entrance of Gunnison Valley Health.

PLEASE KEEP DOGS ON LEASH or within sight and under voice command!

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!

¿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.

TRAIL TIPS: IF YOU WALK, or take your dogs on a walk, before daylight PLEASE wear reflective clothing! Make sure you and your pets are visible to drivers in the early morning hours. No one wants to hit a pedestrian or their pet.

DID YOU KNOW?... If you buy a #6 plastic cup you can bring it to WCU 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!

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.

SKIP THE TRIP! Visit: mydmv.colorado.gov - Renew Registrations, Update Addresses, Replace Vehicle Registration Tabs, Request a Personalized Plate, Request a Duplicate Title, Get a Transaction Receipt, Request a Title Status, Registration Fee Estimator, Request a Duplicate Registration Card First-time Handicap Disability Placards, Manage Your Disability Placards and more! mydmv.colorado.gov

¡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

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

GUNNISON COUNTRY CHAMBER Annual Banquet this Thursday, October 10! This is always a great evening of shared information, the Chamber Board Awards, and the People's Choice Awards. You can call the chamber at 970-641-1501 to reserve your place if you have not yet done so! The Annual Silent Auction that raises funds for the Gunnison Greenback program will be happening a this event and there are some awesome items available for your bid!

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 970-641-3081.

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.

SEE YOU SOON! The Annual Flu Clinic will Held on Tuesday, October 22nd at the Health and Human Services building, 220 N. Spruce St. from 2-6pm for walk-ins and drive-thru and Thursday, October 24th at the Crested Butte Town Hall from 2-6 p.m. for walk-ins only. We will be closed on October 22nd to regular business from 1-5 p.m. Bringing completed forms help a lot and can be found at https://www.gunnisoncounty.org/256/Seasonal-Flu-Information. Remember to bring your insurance card! For those who are uninsured, a payment of $25 will be collected at time of service. Please call 970-641-3244 for more information.

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 970-642-3244 to schedule an appointment.

SIX POINTS OFFERING Crested Butte donation pick-ups in the parking lot next to Ace Hardware, Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. until the truck is full (or 3:00 p.m.), starting Sept. 19 until there's snow on the ground. Call 970-641-3081 to confirm before bringing items. Please see website for donation guidelines.

FRIENDS OF FRANK ZANETELL: Frank is at home on Hospice with a great crew of private caregivers. If you can, send him a card for his 86th Birthday, November 5, 2019 to PO Box 418, Gunnison. Thank you so Much. Marlene

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.

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 Spectrum.

GET YOUR COSTUME ready for the GVAWL Howl-O-Ween Ball on Saturday, October 26, 6-10 p.m. at Dos Rios Country Club. Tickets are $50 for dancing to DJ Special K, costume contest, silent auction and refreshments. Visit: www.gvawl.org for more details.

Image

THE CENTER for Adult & Family Education (C.A.F.E) presents weekly classes for those seeking to learn English. English literacy for adults and children's programs. For more information or to register call Dana at 970-641-7684. Se habla espanol.

View Detail

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.

DID YOU KNOW... The ElderWatch Helpline is a phone number where older consumers can report fraud, learn about scams and get directed to senior resources? The helpline is staffed M-F during business hours. Call 800-222-4444 option 2.

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.

Image

EL CENTRO DE EDUCACION para Adultos y Familias (el programa CAFE) ofrece clases semanales para todos los que quieran aprender ingles. Clases para los adultos y cuidado para los ninos. Para mas informacion llama al 970-641-7684. Se habla espanol.

View Detail

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.

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.

Image

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.

View Detail

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

ROTARY CLUB OF Gunnison Community Grants Program Now. Accepting Applications: Due October 18th. The primary focus of the grant program is to support youth in the Gunnison Valley by providing funding to help defrayoperating and programming costs of local nonprofit organizations. The mission of the Rotary Club of Gunnison is "Building community through relationships and service". To get a copy of the application and grant requirements, please contact Rotary Member Kevin Sack atksack@nuvista.org. The deadline to apply is October 18th.