News Tidbits, 03/07


Silva benefit set for March 8

DEL NORTE— There will be a benefit dinner for lifelong Del Norte resident Monica Silva on Friday, March 8 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the annex building in Del Norte. Cost is $10/person or $25/family. Silva was diagnosed with cancer in late 2018. Shortly thereafter she traveled to Denver to have the tumor removed. Silva is currently undergoing chemotherapy in Alamosa. With the outrageous cost of the medicine and everything associated with her fight against cancer, the money raised will help her pay the bills that are already piling up. Donations can also be made at gofundme.com/help-monica-silva-with-her-fight-against-cancer

Collectors’ exhibit coming to Creede

CREEDE— The Creede Arts Council invites all to the Art from the Heart Collectors’ Exhibit on March 10 at Arp’s Restaurant in Creede from 4 to 6 p.m.
 This exhibit features art collected by community members and the stories behind each piece. You don’t need to show artwork to enjoy the exhibit; everyone is invited.
If you have artwork you would like to exhibit, contact CAC at [email protected] or leave a message at 719-658-0312 by March 5. Share the story of your art and listen to others in the community tell how art has touched their lives.
Past exhibits have featured folk art, paintings, prints, sculptures, weavings, etc. The show will be setup between 3 and 4 p.m. Appetizers and a cash bar will be available. Free-will donations will be accepted to help cover expenses. Babysitting is available, contact CAC by March 5 to reserve a spot for your child.
For more information about CAC and our programs, please visit creedeartscouncil.com.

URGED meeting March 12

MONTE VISTA— The Upper Rio Grande Economic Development monthly breakfast meeting will be held Tuesday, March 12 at 7 a.m. at Mountain View Restaurant in Monte Vista. The program will be by Cleave Simpson, general manager of the Rio Grande Water Conservation District, who will review and continue discussions from the recent State of the Basin Symposium, including exportation attempt.  


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