Editor:

Join the Western Slope Veterans Coalition for the first anniversary celebration of the Jesse Beckius/Casey Owens Veterans Resource Center, which serves the more than 7,000 veterans and their families who live within the Roaring Fork and Eagle valleys.

The event will be from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, and will also honor the Marine Corps 243rd birthday. Open house is from 3 to 4:30 p.m., with music by The Defiance String Band. The program will start at 4:30 p.m. with the presentation of the colors of each branch of our military. At 5:30 p.m. the music will continue with refreshments provided by The 19th Street Diner and Wingnutz.
Come and meet veterans, family members and supporters at the veterans resource center at 803 Colorado Avenue in Glenwood Springs.

Charles H. Hopton
President, Western Slope Veterans Coalition