Briefs for Oct. 12, 2011: Golden Cavvy to host fundraiser |

Briefs for Oct. 12, 2011: Golden Cavvy to host fundraiser

The Golden Cavvy, 538 Yampa Ave., will host its second annual fundraiser for Christmas for Kids on Saturday.

The event will feature community members as "celebrity servers" from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.

All tips collected will be donated to Christmas for Kids. The event will also include music by Cabin Fever and drawings.

For more information, call the Golden Cavvy at 824-6038.

5:05 Drinks set for Thursday

Yampa Valley Data Partners will host 5:05 Drinks from 5:05 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at J.W. Snack's Bar & Grill, 210 E. Victory Way.

The program will focus on keeping homes warm and energy efficient this winter.

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The event is free to the public and includes appetizers and drink specials.

For more information, call 824-1133.

DAR set to host member workshop

The Augusta Wallihan Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a prospective member workshop from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265, 419 E. Victory Way.

Any woman interested in learning more about the DAR is encouraged to attend. Members of the Colorado State Society NSDAR will conduct the workshop and will be available to work one-on-one with attendees.

For more information, call Shannan Koucherik at 824-9518 or Arloa Gerber at 824-3396.

Horse photographer to sign books

Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave., will host a book signing and presentation with photographer Carol Walker at 1 p.m. Oct. 22.

Walker has followed several wild horse herds in Colorado, Wyoming and Montana, and is the author of "Wild Hoofbeats: America's Vanishing Wild Horses" and "Horse Photography: The Dynamic Guide for Horse Lovers."

The event is free and open to the public.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 824-5343.

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