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Town holds anti-litter slogan contest

As part of its continuing campaign against littering, the Town of Pagosa Springs is inviting citizens to enter this year’s anti-litter slogan contest.

One of the town’s current anti-litter slogans is “Pick-up Pagosa Country,” but the town is interested in hearing from anyone who can offer creative alternatives.

Submissions, which should include the name and phone number of the entrant, can be dropped off at the front desk in Town Hall until 5 p.m. July 31. Submissions can also be mailed to: Slogan Contest, Town Hall, P.O. Box 1859, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, or e-mailed to tcarosello@centurytel.net.

A prize will be awarded for the winning entry, and the slogan may appear on future anti-litter signs throughout the community. For more information, call 264-4151, Ext. 232.

Donations

The Town of Pagosa Springs is now accepting tax-deductible donations for this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show.

Donations in any amount will be accepted at the front desk in Town Hall; checks and money orders can be made payable to Town of Pagosa Springs with “fireworks” on the subject line.

For those interested in mailing a contribution, donations should be addressed “Attention: Fireworks” and mailed to P.O. Box 1859, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147. If you would like to make a cash donation, please do so in person at the front desk in Town Hall.

On a related note, the town is also accepting donations to be used for the maintenance and operation of the pump for Pinon Lake Fountain.

Anyone interested in making a tax-deductible donation toward the repair and extended operation of the fountain can make checks payable to the Town of Pagosa Springs with “Piñon Lake Fountain” on the subject line.

For more information, please call 264-4151, Ext. 232.

Adult softball

Adult softball schedules are now available on the recreation department page at www.townofpagosasprings.com.

Managers are reminded that team registration fees are $250, plus a $30 fee per player. Checks and money orders should be made payable to the Town of Pagosa Springs.

Games began this week and are scheduled to run through mid-July. For more information call 264-4151, Ext. 231 or 232.

Youth tennis

The June session of youth tennis continues at the Wyndham Resorts tennis complex; players ages 8-10 are meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays 1 p.m.-3 p.m.; players ages 11-12 are meeting Mondays and Wednesdays 1-3 p.m through the end of the month.

Registrations for the July session are available at the recreation office and will be accepted through the end of the month. Registrations are also available through a link on the recreation department page at www.townofpagosasprings.com.

Cost to participate is $30 per monthly session. Participants must have no marking-soled athletic or tennis shoes. The recreation department may have some racquets available, but participants are encouraged to purchase and use their own equipment.

For more information, call Dale Schwicker, program instructor, at 903-3119 or the recreation office at 264-4151, Ext. 232.

Sports hotline

General information concerning the Pagosa Springs Recreation Department can be obtained by calling the Pagosa Springs Sports Hotline at 264-4151, Ext. 301, or logging on to townofpagosasprings.com and going to the parks and recreation link.

All schedules and upcoming events are updated on a regular basis.

For any questions, concerns or additional information about any of the Pagosa Springs Recreation Department adult or youth sports programs, call 264-4151, Ext. 231 or 232.

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