Community calendar

The Dolores Star encourages people to submit announcements about upcoming events for the Community Calendar. Send announcements to Items submitted at least two weeks in advance will have a better chance of getting published; items submitted several days before the event might not get published. For more information, call the Star at 882-4486.

Dolores Chamber's Business After Hours

The Dolores Chamber's monthly Business After Hours will be Thursday, July 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Four Corners Properties in Dolores.

This is a wonderful opportunity to relax and network with other like-minded professionals in the community while having some great food and refreshments.

Call the Chamber at 882-4018 for more information.

Mancos Day Pancake Breakfast 2013

Boy Scout Troop 518 will have their annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on July 27, before the Mancos Day Parade.

The Boy Scouts of Troop 518 invite the community to enjoy breakfast from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Mancos School Cafeteria, 395 Grand Ave.

The cost for the breakfast is $5 for an adult for all you can eat pancakes and sausage. A family of two adults and two children younger than 10 may eat for $12. Tickets are available at the door that morning.

The troop uses the fundraiser money to support their service projects and activities throughout the year.

For more information, call Sensa Wolcott @ (970) 903-9882.

Blackwood Legacy Quartet in concert

The Blackwood Legacy Quartet will be in concert on Thursday, August 1, at 7 p.m. at Montelores Baptist Church in Dolores.

There will be a free community dinner at 6 p.m. Admission is free, and an offering will be received.

Boasting an unbroken lineage to the Dove and Grammy-award winning Blackwood Brothers, The Blackwood Legacy Quartet link the best of Southern Gospel's traditional sound with today's newer Country gospel and worship music.

Montelores Baptist Church is located at 18735 Road 23.5 (off Hwy 184, across from Narraguinnep Reservoir).

For more information you can call the church at 882-2418 or visit

Presbyterian Church Rummage Sale

The Presbyterian Women will hold their "Back to School" Rummage Sale on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 2 and 3. It will be held in the fellowship hall of the Montezuma Valley Presbyterian Church at 350 S. Washington in Cortez from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

There will be household goods, books, clothing, glassware, appliances, plants and a children's room.

Proceeds go to the P.W. mission projects.

For more information, call 565-7024 or 565-8927.

DHS Class of 1993 20-year reunion

The 20-year reunion for the Dolores High School Class of 1993 will be held Saturday, Aug. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Rio Grande Southern in Dolores.

Contact Kiera at (281) 723-3151 or email to RSVP or for additional information.

K-9 SAR pancake breakfast

The K-9 Search and Rescue Team will again be sponsoring its Annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Aug. 10, at Escalante Days.

Based in Dolores, K-9 Search and Rescue Team Inc. is a nonprofit organization with no tax base that depends solely on donations, grants and fundraisers for support.

The annual pancake breakfast is the team's largest and only major fundraising event of the year.

Money from the pancake breakfast help buy and update equipment, and maintain basic operational readiness. More importantly, it helps the team to maintain the ability to offer their services free to the lost or missing.

For more information about the K-9 Search and Rescue Team, visit its website at

League of Women Voters present Bill Thompson

On Saturday, Aug. 17 at 9 a.m. at the Ponderosa Restaurant, 108 S. 8th Street in Dolores, the League of Women Voters will present a program about an issue that will appear on the November ballot. Bill Thompson, chairman of the Montezuma County Hospital District Board (MCHD) will discuss why local voters will be asked to approve easing of restrictions imposed on the District by Colorado law.

The restrictions are limiting the ability of the District to obtain State grants for equipment that benefits the hospital and the community. No tax increase is involved.

For more information, contact Judy Schuenemeyer at