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Big Band Sunday Hurricane Relief, Colorado Springs Shrine Club, 6 S. 33rd St. Suggested donation of $10. Bill Emery and the New Century Big Band perform with The Randy Sinatra Show. All proceeds benefit Salvation Army Hurricane Relief Fund. Sun., Sept. 18, 3 p.m.

Hurricane Relief Concert, Thunder and Buttons II, 2415 W. Colorado Ave. Suggested donation of $10. All proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross. Fri., Sept. 24, performances include Arch Hooks at 2 p.m.; Johnny Graves and the Blue Waves at 3 p.m.; The Remotes at 4 p.m.; Tempered at 5 p.m.; Mystic 7 at 6 p.m.; The Jake Loggins Band at 7 p.m.; Body Cast at 8 p.m. and the Nocturnal Tomatoes from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Call Craig at 201-2592 for more.

Pikes Peak Community Action Agency, collecting clothes, baby wipes, laundry detergent, toothpaste, feminine products, new socks, diapers, toothbrushes, bath soap, towels, deodorant, baby formula, canned food, phone cards, gift cards to Target, Wal-Mart, K-Mart, jackets, new underwear, office supplies, shoes and more. There are several drop-off locations in El Paso County. Call 471-7870 for more.

Care and Share Food Bank, collecting bottled water, granola and energy bars, beef jerky, single serving-sized peanut butter and canned meals needed in case-quantities to be sent to the gulf coast. Other items donated will be given to survivors arriving in our area and to replenish local food resources. Visit careandshare.org or call 528-1247 for more.

The Salvation Army is seeking volunteers to help with relief efforts in Denver. Transportation is available. Volunteers will help feed approximately 1,000 storm survivors and are requested to work a 24-hour shift. Call 636-5266 or visit tsacs.org for more.

Pikes Peak Workforce Center, is offering the opportunity for local business owners and managers who may want to offer jobs to Hurricane Katrina evacuees to list their jobs by calling 667-3839 or 667-3751. Jobs may be designed for evacuees only and can be full, part time or temp positions. Visit ppwfc.org for more.

Homeward Pikes Peak, if you are interested in hosting an evacuated family, call 578-5513 for info.

American Red Cross, call 632-3563 or mail/drop off donations at 1040 S. 8th St., Colorado Springs, CO 80906.

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