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Support groups, organizations meet

Deeksha in Aspen 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Experience Deeksha, the transfer of awakening and divine energy, each Wednesday. New summer price of $15, and new summer hours. Presented by Aspen Deeksha Group. Call Julia for details. Rio Grande Room, 455 Rio Grande Place. 948-4512. A Course in Miracles study group 1:30-3 p.m. Thursdays. Reading and discussion of a book that is a psychological and spiritual guide. Free and open to the public. Donations accepted. Call 927-3773 for location. Mental illness support group Aspen Counseling Center offers free session for friends and family of persons living with a mental illness every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Shultz Health and Human Services Building, 405 Castle Creek Road, Conference Room 3. 920-5555. Mens Interfaith Bible discussion group and breakfast meets from 7:15-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays in the first-floor meeting room of the Aspen Community Church. Open Sitting Meditation Group meets from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Aspen Chapel. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Instruction available for beginners. All sentient beings welcome. 923-4090. Linx Business Networking Group meets from 7-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Roaring Fork Land Company in Basalt. Visitors welcome. 945-8812. Cancer Support Group, for cancer patients, meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pitkin County Senior Center, Aspen. Call Susan Shipp at 544-7343 or John Lutgring at 384-7530. Basalt-Midvalley Kiwanis Club meets every Wednesday at Basalt Town Hall, with a speaker and lunch the first Wednesday of every month. Contact Jacque Whitsitt at 927-2414. Ken Wilber Study Group meets at 10 a.m. every other Wednesday in Aspen. Group leader is Michael Abdo, a 25-year scholar of Ken Wilber, the philosopher, scholar and sage. $15. Beginners welcome. For information and directions, call Abdo at 544-6338. Basalt Library Group meets the first Wednesday of each month at noon at the library for a general discussion about books, led by library staff. Caregivers Support Group meets the third Wednesday of each month from 3-4:30 p.m. at the senior center, located in Castle Creek Terrace building next to Aspen Valley Hospital. For more information call Tina Staley or Kristin MacDermott at 544-7343. Grief Loss Support Group, for those experiencing the loss of a loved one, meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Pitkin County Senior Center, Aspen. Call Susan Shipp at 544-7343 or John Lutgring at 384-7530. Widow, Widower Support Group meets Mondays at 7 p.m. at Basalt Community Methodist Church. For more information, call Rev. Marie Gasau at 379-4643. Weight-wise support group 6:30-7:30 p.m. A free class to help teach the key elements for a succesful long-lasting weight-wise program. Reserve a spot by calling 927-2777. Higher Spa & Studio, 110 Midland Ave., Basalt, suite 201.To have information about a group that meets regularly listed here, e-mail the information to

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