Westside Briefs:
Gustafson is Sclater at Rock Ledge

       “Tea and Conversation with Charlotte” is the title of an event featuring Delores Gustafson at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site Sunday, April 29 at 2 p.m.
       The local historian and ranch volunteer will portray Charlotte Mellen Sclater, who was the original tenant (with her husband William) after in-law William Palmer built the Orchard House in 1907.
       Admission cost is $20. Reservations are requested at 578-6777.
      
       Frame Band May 4
       The Floyd Frame Band will perform big band music for a dance at the Sacred Heart Church Parish Center, Friday May 4 as part of a program to foster local awareness of intellectually disabled adults in Colorado Springs.
       Planned from 7 to 9 p.m., the evening will be hosted by Faith & Light, an international organization that ministers to developmentally disabled adults; and the local Westside Tri-Community Knights of Columbus Council #13981.
       The Parish Center is on the church property at 2021 West Pikes Peak Ave.
       Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased in advance at the church office or at the door. For more information, call 633-8711.
      
       3 more shooting arrests
       Colorado Springs Police have made three more arrests in the March 3 shooting death of Virgil Means on the Westside.
       Eric Bartholomew was arrested and charged with first-degree murder. And, Deangelo Wells and John Severe were arrested for accessory to first degree murder, police said in a press release.
       Previously arrested on a first-degree murder charge were Christopher Montjoy and Anthony Burrell.
       According to police, Means was killed in a car that was driving away from the Sin City Disciples motorcycle club, 628 W. Vermijo St., after a pre-dawn fracas.
      
       Victims honored in race
       A “Fun Run” for Victims' Rights Week will be Saturday, April 28 in Bear Creek Regional Park,.
       The start will be at 9 a.m. on the east side of 21st. Cost is $20 in advance, $25 on race day. The event is sponsored by local law enforcement agencies, with support from several private groups.
       For more details, go to www.active.com and click on 4th Judicial District Crime Victims, or call police at 444-7412.

Westside Pioneer/press releases