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Deal Of The Week

August 13, 2000

Postponing your golf plans to late summer or the fall can be profitable at the Sunriver Resort near Bend, Ore. Its "Fall Resort Package" offers lodging and unlimited play at the Meadows and Woodlands courses starting at $79 per person per night, double occupancy, on weekdays and $99 on weekends. By comparison, brochure rates for rooms at the resort's Lodge Village are $179 per double through Sept. 15, and Woodlands greens fees start at $70. The package is good for stays beginning next Sunday through Oct. 31, subject to availability. Sunriver is rated four diamonds by AAA. Telephone (800) 547-3922.

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"Colorado Wine Country Tours" is a compact brochure listing more than 30 wineries and tasting rooms, with their specialties and hours. For a copy, contact the Colorado Wine Industry Development Board, tel. (720) 304-3406, Internet

This Week's Holidays

Banking and government offices will be closed or services curtailed in the following countries and their dependencies this week because of national and religious holidays:

Monday: Grenada, Morocco, Pakistan

Tuesday: Andorra, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Equatorial Guinea, France, French Guyana, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Italy, Ivory Coast, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Niger, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Senegal, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu, Venezuela

Wednesday: Dominican Republic, Gabon, Paraguay

Thursday: Argentina, Indonesia

Friday: Canada

Saturday: Afghanistan, Vietnam

Sunday: Estonia, Hungary, Morocco, Senegal

Source: Thomson Financial Publishing

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