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Christian school to host open house

Eagle's Wings Christian School is scheduled to host an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at its new location, 11 E. Victory Way, formerly occupied by Mountain West Insurance & Financial Services, LLC. The school is accepting applications for full- and part-time teachers and teachers' aids. For more information, call Betty Ann Duzik at 824-4268.

Social Security planner coming to Craig today

Do you have questions about your Social Security benefits? David Nelson, a Social Security Benefits planner will be at the Independent Life Center, 483 Yampa Ave. beginning at 9 a.m. today to answer questions about your Social Security retirement, SSI, or SSDI benefits; and to help you solve benefits problems.

To make an appointment, call Nelson at 970-256-2457 during regular business hours. There is no charge for this service.

For more information, call Evelyn at 826-0833.

Volunteers needed for Wild West Air Fest

Volunteers are needed Saturday and Sunday for the 2008 Wild West Air Fest, part of the Steamboat Springs Labor Day Weekend Celebration. All volunteers will receive a free plane ride and a complimentary T-shirt for their efforts.

Come enjoy classic cars, vintage planes and flight simulators. There will be something for everyone.

For information or to sign up, call Kristi at 875-7006 or stop by the Visitor Center at 125 Anglers Drive.

School, sport physicals offered Sept. 5

The Northwest Colorado Community Health Center, at 745 Russell St. will offer school and sport physicals starting at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 5. Physicals are by appointment only and cost $30. The Community Health Center is unable to bill private insurances. A discount may apply in certain cases. For more information or to make an appointment, call 824-8233.

Association accepting aid to refurbish school

The Browns Park School Alumni Association is planning to refurbish the Browns Park School building, about 90 miles west of Craig on Colorado Highway 318. Upcoming projects include painting the outside of the building. For more information or to get involved, call 970-365-3655.

Humane Society to sponsor fundraiser show

The Humane Society of Moffat County announced it is sponsoring the "Magic, Magic, Magic Show," an event to raise money for special needs at the animal shelter, care for abused and abandoned animals and medical expenses such as vaccination and the spay/neuter program.

The show is scheduled for 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at Moffat County High School. Ticket information will be released at a later date.

Health officials: Check measles immunizations

Public health officials in Colorado and across the United States are warning travelers to check their measles immunization status before traveling internationally.

Measles, a highly infectious disease long kept in check by robust immunization efforts, is making a comeback in the United States.

For more information about measles or about what vaccinations babies, children and adults should receive, visit the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's Web site at www.cdphe.state.co.us or call 877-462-2911.

Get a head start and enroll in Head Start

Craig Head Start is accepting applications for the 2008-09 program year. Children who turn age 3 or 4 before Aug. 31 are eligible.

Call 824-9307 for more information.

Military academy applications sought

The Grand Junction Office of U.S. Congressman John T. Salazar is accepting applications for students who are interested in attending a military service academy.

All application materials for the class of 2013 must be received by Oct. 17 to be considered in the nomination process. For information, call George Delahanty at 970-245-7107.

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