Craig briefs: Local bar to host St. Patrick’s Day event

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Mather’s Club, 420 Yampa Ave., will offer the public free meal of corn beef and cabbage in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day at 6 p.m. Wednesday in downtown Craig.

The event is open to the public.

D.C. trip open to all in the community

The We See D.C. Group has openings for this summer’s trip to Washington, D.C., and Williamsburg, Va. The trip is open to all community members and any student in the sixth through ninth grades.

For more information, call Courtney Jenison at 824-5651.

Census job testing at Workforce Center

The Census Bureau will be offering a full day of pre-employment testing Thursday at the Colorado Workforce Center, 480 Barclay St.

Test times will be 9:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Two forms of identification are required. A driver’s license, social security card, birth certificate or a current passport are acceptable.

Jobs still are available for census takers starting at $12.50 per hour and .50 cents per mile.

For more information, visit census2010.gov, or call 1-866-861-2010.

VNA offering free breathing screening

The Northwest Colo­rado Visiting Nurse Asso­ciation is offering free breathing screenings for patients who have breathing problems or asthma in Moffat, Routt and Jackson counties.

Spirometry testing, pulmonary functions studies, prescription medications, asthma management and education are available.

For more information or to schedule a screening, call Victoria Barron, Community Health Educator, at 875-1883.

Free Quit Kits are available at VNA

Free nicotine patches or gum are available by calling the Colorado Quitline at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669).  

Pick up your free Quit Kits (no patches or gum included) at the Northwest Colo­rado Visiting Nurse Association office in Steamboat Springs, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101 or the Craig VNA office at 745 Russell St.

For more information, call 875-1882 or 871-7691.

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