Briefs for Nov. 2, 2011: Smokeout seeks quitting stories

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The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is hosting the 36th Great American Smokeout on Nov. 17 and is seeking tobacco cessation stories for the cause.

Former tobacco users are asked to share their stories of what age they started using tobacco, which method they used to quit, how long they’ve been tobacco-free and how many times they tried to quit before they were successful.

Send stories to vbarron@nwcovna.org or Northwest Colorado VNA, Attention: Vicki Barron, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 by Nov. 14.

For more information, call Vicki Barron at 875-1883.   

Elks bingo to give out $1,900

The Elks Lodge, which hosts bingo at 6:15 p.m. on Fridays, will give out at least $1,900 during this week’s games.

The doors open at 5 p.m. for the games, which are held at the lodge, 43 E. Victory Way.

For more information, call Frank at 824-6131 or 620-0874.

Middle school to host conferences

Craig Middle School will host parent/teacher conferences from 4:15 to 7:15 p.m. Thursday and Nov. 10 at the school, 915 Yampa Ave.

The conferences are open-house style. Teachers are not available until 4:15 p.m.

For more information, call 824-3289.

American Legion bingo on Saturday

American Legion Post 62 will host bingo Saturday evening at the Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way.

The doors open at 4:30 p.m. and games begin at 5:45 p.m.

Hunter sight-ins set for this week

Hunter sight-ins are scheduled for November at the Bears Ears Sportsman Club Cedar Mountain Range, on Moffat County Road 7 about five miles north of Murdoch’s Ranch & Home Supply.

Sight-ins are set for Thursday and Friday (third season) and Nov. 14 and 15 (fourth season). The range opens at 9 a.m.

Targets are out to 400 yards.

For more information, call Howdy at 824-6109 or 629-8550 or Andy at 824-8407.

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