Briefs for August 29: VNA meeting Wednesday

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Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will host its Annual Meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at The Haven Community Center.

Anyone wishing to learn more about the organization and meet and celebrate with VNA’s employees, board members and families, please R.S.V.P. to Suzi Mariano, public information coordinator, at smariano@nwcovna.org or (970) 871-7631.

Tea party to meet

The Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Galaxy Restaurant.

The group will discuss its Get Out The Vote initiative and prepare for a visit from Dr. Victory.

For more information, contact Matt Winey.

Al-Anon group schedules regular meetings

The Hope, Faith and Love Al-Anon Family Group will hold meetings at 6 p.m. Fridays starting Sept. 7 at First Congregational Church, 630 Green St.

Al-Anon’s mission is to help the families of alcoholics by practicing the 12 steps, welcoming and giving comfort to those families, ad giving understanding and encouragement to the alcoholics.

The Butterflies Al-Anon Group will continue to meet at noon on Mondays.

For more information, call (970) 620-1255, (970) 824-6040 or (970) 824-4147.

Girl Scout smore event planned

Any girl interested in joining Girl Scouts is invited to Loudy-Simpson Park from 4-5:30 p.m. Oct.1.

Bring 2 non-perishable items to donate to Love Inc.

Adult volunteers also are being sought.

Come and make a difference to a girl. Registration papers will be available.

Any Questions, call Tammi at 620-2886 or Jackie at 620-5120.

Therapeutic riding program taking applications

Freedom Hooves Therapeutic Riding of Northwest Colorado is now accepting student applications for a four-week pilot program beginning Oct. 6.

Eligible applicants include persons ages three and older who are functioning with physical, developmental and/or social-emotional challenges and are interested in participating in an adaptive horsemanship program.

Applications will be accepted through Sept. 14.

The cost for selected students will be a $25.00 registration fee.

Call (970) 701-9085 for application and program information. Leave a message with complete contact information for a timely reply.

Flag dedication slated

Veterans of Foreign War No. 4265 and the Craig City Council will dedicated the flag and flagpole at Alice Pleasant Park in the 500 block of Yampa Ave. at 9 a.m. Labor Day, Sept. 3.

School assistance program taking applications

Families with school-aged children at any grade level can apply for assistance in clothing and supplies from several local programs.

The deadline for applications is Sept. 7.

For more information contact (970) 826-4400 from 9 a.m. to noon and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday, and just from 2 p.m. to 5 Tuesday and Thursdays.

The Love INC program includes necessities such as backpacks, pencils and paper as well as two full sets of clothing and one pair of shoes.

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