Briefs for February 25: Oral health screenings in Meeker, Rangely

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Oral health screenings in Meeker, Rangely

Connections 4 Kids, the early childhood council of Moffat and Rio Blanco counties, will offer free oral health screenings and fluoride varnish to children up to age 5 during the Children’s Health Fairs in Meeker and Rangely, the agency reported in a news release.

The Children’s Health Fairs are scheduled for Monday and Tuesday at the Fairfield Community Center, 200 Main St., Meeker, and March 5 and 6 at the Early Education Center, 402 W. Main St., Rangely.

Appointments are required.

The dental screenings include a tooth decay risk assessment, goals that can be put in place to help children stay cavity-free and a professionally applied fluoride varnish.

The event features carnival-themed events including games and prizes, as well as health assessments by specialized providers.

To schedule an appointment, call 970-675-2064 or, for Spanish speakers, 970-756-5014.

For more information, call Ashley Moon at 629-5472.

Line dancing at Center of Craig

The Craig Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor line dancing lessons from noon to 12:50 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning March 6 at The Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave.

The fee is $40.

Classes run for eight weeks and the deadline to register is March 2.

Participants can register online at www.ci.craig.co.us, or from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St.

For more information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at 826-2004.

Skills for Success seeking applicants

The Skills for Success program is accepting applications from Moffat County High School freshmen, the Moffat County Work and Life Skills Coalition reported in a news release.

The deadline to register is March 6. Application forms are available at MCHS.

The program, designed to ready students for the workplace, includes five weeks of job readiness activities to prepare participants for a mock interview with local business owners.

Classes take place from March 12 through April 19 and include two sessions: from 4 to 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Participants must register for either Monday/Wednesday sessions or Tuesday/Thursday sessions.

Space is limited. For more information, call Lissa Radman at 826-0411.

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