Briefs for Feb. 4, 2013
February is National Cancer Prevention and American Heart month. One of the best things a person can do to prevent cancer and heart disease is quit tobacco. For free help quitting, call the Colorado QuitLine, 800-QUIT-NOW (English and Spanish) or go to http://www.coquitline.org. Quit Kits with smoking cessation information are available for no cost in the lobbies of the Northwest Colorado VNA, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101, in Steamboat and 745 Russell St. in Craig.
Wyman’s 7th annual Winter Festival will be from 9:00 a.m. till dark on Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Wyman Museum, 2 miles east of Craig.
This years activities include:
• Vintage Snowmobile Show
• Snow cross Racing
• Oval Track racing
• Chili Cook off
• Draft Horse Pulls
• Fishing Derby for the kids
• Sledding hill with tubes provided for the kids
• Professional Ice carving Demonstration
• Card board box derby
• Pond Puck Hockey Tournament
• Food and Vendors
• Beer and hot totty bar this year featuring Grand Lake Brewing CO.
Snowmobile Freestyle show FEATURING JUSTIN HOYER X games Bronze medalist 2013 Followed by fireworks! Admission is $10/adult, $5 for any student with valid student I. D., kids 5 and under Free! For more information look at http://www.wymanmuseum.com or call us at 970-824-6346.
Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association in Craig will provide FREE cardiovascular screenings by appointment from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, February 22. Screenings include: Total Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, Triglycerides, blood glucose, and body mass index by appointment only. To schedule your screening appointment, call Eveline, Community Health Educator at 871-7658.
The Augusta Wallihan Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its regular meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 9, in the basement of the Museum of Northwest Colorado. Visitors are welcome. For more information call Shannan Koucherik at 824.9518
Hayden Rebekah’s Scholarship Fundraiser will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Rebekah Hall, 210 Walnut Street, Hayden. $5/person, $10/family. Chili and potato bar along with drinks and desserts. For more information, contact Janis Brown at 824-4168
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