Briefs for February 27: Hospice training today |

Briefs for February 27: Hospice training today

Hospice training today

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is looking for volunteers to help with its hospice program.

Volunteer training will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and Tuesday and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Rollingstone Respite House, 1500 Pine Grove Road, in Steamboat Springs.

Participants must complete an application before registering for the training. Applications are available at the VNA’s Craig office, 745 Russell St., or its Steamboat Springs office, 940 Central Park Dr., Suite 101.

For more information or to register, call Shannon Winegarner at 871-7626.

AARP meeting today

The AARP Chapter No. 1418 will meet at 2 p.m. today at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.

For more information, call Beverly at 824-5123.

Maximum Commitment to Excellence meets Friday

Maximum Commitment to Excellence will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mountain West Insurance and Financial Services, 100 E. Victory Way.

The meeting is open to members of the business community and other residents interested in supporting and augmenting local education.

Blade collectors show Saturday, Sunday

A custom knife and blade collectors show takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Western Park Complex, 302 E. 200 South St., in Vernal, Utah.

The event includes custom knife makers, flint knappers, traders and dealers, as well as “one of the country’s finest collections of Confederate bowie knives,” according to a news release.

The show also will include educational displays and demonstrations on flint knapping arrowheads or knives, as well as merchandise for sale or trade, including knife makers’ supplies and edged weapons.

Admission costs $3 for one day or $5 for both days. The cost includes entry into a drawing for a custom knife donated by Bill Lewis, of Vernal.

For more information, call 435-781-1848 or email

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