Briefs: Tuesday, Oct. 9. |

Briefs: Tuesday, Oct. 9.

The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) is a program designed to HELP low-income households meet their winter home heating costs; it does not pay the entire cost of home heating. The program period is November 1st through April 30th. Processing your LEAP application takes time, keep your account current by making a payment towards your heat bill on time to avoid disruption of service.

The gross income limit for a household of 1 is $1,397/month, a household of 2 is $1,892/month, and a household of 3 is $2,387.

Discover Goodwill will process all applications for Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties.

To learn more about LEAP or to apply for LEAP beginning November 1st:

• If you received LEAP last year, an application and will be mailed to you. Use the postage paid, self addressed envelope provided to submit your application.

• Call 1-866-HEATHELP

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• Call Discover Goodwill at 1-888-775-LEAP

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• Pick up an application at Moffat County or Rio Blanco Social Services

World Arthritis Day

Friday, October 12 is World Arthritis Day. Exercise is crucial for people with arthritis. It increases strength and flexibility, reduces joint pain, and helps combat fatigue. Find out more about NWCOVNA’s Wellness and Aging classes at or stop by one of our offices to pick up a fall calendar.

Daughters of the American Revolution meeting

The Augusta Wallihan Chapter of Daugters of the American Revolution will hold its regular meeting on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 10 a.m. in the Museum of Northwest Colorado. Visitors are always welcome. For more information call Shannan Koucherik at 824-9518.

Protecting your Business Reputation online

Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Steamboat Smokehouse from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. this month's Success Steps will strive to address this sensitive topic. Brian Berry has done his homework and will be offering a presentation on "Protecting your Reputation On line". Tips, monitoring software and class discussion will help each of us be aware of feedback behind our back. Please call if you are interested in attending contact Randy Rudasics

Manager, Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center

Colorado Mountain College


Pancake Breakfast

Saturday Oct. 13,from 8 a.m -11 a.m. Apostolic Lighthouse church is having a pancake breakfast in the Murdochs parking lot hosted by the Lion’s club. Cost of breakfast: Adults $5, Kids $3, includes Eggs, Pancakes, Meat and a drink