MEEKER | A formal candle lighting event for parents who have lost children will be held in Meeker on Dec. 11 in the Mountain Valley Bank community room at 400 Main St. (use the door on Fourth Street or in the back of the building). The Meeker event is part of the worldwide Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting. If you would like to share a remembrance of your child, please print your brief thoughts on a card to read aloud before you light the candle. Participants are encouraged to bring a picture of their child with their name on it. Come at 6 p.m. for sharing and fellowship. Drinks will be served and you may bring a snack if you like. For questions or to RSVP, call Sue at 878-4502 or Jean at 878-4543.