News Briefs: Aug. 16, 2012

Dog wash in Rangely Aug. 19
RANGELY | Make plans to attend the Dog Wash Aug. 19 at Elks Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come get your dog washed and support the Rangely Animal Shelter.
Mobile food bank in Meeker Aug. 23
MEEKER | Food Bank of the Rockies (FBR) mobile pantry truck will be in Meeker providing assistance to community members Thursday, Aug. 23 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Fairfield Center, 200 Main St. For info. Contact Debra Barney (970)878-9650 or Jill Bradley (970)243-3937 (FBR). www.westernslope@foodbankrockies.org
Community garden meeting today
MEEKER | There will be a quick meeting today at 6:30 p.m. at the recreation center in Meeker to discuss the community garden and walk the potential plot. If you can’t make it, please contact Katie Day at kddaydreams@gmail.com.
Veterans memorial donations
MEEKER | Contributions to the proposed County Veterans Memorial can be sent to: VFW POST 5843, Rio Blanco County Memorial Fund, Mountain Valley Bank, 400 Main St., Meeker, Colo., 81641.
Community garden meeting today
MEEKER | A quick meeting for the Community Garden will be held tonight Aug. 16, at the ERBM recreation center tonight at 6:30 p.m. Your input is welcomed and responses with ideas and feedback are appreciated.