News Briefs: May 10, 2012

RBC Old Timer’s need your photos
MEEKER | The Rio Blanco County Pioneers Association (Old Timer’s) will celebrating its 100th anniversary this year on June 2 and is looking for pictures of the past presidents. If anyone has a picture of a past officer please call Connie Theos at 970-878-5369 or mail to 6909 County Road 49, Meeker, Colo., 81641; or Kay Bivens at 970-878-4866 or mail 1157 Garfield St., Meeker, Colo., 81641. All pictures will be returned to their owners.

Memorial golf tournament May 19
MEEKER | Please save the date, May 19, for the Fifth and Final Coach Bob Tucker Golf Tournament at the Meeker Golf Course.

Garrison building now open on weekends
MEEKER | The White River Museum Garrison building will now be open weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the tourist season, May-September. (It is open anytime by request.) Everyone is welcome to revisit Meeker history.

Wagon Wheel OHV Club meeting May 23
MEEKER | The initial meeting of the Wagon Wheel OHV Club will be held Wednesday, May 23 at 7 p.m. at Kilowatt Korner in Meeker. All ATV/UTV riders and other interested persons are encouraged to attend. For more information call 970-756-5500.

Phelan receives achievement award
RANGELY | McPherson College recognized the outstanding students of the 2011-2012 academic year at its annual celebration and awards convocation on May 4. Following a highlight video of the last year, faculty and staff presented the CRC Press first-year chemistry achievement award to freshman Victoria Phelan of Rangely. McPherson College, located in central Kansas, is a four-year private liberal arts college.

Mobile pantry in Meeker May 17
MEEKER | Food Bank of the Rockies (FBR) mobile pantry truck will be in Meeker providing assistance to community members Thursday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, 779 Sulphur Creek Rd. For information contact Debra Barney 970-878-9650 or Jill Bradley 970-243-3937 (FBR).
Next dates will be June 21, July 26 and August 23.
For more information: www.westernslope@foodbankrockies.org