News Briefs: May 17, 2012

News Briefs for May 17, 2012

Rangely chamber openings
RANGELY | There are currently two openings on the Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce board. If you are interested please attend the board meeting today, May 17, at noon at Town Hall.

Donations for Johnathon Wix
MEEKER | An account has been set up at First National Bank of the Rockies to help the family of Johnathon C. Wix with funeral expenses. Donations of cash or check can be made at First National Bank of the Rockies, P.O. Box 600, Meeker, CO. 81641, 970-878-5073.

Accountability meeting tonight
RANGELY | Rangely School District Accountability Committee (DAC) meeting tonight, Thursday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jr. /Sr. High lower commons.

Veterans Memorial contributions
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

White River Museum hours
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.)

Bob Tucker 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.

MHS Baccalaureate May 21
MEEKER I The Meeker High School baccalaureate ceremony will be Monday, May 21, 7:30 p.m. in the Meeker High School auditorium. Meeker High School seniors, family and friends are invited to attend.
VFW Memorial Day Wreath Ceremony

MEEKER I VFW Post 5843 will have its annual Memorial Day Wreath Ceremony, Monday, May 28 at 10 a.m. at the Circle Park Bridge in Meeker followed by a ceremony at Highland Cemetery.

Old Timers seeking pictures
MEEKER | The Rio Blanco County Pioneers Association will celebrate 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.