News Briefs: Oct. 1, 2020

Drive thru flu clinics in Meeker, Rangely

RBC | RBC Department of Public Health and Environment is holding drive through flu vaccination clinics this year. Meeker’s clinic will be held Thursday, Oct. 1 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m at the RBC Fairgrounds and Rangely’s clinic will be held Tuesday, Oct. 6 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 101 E. Main Street between the library and the public health office building. 

All ages are welcome, and Medicare, Medicaid, RMHP, uninsured and underinsured, and private insurance will be accepted.

Reserve booths for annual craft/gift show

MEEKER | The 2020 Annual Craft and Gift Show will be Friday, Nov. 6 from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the RBC Fairgrounds. Please email: or call Michelle Weston at 970-878-5563 to request a registration form. Booth space is $40.

ERBM program updates

MEEKER | PSA Swim Lessons for 3-5 year olds registration deadline is Oct. 6. One parent/caregiver over 13-years-old may need to accompany each child in the water and participate in the class.  

The registration deadline for LTS Swim Lessons for 6+ year olds is also Oct. 6. Sessions for both levels run from Oct. 12-Nov. 4 and classes are offered on Monday and Wednesdays or Tuesday and Thursday.

Session Two Fitness classes begin Oct. 5 and run through Oct. 29. Choose from Crank It, Fit Infinite, Pilates Barre, Pose Pro, Rebuild and Recover Water Workout or Super Sets.  

For more details regarding programs, refer to the Fall Line-Up or go to the website, Call or register in person with guest services at the Meeker Recreation Center, 970-878-3403.

History lovers unite!

RBC | Do you love history? Are you excited about local lore and the future of the White River Museum? The Rio Blanco County Historical Society Board of Directors is seeking interested candidates for some open board seats. If you’re interested in actively working to preserve the heritage of the White River Valley, send a letter of interest to PO Box 413, Meeker, CO 81641.

Free virtual health insurance help

RBC | Join us for a virtual open house with Health Coverage Guide Jeni Holloway and learn more about the upcoming Health Insurance Open Enrollment period. Oct. 1, 2020, at  5:30 p.m. Join Zoom meeting at, Meeting ID: 553 801 8431, One tap mobile +13462487799,,5538018431# US (Houston), +16699009128,,5538018431# US (San Jose). Facebook event listing:

Rio Blanco County free legal clinic

RBC | Rio Blanco County Free Legal Clinic Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 2-5 p.m. Contact your local library at 970-878-5911 to be added to the sign-up sheet. Instead of clinic patrons coming to the local public library, the volunteer attorney will call the clinic patron’s telephone directly, during scheduled clinic hours. Space is limited. 

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