News Briefs: Oct. 25, 2012

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Last day of Meeker Book Fair
MEEKER | The Meeker Elementary School at 201 Ute Road would like to invite the community to our Scholastic All-Star Book Fair as it continues today from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The book fair will be held in the library. Grandparents are encouraged to bring their grandchildren to the book fair. All grandparents that bring a grandchild will have their name entered in a drawing for a gift from the book fair. Everyone is invited.

RBC Fair Board meeting today in Rangely
RANGELY | RBC Fair Board meeting is Thursday, Oct. 25, 6 p.m. at Western Annex in Rangely.

Mayor’s reception for the Capitol Tree
MEEKER | Plan on being in downtown Meeker at 4:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2 to witness the grand entry of the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree. Following the grand entry, there will be a mayor’s reception at the Meeker Café from 5-7 p.m. During this time the Meeker Elementary School fifth grade students will sing patriotic songs, the tree banner, which will be attached to the tree as it travels across the United States on its way to Washington D.C., will be available for signing and Santa Claus will be celebrating with us. For more information, please contact the Meeker Chamber of Commerce, 970-878-5510.

Capitol Christmas Tree parade of lights
MEEKER | The Meeker Chamber of Commerce is currently taking vendor applications for the street fair, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3, 2-7 p.m., in downtown Meeker. The street fair is open to all businesses, not-for-profit organizations and groups needing a fundraising opportunity. The Meeker Chamber is also accepting entry forms for the Parade of Lights, scheduled for the evening of Nov. 3. For more information, or to pick-up an entry form, visit, call 970-878-5510, or stop by 710 Market St. Plan on participating in the street fair and/or parade of lights to help celebrate Colorado’s “gift to the nation!”

Pennies Plus project ends Nov. 15
MEEKER | The Pennies Plus project ends Nov. 15, so until then … fill em’ up! Thank you for dropping those pennies … plus nickels, dimes, quarters, dollars into the Historical Society labeled coffee cans around town for all these months!!