COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS: January 19, 2023 | Rio Blanco Herald Occasions

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS: January 19, 2023 | Rio Blanco Herald Times

Archery shoots

MEEKER | There shall be two archery shoots on the RIo Blanco County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Jan. 21. Scholastic 3-D Archery (S3DA) youth ages 5-18 will shoot within the morning and Meeker Sportsman’s Membership will shoot within the afternoon starting at 1 p.m. Wendll’s shall be on web site serving breakfast and lunch. The Sportsman’s Membership shoot is a pre-Vegas match for the upcoming “world” shoot in Las Vegas, Nevada, in February, the place about 10 Meeker archers are anticipated to compete. For S3DA Youth Archery information, name Danny Bair at 307-710-0161 or Kim Bair at 801-792-7587. For Meeker Sportsman’s Membership archery info, name Zack Allen at 970-629-3311.

MHS play Jan. 19-21

MEEKER | MHS Drama presents The Norse Mythology Ragnasplosion, a comedy by Don Zolodis. Catch the present Thursday, Friday or Saturday at 7 p.m. at Meeker Excessive College. Tickets are $5.

Cribbage tourney this Sunday

MEEKER | Come play cribbage for a great trigger this Sunday, January 22 from 1 to six p.m. on the Meeker Recreation Middle. All ages welcome. Price is $20 on the door (money solely), no pre-registration required. The winner will get a portion of the proceeds and the remainder shall be donated to a neighborhood non-profit of the winner’s selecting!

St. James’ Episcopal Church annual assembly

MEEKER | On Jan. 29, 2023, the St James’ parish, (4th and Park) will maintain its annual assembly and potluck following the ten a.m. worship service. This is a vital occasion in our frequent life that occurs annually and all members of St. James’ parish are inspired to attend for worship, feasting and church enterprise. As all the time, company are welcome to attend. Potluck proteins shall be offered by the Sacristy (Father Scott, Kent and Jan Keller, Jim Hanks, Jerry Oldland, Kathy Nelson and Toby Leavitt).

Pickleball followers: 2023 schedule

MEEKER | Mondays 6-8 p.m. and Wednesdays 5:30-8 p.m. (5:30-6 p.m. newcomers solely, 6-8 p.m. open play). This winter we play on the RBC 4-H Constructing. Pickleballs and paddles can be found so simply present up and be taught and play the quickest rising sport in America. No charges. Questions? Contact: Jim Pleasure at 970-270-3928.

Nationwide Radon Motion Month

MEEKER | January is Nationwide Radon Motion Month and all Colorado residents are strongly inspired to check their houses for radon. Radon is a naturally occurring, colorless and odorless radioactive fuel that’s the second main explanation for lung most cancers in the USA, contributing to as many as 500 lung most cancers deaths in Colorado annually. Rio Blanco County Public Well being and Atmosphere provides free testing kits in Rangely and Meeker. Please contact Public Well being at 970-878-9520 or for extra info.

Group dinner

MEEKER | Beginning in 2023, we’re going to be serving group dinners as soon as a month (to start out with) on the Meeker Veterans Group Middle (a.ok.a. V.F.W. Put up 5843). The dinners shall be on the third Thursday of the month and shall be served at 290 4th St. from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The dinners are free to anybody and a great place to go to and meet new associates. The V.F.W. Put up 5843 and Auxiliary will host the dinner on Jan. 19, 2023 and the United Methodist Church shall be internet hosting the dinner on Feb. 16, 2023. Ultimately, we wish to have completely different native organizations host the dinners for our group. Contact Vicki Crawford at 970-756-5023 if excited about internet hosting a group dinner.

Empty Bowls Feb. 9

MEEKER | Meeker Excessive College’s Empty Bowls fundraiser returns Thursday, Feb. 9 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. within the MHS Foyer earlier than the Little Snake River/Meeker basketball video games. Buy a bowl with soup, saland and bread ready by the MHS Culinary College students and FCCLA. All proceeds go to PMC Meals on Wheels and all bowls are handmade by the MHS Artwork Division. Please contact Ben Quinn at or 970-878-9070 ext. 337 for more information.

Feb. e book membership

MEEKER | The e book membership shall be studying “The Professor and the Madman” by Simon Winchester. We are going to focus on the e book on Monday, Feb. 13 at 1:00 p.m. All are welcome to affix within the enjoyable.

Nominations open for JustServe

RBC | Nominations are open for the second annual JustServe award. Every year, JustServe acknowledges excellent contributions to the local people by way of volunteer service. Final yr’s inaugural winner was the Boys and Ladies Membership of Northwestern Colorado, in Craig. We are going to choose a semi-finalist for every of the next counties: Routt County, Grand County, Jackson County, Moffat County and Rio Blanco County. All semifinalists will obtain a certificates of recognition, and JustServe will choose an general winner to be introduced with the semifinalists for every county in a press launch. Nominees don’t should be a JustServe consumer to be eligible for this award. Contact Holly Weik, JustServe coordinator, at for a nomination kind. Submissions are due by Jan. 31, 2023. The Craig Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, which incorporates congregations in all these counties, has agreed to coordinate a service exercise or donation drive for the general winner. This shall be tailor-made to what the profitable group wants to help their mission. For extra details about the JustServe program go to

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