Briefs for May 1


Craig-Scheckman funding applications due today

The Craig-Scheckman Foundation will award $50,000 during its May funding cycle. Applications for funding are due today. The funding is for the foundation's Youth Advocacy Project for Routt County. Funds will be granted to charitable, tax-exempt agencies that operate programs benefiting special-needs, at-risk or low-income youth in Routt County. For information, visit or call Sara Craig-Scheckman at 879-0148.

Membership enrollment ongoing for 4-H club

Membership enrollment is ongoing for Routt County 4-H. Routt County 4-H membership is open to any youth in Routt County. Participants must be between the ages of 5 and 18 as of Jan. 1. Stop by the Routt County Extension Service Office in the Courthouse Annex or call 879-0825.

Immunization clinic for kids held Wednesdays

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will hold immunization clinics for adolescents ages 11 to 18 each Wednesday during May from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Steamboat VNA office, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. Vaccinations will be offered for Meningococcal (offered only to students age 11 to 12 years old, freshmen entering high school or graduating seniors attending college in fall 2007), Tdap (tetanus booster), Hepatitis A and HPV for females. No appointment is necessary. Students younger than 18 must have a parent present and bring their vaccine records. The VNA charges a sliding scale of free to $14 per shot. A Spanish interpreter is available on May 14 and May 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. Call 879-1632.

Talent needed for Craig Cinco de Mayo Festival

Comunidad Integrada is looking for local talent to participate in a talent show during the third annual Craig Cinco de Mayo Festival. The event is from noon to 5 p.m. May 5. Talent show participants will perform from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. Call 846-5521.


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