Steamboat Briefs: Newborn Network seeks volunteers for program

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Help children in Routt County get off to a “Bright Beginning” by becoming a Newborn Network volunteer. On request from the family, a local volunteer provides a home visit, which includes a gift bag and information about community resources and child development.

Our home visiting program is available at no cost to all parents in Routt County.

A volunteer training has been scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 12. For more information, call Newborn Network at 970-879-0977.

VNA offers free breast, cervical exams to women

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association has announced a program to reduce breast and cervical cancer mortality through the Women’s Wellness Connection. The WWC provides free breast and cervical exams and selected diagnostic services to women ages 40 to 65 who meet financial qualifications. The program targets women who have not had a mammogram or Pap test within the past year or women who have lost insurance, had an abnormal finding and need follow-up. Call Phyllis Coletta at the VNA at 970-871-7646.

Horizons seeks volunteers to be mentors for clients

Horizons Specialized Services is seeking volunteers to serve as mentors to individuals with developmental disabilities. Volunteers spend at least three hours a month with Horizons clients. If interested, call Rebecca Hanson at 879-4466, ext. 111.

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