Steamboat briefs: Action from Oak Creek’s board meeting Thursday

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— At its Thursday meeting, the Oak Creek Town Board:

■ Approved, 6-0, a liquor license renewal for Bonfiglio Dug & Liquor

■ Tabled, 6-0, the transfer of an optional premises cultivation license for Elevation Wellness Center, a medical marijuana dispensary grow operation, to the Craig Apothecary, a dispensary in Craig. Mayor Nikki Knoebel said the town’s attorney wanted to look into the matter more.

■ Approved, 6-0, accounts payable for August 2011

■ Approved, 6-0, pay application No. 11 for Duckels Construction for work on the waste water treatment plant. The board elected to withhold $15,000 in payment for aspects of the plant that are not operational or accurate. The town paid $64,086.41.

Free flu shots are available to veterans at Craig clinic

The Craig TeleHealth clinic hosts a flu shot clinic from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Fridays. All veterans are highly encouraged to get their annual flu shot, said Nurse Cindy Dearden, flu shot coordinator. Veterans with a latex allergy should tell staff prior to getting the flu shot so nurses can take special precautions. Call the clinic at 970-824-6721.

Volunteers still needed for OktoberWest on Sept. 17

Spots still are available to help with OktoberWest on Sept. 17. Volunteers will receive a T-shirt and refreshments.

Call Karla O’Day at 970-871-6500 or email karla.o.day@sheraton.com.

Steamboat Art Museum is in need of volunteers

The Steamboat Art Museum needs volunteers to help in its exhibit galleries and gift shop. Volunteers typically work two hours a week and may be asked to greet visitors, give informal tours, help with clerical work and conduct sales in the museum gift shop. Contact Betsy at 970-870-1755 or sam@steamboatartmuseum.org.

Registration open for Pee-wee Adventures

Registration is open for the city of Steamboat Springs’ Pee-wee Adventures fall program. The licensed part-time preschool program is for potty-trained 3- to 5-year-olds and is offered from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The fall season begins Tuesday and costs $15 a day. Call Alexis Wolf for program information or Joelle Hamm for registration information at 970-879-4300. Online registration is available at www.steamboatsprings.net/recreation.

VNA offers screenings, birth control for women

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Women’s Health Clinic is offering free IUDs, Nuvaring and Implanon. Other birth control, STD screenings and general women’s health care also is offered free to low cost based on income. All income levels are welcome. Make an appointment in Steamboat at 970-879-1632 or in Craig at 970-824-8233.

Horizons programs are in need of volunteer mentors

Horizons Specialized Services is seeking volunteers to serve as mentors to individuals with developmental disabilities in Moffat and Routt counties. Volunteers spend at least three hours a month with Horizons clients. Activities can include hiking, biking, bowling, swimming, fishing, walks, etc. The group needs volunteers for swimming and boating programs.

If interested, call volunteer coordinator Rebecca Hanson at 970-879-4466, ext. 111.

Food bank in Hayden will distribute food as needed

The Hayden Community Food Bank and outreach ministry of Hayden Congregational Church will distribute food on an as-needed basis. Call Theresa Stivers at 970-276-2507.

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