News Shorts, 02/07


Medicare program Thursday
MONTE VISTA— Tri-County Senior Citizens will host a Medicare program on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 12:30 p.m. at 311 Washington St. South Central Colorado Seniors/SHIP will be on hand with information on various programs available through their agency.

URG ED meeting set for Feb. 12
MONTE VISTA—The Upper Rio Grande Economic Development monthly breakfast meeting will be held Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 7 a.m. at the Mountain View Restaurant in Monte Vista. The program will be by Corbett Hefner, Power Zone’s vice president of research and development/business development. Hefner will talk about Power Zone Equipment Inc.’s recent branching of its agricultural department with the establishment of Formation Ag, Inc. in Monte Vista. The company division will allow for better service and future growth with the industrial hemp industry. Agricultural projects will be moved over to the newly establish Formation Ag for continued development, fabrication, and service.

Friends of SLV NWR to meet Feb. 13
SAN LUIS VALLEY— The Friends of the San Luis Valley National Wildlife Refuges will hold their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Baca National Wildlife Refuge headquarters. All members and the public are invited to attend. For more information, please contact Tim Armstrong at 852-2452. 

Volunteers needed for Center
July 4th committee
CENTER — The Town of Center is seeking volunteers to help plan its upcoming July 4, 2019 celebration and parade. “Last year’s event was a great success and we want this year’s July 4th to be even better,” Center Town Administrator Brian Lujan said.
To sign up as a member of the July 4th planning committee, visit Center Town Hall at 294 So. Worth Street, or contact Rose at 754-3497.

RG Clerk's office closing early
DEL NORTE— The Rio Grande County Clerk & Recorder’s office will close at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 for employee training. The office will reopen on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 8 a.m. and will resume regular business hours. For more information, call 657-3334.

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